Notable NYC: 7/30–8/5
Saturday 7/30: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m., free.
Sunday 7/31: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m., free.
Christopher “Loma” Soto, Shira Elrichman, and Thomas Fucaloro join Brooklyn Poets for the NYC Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 3 p..m., free.
Tuesday 8/2: Leigh Stein reads from her memoir Land of Enchantment. Powerhouse NEW LOCATION, 7 p.m., free.
Nadja Spiegelman talks with Molly Fischer about I’m Supposed to Protect from All This. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Justin Taylor returns from the west coast to join Nadia Owusu, Benjamin Nugent, and Greg Jackson to celebrate the second installment of Assignment. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Lara Vapnyar talks with Yelena Akhtiorskaya about her new novel Still Here about a group of immigrant friends. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Helen DeWitt celebrates the republishing of The Last Samurai. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 8/3: Drew Margary presents The Hike about a bad trip into the woods. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Kim Masson and Oriana Leckert discusses Craig’s List Chronicles, a novel. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Georgia Clark discusses The Regulars with Ally Collier, the story of regular girls who have their fantasies come true. Powerhouse NEW LOCATION, 7 p.m., free.
Yasmine El Rashidi discusses Chronicle of a Last Summer with Tim Duggan. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 8/4: Nadja Spiegelman discusses I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This with Michele Filgate. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Margaret Wappler talks with Deji Bryce Olukotun about Neon Green, a novel set in suburban Chicago in the 90s. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Krys Lee presents How I Became a North Korean and talks about the book with Jessie Chaffee. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Colleen Hoover presents It Ends with Us. The Strand, 7 p.m., free.
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