PolyPsych, a new podcast based in Charlotte, North Carolina, recently invited me to discuss artists, cities, gentrification, and my book, Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street, with their audience. The PolyPsych hosts and I enjoyed a smart and fun conversation.
You can listen to the podcast here.
On Small Business Saturday, November 25, 2017, Virile Barber & Shop invited me to discuss Left Bank of the Hudson with guests over drinks and food (courtesy of Wurstbar) in downtown Jersey City.
Before cable news and social media, people visited barbershops to trade gossip, debate politics, and discuss events of the day. This tradition is alive and well at Virile, a cozy barbershop with a retro style and friendly, talented barbers. Simply put, Virile was the perfect place for a book event. Continue reading
Last month, Regulator Bookshop invited me to Durham, North Carolina to present my new (and first) book, Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street, to readers in the Research Triangle. Before my reading, I walked through downtown Durham and its warehouse district to get a feel for the city.
Wishing all my readers a happy Thanksgiving–a day for family, friends, food, and cheer. Thanksgiving strikes me as the quintessential American holiday. Regardless of religion or beliefs, everyone can celebrate, consider their good fortune, and enjoy a good meal. Continue reading
For the final travel date of my book tour, I visited Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. Magers & Quinn Booksellers invited me to introduce Left Bank of the Hudson to the literary and creative communities of the Twin Cities on November 2, 2017.