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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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HWBC Weekly Roundup
To read:Why Haruki Murakami translated The Great Gatsby.
To watch:The first trailer for the film adaptation of August: Osage County.The New Lonely Island/Between Two Ferns video is great.
To look at:Learn new words! The anatomy of a book.The Worst Room.Book covers reimagined as if they were by opposite-gendered authors.
[image by Beowulf Sheehan - an event with Anne Carson, Gary Shteyngart, and Laurie Anderson via HWBC archives]
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