Notable NYC: 7/1–7/7


Sunday 7/2: Jennifer Soong, Rawaan Alkhatib, and Sara Deniz Akant present books from Futurepoem. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/4: Macy’s launches fireworks. East River – Midtown, Sunset, Free.

Thursday 7/6: Scaachi Koul presents One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Matthew Klam presents Who is Rich? with Meg Wolitzer, author of The Interestings. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Ada Calhoun, Dani Shapiro, and Julie Scelfo discuss the institution of marriage. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Shamar Hill, Natalie Eilbert, Monica Youn, and Jihyun Yun read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 7/7: Bill Roundy, Ayun Halliday, M. Mendez, Katie Fricas, and Jeremy Nguyen read from zines. Quimby’s Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Nancy Ludmerer, Francine Witte, Roxanne Hoffman, Jennifer Juneau, Phillip Giambri, Carolyn Wells, and Susan Weiman join the F-Bomb reading series. KGB, 7 p.m., 2 drinks.


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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 →