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We are a nonprofit bookstore, cafe, and event space in downtown NYC. All proceeds from every show you attend and everything you buy, down to a record and a PBR, go directly to our mission of fighting AIDS and homelessness. 126 Crosby Street, NYC

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AIDS Issues Update Blog (Once a week on Friday Mornings)

HWBC Weekly Roundup
To read:Why printed books will never die.  The books behind six of this year’s best film Oscar noms.  Whyyyy do people text like thissss???  The oddest book title of the year.
To look at:
Judging books by their covers: UK vs US. A visualization of how Oscar winners express gratitude.  A map of America’s Missed Connections.  
To watch:Pitchfork’s hour-long doc on Belle & Sebastian’s If You’re Feeling Sinister (a favorite on HWBC Pandora).Fred Armisen covered TLC’s ‘Waterfalls’ at Bowery Ballroom this week.
[Ernest Hemingway in shorts via the Daily Beast]
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