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Caroline Leavitt for Cruel Beautiful World at Kramerbooks
Tuesday, November 1st 6:30pm

Caroline Leavitt is at her mesmerizing best in this haunting, nuanced portrait of love, sisters, and the impossible legacy of family.

It's 1969, and sixteen-year-old Lucy is about to run away to live off the grid in rural Pennsylvania, a rash act that will have vicious repercussions for both her and her older sister, Charlotte. As Lucy's default caretaker for most of their lives, Charlotte's youth has been marked by the burden of responsibility, but never more so than when Lucy's dream...

Margaux Bergen for Navigating Life at Kramerbooks
Wednesday, November 2nd 6:30pm

An inspiring, piercingly honest user’s guide to life, written for the author’s daughter and given to her on her first day of college, reflecting tough lessons about family, work, and marriage.

Vanessa Hua for Deceit, Tom Clynes for The Boy who Played with Fusion, and Rion Amilcar Scott for Insurrections at Kramerbooks
Monday, November 7th 6:30pm

Vanessa Hua for Deceit, Tom Clynes for The Boy who Played with Fusion, and Rion Amilcar Scott for Insurrections.

In Deceit, Vanessa Hua gives voice to immigrant families navigating a new America. Tied to their ancestral and adopted homelands in ways unimaginable in generations past, these memorable characters straddle both worlds but belong to none. 

 In The Boy Who Played with Fusion, science journalist Tom Clynes...

John Hudak for Marijuana at Kramerbooks
Monday, November 14th 6:30pm

With long-time legal and social barriers to marijuana falling across much of the United States, the time has come for an accessible and informative look at attitudes toward the dried byproduct of Cannabis sativa.

Marijuana: A Short History profiles the politics and policies concerning the five-leaf plant in the United States and around the world.

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee for The Spy Who Couldn't Spell at Kramerbooks
Tuesday, November 15th 6:30pm

The thrilling, true-life account of the FBI’s hunt for the ingenious traitor Brian Regan—known as the Spy Who Couldn’t Spell.

Before Edward Snowden’s infamous data breach, the largest theft of government secrets was committed by an ingenious traitor whose intricate espionage scheme and complex system of coded messages were made even more baffling by his dyslexia. His name is Brian Regan, but he came to be known as The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell. 

Bhattacharjee will be in...