Saturday 1/7: Greenlight Bookstore celebrates the grand opening of the store’s second location in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. 632 Flatbush Avenue, 7:30 p.m., free.
Sunday 1/8: Nancy Hightower, Sarah Perry, Jeremy Freedman, and Linda Harris Dolan join the Sundays at Erv’s reading series. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free.
Tony Fletcher discusses In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett with Jonathan Gould. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Sulome Anderson presents The Hostage’s Daughter. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.
Tuesday 1/10: Kris D’Agostino presents the family novel The Antiques. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Robin M. Boylorn, Brittney C. Cooper, and Susana M. Morris and moderator Jamilah Lemieux discuss The Crunk Feminist Collection. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
J.G. Ballard discusses The Drought, a dystopian novel. WORD Jersey City, 6 p.m., free.
Kim Yaged, Ziwe Fumudoh, Andrew Blossom, Evan Rehill, and Rosa Escandon join the Funny Sex Sad reading series for the traditional paper anniversary. Molasses Books, 8 p.m., free.
Glen David Gold, Mar Cólon-Margolies, Brad Wetherell, Mallory Imler Powell, and Andrew Mangan celebrate the winter issue of ZYZZYVA. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Joel Whitney of Guernica discusses Finks: How the CIA Tricked the Wold’s Best Writers with James Risen. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Michael Collins, Jeff King, Bruna Dantas Lobato, and Stephen Langlois with host Aida Zilelian join the Boundless Tales series for the launch of the 2017 season. The Local, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 1/13: Alejandro Crawford, Mónica de la Torre, Shiv Kotecha, and Stacy Szymaszek read poetry for exhibition “You can tell I’m alive and well because I weep continuously,” featuring David Court, Erin Diebboll, David Horvitz, Anouk Kruithof, Amanda Turner Pohan, and Steven Zultanski, curated by Alison Burstein. Knockdown Center, 6 p.m., free.
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