Saturday 9/19: Jami Attenberg, Lauren Groff, Alice Sola Kim, Sara Novic, Chinelo Okparanta, and Julia Pierpont join Mellow Pages Library Summer Vacation for a blowout bookend event. Silent Barn, 2 p.m., Free.
Marie Buck, Laura Elrick, Luke McMullan, and Rachel Warriner are hosted by Sophie Seita for reading of assorted poetry. Unnameable Books, 7 p.m., free.
Monday 9/21: Valeria Luiselli, Helen Phillips, T. Geronimo Johnson, Karl Taro Greenfeld, Aatish Taseer, and Margaret Eby join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Eby’s latest book is a journey through the South’s literary traditions. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.
Steve Toltz presents his second novel Quicksand along with a conversation with Stefan Merrill Block. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 9/22: Austin Bunn discusses The Brink with Leslie Jamison. The Brink is a collection of stories with characters on the brink, including one set in an online world ready to shut down. Book Culture, 7 p.m., free.
Tom Piazza and Jon Michaud discuss A Free State, Piazza’s new novel. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Andrés Neuman talks with Heather Cleary about The Things We Don’t Do, translated stories. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 9/23: Sam Chanse and Ed Lin discuss Lydia’s Funeral Video. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Chinelo Okparanta launches Under the Udala Trees. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.
Ron Rash talks with Richard Price about Above the Waterfall, Rash’s new novel about drugs in Appalachia. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
William Boyd discusses Sweet Caress, his latest novel. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.
Lauren Groff, recently long listed for the National Book Awards, will read from Fates and Furies. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 9/24: BOMB Magazine and George Braziller host Juan Villoro, Valeria Luiselli, and Naief Yehya for a discussion of The Guilty, Villoro’s translated story collection. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Georgi Gospodinov talks with Alberto Manguel about The Physics of Sorrow. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Tom Roston presents I Lost it at The Video Store, a look back at a vanished era. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
D. Watkins presents The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America. NYU Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.
Lauren Holmes and Tanwi Nandini Islam join the Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Shop, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 9/25: David Mura, Myung Mi Kim, Wo Chan, and Tibetan writer Jamyang Norbu, with emcee Kelly Tsai, celebrate Apogee Journal with a fundraiser benefit. The 8th Floor, 7 p.m., $25 to $75.
Howard Axelrod discusses his memoir The Point of Vanishing with Charles Bock. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
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