This week in NYC:
TUESDAY 10/2: BookCourt celebrates the release of A.M. Homes’s May We Be Forgiven with a release party, reading, Q&A, and book signing. 7pm, free.
WEDNESDAY 10/3: Tarun Tejpal reads from The Story of My Assassins and discusses with Hirsh Sawhney at Strand Books. 7pm, free.
Archipelago Books, Poets House, and the Romanian Cultural Institute honor Nichita Stănescu with readings by Vasile Flutur and Sean Cotter; they will also be discussing Stănescu’s work with Saviana Stănescu. Poets House, 7pm, $10, $7 for students and seniors.
THURSDAY 10/4: Deborah Eisenberg and Darin Strauss will discuss writing as part of The New Salon: Writers in Conversation at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House. 7pm, free.
The Red Umbrella Diaries series, a monthly reading devoted to the intersection of sex and money, celebrate the release of their first publication (Cooking in Heels, by Ceyenne Doroshow) at Happy Ending Lounge. 8pm, free.
FRIDAY 10/5: Ugly Duckling Presse and the Multifarious Array Reading Series present Noel Black, Iris Cushing, and Martha Oatis at Pete’s Candy Store. 7pm, free.
SATURDAY 10/6: Marie-Helene Bertino (Safe as Houses) will read and sign at powerHouse Arena; Jim Shepard (You Think That’s Bad) will also read. 6pm, free, RSVP appreciated.
SUNDAY 10/7: Melissa Petro leads a memoir-writing workshop at McNally Jackson for the Gotham Writers Workshop. 7pm, free.
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