Saturday 2/8: Adelle Waldman reads The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. (2013) with Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House. Brooklyn Public Librarty, 4 p.m., free. Adelle Waldman reads The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. (2013) with Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House. Brooklyn Public Librarty, 4 p.m., free.
Jocelyn Spaar and Masha Tupitsyn join the Segue Reading Series. Tupitsyn is a film critic; her LACONIA: 1,200 Tweets on Film was comprised using Twitter between 2009 and 2010. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 2/9: Michael Ruby and Sam Truitt read poetry. Ruby’s American Songbook (2013) offers a poetic response to recorded vocal music. ZInc Bar, 6:30 p.m., $5.
Monday 2/10: Jennifer Vanderbes talks with Lauren Belfer with a reading from Venderbes’s third novel, The Secret of Raven Point, a World War II novel following a seventeen-year-old’s search for her brother. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Mitchell Jackson, Joseph Riippi, Jennifer Gilmore, Stanley Crouch, and Molly Tolsky read as part of the Love and Madness edition of the Franklin Park Reading Series. Jackson’s The Residue Years (2013) is a semi-autobiographical novel based on Jackson’s life in predominantly white Portland. Riippi will be presenting his forthcoming Because. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.
Tuesday 2/11: Gina Frangello and Rob Roberge read their new novels. Frangello’s A Life In Men (February 2014) presents a friendship between Mary and Nix on a trip to Europe. Roberge’s The Cost of Living (2013) follows protagonist Bud Barrett as he attempts to stay sober and married. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Joshua Max Feldman reads his debut novel The Book of Jonah, a modern retelling of the biblical tale. The Corner Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.
Megan Hustad talks with Ben Lytle about More Than Conquerors (2014), her memoir of her evangelical Christian upbringing. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Dorthe Nors and Fiona Maazel discuss Karate Chop (February 2014), Nors’s collection of short stories translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken. Karate Chop is the debut book born from a partnership between Graywolf Press and A Public Space. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 2/14: Todd Colby, Lonely Christopher, Adam Fitzgerald, and Arthur Seefahrt reading as part of the Multifarious Array series. Pete’s Candy’ Store, 7 p.m., free.