Set in the autumn of 1944 and the first half of 1945, Affinity Konar’s fictional treatment of Dr. Josef Mengele’s maniacal experimentation on young twins and other victims incarcerated at Auschwitz is astonishing. Mischling (meaning “hybrid” or “...
An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, Sing, Unburied, Sing examines the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power – and limitations – of family bonds.
Please join us for the Brooklyn Heights discussion of the chilling classic 1984.
“Striking up a deep friendship with reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, plucky Irish maid Ada Concannon struggles with Emily's obsessive life, which is called into question when the poet endeavors to protect Ada's reputation.”
What fantasy land do you live in? In his new book, author Kurt Andersen says that America is a Fantasyland. Join us and tell us whether you agree.
The League of Readers (LORe) is a book club just for teens ages 14-18. Come geek out with us over the best sci-fi, comics, manga, and fantasy books around! Make crafts, eat pizza, meet new fellow nerds, and discover your next obsession!
"An exquisitely talented young British author makes her American debut with this rapturously acclaimed historical novel, set in late nineteenth-century England, about an intellectually minded young widow, a pious vicar, and a rumored mythical...
From the author of The Other Einstein, the mesmerizing tale of what kind of woman could have inspired an American dynasty. Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh'...
The Sellout by Paul Beatty is the first book by an American author to win the UK's prestigious Man Booker Prize.
A biting satire...