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Community Bookstore @CommunityBkstr 143 7th Ave, Brooklyn NY

Brooklyn's oldest operating bookstore. Serving Park Slope since 1971. Beware of the cat. Also owns @terracebooks. Follow us on Instagram https://t.co/bqe9rGUwsw

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Be sure to tune in for our event with Writers Against Trump @WriAgainstTrump next Thursday on 11/5 at 5:00pm! Whate… https://t.co/ZyimR1REom
10/30
2020
Tonight at 7:30pm ET: Join us for a discussion of Susan Taubes's modernist masterpiece DIVORCING, with… https://t.co/Cw442EOUANBaffler web editor @jesslbergman will join David Rieff and Ethan Taubes in discussing Susan Taubes's "Divorcing" to… https://t.co/ziBhbpQxgs
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10/29
2020
@justinsouther https://t.co/Psa4AJvfWPThe Magnetic Fields—André Breton and Philipe Soupault's groundbreaking Surrealist poetry book has been translated b… https://t.co/gX8VhMnbJq
Retweeted by Community BookstoreGood morning https://t.co/iT1TghA9Ta
Retweeted by Community Bookstore @mbsycamore @deanspade @VersoBooks So glad you loved the event, Mattilda!! So did we. We will post a recording of t… https://t.co/ZnUtaDMte3"The most inefficient thing is hierarchy" — one of many amazing insights from @deanspade at our event for MUTUAL AI… https://t.co/kzcjspXAHS
10/28
2020
Also tonight (!) at 7:30pm, @deanspade presents his new book MUTUAL AID with @whitney_hu. Will be an extremely time… https://t.co/i59J4TQDxrJoin us TONIGHT at 7pm ET w/ @brooklynhistory and @BKLYNlibrary for an event with @bizmitchell on her book LINCOLN'… https://t.co/upMUsE0M8A
10/27
2020
Tonight at 6:00pm, we've got @BobotheBoar presenting A PIG IN THE PALACE — a fun, fantastical one for the kids! Reg… https://t.co/NbDM4DxuuIRest in power, Diane di Prima, who so prophetically and prodigiously articulated our need for community; who dared… https://t.co/F3Zcdo87Qc
10/26
2020
Tonight at 7:30, a pair of Hollywood icons take the virtual stage: Matthew @McConaughey presents his uproarious mem… https://t.co/cilqEIX7IQNancy Bass doesn't need your money. https://t.co/xiUx4WwoCC
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10/23
2020
TONIGHT at 7:30 ET: @RavenLeilani presents her stunning, stinging debut novel LUSTER, in conversation with @adalva.… https://t.co/VDQ08sYabZ
10/21
2020
There's still time to register for our event with @VersoBooks tonight at 7:30! Sure to be a fascinating conversatio… https://t.co/9dpgZTthiXOur customers window shopping during the time of Covid https://t.co/BofPkY3jNw"Ms. Leilani told The New York Times that she didn’t want her main character to be 'a pristine, neatly moral charac… https://t.co/yhMwqvYChw
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10/20
2020
And tomorrow, another event at 7:30 that you don't want to miss: Jessie Kindig presents her far-reaching collection… https://t.co/69x59Me3MlTonight at 7:30: Heather Clark (@Plathbiography) and Abigail Santamaria (@abbystweets) present RED COMET, Clark's i… https://t.co/FbIR4cSlAXTONIGHT: Join me in conversation with Heather Clark about her stunning new biography: RED COMET: THE SHORT LIFE AND… https://t.co/y2STMQ8RRG
Retweeted by Community BookstoreGood morning https://t.co/1uFAcVFexL
Retweeted by Community BookstoreThanks to the New York Times for recommending my discussion with @RavenLeilani this Wednesday, hosted by… https://t.co/ZgHG4onuM4
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10/19
2020
Another absolutely banner day for the cause of life in America. https://t.co/9DLsPtWUh6
Retweeted by Community BookstoreTonight at 6:30pm ET: the great Ivan Vladislavić shares his novel, THE DISTANCE (out now from @archipelagobks), in… https://t.co/DEuFGtS3afThanks to all the indie bookstores who've been hosting author events virtually despite the time and effort that goe… https://t.co/xKKNwmfgca
Retweeted by Community BookstoreIn short, we have many reasons to be grateful and many reasons to believe we will get through this. Thank you.Virtual events have been a huge help to us. Just in the last week @JeffTweedy, Yaa Gyasi, @MeghaMaj,… https://t.co/seE1b7kCgtYou can order or pre-order from our website and pickup at either store or have your books shipped: https://t.co/GlkEvg1PdPYou can still shop in person by coming to the door. We have a selection of interesting books to browse outside and… https://t.co/WvavzcqDFOWhy aren't we open for browsing yet? We want to make sure we can stay open. Our store is currently part fulfillment… https://t.co/0RnxGSCyv5How are we doing? Tentatively ok, thanks to the incredible support of our supporters. Our big $ worry: the holidays… https://t.co/mTFVMIdG3yOur involvement in the #BoxedOut campaign goes beyond our individual cause.To quote @BernieSanders: During the pandemic, Jeff Bezos became $97 billion richer by increasing prices by up to 1,… https://t.co/AfcT8E477pBeyond the implications for the book industry, we're against what this does for society, workers, the environment, supply chains, and more.Everyone knows that Amazon has amassed tremendous wealth for one person, while avoiding taxes, exploiting workers,… https://t.co/FmZqtGmoSZOur store looks different today. Here's why... #BoxedOut #ShopIndie https://t.co/ujiHdvzBuwRT if you want @SenSanders to order Milkman from @CommunityBkstr https://t.co/CKtp5HG9A1
Retweeted by Community BookstoreIt was a huge pleasure to talk to @vcunningham about SUPPOSE A SENTENCE for @CommunityBkstr last week. Here's our c… https://t.co/Y7ZUKqbYnX
Retweeted by Community BookstoreThank you @AOC for pushing back when Amazon tried to come to Queens! Indie bookstores across NYC and the nation are… https://t.co/auMaEJIpd8
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10/15
2020
@CommunityBkstr @BernieSanders Hey @BernieSanders love your work. Do want some book recommendations? Or stop on by the bookstore!
