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Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story

A timely memoir about world record–breaking Tyus’s 1964 and 1968 Olympic victories, amid the turbulence of the 1960s, along with contemporary reflections.

Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

What was life like for the gangs of New York and others thrown into the nineteenth-century slammer?

Grace

The reissue of Elizabeth Nunez’s moving exploration into trust, family, redemption, and love.

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Upcoming Events

Glen E. Friedman — Rough Trade, Brooklyn, NY

6/26/19, 7:00pm

Glen E. Friedman presents Keep Your Eyes Open and DogTown in conversation with Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto; moderated by Jason Diamond from Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

Jaime Manrique — The Center for Fiction, Brooklyn, NY

6/26/19, 7:00pm

PRIDE IN VERSE: Spotlighting International LGBTQ Poets. LGBTQ+ poets Rigoberto González, Jaime Manrique (Like This Afternoon Forever), Raquel Salas Rivera, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Yanyi will have a candid conversation on queerness, acceptance, identity, and community. They will also read from their works. More details and ticketing information at the Center for Fiction website [here].

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