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Notable NYC: 4/12–4/18

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Saturday 4/12: Michael Parker and Ethan Hauser celebrate their new books with a reading, musical DJ Jim McHugh, and literary mingle. Wythe Hotel, 6 p.m., free.

Sunday 4/13: David Gerrard, Douglas Watson, and Jason Porter join the Sunday Night Fiction series.

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Notable NYC: 11/9–11/15

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Saturday 11/9: The Comic Arts Festival features guest speakers, indie publishers, and self-published comic zines. Mt. Carmel Church -and- The Knitting Factory, 11am to 7pm, free.

Colum McCann reads from his novel Transatlantic (June 2013), presented by Community Bookstore. Brooklyn Public LIbrary, 4pm, free.

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Notable NYC: 11/2–11/8

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Saturday 11/2: Jim Tolan, Cecilia Woloch and Sean Thomas Dougherty read as part of Poetry Night, hosted by Tolan. BookCourt, 7pm, free.

Juliet Escoria, Sean H. Dolye, Andrew Worthington, Kendra Grant Malone, Stephen Tully Dierks. Worthington has a forthcoming novel, WALLS, due in 2014; Grant Malone has two collections of poetry, Everything is Quiet and Morocco; Dierks is editor of Pop Serial.

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Notable NYC: 10/21–10/27

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Monday 10/21: Novelist Jonathan Grimwood hosts Charlotte Druckman, Gideon Lewis-Kraus, and Matt Gross for an evening of storytelling focused on obsessions. Grimwood’s novel, The Last Banquet (October 2013), set in Enlightenment era Versailles, will inspire refreshments served by chef Emily Casey. Housing Works, 7pm, free.

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Notable New York: 9/4-9/8

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Of special note this week: The venue formerly known as The Bowery Poetry Club has reopened their doors after some serious renovations. Now going by the name Bowery Arts and Science — which makes more sense since poetry was a small fraction of the programming there — they are back and have a full schedule up on the site.

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Notable New York: 5/13-5/19

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Monday 05/13:
Emily Books presents “What is the Queer Novel?” featuring a reading and discussion with Sarah Schulman and Barbara Browning. Housing Works Bookstore, 7pm, free.

The Franklin Park Reading Series welcomes a killer line-up featuring The Rumpus’ Roxane Gay, Karen Russell, Elissa Schappell, Leigh Newman, and Michael Heald.

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Notable New York: 02/25-03/03

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Monday 02/25: McSweeney’s is celebrating the release their 42nd issue titled “Multiples.” The issue, edited by novelist Adam Thirlwell, takes an experimental approach to translation. New or rare pieces are taken through six translations in the issue. They’re translated into English, then to another language, and back, until it’s gone through six translations to get to what appears in this issue.

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Notable New York, This Week 4/16-4/22

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This week in New York, the Franklin Park Reading Series tackles betrayal; Archipelago Books hosts a launch party; Gideon Lewis-Kraus and Tom Bissell read at KGB Bar; John Reed, Rebecca Wolff, and Christopher Bollen get heavy; the Better Book Club makes magic; John D’Agata and Jim Fingal check some facts; Publication Studios hosts a series of readings and a dinner; George Saunders talks with David Lipsky; the Academy of American Poets drink cocktails; and Word throws a party.

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Notable New York, This Week 8/08-8/14

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This week in New York Airplane! at Bryant Park, Lev Grossman reads from The Magician King, Moth StorySLAM on business, The Center for Book Arts annual summer reading, authors Emma Forest and Jon Ronson at McNally Jackson, The Final Episode of Radio Happy Hour, Geek Down at 92YTribeca, and InDigest’s 1207 Reading Series.

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Notable New York, This Week 7/04-7/10

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This week in New York, Sapphire reads from her new book, The Kid; Kick Assonance poetry reading; Tayari Jones reads from Silver Sparrow; The Center for Fiction reading of No Rest for the Dead; the Akashic All-Stars party at Greenlight Bookstore; music at MoMA PS1 and Harlem Stage; and Eat, Drink and Think Like…Mark Twain at 92Y Tribeca.

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Notable New York, This Week 12/14 – 12/19

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This week in New York Rumpus Women take over!, New Yorker writer’s 20 Under 40 share their stories, Jonathan Ames and Justin Taylor are among writers who read from A Christmas Carol, J.D. Durkin pleads Stephen Colbert: Hire Me!, this month’s Soundtrack Series, and Tiny Furniture is this week’s Saturday Movie Pick.

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Notable New York, This Week 12/6 – 12/12

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This week in New York, FSG Reading Series is back, ASK ME celebrates the holidays, Denis Leary tells us to Suck on this Year, Gigantic celebrates with tacos, Darin Strauss defends the memoir for the Brooklyn New School, Tom Bissell and Steve Gaynor speak gamer, Black Swan is the week’s MOVIE PICK, and Pessimist in ART.

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