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New podcast episode! Check it out to hear a story from Nick Greene about the one wedding speech he’s given, an excerpt from Stacey D’Erasmo’s Wonderland, and an essay by Melissa Febos about hickeys. Lots of fun stuff in this episode; give it a listen on Soundcloud (above) or iTunes!

There’s a new podcast episode up today! You can listen to clips from our events celebrating Dottie’s Charms, The Misshapes, and DISH’s one year anniversary. Check it out on SoundCloud and iTunes now!

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Books are better

It’s time to be true to ourselves.

amandaonwriting:

Books are better

It’s time to be true to ourselves.

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HWBC Weekly Roundup

- James Parker and Anna Holmes on book promotion
- PEN Poetry Series posted “The Day” by Anthony McCann
- Before they were stars…
- St. Vincent covering Big Black’s “Kerosene”
- Jane Austen really cared about her reviews
- And because I’m childish I found this way too funny: Book Titles in Jorts
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All customers can save 30% on our art and design books today through Sunday during ARTOPIA!

All customers can save 30% on our art and design books today through Sunday during ARTOPIA!

If a bookshelf and a comfy chair met in a bar, hit it off, and had a baby, the result would be this chair, from furniture company Nobody & Co. It’s called the Bibliochaise, and for lazy readers (aren’t we all?), it’s the library of the future. The Bibliochaise — which really looks more like a throne — holds five meters of books, which works out to about 300 of your favorite classics. (via The Bibliochaise Bookshelf Chair Is a Miniature Library for Your Apartment | Swimmingly)

If a bookshelf and a comfy chair met in a bar, hit it off, and had a baby, the result would be this chair, from furniture company Nobody & Co. It’s called the Bibliochaise, and for lazy readers (aren’t we all?), it’s the library of the future. The Bibliochaise — which really looks more like a throne — holds five meters of books, which works out to about 300 of your favorite classics. (via The Bibliochaise Bookshelf Chair Is a Miniature Library for Your Apartment | Swimmingly)

National Poetry Month in a podcast? Yeah, that’s right. Nine poets we hosted in April read in this episode of On Stage at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. You can enjoy it on Soundcloud (you can also click above) or iTunes!

HWBC Weekly Roundup:
- Don’t use “Dickensian” to describe novels (I personally just don’t think it sounds nice…)
- What do people actually order at Chipotle?
- Two new Eileen Myles poems!

- New York Nightlife Writing is becoming the real life version of SNL’s Stefon
- Punk Rock Classic Writers (Punk Rock Kafka…I can’t…)
- Support the Poetry Society of New York’s Festival! They have to raise a lot of money but just look at that lineup.
In other news: IT’S FINALLY CONSISTENTLY (there’s two nice days, can we call that consistent yet?) NICE OUT! LOOK AT THAT PICTURE! THAT COULD BE YOU! YOU CAN READ OUTSIDE NOW!
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HWBC Weekly Roundup:

Don’t use “Dickensian” to describe novels (I personally just don’t think it sounds nice…)

- What do people actually order at Chipotle?

- Two new Eileen Myles poems!

- New York Nightlife Writing is becoming the real life version of SNL’s Stefon

- Punk Rock Classic Writers (Punk Rock Kafka…I can’t…)

- Support the Poetry Society of New York’s Festival! They have to raise a lot of money but just look at that lineup.

In other news: IT’S FINALLY CONSISTENTLY (there’s two nice days, can we call that consistent yet?) NICE OUT! LOOK AT THAT PICTURE! THAT COULD BE YOU! YOU CAN READ OUTSIDE NOW!

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"A story of second chances, D’Erasmo has meticulously crafted a work that, with the exception of a small lull midnovel, constantly builds, yet often feels incredibly casual. Days and shows pass, but within this routine, a transformation slowly creeps into the narrative: that of commitment, and, perhaps, hope for the future." (via Fiction Book Review: Wonderland by Stacey D’Erasmo. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $22 (256p) ISBN 978-0-544-07481-1)

Join us on Tuesday, May 6 to celebrate the launch of this wonderful novel with Stacey D’Erasmo, Elissa Schappell, and musician Rachel Yamagata! More info.

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