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  • NYC – The Daddy Diaries Signing

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    Actor and director Zach Braff will celebrate his novelist brother Joshua Braff’s newest book, The Daddy Diaries at the Strand on Friday, May 29th at 7:00 pm. This third title by Josh dives into the lives of a family recently relocated from San Francisco to St. Petersburg, Florida. Humorous and poignant, Josh’s latest release has been compared to Nick Hornby and Jonathan Tropper, among other praise.

    Zach Braff is the director of the film Garden State, and most recently, Wish I Was Here. As an actor, he gained recognition for his longtime role in TV’s Scrubs, as well as in his films.

    Buy a copy of The Daddy Diaries or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout.

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    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – Out of Line Signing

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    Legendary cartoonist Jules Feiffer appears at the Strand Book Store on Tuesday, May 19th at 7:00 pm!

    Press Release:

    An evening with esteemed artist and illustrator Jules Feiffer as he looks back over 70 years’ worth of imagination and innovation. Jules will present his catalog of work through the eagerly anticipated Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer, a comprehensive volume that touches on such career highlights as The Phantom Tollbooth, Pulitzer Prize-winning Village Voice comics, and Jules’ film and theater work.

    Jules will be joined by essayist Martha Fay, author of A Mortal Condition: Eight Stories of Survival, Loss, and Hope.

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    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – Greg Proops Signing

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    Actor, stand-up comedian, and TV host Greg Proops of “Whose Line Is it Anyway?” visits the Strand on Tuesday, May 5th at 7:00 pm for the launch of his first-ever book, The Smartest Book In The World! Greg’s book is a hilarious, rapid-fire collection of pop culture trivia, ancient wisdom, and fantasy baseball teams. Don’t miss out on this Strand-exclusive chat!

    Greg will be joined by actor, TV personality, and comedian John Fugelsang.

    Buy a copy of The Smartest Book in the World or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

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    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – Displacement Signing

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    Cartoonist Lucy Knisley celebrates the launch of her brand new graphic book, Displacement right at Strand Book Store on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM! Lucy is the writer and artist behind the Slate and Publisher’s Weekly critically-acclaimed title, French Milk. Lucy’s newest comic follows her as she cares for her grandparents on a cruise, illustrated in dreamy, oceanic watercolors that match the water surround them in all directions.

    She will be joined for the evening in conversation by critic Marie Anello of The Absolute.

    Buy a copy of Displacement or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

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    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – Hollywood Dreaming Signing

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    James Franco visits Strand Book Store on Monday, December 8th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM for an exclusive signing of his book, Hollywood Dreaming, a story-picture-poem mashup that blurs lines of reality and fiction in a compelling coming-of-age tale. Buy a copy of Hollywood Dreaming at Strand in order to join the signing line!

    Event Rules:
    · Guests must purchase Hollywood Dreaming at Strand in order to join the line, but may have additional books by James signed, including A California Childhood.
    · No other types of memorabilia, please.
    · In order for James to meet as many fans as possible, there will be no photography.
    · James will personalize copies of his books.
    · A signing line will form at 4:30pm outside Strand along Broadway.

    Purchase a copy of Hollywood Dreaming at Strand in order to join the signing line outside the store, which will form at 4:30pm. Strand is located at 828 Broadway, New York.

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    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – Hacker Hoaxer Whistleblower Spy Signing

    October 31, 2014 by  
    Filed under Comic Books, New York, Other

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    Gabriella Coleman, Molly Crabapple, and Astra Taylor appear at the Strand Book Store on Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00 pm!

    Press Release:

    One of the few anthropologists so fully immersed in the set of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the “Anonymous” umbrella, Coding Freedom author Gabriella Coleman visits Strand to present her new book, Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous. Join us for an in-depth discussion and Q&A on this at once internationally lauded and condemned collective.

    Gabriella will be joined by artists and writer Molly Crabapple; and The Baffler contributing editor Astra Taylor, creator of the documentary Zizek!

    Buy a copy of Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

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    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – A Conversation with Edward Norton & Samson Parashina

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    Press Release:

    Absolute Travel invites you to join award-winning actor and conservationist, Edward Norton; Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust’s President Samson Parashina; Katie Losey, Director of Marketing & Founder of Absolute Awareness and moderator Fred Guterl, Executive Editor of Scientific American, in a remarkable conversation on how eco-travel can transform and sustain conservation, the importance of holistic programs, and the transformation of philanthropy on Thursday October 30th from 6:30PM – 9:30PM. By attending, guests have the chance to win a trip to award-winning safari lodge Campi ya Kanzi in Kenya’s Chyulu Hills.

    100% of profits will go directly toward supporting the MWCT Women Community Ranger Program. The funds will create salaries, scholarships, and purchase equipment for women rangers so that they may transform their community through the opportunity to gain equality and achieve economic independence while protecting the land and animals that need it most. The Strand Rare Book Room is an intimate atmosphere, with LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE. This special night is sponsored by Absolute Travel and catered by Poppy’s Catering.

    Tickets ($100) are available at the link…

    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – Legendary Cartoonists Sign

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    Roz Chast and Jules Feiffer appear at the Strand Book Store on Wednesday November 12th from 7:30PM – 8:30PM to talk about their new books: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, a graphic memoir by Chast, and Kill My Mother, a noir graphic novel by Feiffer. In conversation with New Yorker art editor Françoise Mouly. Presented in association with Symphony Space, Strand will be selling the artists’ collections and other goodies the night of the event.

    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – Prince Lestat Signing

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    Strand keeps the Halloween spirit going with a visit from world-renowned Vampire Chronicles author Anne Rice on Friday, November 7th at 7:00 pm! Anne will present the latest installment in the series Prince Lestat, with a spooky chat and signing that’s sure to be a seasonal favorite for fans of horror. Anne will be joined by her son, New York Times-bestselling writer Christopher Rice, for an exclusive chat on their latest work.

    Buy a copy of Prince Lestat or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

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    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

    NYC – Science For Her Launch Party

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    Parks & Rec writer Megan Amram presents a hilarious launch for her new parody textbook, Science… For Her with special guest Megan Mullally at the Strand Book Store on Sunday, November 9th at 7:00pm! Named by Rolling Stone as one of the “25 Funniest People on Twitter,” you won’t want to miss it as Megan explains everything from the top sexiest molecules, to tips for hosting your very own Big Bang. A fantastic event for a date or friends-night-out alike!

    Buy a copy of Science…For Her! or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

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    Strand Book Store
    828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
    (at 12th St.)

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