Thursday, May 03, 2012
Book Events at The Powerhouse Arena
Paperback Launch: The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
Wednesday, May 2, 7–9pm
The Art of Fielding earned Chad Harbach comparisons to the likes of Herman Melville, John Irving, and Michael Chabon. He celebrates its paperback release with a reading and signing.
Etsy Presents: Paper Made! by Kayte Terry
Monday, May 7, 7–9pm
Kayte Terry shares her exquisitely crafted paper designs with us for the launch of her new book, Paper Made. Etsy co-hosts this evening of eco-friendly crafting.
Book Launch: Aerogrammes by Tania James
Monday, May 21, 7–9pm
Tania James, author of Atlas of Unknowns, presents her new collection of short stories with a special guest.
Book Launch: Ménage by Alix Kates Shulman
Tuesday, May 22, 7–9pm
Renowned feminist writer Alix Kates Shulman reads and discusses Ménage, a novel about a love triangle between a wealthy couple and an exiled writer. Marisa Meltzer joins her in conversation.
Book Launch: Apron Anxiety: My Messy Affairs In and Out of the Kitchen by Alyssa Shelasky
Wednesday, May 23, 7–9pm
Blogger Alyssa Shelasky details her transition from Manhattan city girl to apron-clad kitchenista in her new memoir. Join her to celebrate the launch with snacks from Georgetown Cupcakes and The Meatball Shop, and drinks from St. Germain.
Wednesday, May 30, 7–9pm
Walter Mosley returns to powerHouse with his collection of two speculative fiction tales, The Gift of Fire and On the Head of a Pin.
ABOUT THE POWERHOUSE ARENA
In fall 2006, world-renowned and critically acclaimed publisher powerHouse Books launched The POWERHOUSE ARENA, a laboratory for creative thought and premier venue for exhibitions, installations, presentations, displays, viewings, performances and readings.
Located at 37 Main Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NYC The POWERHOUSE ARENA is an exhibition space, boutique bookstore and event space. A singular and utterly unique space, the Arena’s versatility is unmatched by any other in New York City, with floor views of the East River waterfront set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire-Fulton Ferry Warehouse, and the stately Manhattan Bridge.