Notable NYC: 7/16–7/22

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Monday 7/18: Elisha Cooper presents Falling: A Daughter, a Father, and a Journey Back, in conversation with Leslie Jamison. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Delia Ephron and Oliver Burkeman discuss Siracusa, Ephron’s new novel. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/19: Alejandro Zambra presents Multiple Choice. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Irina Reyn discusses The Imperial Wife with Paul W. Morris. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Nicole Dennis-Benn presents Here Comes the Sun in a conversation with Ashley C. Ford. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Benjamin Reybeck discusses The Sadness with Kristen Radtke. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 7/20: Emma Cline reads The Girls. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Alexandra Oliva presents The Last One, a novel. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Hannah Pittard, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Amy Gentry, Liz Moore, and Arianna Rebolini celebrate the launch of Listen to Me, Pittard’s new novel. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/21: Emma Straub talks with Stuart Nadler about Modern Lovers, her latest novel about two families living in Ditmas Park. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Lindsay Hatton reads Monterey Bay, a novel set in 1940 California. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Alejandro Zambra and Daniel Alarcón discuss Multiple Choice. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Mary Hogan reads The Woman in the Photo. Book Culture Columbus, 7 p.m., free.

Janice Lowe, Michael Morse, Solmaz Sharif, and Vincent Toro read poetry. Poet’s House, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 7/22: Simone John reads poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →