Saturday 10/7: Ricardo Hernandez and Safiya Sinclair launch the new season of Segue Reading series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Brooklyn Lit Crawl. Assorted Venues, 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m., free.
David J. Goodwin presents Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street. WORD Jersey City, 3 p.m., free.
Julia Wertz presents Tenements, Towers, & Trash: An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York City, along with conversation with Lauren Weinstein. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.
Zack McDermott talks with Kent Russell about Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Mother’s Love. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Paul Vidich and Joseph Kanon discuss literary spy novels. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Deirdre Coyle, Pilot Viruet, Abbey Bender, Julie Buntin, Tyler Coates, Hermoine Hoby, Brittany Spanos, Amanda Mull, and Rakesh Satyal join Vol 1 Brooklyn for the Greatest 3-Minute Celebrity Stories. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 10/12: Bette Pesetsky, Jonathan Greenhause, Chinelo Okparanta, Emily Saso, and Sarah Wang celebrate the release of LitMag. McNally Jackson, 8 p.m., free.
Gloria Beth Amodeo, Erika Meitner, and Jason Schneiderman join the Franklin Electric Reading Series. Work Heights, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 10/13: Rachel Corbett and Morten Hoi Jensen discuss new biographies. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Charif Shanahan, Jay Deshpande, E.C. Belli, Marina Blitshteyn, and David McLoghlin read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
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