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Tuesday, May 31st 7:30pm

No rain can keep us down! Celebrate spring with a Sauvignon Blanc tasting!

Kunde Sauvignon Blanc (Sonoma)
This is a crisp yet smooth wine offering lovely aromatics of honeysuckle and beautiful pure melon with citrus zest on the palate.

Leyda Sauvignon Blanc (Chile)
Showcasing expressive minerality, the 2013 Sauvignon Blanc is marked by a powerful aromatic intensity and a wide aromatic spectrum, with herbal, citric and tropical notes. It...

Daniel Torday for The Last Flight of Poxl West and Paul Goldberg for The Yid at Kramerbooks
Wednesday, June 1st 6:30pm

Join us to celebrate two new works of fiction.

The Last Flight of Poxl West by Daniel Torday
In this stunning debut novel, a young man recounts his idolization of his Uncle Poxl, a Jewish, former RAF pilot, exploring memory, fame, and storytelling.
 

The Yid by Paul Goldberg
A debut novel of daring originality which guarantees that you will never think of Stalinist Russia, Shakespeare, theater,...

Monday, June 6th 6:30pm

The story of writing in the digital age is every bit as messy as the ink-stained rags of Gutenberg’s print shop or the hot molten lead of the Linotype machine.

Track Changes balances the stories of individual writers with a consideration of how the seemingly ineffable act of writing is always grounded in particular instruments and media, from quills to keyboards.

Tracy Barone for Happy Family
Tuesday, June 7th 6:30pm

In Tracy Barone's mordantly funny debut, a fiercely independent woman is forced to come to terms with the family who raised her, the one who gave her away and the one she desperately wants.

David Dayen for Chain of Title
Wednesday, June 8th 6:30pm

In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance fraud specialist helped uncover the largest consumer crime in American history—a scandal that implicated dozens of major executives on Wall Street.

They called it foreclosure fraud: millions of families were kicked out of their homes based on false evidence by mortgage companies that had no legal right to foreclose.