Thalia Book Club: Sloane Crosley, Look Alive Out There

Essayist and author Sloane Crosley will be joined by award-winning writer Zadie Smith (Swing Time) in a conversation on Crosley's newest essay collection, Look Alive Out There.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler 50th Anniversary

An afternoon of readings and lively discussion with contemporary authors, including Blue Balliett (Chasing Vermeer), Chris Grabenstein (Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library),...

Dragons, Troubadours, and Fools Discovering the Middle Ages with Adam Gidwitz and Benjamin Bagby

Join New York Times bestselling author and 2017 Newbery Honoree Adam Gidwitz (The Inquisitor’s Tale, A Tale Dark and Grimm) and Grammy-nominated performer Benjamin Bagby (of...

Thalia Kids' Book Club: Grace Lin When the Sea Turned to Silver

The Newbery Honor-winning author and illustrator of Year of the Rat and Dim Sum for Everyone presents When the Sea Turned to Silver, a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award. A...

Thalia Kids' Book Club: Gene Luen Yang's Paths & Portals

The creator of the bestselling graphic novels American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints, and now the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, discusses the latest...

Icon Featuring Mary Gaitskill, Rick Moody & Jill Nelson in Conversation With Amy Scholder

Celebrities fascinate, inspire, and repel us. Mary Gaitskill, Rick Moody, and Jill Nelson read from and discuss a daring new book of private views on public figures: Aretha...

Funny Business

From wild and wacky to knee-slapping, laugh-out-loud fun, these humorous tales represent some of the best of recent seasons of the hit public radio series Selected Shorts....

Gary Shteyngart Little Failure: A Memoir

In conversation with Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City). The author of Super Sad True Love Story presents his new memoir, a seriously hilarious exploration of his life so far.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Americanah

The author of the critically acclaimed Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus presents her newest novel Americanah, a story of love and race centered around a young man and...

Jeanette Winterson: Why Be Happy When You Can Be Normal?

The author of the international best-selling novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit tackles her own reality in her riveting memoir. In this remarkable book she confronts the various...

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