What is A/S Reading? – No.8

Oh, hi there! What’s that? Oh, it’s just What is A/S is reading? —- Armchair/Shotgun’s brand new (and yet-to-be-hazed) Publicist Vicki Lame leads things off  with Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus. The opening scene is listed under one word: anticipation. And from that first word I was immediately captivated and drawn into the darkly magical world of … Continue reading

The Armchair/Shotgun BKBF rundown.

Books. Pretty great, right? Parties. Also great. Book parties? WHATSS!? With the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sunday, that means this weekend is book party season. If you missed the Opening Night Bookends Party thrown by Tin House, Electric Literature and The powerHouse Arena last night, never fear. We were sad not to see you there, … Continue reading

Brooklyn Book Festival: Hanging in the place where we dwell

If you’re like us here at Armchair/Shotgun, you’re wondering where summer went and wondering how you can stave off the nagging feeling that you didn’t have enough outdoor book-related experiences over the past three months. Luckily enough for all of us, the Brooklyn Book Festival is coming up on Sunday, September 18th: outside of Brooklyn … Continue reading

What is A/S Reading? – No. 7

You know when it’s raining all week so you call in sick because you want to finish a book but know it’ll get destroyed in the rain on the way to the subway? Yeah. This is What is A/S Reading? —- Fiction Editor John M. Cusick, foregoing all indications of literacy, is listening to the … Continue reading