Ioannis Pappos reads Hotel Living, about a man who abandons his small village. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Julia Dahl presents her novel Run You Down about teenager leaving Hasidic Jewish life. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Alli Marshall presents her debut novel How to Talk to Rock Stars. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m, free.
Larry Kramer presents The American People: Volume 1. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Naomi Jackson and Tiphanie Yanique discuss The Star Side of Bird Hill. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Kate Walter presents Looking for a Kiss. St. Marks, 7 p.m., free.
DW Gibson discusses The Edge Becomes the Center, a look at gentrification in the 21st century, with Mark Binelli. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
John Keene and Christine Smallwood have a conversation about narrative. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 7/2: Isabel Sobral Campos, Jeremy Hoevenaar, and Christine Kelly celebrate the launch of MATERIAL, Campos’s debut chapbook. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.
Timothy Liu, Sampson Starkweather, and Amy King join the Brooklyn Poets series. Smack Mellon, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 7/3: Isaac Goldemberg discusses Remember the Scorpion with Saul Sosnowski. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.