Events

Tour for Rumi's Secret:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, NEW YORK, NY
RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART
Discussion and Poetry Reading with Zachary Quino
7:00 PM, 150 W 17th ST

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, NEW YORK, NY
RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE
In conversation with Fernanda Eberstadt
6:00 PM, 1133 Broadway

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, NEW YORK, NY
CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
In conversation with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Rana Gorgoni & dancers,
Dance Amir Alan Vahab & ensemble, Music
7:00 PM, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, PHILADELPHIA, PA
UNIVERSITY OF PENNYSLVANIA BOOKSTORE, 2nd FL
6:00 PM, 3601 Walnut St.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE
WRITERS ON A NEW ENGLAND STAGE
7:00 PM, THE MUSIC HALL, 131 Congress ST

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, PROVIDENCE RI
PROVIDENCE ATHENAEUM
5:40 PM, 251 Benefit ST

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, HARTFORD, CT
HARTFORD SEMINARY
7:00 PM, 77 Sherman St, Hartford CT

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HARVARD UNIVERSITY
The Barker Center
5:00 to 7:00 PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, NEW YORK, NY
POETS HOUSE
3:00 PM, 10 River Terrace

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, CHICAGO, IL
POETRY FOUNDATION
7:00 PM, 61 W Superior St

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, WASHINGTON, DC
6:45 PM, SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, NEW YORK, NY
NEW YORK SOCIETY LIBRARY
6:30 PM, 53 E 79th St

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, PRINCETON, NJ
Office of Religious Life
7:00 PM, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

SATURDAY to SUNDAY, APRIL 22 - 23, LOS ANGELES, CA
LA TIMES BOOK FESTIVAL
University of Southern California, University Park Campus

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
LABYRINTH BOOKS
6:00 PM, 122 Nassau St

THURSDAY, MAY 18, NEW YORK, NY
THE COLONY CLUB
12:00 PM, 564 Park Ave

SUNDAY to MONDAY, JUNE 4-5, BERKELEY, CA
BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL
2086 Allston Way

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, NEW YORK, NY
HOUSE OF SPEAKEASY: A LITERARY CABARET
In Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, 425 Lafeyette St

Memoir

SMASH CUT: A Memoir of Howard & Art & the 70s & the 80s

SMASH CUT is a love story, an elegy, and an intimate history of New York City in the 70s and 80s.


Biography

RUMI'S SECRET: THE LIFE OF THE SUFI POET OF LOVE

The first popular biography of Rumi, the thirteenth-century Persian poet revered by contemporary Western readers.


FLANNERY: A LIFE OF FLANNERY O’CONNOR

“O'Connor lives and breathes--and spits fire--in Brad Gooch's portrait.”

Vanity Fair

CITY POET: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF FRANK O’HARA

“A necessary chronicle of a fascinating, often overlooked, key character in modern American letters.”

Los Angeles Times

Novel

SCARY KISSES

"No one else has written a book this literate and witty about the modeling world."

–Bret Easton Ellis

ZOMBIE00

"Truly great. . . .a subtle and brilliantly odd book, the best of Gooch's career." (Bookforum)

THE GOLDEN AGE OF PROMISCUITY

"Gooch's detailed descriptions and provocative observations make The Golden Age of Promiscuity the next best thing to taking a time-machine trip to grovel in the glorious '70s gutter. "

–San Francisco Chronicle

Non-Fiction

GODTALK

"On so hot a subject as religion in America, Brad Gooch is as serenely cool as Tocqueville was on an equally hot subject, democracy in America; and as irresistibly readable." - Gore Vidal

FINDING THE BOYFRIEND WITHIN

"A must-read for all men - gay or straight - and the women who love them."

–Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City

DATING THE GREEK GODS

Unique in its approach and totally accesible in its realization, Dating the Greek Gods is an enlightened and literary self-help book that encourages readers to turn to their own inner oracle.


Short Stories

JAILBAIT and other stories

"Brad Gooch's stories offer gray grainy photographs of urban life with a roughness and directness unequalled in contemporary fiction. Brilliant."

Donald Barthelme

Poetry

THE DAILY NEWS

Brad Gooch's first book: nineteen poems. Smalltown adolescense, disco sex, S&M performance poems. And love poems.