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July 4, 2011

Largehearted Lit with Susan Henderson, Caroline Leavitt & Carey Wallace

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 presents readings by authors featured in the Book Notes series along with musical guests.

The July edition of Largehearted Lit monthly reading is Wednesday, July 6th at 7:00 p.m. at WORD bookstore in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood.

July's Largehearted Lit features two authors who are not only respected as literary writers, but also have respected litblogs. Caroline Leavitt (who blogs at CarolineLeavittville) and Susan Henderson (who blogs at LitPark) will read from their most recent novels, Pictures of You and Up from the Blue respectively, and discuss how music relates to their works. They will be joined by Carey Wallace, an author and musician whose new EP, Songs About Books, celebrates the paperback release of her debut novel The Blind Contessa's New Machine, and who will read from the novel as well as play a couple of songs.

The event starts at 7:00 on Wednesday, July 6th, at WORD Brooklyn. There will be Peter Pan donuts and wine.

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The Participants' Largehearted Boy Contributions:

Carey Wallace's Book Notes essay for her novel The Blind Contessa's New Machine
Caroline Leavitt's Book Notes essay for her novel Pictures of You
Susan Henderson's Book Notes essay for her novel Up from the Blue

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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