Notable NYC: 3/2–3/8

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Saturday 3/2: Nina LaCour presents We Are Okay with Gayle Forman. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Erica Hunt and Sean D. Henry-Smith join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 3/4: Susan Bernhard, Katrin Schumann, and James Charlesworth read from their latest work. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Aatish Taseer presents The Twice-Born: Life and Death on the Ganges with Karan Mahajan. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Irina Reyn launches Mother Country and talks to Paul W. Morris. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m, free.

Tuesday 3/5: Scott Warren discusses Generation Citizen: The Power of Youth in Our Politics with Ruba Tariq and Kenneth Lee. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Ben Fama and Joanna Valente join the One Bleecker Street series. CODEX, 7 p.m., free.

Nick Estes presents Our History Is the Future with Audra Simpson. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Jennifer E. Smith talks with Jenny Han about Field Notes on Love. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Katy Loutzenhiser presents If You’re Out There. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Lydia Cortes, Sarah Anne Wallen, and Lewis Warsh read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/6: Mitchell S. Jackson talks with Esperanza Spalding about Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family. BPL Grand Army Plaza, 7:30 p.m., free with RSVP.

Danielle Sered presents Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair with Khalil Gibran Muhammad. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Salvatore Scibona presents The Volunteer with Colm Tóibín. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

David Treuer presents The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee with Gilbert King. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Silvana Paternostro presents Solitude and Company with Alvaro Enrigue. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Marlon James presents Black Leopard, Red Wolf. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/7: Maura Roosevelt presents Baby of the Family and talks with Grant Ginder, author of The People We Hate at the Wedding. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jordy Rosenberg presents Confessions of the Fox with Katy Waldman. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Emily Bernard and Mychal Denzel Smith read from their work, presented by Harper’s. Book Culture – Columbus Ave, 7 p.m., $25.

Andrew Ridker presents The Altruists with Keith Gessen. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Richard Miller with Jeffrey Longhofer discuss On the End of Privacy: Dissolving Boundaries in a Screen-Centric World. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Hillary Jordan, Helen Benedict, and Lynn Strong join the Rally reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/8: Stacy Szymaszek, Brenda Coultas, Bernadette Mayer, and Renee Gladman join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

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Ian MacAllen is the author of RED SAUCE: HOW ITALIAN FOOD BECAME AMERICAN (April 2022, Rowman & Littlefield). 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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →