This week in NYC:
MONDAY 6/11: Housing Works Bookstore Café hosts Morningside Opera’s A Weimar Flute—an experimental cabaret performance combining sections of Mozart’s The Magic Flute with literature from Weimar Germany. 7pm, $25 seats, $10 standing room.
TUESDAY 6/12: Greenlight hosts an evening with Unbridled Books, featuring a wine reception and readings by Edward Falco (Saint John of the Five Boroughs), Richard Kramer (These Things Happen), Janyce Stefan-Cole (Hollywood Boulevard), and Emily St. John Mandel (The Lola Quartet). 7:30pm, free.
WEDNESDAY 6/13: The Center for Fiction stages an event for Dawn Raffel’s The Secret Lives of Objects, with dramatic installations throughout the entire Center for Fiction building. 7pm, free.
THURSDAY 6/14: Behind The Book presents readings by Shehan Karunatilaka (The Legend of Pradeep Mathew), Adam Wilson (Flatscreen), and Cristina Alger (The Darlings). KGB Bar, 7pm, free.
FRIDAY 6/15: Writer and cartoonist Tim Kreider reads from and signs his new book, We Learn Nothing, at BookCourt. 7pm, free.
SUNDAY 6/17: June 17th is Bloomsday, an annual celebration of James Joyce and Ulysses, commemorating Leopold Bloom’s journey through Dublin. Robert Seidman (Ulysses Annotated) will speak at McNally Jackson and lead a general discussion. 4pm, free.
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