This week in NYC:
MONDAY 5/21: Bookcourt hosts a reading by the Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop, with performances by Nick Dybek, Madeline McDonnell, Eric Sasson, and Julie Innis. 7pm, free.
Roxane Gay (Ayiti) and Brian Evenson (Windeye) read at the Center for Fiction. 7pm, free.
TUESDAY 5/22: Granta launches its new issue, “Britain,” at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe with a reading by Tania James, music from DJ Blue Logan, and Britain-themed refreshments. 7pm, donations to Housing Works get you a tote bag and a copy of the magazine.
Elizabeth Nunez (Boundaries) reads and discusses her books and writing at the Clarendon branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. 6pm, free.
Dave Hill discusses his latest, Tasteful Nudes, with Ira Glass at McNally Jackson. 7pm, free.
THURSDAY 5/24: WORD hosts a launch party for Emily St. John Mandel’s novel, The Lola Quartet, featuring a reading by the author and a musical performance by Tzvi Skolnik. 7pm, free.
Sideshow Goshko, at KBG Bar, features storytelling by John Flynn, Caitlin Brodnick, and Evan Morgenstern, music by Dr. Michelle-Leona Godin, trivia, and a wine giveaway. 7pm, free.
Apparently this weekend is for backyard barbeques, not readings or launches. Happy Memorial Day?
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