Douglas Brinkley accepts the Sperber Award
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On Nov. 25, Douglas Brinkley, winner of Washington Post Book of the Year Award for 2012 and writer of a New York Times Bestseller, can claim yet another accolade: winner of the Ann M. Sperber Biography Award for 2013.
On Wednesday Nov 6, Fordham University students gathered to partake in an evening of poetry, prose, song and standup at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).
On Nov. 12, Jennifer Ashley Tepper’s new book, “The Untold Stories of Broadway: Volume I” will hit bookshelves across the country. Her debut nonfiction book will document stories and experiences about important moments on the stage, as told through the eyes of actors, stagehands, composers, dressers, company managers, designers, ushers and even doormen.
On Oct. 15, Jessica Alexander, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) professor of international humanitarian affairs, released her book “Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid."
One of the best underutilized resources for Fordham College at Lincoln Center is the branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) dedicated entirely to the performing arts, located at Lincoln Center.
This past August, a controversial new biography and related documentary, “Salinger” by David Shields and Shane Salerno, about J.D. Salinger.
During a “Prose, Poetry and Flash Fiction” class conversation on how to make time up for her class, Professor Elizabeth Frost and her students came up with a very original idea.
For people who enjoy creativity in the form of essays, comics and illustrations a festival dedicated to magazines approaches the neighborhoods. The second annual Brooklyn Zine Fest (pronounced Zeen) returns to Public Assembly on Sunday, April 21 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This event breeds a feted atmosphere and showcases self-published magazines of featured writers and artists at a price range between $1-$10.
Kelly Oxford, Twitter phenom from Canada, promoted the release of her first book, "Everything is Perfect When You're a Liar," at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe on April 1.