Tag: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe


    Always the best (and cheapest) way to stock up on good stories for your summer getaway, the Lit Mag Marathon Weekend kicks off today with readings from editors of all your favorite literary magazines, including A Public Space, One Story, and Opium. On Sunday, bring your cash and a book bag or two to Housing […]


    On the edges of Gilbert Hernandez’s Love and Rockets work, neighborhood kids tease each other, find trouble, and comment on the adult action. But kids are at the heart of Marble Season, as Hernandez considers the pop culture he gleefully absorbed when growing up: the comics he read, the Captain America plays he staged in […]

  • Purple Reign

    In New York, location is everything. So it’s no coincidence that music journalist Touré set up the release party for his new book, I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon, at Housing Works Bookstore Café—half a block away from Prince Street. Smarter, though, is the fact that this is no regular author […]


    Panic attacks might not sound like a laughing matter to you, but Sara Benincasa would claim otherwise. In her brazen tell-all Agorafabulous! Dispatches From My Bedroom, the most hair-raisingly-awkward anxiety episodes provide ample comedic fodder for the once “trembling agoraphobe” turned award-winning comedian, writer, and host of the popular podcast “Sex and Other Human Activities.” […]


    Looking for something fun, lightweight, and intellectually stimulating to take to the beach? Don’t miss the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses’ Lit Mag Marathon Weekend, where you can load up on dozens of great magazines that will keep you occupied all summer long. Today, in honor of the New York Public Library’s 100th anniversary, […]