Posts Tagged ‘Jon Michaud’

Vine of the Times: @_wonderfrankie X @JonMichaud

Vine of the Times: @_wonderfrankie X @JonMichaud


Personal Days, Desperate Nights: An All-Star Reading @ Word Up Books Tonight

Personal Days, Desperate Nights: An All-Star Reading @ Word Up Books Tonight

June 13, 2012 | 7-9pm | $10 | RSVP on Facebook
 PERSONAL DAYS, DESPERATE NIGHTS: A Reading with Ed Park, Jon Michaud, S. J. Rozan, and S. A. Solomon 
A reading with Ed Park, author of the multi-award-winning novel Personal Days and the founding editor of the Believer; Jon Michaud, author of When Tito Loved Clara (set in Inwood and named as [...]


Throw Back Thursdays: Happy Birthday Jon Michaud!

Throw Back Thursdays: Happy Birthday Jon Michaud!

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Due to the fact that the UC has over 2 years of super awesome content, picking the Throwback Thursdays post is pretty difficult. Then it hit me, my good friend and author of When Tito Loved Clara, Jon Michaud, has a birthday today. This post would serve the dual role of [...]


Jon Michaud’s When Tito Loved Clara Makes Barnes & Noble’s 2011′s Best Reading List

Jon Michaud's When Tito Loved Clara Makes Barnes & Noble's 2011's Best Reading List

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The book that was described by its author as a love letter to Inwood and his wife has made Barnes & Noble’s 2011′s best reading list. Congrats are in order to friend to the UC and all around good guy, Jon Michaud, for that wonderful accomplishment. By the way, Jon is [...]


The Led Black Book Club Presents Uptown Lit Ft Jon Michaud & Matthew Gallaway @ Word Up Books Tonight

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The Led Black Book Club proudly presents Uptown Lit featuring Jon Michaud and Matthew Gallaway tonight at 7:30 pm at Word Up Books (4157 Broadway). This is a big deal; 2 celebrated authors discussing their novels as well as the vibrant and dynamic community that we all love so dearly. When [...]


The Led Black Book Club Presents Uptown Lit @ Word Up Books on Wednesday Night

Click here, here, here & here for the UC coverage of the inaugural Led Black Book Club event.


Another Look At the Inaugural Led Black Book Club Event

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@DjboyNYC)


The Led Black Book Club Ft Jon Michaud – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) The inaugural Led Black Book Club event featuring Jon Michaud at Apt 78 was a rousing success. On a dreary Saturday afternoon, we had an incredible turnout to discuss literature in Washington Heights. If that is not evidence of the seismic shift taking place Uptown, I [...]


A Lesson On Not Judging A Book By It’s Cover

By John Paul Infante (@infantejp) I’m guilty of having judged more than one book by its cover. Angie Cruz’ Soledad has an indigenous looking woman with hair over her bare shoulders on the cover. Nelly Rosario’s Song of the Water Saint’s has bare feet, something like the lower half of Cruz’s book. Book covers are [...]


The Led Black Book Club Ft Jon Michaud As Told Through Tweets

Getting ready for my event with the breakfast of champions, Mangu, salchichon, eggs and onions. http://yfrog.com/klc7brj June 11, 2011 10:24 am via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite @Led_Black Led Black RT @MTGloria: The official @Led_Black book club is in full swing featuring a reading by @JonMichaud #TitoClara http://yfrog.com/hsqmwvvyj June 11, 2011 1:09 pm via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite @c_pichardo c_pichardo [...]


Save the Date: The Led Black Book Club ft Jon Michaud on June 11th @ Apt 78

Saturday, June 11 1-3 pm Apt 78 4447 Broadway That’s right people; the Uptown Collective is inaugurating the Led Black Book Club’s first event with none other than the celebrated author of When Tito Loved Clara, Jon Michaud on Saturday, June 11th at Apt 78. Since first reading the book, I have not stopped raving [...]


The Voices of Uptown Online Radio Show Tonight @ 9PM

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It’s that time again, folks. Another installment of the popular Voices of Uptown online radio show is going down tonight at 9 PM. Besides all the latest happenings, developments and talk, the special guest tonight will be none other than celebrated author Jon Michaud. Like I have said on many occasions, [...]


WNYC Interviews Author Jon Michaud

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Like I have said before to anyone that would listen, When Tito Loved Clara by Jon Michaud is an absolutely engaging and enthralling read. From the very first paragraph, I was irrevocably hooked. Inwood, Dominicans and the Dominican Republic figure prominently in this page-turner of a novel. If you haven’t read [...]


Excerpt: 'When Tito Loved Clara'

By Jon Michaud Depending who you asked, Ms. Almonte was either the greatest teacher in the history of the world or a hard-ass, stuck-up mulata bitch who thought she was the Queen of England and Miss Manners rolled into one skinny, titless body. She taught A.P. English and was known to fail students for a [...]


The Led Black Book Club – When Tito Loved Clara

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Even though I am a voracious reader, I don’t usually read fiction but when I found out that our beloved Inwood was one of the settings where Jon Michaud’s first novel When Tito Loved Clara takes place, my interest was piqued. Right from the first paragraph I was hooked. By the [...]

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