Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Ryan O’Callaghan — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Three individuals, who had to push out of proscribed roles (in the NFL, as a Muslim woman, and in the CIS based society) Ryan O’Callaghan (My Life on the Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me and Ended up Saving My Life) Samra Habib (We Have Always Been Here) and Jacob Tobia (Sissy: A […]

Theodore Hamm — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

American Prognosis: What Does and Does Not Make America Great: What are we to make of this contentious moment in political time and the course of the American republic? In this wide-ranging discussion, muckraking reporter Matt Taibbi (Hate Inc.) explores the media’s dark role in fomenting division and distrust among our populace; sociologist/physician Jonathan M. […]