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May 8, 2011

Largehearted Lit with Peter & Emma Straub and Austin & Lev Grossman

Largehearted Lit is a reading series inspired by this blog's Book Notes feature. Inspired and previously hosted by the talented author Jami Attenberg, the series has readings by authors featured in the Book Notes series along with musical guests.

The family-themed May edition of the Largehearted Lit monthly reading is Tuesday, May 10th at 7:30 p.m. at WORD in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood.

The literary guests this month are Peter Straub and his daughter Emma Straub, and Lev Grossman and his brother Austin Grossman. Each will read a selection and also share a story about their family member's musical taste (with time given for rebuttal, of course).

The event starts at 7:30 on Tuesday, May 10th, at WORD Brooklyn. There will be wine and doughnuts.

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The Participants' Largehearted Boy Contributions:

Emma Straub's Book Notes essay for Other People We Married
Emma Straub's Book Notes essay for Fly-over State

Peter Straub's Book Notes essay for A Dark Matter

Austin Grossman's Book Notes essay for Soon I Will Become Invincible

Lev Grossman's Book Notes essay for The Magicians


also at Largehearted Boy:

52 Books, 52 Weeks (weekly book reviews)
Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (weekly comics highlights)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
Daily Downloads (free and legal daily mp3 downloads)
guest book reviews
Largehearted Word (weekly new book highlights)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Online "Best Books of 2010" lists
Online "Best Music of 2010" lists
Shorties (daily music, literature, and pop culture links)
Soundtracked (composers and directors discuss their film's soundtracks)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from the week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists


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