Posts Tagged ‘The Led Black Book Club’

The Led Black Book Club ft A.J. Sidransky on Thursday, September 26th @ Word Up Books

The Led Black Book Club ft A.J. Sidransky on Thursday, September 26th @ Word Up Books

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The next installment of the Led Black Book Club will take place at Word Up Books (2113 Amsterdam Ave @ 165th) on Thursday, September 26th and will feature Forgiving Máximo Rothman by local author A.J. Sidransky. Forgiving Máximo Rothman is about history, religion, oppression and ultimately about fatherhood. The author, A J [...]


The Led Black Book Club ft Robb Todd @ Apt 78 – The Recap

The Led Black Book Club ft Robb Todd @ Apt 78 - The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) On a weird weather Saturday afternoon, that was strangely sunny, plus super windy with a dash of snow flurries thrown in for good measure, folks came out from across the city to take part in the 2nd installment of the Led Black Book Club featuring Robb [...]


The Led Black Book Club ft Robb Todd @ Apt 78 In Pictures

The Led Black Book Club ft Robb Todd @ Apt 78 In Pictures

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


The Led Black Book Club ft Robb Todd on Saturday, February 25th @ Apt 78

Saturday, February 25 1-3 pm Apt 78 4447 Broadway The second installment of the Led Black Book Club featuring the author of Steal Me For Your Stories, Robb Todd is going down on Saturday, February 25th at Apt 78. The book is absolutely incredible, plus Robb is a really cool dude. Come out and meet [...]


Save the Date: The Led Black Book Club ft Robb Todd on February 25th @ Apt 78

Save the Date: The Led Black Book Club ft Robb Todd on February 25th @ Apt 78

Saturday, February 25 1-3 pm Apt 78 4447 Broadway That’s right people; the second installment of the Led Black Book Club featuring the author of Steal Me For Your Stories, Robb Todd, will take place on Saturday, February 25th at Apt 78. I cannot recommend the book highly enough. Stay tuned for the full review. [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

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