Retweeted by Community BookstoreWe couldn’t agree more, @BernieSanders. By the time you're done reading this tweet, Amazon will have made another $… https://t.co/qcTWyckyfRSupport your local indie! https://t.co/aPsKR3uF8J
Retweeted by Community BookstoreBy the time you're done reading this tweet, Amazon made another $1.7M. But shopping indie means more local choice,… https://t.co/mhCzH5dxwF
10/14
2020
@nyrbclassics @CommunityBkstr Mission Accomplished! https://t.co/CvujGjO5F7
Retweeted by Community BookstoreOn #PrimeDay, let's not forget. During the pandemic, Jeff Bezos became $97 billion richer by increasing prices by u… https://t.co/ujke2JaOUo
Retweeted by Community BookstoreReminder that Norah will be in conversation with @Wilco's @JeffTweedy tonight at 7:30pm ET to celebrate the release… https://t.co/qYJxNuhJze
Retweeted by Community BookstoreRight now, make a list of 5-10 (or more!) local businesses you love or find useful. That's where you're doing your… https://t.co/VM5NBIzcAt
Retweeted by Community Bookstore @zunguzungu The Woman in White and The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins.Our votes in the upcoming election will shape our country's future. Where we spend our money in these final days of… https://t.co/EDg5u6o14U
10/13
2020
A vertiable feast! 🍜🧆🥘😋 all out tomorrow! https://t.co/kTFPzEEMq1Also tomorrow at 7:30pm: five debut South Asian authors discuss breaking the mold, combatting prejudice, + leaving… https://t.co/mS1UKpHJVITomorrow! The one-and-only @JeffTweedy of @Wilco joins us to present HOW TO WRITE ONE SONG, with none other than… https://t.co/0Z9R9lRNKhBringing a book up to the register, making sustained eye contact with a bookseller being paid $12 to work during a… https://t.co/oFyj2mYJvL
Retweeted by Community Bookstore @ntshula Recently put DAYBOOK in queue, thanks to a nudge from @lequincampe! I appreciate how you've framed the goa… https://t.co/vfpe69gZIxNew post today! About a book I bought @CommunityBkstr just when I needed it most https://t.co/s9JUdP91Sf
Retweeted by Community BookstoreThe graphic novels I ordered fr @BKBF @CommunityBkstr arrived! FORGET ME NAT @mariascrivan TWINS @varianjohnson Sha… https://t.co/F3wlPJYmHu
Retweeted by Community BookstoreHappy Indigenous Peoples Day. We all live on stolen land. https://t.co/TUOynawnHF
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Retweeted by Community BookstorePlease join .@SoniahKamal, .@devislaskar, .@SejalShahWrites, .@anjalienjeti, and me virtually at .@CommunityBkstr o… https://t.co/SUtGKXWPt2
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10/12
2020
FYI, unless I’m in Bangkok or away elsewhere at the time, @CommunityBkstr and @greenlightbklyn will be able to have… https://t.co/tYnq8pOHxm
Retweeted by Community Bookstore @zz2aa @JuliusGoat @ABAbook And thank you for asking!friendly reminder that i wrote a book called WANT and if you want a copy inscribed for a family member, feel free t… https://t.co/tIw7G0fyOj
Retweeted by Community Bookstore @zz2aa @JuliusGoat @ABAbook Shopping directly from indies is always better.If you need one specific book and plan to walk 3 miles in the rain, you might want to order ahead online or by phone.We forgot to tell you that you can shop for books at our door. We have a selection of notable books on shelves outs… https://t.co/29eIFg4Jr2
10/11
2020
@aeis17 You are a smart and informed citizen... and we love it!SOS: 20% of indie bookstores might not survive the year. October 13 and 14 we're hosting the Don't Box Out Bookstor… https://t.co/aJrqzaj3RB
10/9
2020
Tonight: @briangdillon & @vcunningham consider the sentence, for the release of Dillon's SUPPOSE A SENTENCE! Part o… https://t.co/OLmVjXm6jVHi, #YaaGyasi. Hi, @MeghaMaj. I love your smiles. @CommunityBkstr https://t.co/QisB68B78u
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10/8
2020
This Thurs 10/8 I’ll be doing a live conversation with iconic star of The Craft, @RachelTrue! We’ll be taking about… https://t.co/VKRP0rLWSI
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10/6
