Monday 8/25: Vanessa Manko launches The Invention of Exile with Salman Rushdie, and sponsored by HIP Lit. Manko’s debut novel follows a Russian inventor’s immigration to Connecticut in 1913. Powerhouse, 7 p.m., free.
Kate Milford launches Greenglass House (August 2014). McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Michael Weinreb reads Season of Saturdays: A History of College Football in 14 Games (August 2014). BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 8/27: May-Lan Tan, Chelsea Hodson, and Elizabeth Mikesch read stories and essays. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Peter Mendelsund discusses his book What We See When We Read about designing book covers. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 8/28: Dolan Morgan reads That’s When the Knives Come Down (August 2014), a debut collection of stories. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 8/29: Natalie Young and Lucie Whitehouse discuss Season to Taste (July 2014), Young’s novel about a housewife in the British countryside. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
n+1 launches their latest issue. Pioneer Works, 8 p.m., $10.