Saturday 10/29: Allison Cobb and Angela Hume join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Grace Bonner, Jen Levitt, and Megan Staffel read their books from publisher Four Way Books. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Genevieve Tucholke and Patricia Santomasso join the See No Evil reading series for a night of birds. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Karen Heuler and Yoss have a Halloween literary party with Other Places and Super Extra Grande. NYU Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.
Tuesday 11/1: Ferrante Fever! Celebrate the acclaimed Italian author and her latest books Frantumaglia: A Writer’s Journey and The Beach at Night around the city at events all week. Roxana Robinson, Dayna Tortorici, Ayana Mathis, and Ann Goldstein celebrate Ferrante. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Donna Kaz presents her memoir Un/Masked: Memoirs of Guerrilla Girl on Tour. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Alexander Chee celebrates the launch of the paperback edition of The Queen of the Night along with Justin Vivian Bond, Maaza Mengiste, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Tim Murphy, Sam Sax, Ed Lin, Mira Jacob, and Lisa Flanagan. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.
Laurie Stone presents her short story collection My Life as an Animal. BookCulture 112th St, 7 p.m., free.
Richard Snow presents Iron Dawn, a history of the civil war through water warfare. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Rachel Hadas, Shalom Gorewitz, Lindsey Royce, and Jeanne Marie Beaumont read poetry hosted by Scott Hightower. NYU Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.
Friday 11/4: Nina Cassian, Adrian Sangeorzan, and Snezana Zabic celebrate New Meridian Arts launching of their first books. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
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