Posts by: Ian MacAllen

Notable NYC: 10/14–10/20

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 10/7–10/13

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 9/30–10/6

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 9/23–9/29

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 9/16–9/22

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 9/9–9/15

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 9/2–9/8

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 8/19–8/25

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 8/12–8/18

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Sunday 8/13: Svetlana Kitto leads an Oral History for Writers. Wendy’s Subway, 3 p.m., $100.

Barbara Browning, Eloisa Amezcua, Jenn Baker, Camonghne Felix, Ariel Francisco, Gabe Habash, and Jess Rizkallah join the Dead Rabbits reading series.

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Notable NYC: 8/5–8/11

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Saturday 8/5: Elizabeth Jaikaran talks with Priya Arora about Trauma: A Collection of Short Stories. Powerhouse Archway, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 8/7: Jill Eisenstadt reads Swell. Brooklyn Bridge Park, 7 p.m., free.

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Notable NYC: 7/29–8/4

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Saturday 7/29: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free.

Sunday 7/30: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free.

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Notable NYC: 7/22–7/28

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Saturday 7/22: Tasaurah Litzky, Elizabet Valasquez, and Patricia Carragon read “Anything Goes.” Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Francesco Grisanzio, Ashleigh Allen, and Mark Guerarie celebrate the launch of Swamp Frank, Gurarie’s new chapbook. Wendy’s Subway, 7 p.m., free.

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This Week In Indie Bookstores

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If you’ve ever wanted to own a bookstore, here’s your chance! Win this Wellsboro, Pennsylvania bookstore.

India’s Oxford Bookstore announced it will be holding its third Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize in 2017, a competition meant to honor book cover designers.

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Notable NYC: 7/15–7/21

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Monday 7/17: Tamara Shopsin presents Arbitrary Stupid Goal and talks with Jason Fulford. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Victoria Redel discusses Before Everything with Paul Lisicky. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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A massive bookstore, The Book Garden, has opened in Iran’s capital city, Tehran.

The Huffington Post takes a look back at the Strand’s ninety years of successful bookselling in New York City.

A Russian bookstore is helping customers learn Chinese.

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Notable NYC: 7/8–7/14

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Sunday 7/9: Rachel Lyon, Gordon Harber, Chanice Hughes-Greenberg, and host Madeline Stevens join Sundays at Erv’s. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 7/10: Jami Attenberg, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Courtney Maum, Elizabeth Crane, Paul Lynch, and Chiwan Choi join the Franklin Park reading series.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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The Guardian looks at how an Australian feminist bookstore took on MRA trolls.

Two Dollar Radio, a Columbus-based independent publisher, plans to open a bookstore.

A community bookstore in Amman, Jordan that charged a pay-what-you-can fee for books nearly went bankrupt, but was saved by crowdfunding from around the world.

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Notable NYC: 7/1–7/7

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Sunday 7/2: Jennifer Soong, Rawaan Alkhatib, and Sara Deniz Akant present books from Futurepoem. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/4: Macy’s launches fireworks. East River – Midtown, Sunset, Free.

Thursday 7/6: Scaachi Koul presents One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Are great bookstores just good capitalism?

People are more concerned with being fat than with eating disorders, if we go by the number of books in each respective section at one blogger’s local bookstore.

A Tennessee bookstore will include a restaurant inside of it.

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