Tag Archives: Reading Series

July Reading Series at KGB

Behind the Book is excited to announce an encore presentation of our Reading Series on July 14th at 7PM. These authors will be reading from works in progress. Come be surprised with us! Cyzar Arca Cyzar moved to New York when he was seven years old as an American-born citizen from the Philippines. He lived […]

June Reading Series at KGB

We curated the last installment of our Reading Series before our brief summer hiatus to be sure to keep you sated through your trip to the shore. Behind the Book will be hosting three great authors who will explore topics of identity, loss, and coming of age in an evening at KGB Bar. Join us in welcoming Dana […]

April Reading Series at KGB

Don’t miss our April Reading Series at KGB, when we host Alvaro Enrigue, author of Sudden Death and Rachel Cantor, author of Good on Paper. Join us for readings that take us from a 16th Century tennis match between Caravaggio and a the Spanish poet Francisco de Quevedo, to today’s Upper West Side Manhattan, where a part-time […]

BtB’s Free Reading Series Returns

… And it features three of the hottest debuts of the summer. Join us for our first Reading Series of the season to hear new work receiving rave reviews by Mia Alvar, Stephanie Clifford and Julia Pierpont. With New York City featuring as the backdrop to this month’s stores – of fitting in, finding out, or starting […]

Opportunities for Corporate Summer Reading Series

Behind the Book’s annual corporate summer reading series is just around the corner. The school year is quickly drawing to a close, and with 200 literacy workshops in K-12 classrooms nearly completed, Behind the Book is turning its attention to NYC’s literary loving adults. The corporate summer reading series is Behind the Book’s annual summer fundraising […]

Tonight: YA Reading @ KGB Bar!

It’s that time again! On the second Thursday of every month we host a reading at the KGB bar, and this month we’re teaming up with One Teen Story to hear from three amazing Young Adult authors: Matt de la Pena, Lauren Mechling, and Lisa Ko! Matt de la Pena just wrapped up a short story program in […]

Congratulations to Tom Perrotta on his HBO pilot!

Tom Perrotta‘s collaboration with Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof on an adaptation of his 2011 novel The Leftovers has received a pilot order from HBO! The novel explores the lives of people left behind by the Rapture, and was a New York Times notable book in 2011, as well as Best Book of 2011 according to O the Oprah Magazine, Kirkus Reviews, Amazon.com, GQ, […]

In Search of YA Authors for Reading Series Event in May!

Attention authors, fans, and Behind the Book supporters! As you know, BtB has a reading series at KGB Bar on the second Thursday of every month, where incredible authors read from their newest works. We are currently looking for Young Adult authors to be featured at our May reading series event on May 9th, 2013.  […]