Get Lit with All Of It: Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Get Lit with All Of It
Originally Aired: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Watch a live video stream as Alison Stewart, host of WNYC’s All of It, continues her virtual book club series with author Silvia Moreno-Garcia. They’ll discuss Moreno-Garcia’s New York Times best-selling novel Mexican Gothic. The book follows a brave socialite to a distant mansion in the Mexican countryside where she uncovers dark family secrets.
Viewers are encouraged to submit their questions for the author on Twitter and Instagram.
Once again, All Of It teams up for this event with the New York Public Library so that New Yorkers can access the book for free through the NYPL app.
This program will also feature a performance by acclaimed guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela.
How it Works
Get the book, reach out to a friend to join, and read along with Alison and Team All Of It
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Watch the live video stream here on this page as Alison talks with the author
Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed speculative novels Gods of Jade and Shadow, Signal to Noise, Certain Dark Things, and The Beautiful Ones; and the crime novel Untamed Shore. She has edited several anthologies, including the World Fantasy Award–winning She Walks in Shadows (aka Cthulhu’s Daughters). She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Join Alison Stewart, host of WNYC’s All Of It, alongside bestselling authors and fellow book lovers on the air and online for this new book club series. We’ll read books and share our progress on Instagram, and Alison will talk with a marquee author during a live video stream event.
We know that New Yorkers need to feel a sense of community and fun, even as we remain apart. And that’s why we are excited to announce that the New York Public Library is partnering with WNYC to present a virtual stay-at-home book club experience!
Credit: Photo by Ebru-Yildiz
Acclaimed guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela won the GRAMMY for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for METTALVOLUTION, their fifth studio album and first in five years. METTAVOLUTION marks the most ambitious music of Rodrigo y Gabriela’s remarkable two-decade career. The LP embraces the duo’s passionate interest in Buddhism, the history of human evolution, and the liberation of the potential we have as a species, all expressed through the medium of two acoustic guitars. Conceived and composed in their studio in Ixtapa on the Mexican Pacific Coast, the music of METTAVOLUTION was road-tested around the world on tour in 2017 and 2018 before being recorded late last year in Los Angeles with multiple GRAMMY-winning producer Dave Sardy (Oasis, LCD Soundsystem, A Perfect Circle, Band of Horses) behind the board.
METTAVOLUTION gathers six white-hot new Rodrigo y Gabriela compositions – much of which acknowledge the duo’s thrash metal roots back in Mexico City – as well as an inspired, side-long cover of Pink Floyd’s sprawling “Echoes” – originally found on 1971’s MEDDLE – audaciously reimagined for two acoustic guitars.
With career album sales now in excess of 1.5 million worldwide, Rodrigo y Gabriela have undoubtedly established themselves as the planet’s preeminent acoustic guitar duo, earning international acclaim and a fervent fan following with their awe-inspiring mastery of their instruments as well as a truly distinctive approach to melody, energy, and rhythm.
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