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Author Events

Libro.fm is proud to offer a collection of exclusive author events, recorded live at independent bookstores.

Mark Bittman (How To Cook Everything) with Melissa Clark at Greenlight Bookstore

By Mark Bittman
Narrated by Melissa Clark /  51 minutes

Acclaimed food writer Mark Bittman celebrates the release of the 20th anniversary edition of his classic cookbook How To Cook Everything, in a lively conversation about America’s evolving foodways with fellow New York Times food writer Melissa Clark. (Recorded at St. Joseph’s College on October 2, 2019.) Read More »

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Blythe Roberson (How to Date Men When You Hate Men) at Greenlight Bookstore

By Blythe Roberson
Narrated by Blythe Roberson /  56 minutes

Blythe Roberson, writer, comedian, and researcher at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, launches her debut book How to Date Men When You Hate Men . The audiobook is a humorous guide for dating in the modern age (without going insane), especially for those facing difficulties like how to daydream about a gender that is actively oppressing them.... Read More »

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John Medina (Brain Rules for Aging Well) at Third Place Books

By John Medina
Narrated by John Medina /  36 minutes

Third Place Books hosted Dr. John Medina, author of the New York Times Bestseller Brain Rules, for a sold out event at the Seward Park store for his new book, Brain Rules for Aging Well. Read More »

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Bridgett Davis (The World According to Fannie Davis) with James Hannaham at Greenlight Bookstore

By Bridgett Davis
Narrated by James Hannaham /  51 minutes

Award-winning writer and filmmaker Bridgett M. Davis offers an homage to an extraordinary parent in her memoir The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers. She discusses the book (and complicated mothers) with James Hannaham, author of the novel Delicious Foods. (Recorded at the Fort Greene bookstore on February... Read More »

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Eric Foner (The Second Founding) with Chris Hayes at Greenlight Bookstore

By Eric Foner
Narrated by Chris Hayes /  1 hour 12 minutes

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner discusses his newest book The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution with Chris Hayes of MSNBC and The Nation, in an erudite, energetic and surprisingly funny conversation about the Reconstruction period and its enormous relevance for contemporary American life... Read More »

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Tom Campanella (Brooklyn) with Philip Lopate at Greenlight Bookstore

By Tom Campanella
Narrated by Philip Lopate /  1 hour 4 minutes

Renowned essayist Philip Lopate interviews native Brooklynite and urban studies professor Thomas Campanella about his magisterial new book Brooklyn: The Once and Future City, for a rollicking and wide-ranging conversation on our borough’s history and lore. (Recorded in our Prospect Lefferts Gardens store on September 19, 2019.) Read More »

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John Waters (Mr. Know-It-All) with Rob Spillman at Greenlight Bookstore

By John Waters
Narrated by Rob Spillman /  1 hour 5 minutes

Transgressive auteur/icon John Waters serves it up raw in his memoir-cum-self-help-book Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder. Fellow Baltimore native Rob Spillman, author of the memoir All Tomorrow's Parties, interviews Waters in an hour full of outrageous one-liners. (Recorded at St. Joseph's College on May 22, 2019.) Read More »

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Nathan Englander (kaddish.com) with Colson Whitehead at Greenlight Bookstore

By Nathan Englander
Narrated by Colson Whitehead /  39 minutes

Two former Brooklyn neighbors (and longtime friends) of Greenlight take the stage as Pulitzer finalist Nathan Englander discusses his novel kaddish.com with Colson Whitehead, author of The Nickel Boys, in a conversation about family, faith, and the temptations of the internet. (Recorded at the Fort Greene store on March 26, 2019.) Read More »

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Bart Ehrman (The Triumph of Christianity) at Quail Ridge Books

By Bart Ehrman
Narrated by Bart Ehrman /  49 minutes

Quail Ridge Books hosted Bart Ehrman, author of The Triumph of Christianity, to discuss his new book.

The Triumph of Christianity combines deep knowledge and meticulous research in an eye-opening narrative that upends the way we think about the single most important cultural transformation our world has ever seen—one that revolutionized art,... Read More »

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Peter Heller (Celine) at Watermark Books

By Peter Heller
Narrated by Peter Heller /  58 minutes

Watermark Books hosted Peter Heller, author of Celine, to discuss his new novel.

From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars and The Painter , a luminous, masterful novel of suspense--the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past. combines... Read More »

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John Hart (The Hush) at Quail Ridge Books

By John Hart
Narrated by John Hart /  45 minutes

Quail Ridge Books hosted John Hart, author of The Hush, to discuss his new book.

Set in the same dark world as his beloved novel The Last Child, John Hart delivers a stunning vision of a secret world — rarely seen — in this unforgettable audiobook.

More than an exploration of friendship, persistence, and forgotten power, The Hush leaves... Read More »

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Sloane Crosley (Look Alive Out There) at Skylight Books

By Sloane Crosley
Narrated by Sloane Crosley /  42 minutes

Skylight Books hosted Sloane Crosley, author of Look Alive Out There, to discuss her new book.

Sloane Crosley returns to the form that made her a household name in really quite a lot of households: Essays! These small doses of wit and sass make for an exuberant, unforgettable audiobook.

Look Alive Out There arrives a decade after I Was... Read More »

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Sarah Smarsh, John Freeman, Whitney Terrell (Tales of Two Americas) at Watermark Books

By Sarah Smarsh, John Freeman & Whitney Terrel
Narrated by Sarah Smarsh, John Freeman & Whitney Terrel /  1 hour 4 minutes

Watermark Books hosted authors Sarah Smarsh, John Freeman, Whitney Terrell to discuss Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation.

In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily... Read More »

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James McLaughlin (Bearskin) at The King's English Bookshop

By James McLaughlin
Narrated by James McLaughlin /  44 minutes

The King's English Bookshop hosted James McLaughlin, author of Bearskin, to discuss his new novel. Read More »

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Jess Row (White Flights) with Yahdon Israel at Greenlight Bookstore

By Jess Row
Narrated by Yahdon Israel /  1 hour 9 minutes

At the heart of White Flights, a meditation on whiteness in American fiction and culture, Jess Row ties “white flight”—the movement of white Americans into segregated communities, whether in suburbs or newly gentrified downtowns—to white writers setting their stories in isolated or emotionally insulated landscapes. White Flights aims to move... Read More »

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Rick Moody (The Long Accomplishment) with Amy Hempel at Greenlight Bookstore

By Rick Moody
Narrated by Amy Hempel /  50 minutes

Rick Moody, the award-winning author of The Ice Storm, shares the harrowing true story of the first year of his second marriage—an eventful month-by-month account—in The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Hope and Struggle in Matrimonys. To Moody’s astonishment, matrimony turns out to be the site of strength in hard times, a vessel infinitely... Read More »

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Susan Straight (In the Country of Women) and Emily Bernard (Black is the Body) at Greenlight Bookstore

By Susan Straight
Narrated by Emily Bernard /  1 hour 10 minutes

Two highly celebrated authors tell the story of race and gender in America through their exquisitely written memoirs. Award-winning author Susan Straight’s memoir, In the Country of Women, is a valuable social history and a personal narrative that reads like a love song to America and indomitable women. Straight writes of the hardships and... Read More »

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Publication Date: January 30, 2020