jonathan-weisman

A literary novel for the summer that is both redemptive and utterly transporting, “No. 4 Imperial Lane” is an epic family story, reminiscent of Nick Hornby and Alan Hollinghurst, which takes readers from 1980s Brighton to the midst of revolutionary Angola. A singular debut from a seasoned New York Times reporter, Jonathan Weisman, “No. 4 Imperial Lane” is a book about the intersection Read More →

christina-mcdowell

Christina McDowell was born Christina Prousalis. After her father, Tom Prousalis, was arrested and imprisoned in the wake of the conviction of Jordan Belfort (the “Wolf of Wall Street”) she had to change her name to be legally extricated from the trail of chaos that followed. McDowell has penned a memoir, “After Perfect” (Gallery Books), which Read More →

vandela-vida

Brooklyn BookBeat “The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty” is the fourth novel from award-winning novelist and The Believer magazine founding co-editor, Vendela Vida. Vida will be at the powerHouse Arena at 37 Main St. in DUMBO on June 9 for a reading of her new novel. Character-driven and psychologically penetrating, this novel of ideas set in Read More →