Friday, May 15, 2009

EVENT: May 20th: Mickey Hess & Ben Greenman

This Wednesday at Brickbat Books:
Mickey Hess & Ben Greenman Read
May 20th, 7PM

Mickey Hess

Mickey Hess is the author of Big Wheel at the Cracker Factory, Is Hip Hop Dead? and Icons of Hip Hop. He is an English professor at Rider University.

Ben Greenman

Ben Greenman is an editor at the New Yorker and the author of several acclaimed books of fiction, including Superbad, Superworse, and A Circle is a Balloon and Compass Both: Stories About Human Love. His fiction, essays, and journalism have appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Paris Review, Zoetrope: All Story, McSweeneys, and Opium, and he has been widely anthologized.
His current projects include Correspondences, a limited-edition handcrafted letterpress publication created by Hotel St. George Press (due in November 2008) and Please Step Back, a novel published by Melville House (due in April 2009). He is also a regular contributor to the music and psychology blog
He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.

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