Thursday, February 21, 2019

Book Club

Josh Rosenthal talks new book “The Record Store Of The Mind,” 10 years of...

Josh Rosenthal founded the record label Tompkins Square in 2005, not only going on to release acclaimed titles by Charlie Louvin, Tim Buckley and Bessie Jones, but earning a Grammy nomination as a producer. Originally from...

Bang Bang Launches His New Book

This week, popular celebrity tattoo artist Keith "Bang Bang" McCurdy celebrated the launch of his brand new book at his recently opened Lower East Side shop. Bang Bang: My Life in Ink chronicles the artist's rise from...

Holy Hilarity: Nuns with Guns Author Seth Kaufman Fires Away In Exclusive DOWNTOWN Interview

Self-published literary novels are supposed to be ignored by, well, pretty much everyone.  Seth Kaufman’s The King of Pain — dubbed “One of 2012’s most enjoyable novels” by the NY Times — broke the...
Dior by Roger Vivier, House of Dior, Christian Dior

“Dior by Roger Vivier” Documents the Legacy of an Iconic Collaboration

DIOR BY ROGER VIVIER by shoe historian Elizabeth Semmelhack, is a stunningly crafted volume that details the seminal relationship between French footwear designer Roger Vivier and the House of Dior—and the unforgettable shoes born...

10 Spring Reading Recommendations From Downtown

During the fall and winter seasons, you are most likely doing all of your reading indoors, commute included. When the weather gets warmer in New York, reading is something that many people choose to...

Peter Pan Must Die : John Verdon

John Verdon. Crown, $25 (448p). Mystery/suspense Once again, John Verdon takes us on a puzzle-solving journey with retired NYPD Detective, Dave Gurney. Gurney is a celebrated ex-cop, applauded for solving multiple high-profile murders. After retirement, he moves to...