Notable NYC: 2/4–2/10


Saturday 2/4: John Domini and Carole Firstman celebrate releases from Dzanc Books. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Cecilia Corrigan and Wendy Trevino join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 2/5: Chelsea Hodson, Gregory Zorko, Sarah Jean Grimm, Liz Bowen, Georgia Faust, and Amanda Dissinger read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.

Monday 2/6: John Darnielle and Donna Tartt discuss Universal Harvester. St. Joseph’s College, 7:30 p.m., $28

Tuesday 2/7: Elan Mastai discusses All Our Wrong Todays with Jonathan Tropper. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.

A.O. Scott discusses Better Living Through Criticism with Vinson Cunningham. Greenlight Bookstore Lefferts, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jason Rekulak reads The Impossible Fortress and discusses the novel with Austin Grossman. Greenlight Bookstore Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 2/8: Ian Purkayastha discusses Truffle Boy: My Unexpected Journey Through the Exotic Food Underground with Helen Hollyman. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Alana Massey discusses All The Lives I Want. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Min Jin Lee presents Pachinko with a discussion with Harold Augenbraum. Greenlight Bookstore Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 2/9: André Aciman discusses Enigma Variations with Eric Banks. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Jack Shenker discusses The Egyptians. McNally Jackson Books, 8 p.m., free.

Katie Kitamura and Rivka Galchen discuss Kitamura’s Separation. Greenlight Bookstore Fort Green, 7:30 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 →