Hello Friends and Fellow Readers who dwell in and ramble happily through the seemingly eternal fathoms of the grand and wondrous book multiverse! As ever, we here at the BookPeople blog strive to bring you the latest in newsworthy items from the ever expanding reaches of the literary cosmos: Pulitzer Prize Winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita … Continue reading News from the Book Multiverse
Widow Basquiat: A Love Story by Jennifer Clement Reviewed by Ben My introduction to Jean-Michel Basquiat was an unusual one. The famed avant-garde street artist and painter created some of the most recognizable and impactful art of the twentieth century, but I, of course, only became familiar with his work after spending time on the second … Continue reading WIDOW BASQUIAT: A Story of Love, Art & 1980s New York
Reed Farrel Coleman is a Brooklyn-based mystery writer and staff favorite. His New York-centric work depicts a city divided by grit and grace; full of troubled but endlessly interesting characters. Coleman will be at BookPeople to discuss and sign copies of his new book, Tower, on Tuesday, October 20th at 7 PM. He was kind enough to answer a few questions for the blog.