Saturday 10/17: Happy 6th Birthday, Greenlight Bookstore.
John Reid Currie, Roberto Montes, Claire Van Winkle, and Emily Wallis Hughes join the Oh, Bernice! reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Benn Tripp and Boni Joi join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Rupert Thompson reads from his new novel Katherine Carlyle. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Daniel Borzutzky and Cassandra Troyan join The Poetry Project. The Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Tuesday 10/20: Gavin McCrea discusses his debut novel Mrs. Engles with Therese Anne Fowler, moderated by Julie Buntin. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Catherynne M. Valente presents Radiance. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Vincent Katz and Elaine Equi read from their latest collection of poems. St. Marks Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Dayna Tortorici, Joan Acocella, and Ann Goldstein discuss the Elena Ferrante novel My Brilliant Friend, Book One: Childhood. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 10/21: Paul Murray reads The Mark and the Void. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Michael Leong and Keston Sutherland join the Poetry Project. The Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Michael Montlack, John Goode, Amanda Bradley, and Vincent Czyz go down the rabbit hole with New York Presses. Alice’s Tea Cup II, 6 p.m., $10.
Thursday 10/22: Vanessa Gabb, Roberto Montes, Molly Rose Quinn, Adam Wilson, Valerie Hsiung, Mike Lala, and Natalie Eilbert, hosted by Mellow Pages Library, read as part of a benefit for the Silent Barn. Silent Barn is an arts collective that was recently struck by an electrical fire. Molasses Books, 8 p.m., donate to Silent Barn.
Matthew Vollmer, Carmiel Banasky, Joseph Salvatore, and Nancy Hightower are the inaugural readers for the Hideaway Salon Series, a new literary happening from H.I.P. Lit featuring reading and discussing in an intimate book loft. Be Electric, 8 p.m., free.
Alda Nugent reads from her essay collection You Don’t Have to Like Me. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Sloane Crosley discusses her hilarious debut novel The Clasp. Crosley, known for two essay collections, uses fiction to explore similar themes, mainly funny things that happen to young women in New York City. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Andy Christie, Leona Godin, and Gail Thomas join the Sideshow Goshko, along with Leslie Goshko. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 10/23: Jaclyn Adomeit, Fraylie Nord, and others read in celebration of Issue 6 of Armchair/Shotgun. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Kristin Sanders, Chelsea Hodson, Szilvia Molnar, and Jessica Smith read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
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