Notable NYC: 6/25–7/1


Monday 6/27: Meg Guroff reads from The Mechanical Horse, an examination of the bicycle’s impact on american life. Guroff is joined by Mark Crispin Miller to discuss the book. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Emma Cline presents The Girls. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Jennifer Baker moderates a discussion of Sackett Street Writers Workshop panelists Todd Hunter, Ebony LaDelle, Diana Pho, Connor Goldsmith, and Stephanie Jimenez about the realities of publishing. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/28: Lionel Shriver presents The Mandibles, a novel about a family surviving the collapse of the dollar. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Angela Flourney, Nick Mancusi, Lena Valencia, and Anika Lani join the Manhattanville Reading Series. Manhattanville Coffee Crown Heights, 7:30 p.m., free.

Dave Holmes presents his memoir Party of One. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Mark Thornton reads Kid Moses. NYU Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.

Wednesday 6/29: Silvia Killingsworth, Dan Saltzstein, Jen Doll, Brenna Ehrlich, Pilot Viruet, Niina Pollari, Keith Pandolfi, Yahdon Israel, Elspeth Reeve, Julie Bainbridge, and Jaya Saxena celebrate pizza with 3-Minute Stories presented by Vol. 1 Brooklyn with host Jason Diamond. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Yuko Otomo and Eddie Berrigan read poetry. Dominique Levy Gallery, 6:30 a.m., free.

John Reed, Tim Murphy, and Vincent Zandri join the Guerrilla Lit reading series. Dixon Place, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/30: Lois Metzger launches Change Places with Me. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Deborah Shapiro presents The Sun in Your Eyes, a novel. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Robert Coover, Elizabeth Gaffney, and Stephen O’Connor celebrate the latest issue of Conjunctions. NYU Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.


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Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →