Notable NYC: 7/2–7/8


Monday 7/4: Macy’s launches fireworks in the East River. East River, 8 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/5: Patrick Flanery and Charlotte Rogan discuss Flanery’s new book I Am No One. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 7/6: Jesse Ball talks with Isaac Fitzgerald about his new novel How to Set a Fire and Why. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/7: Evan Kennedy and Ariel Goldberg join Futurepoem to celebrate Kennedy’s The Sissies!. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Emily Holleman talks with Jaime Green about Holleman’s debut novel Cleopatra’s Shadows. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 7/8: Jessica Anya Blau and Paula Bomer discuss The Trouble with Lexie. BookCourt, 7 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 →