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2015 EVENTS

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“Alice in Wonderland”/Lewis Carroll Discussion Series at the Brooklyn Public Library Dweck Center: October 7th, 21st, and November 4th from 2-4 pm

 

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2014 EVENTS

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SEPTEMBER:

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Event

“Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels”

Thursday, September 18th

7pm

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AUGUST:

“Jewish Life and Literature,” with Stephanie Feldman (Angel of Losses), Boris Fishman (A Replacement Life), and Liana Finck (A Bintel Brief)

Greenlight Bookstore

August 7th, 7pm

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MAY:

National Book Critics Circle Panel Discussion with Zoë Heller, Elissa Schappell, and J, Courtney Sullivan

The Center for Fiction

17 East 47th Street

May 28th, 2pm

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MARCH:

In conversation with Lorrie Moore, launching her new story collection, BARK (Alfred A. Knopf):

March 1st, 7:30pm

Community Bookstore/”Brooklyn By the Book” series at Congregation Beth Elohim

274 Garfield Place

Brooklyn NY 11215

Details/ticket info: 718-783-3075

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2013 EVENTS

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OCTOBER:

October 29th, 7pm

The Standard Hotel, High Line

848 Washington Street, NYC

A Spelling Bee to Benefit the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP)

Hosted by Ben Greenman. Featuring Rosanne Cash, Carmela Ciuraru, Lev Grossman, Colum McCann, Elissa Schappell, Adelle Waldman, and others.

http://clmp.org/bee/

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October 9th

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) – UK

The Mall

London
SW1Y 5AH

020 7930 3647

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SEPTEMBER:

Brooklyn Book Festival/BPL event

(info to come)

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JULY:

BOOKS BENEATH THE BRIDGE (2nd annual outdoor literature series featuring evenings curated by local, independent bookstores)

100th Anniversary of Marcel Proust’s Swann’s Way

Monday, July 29, 7pm

Pier 1, Granite Prospect (*THIS EVENT IS FREE*)

Join Community Bookstore and literary luminaries at Brooklyn Bridge Park for a night celebrating Swann’s Way, the first installment of In Search of Lost Time, one of the most ambitious and influential novels of all time. Against the backdrop of the East River and the Manhattan skyline, hear excerpts from Proust’s work read by writers Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt, The Paris Review editor Lorin Stein, Carmela Ciuraru, and Damion Searls.

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2012 EVENTS

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MARCH:

The Literarian Party at The Center for Fiction

Group Reading: Carmela Ciuraru, Dawn Raffel, Elissa Schappell, Jane Ciabattari, Terese Svoboda + others

17 East 47th Street (between Fifth and Madison Aves)

NYC

212 755 6710

Thurs., March 15th

7pm

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MAY

In conversation with author Ben Fountain

Greenlight Bookstore

686 Fulton Street @ South Portland

Brooklyn

718 246 0200

Wed., May 9th, 7pm

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JUNE:

In conversation with Nick Owchar, deputy books editor, Los Angeles Times

Vroman’s Bookstore

695 E. Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, CA

626 449 5320

Sun., June 3rd

4pm

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In conversation with Darin Strauss (HALF A LIFE), Elissa Schappell (BLUEPRINTS FOR BUILDING BETTER GIRLS) and Ben Greenman of The New Yorker

Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza

The Dweck Center

Event to kick off BPL’s Summer Reading Program

 

(Co-sponsored by Artists & Audiences Exchange, a public program administered by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) with leadership support from the New York State Council on the Arts)

This event is FREE.

Thurs., June 7th

7pm

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Reading & Discussion

Left Bank Books

399 N. Euclid Avenue

St. Louis, MO

314 367 6731

Sun., June 10th

4pm

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Reading & Discussion

Prairie Lights Books

15 South Dubuque Street

Iowa City, IA

319 337 2681

www.prairielights.com

Wed., June 20th

7pm

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Reading & Discussion

Square Books

160 Courthouse Square

Oxford, Mississippi

Thurs., June 28th

7pm

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JULY:

“Author Luncheon Series”

Bank Square Books

53 West Main Street

Mystic, CT

Tues., July 10th

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The Booksmith

1644 Haight Street

San Francisco, CA

415 863 8688

Fri., July 13th

7pm

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Litchfield County, CT

[private event]

Thurs., July 19th

7pm

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BookHampton

20 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Long Island

631 725 8425

Sat., July 21st

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SEPTEMBER:

Brooklyn Book Festival Event

Union Hall

702 Union Street, Park Slope

Thurs., Sept. 20th

7:30pm

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NOVEMBER:

In conversation with author and New Yorker writer Ian Frazier

Greenlight Bookstore

686 Fulton Street @ South Portland

Brooklyn

718 246 0200

Thurs., Nov. 8th, 7:30pm

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Celebrating the publication of MY BOOKSTORE (Black Dog & Leventhal)

Co-sponsored by Community Bookstore, Greenlight Bookstore, and WORD. Featuring readings by essay contributors Carmela Ciuraru, Matt Weiland, and Emily St. John Mandel.

Franklin Park

618 Saint John’s Place (between Franklin and Classon Aves)

Brooklyn

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2011  EVENTS:

BookExpo America (BEA)

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

655 W 34th Street, Manhattan

Galley signing

Wed., May 25th, 3 – 3:30pm

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Launch Party

[In conversation with Slate critic Troy Patterson]

BookCourt

163 Court Street (between Pacific and Dean)

Brooklyn

718 875 3677

Mon., June 13th, 7pm

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[In conversation with Sadie Stein from The Paris Review]

192 Books

192 Tenth Avenue @ W. 21st Street

Manhattan

212 255 4022

Tues., June 14th, 7pm

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[In conversation with Kim Lombardini of BookHampton]

BookHampton

20 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Long Island

631 725 8425

Fri., June 17th, 8pm

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[In conversation with Sara Nelson, books editor, O, The Oprah Magazine; and Progressive Book Club editorial director Barbara Jones]

Barnes & Noble/Upper East Side

150 East 86th Street @ Lexington Avenue

Manhattan

212 369 2180

“Writers on Writers”

Mon., June 27th, 7pm

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[In conversation with John Williams, founder and editor, The Second Pass]

Greenlight Bookstore

686 Fulton Street @ South Portland

Brooklyn

718 246 0200

Mon., July 11th, 7pm

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[In conversation with John Pollack, author of The Pun Also Rises]

powerHouse Arena

37 Main Street @ Water Street, Dumbo

Brooklyn

718 666 3049

Wed., July 13th, 7pm

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[In conversation with Michael Archer, editor in chief of Guernica: A Magazine of Art & Politics]

Strand Bookstore

828 Broadway @ East 12th Street

Manhattan

212 473 1452

Tues., July 19th, 7pm

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RJ Julia Booksellers

768 Boston Post Road

Madison, CT

203 245 3959

Sat., July 23rd, 4pm

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[In conversation with Andy Hunter, co-founder and editor, Electric Literature]

McNally Jackson

52 Prince Street (between Lafayette & Mulberry)

Manhattan

212 274 1160

Wed., July 27th, 7pm

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FREERANGE NONFICTION SERIES

Reading with Deb Olin Unferth, Seth Fried, and others

PIANOS

158 Ludlow Street

Manhattan

Wed., Aug. 3, 7pm ($8)

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[In conversation with John McMurtrie, books editor, The San Francisco Chronicle]

 

Book Passage

51 Tamal Vista Blvd.

Corte Madera, CA

415 927 0960

Tues., Aug. 9th, 7pm

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[In conversation with Oscar Villalon, managing editor of ZYZZYVA]

The Booksmith

1644 Haight Street

San Francisco, CA

415 863 8688

Thurs., Aug. 11th, 7:30 pm

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Books & Books

130 Main Street, Westhampton Beach

Long Island

631 998 3260

Fri., Aug. 19th, 7pm

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[in conversation with Dick Cavett]

The Montauk Bookshop

37 The Plaza, Montauk

Long Island

631 668 4599

Sat., August 20th, 3pm

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Porter Square Books

Porter Square Shopping Center

25 White Street

Cambridge, MA

617 491 2220

Thurs., Aug. 25th, 7pm

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Opening Reception: NURTURE Art (featuring Jonathan Ehrenberg + group reading)

910 Grand Street / Williamsburg

Brooklyn, NY

718 782 7755

Fri., Sept. 2, 7pm

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[in conversation with local author Christopher Healy]

Words Bookstore

179 Maplewood Avenue

 

Maplewood, NJ

973 763 9500

Thurs., Sept. 15th, 7:30pm

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BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL

September 18th, 3pm, St. Francis McArdle Hall

Literary Panel, “Unreliable Subjects” with Amitava Kumar and Jonathan Weiner (Moderated by Robert Boynton, director of NYU’s magazine journalism program, and editor of  THE NEW NEW JOURNALISM)

Watch the trailer here

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DUMBO ARTS FESTIVAL

Literary panel and book signing – featuring CARMELA CIURARU, BEN GREENMAN, BARBARA JONES, and DARIN STRAUSS

Sunday, September 25th, 2pm

powerHouse Arena

 

37 Main Street @ Water Street

Brooklyn

718 666 3049

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[talk and book signing]

The Mark Twain House & Museum

351 Farmington Avenue

Hartford, CT

860 247 0998

Thurs., Oct. 6th, 5pm

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Q&A with Jesse Browner, author of EVERYTHING HAPPENS TODAY

Community Bookstore

143 Seventh Avenue

Park Slope, Brooklyn

718 834 9494

Tues., Oct. 11th, 7pm

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Reading with LEAH HAGER COHEN, HELEN SCHULMAN, and AMY WALDMAN

KGB Bar

85 East 4th Street, NYC

Thurs., Oct. 13th, 7 – 9 pm

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Private Book Club Event + dinner

Brooklyn, NY

Thurs., Oct. 27th, 7pm

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MIAMI BOOK FAIR INTERNATIONAL

(Reading/Signing/Q&A session, along with author ROGER ROSENBLATT)

Sat., Nov. 19th. 2:30pm in the Pavilion

miamibookfair.com

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