2020
FWIW, Tana is one of our most-read quarantine authors. Just insanely good!Tomorrow! The inimitable Tana French joins us live from Ireland to launch her new novel, The Searcher (out on… https://t.co/TPPbeP2THF
10/5
2020
@CarolineMEisen First thought best thought!Tonight at 7:30pm ET: @reynoldsmichael, @jenniferlcroft, Sam Bett, & Ferrante translator Ann Goldstein join us for… https://t.co/JwwmPb9nh9
10/1
2020
Kate Hudson #greenlightsbook info at https://t.co/g56OCvrl5k …and the tour continues with more special guests to c… https://t.co/INkws8FkDw
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9/30
2020
I am excited to announce the launch event for my new book on #MutualAid, Oct 27 with @CommunityBkstr, @whitney_hu,… https://t.co/W09hctHdkV
Retweeted by Community BookstoreTbh same 😔😔 https://t.co/E1kPwWCoFpCan't get enough of THE LYING LIFE OF ADULTS by Elena Ferrante and Ann Goldstein's amazing translation? We've got… https://t.co/Wko43JG4UT
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9/25
2020
Tonight at 7:30 pm ET: Jhumpa Lahiri & Cynthia Zarin join us to discuss Natalia Ginzburg's fabulous Valentino and S… https://t.co/JUgz3zAwxSYou're invited to a translation celebration! When: Thursday, October 1st @ 7:30pm ET Who: Ann Goldstein,… https://t.co/EoOyRV1Fe1
Retweeted by Community BookstoreOur customers are/have incredible (taste) 😋 https://t.co/7xnjsOBu6FA treat for tonight: Jhumpa Lahiri & Cynthia Zarin in conversation about the Italian novelist and essayist Natalia… https://t.co/2lP26xLnw1
Retweeted by Community BookstoreThrilled to welcome back (virtually) @JeffTweedy for the launch of How to Write One Song, in conversation with… https://t.co/SPipD1sfHhTickets to Jeff's virtual book tour for "How To Write One Song" are available now! Join us for a couple of fun nigh… https://t.co/SlubYSWqDr
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9/24
2020
@Phantasmaphile @RachelTrue We can't wait!! Time to re-watch The Craft for the zillionth time.Just announced: Pam Grossman (@Phantasmaphile) joins @_murmrr Lit to launch WAKING THE WITCH in paperback! In conve… https://t.co/J5C8JP7HCkJoin us Thursday October 1st @ 7:30pm ET for "The Ferrante Effect" as we celebrate the role of the translator and t… https://t.co/6JBYFo4kZa
Retweeted by Community BookstoreTonight at 6 PM EST, join us virtually at @CommunityBkstr where @Mukasonga is presenting her story collection, Igif… https://t.co/RrXvteLjBo
Retweeted by Community BookstoreWe’re Just waiting till Anthony Kedis reads Gravity’s Rainbow https://t.co/jQd6dkDCLE
9/23
2020
Hey folks, want symbols we got em. Want me to look up anything for you? https://t.co/Ss8uXOmbNYNext Tuesday: Marilynne Robinson joins us to discuss her new novel, JACK (@fsgbooks), in conversation with… https://t.co/khCTrjXZcrVIRTUAL EVENT ALERT ! September 23, 2020, 6:00 PM, NY time. Live conversation with Martha Cooley to present my new… https://t.co/Vq9It73yxn
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9/22
2020
Shanah tova from tiny 🥳 he’s wishing you a “happy” and healthy new year 🍯🍎 https://t.co/6lbELrI39rGood afternoon https://t.co/7HtU9uvWE3
Retweeted by Community Bookstore @KFILE Tiny and the entire community bookstore family is keeping you and yours in our thoughts. Sending you love an… https://t.co/yIOgifOuhQ
9/18
2020
Please pre-order @BarackObama's book from an independent bookstore. You can order from us right now, if we're your… https://t.co/hIyS2a7cT4
9/17
2020
Ready for more events about works in #translation? Check out this event on Thursday, September 17 at… https://t.co/OAm8xMQX9z
Retweeted by Community BookstoreSo excited to host an online conversation with @RavenLeilani next month, in partnership with Brooklyn's wonderful… https://t.co/yjpAd53Jlr
Retweeted by Community BookstoreTonight (9/16) at 7:30 pm EDT— Melissa Monroe present Medusa Beach and Other Poems with Edwin Frank at… https://t.co/OHdoj3dvf5
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9/16
2020

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