Saturday 5/28: Mike Edison reads You Are a Complete Disappointment, a memoir of his triumphant failures. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Bhanu Kapil and Melissa Buzzeo join the Segue series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Candice Lee, Sam Trombly, Karolena Theresa, Paris Roman, Justin Higgins, Trinity Tibe, Marie Faustin, Rebecca Vigil, Courtney Marie, Kaleef Robertson, April Levy, Jordan Morton, Ty Douglas, Sydnee Washington, Jessica Hale, Katharyn Howd Machan, Carla DeMello, Adrian Moens, Marcus Jade, Samira Gibson, and Brandon Fisette join the Say Yes series. 1013 Pacific Street, 9 p.m., $5.
Tuesday 5/31:Paul Lynch, Jaime Green, Laura Spence-Ash, and Ajay Arora join Manhattanville Reading Series. Manhattanville Coffee Crown Heights, 7:30 p.m., free.
Noah Hawley and Alan Sepinwall discuss Before the Fall. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.
Miranda Beverly-Whittemore discusses her novel June. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Gail Pellett reads her memoir Forbidden Fruit: 1980 Beijing. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Emma Straub launches Modern Lovers, her latest novel about two families living in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Noah Hawley reads Before the Fall. B&N 86th Street, 7 p.m., free.
Emily Brandt, Marwa Helal, Carol Mirakove, Aldrin Valdez, Peter Valente, Asiya Wadud, Sarah Anne Wallen, and Dustin Williamson launch The Recluse #12. The Poetry Project, 8 p.m., free.
Thursday 6/2: Sarah Resnick talks with Mike Selick, Alyssa Aguilera, Kristen Maye, and George Carter in an n+1 sponsored conversation about H. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 6/3: Helen Phillips presents Some Possible Solutions. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
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