Summertime Book Sale

Used and new books at discount prices. From cowboy poetry to Adrienne Rich, from Sappho to Langston Hughes, find treasures for summer (and lifetime) reading. Proceeds benefit our permanent collection.

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Used and new books at discount prices. From cowboy poetry to Adrienne Rich, from Sappho to Langston Hughes, find treasures for summer (and lifetime) reading. Proceeds benefit our permanent collection.

Poetry and Jazz at Belvedere Park: Lynn Emanuel and William Matthews

The Hudson River, the city skyline, and your picnic lunch are all part of the poetry at these outdoor readings.

Poetry and Jazz at Belvedere Park: Sekou Sundiata and his Band

The Hudson River, the city skyline, and your picnic lunch are all part of the poetry at these outdoor readings.

Passwords: Mark Doty on Hart Crane

Hart Crane is one of the greatest poets produced by America since Whitman and Dickinson. The 1993 National Book Critics Circle Award-winner Mark Doty will explore the complexity and brilliance of Crane’s imagery. Readings from The Bridge and other poems will be included to illustrate the richness and reach of the language.

Early Rebels: Four Yiddish Women Poets

Concentrating primarily on Celia Dropkin, Rachel Korn, Anna Margolin, and Kadya Molodowsky, Ruth Whitman will conduct a “guided reading tour” through Yiddish poetry written by women who defied, in their own ways, the traditional male hierarchy.

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