Notable NYC: 7/6–7/12

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Monday 7/8: Helen Phillips, Tyrese Coleman, Kathleen Alcott, Nick Mancusi, Lisa Marie Basile, and Allison Yarrow join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

William Dameron presents The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing, & Coming Out and talks with Garrard Conley. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Alison Gaylin (Never Look Back) and Alafair Burke (The Better Sister) discuss family secrets and misunderstood women. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Aleksandar Hemon presents My Parents and This Does Not Belong to You. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/9: Elizabeth Eulberg presents Past Perfect Life. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

L. D. Green, Ramon(a) Rio, Leah Harris, and Kelechi Ubozoh discuss We’ve Been Too Patient. McNally Jackon – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Sarah Archer presents The Plus One. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Justin Kuritzkes presents Famous People with Doreen St. Felix. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Maureen Callahan talks with Sarah Weinman about American Predator. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Helen Phillips and Rumaan Alam discuss The Need. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 7/10: Andrew Martin presents Early Work in discussion with Matt Gallagher. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Marcelle Clements, Eric Karpeles, Andre Aciman, and Caroline Weber throw a Proust Party. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Richard Panek talks with Corey S. Powell about The Trouble with Gravity. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Andrea Dunlop presents We Came Here to Forget. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Amanda Lee Koe talks with Susan Bernofsky about Delayed Rays of a Star. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/11: Lydia Lunch presents So Real It Hurts. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Arthur Holland Michel and Jason Koebler discuss Eyes in the Sky. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Helen Phillips presents The Need and talks with Darcey Steinke. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Massoud Hayoun, Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, and E. Tammy Kim discuss When We Were Arabs. McNally Jackson – Wiliamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Madeleine Henry presents Breathe In, Cash Out. BookCulture – Columbus, 7 p.m., free.

Marcy Dermansky presents Very Nice and talks with Emma Straub. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 7/12: American Chordata celebrates issue 9. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p..m, free.

Harlan Coben and John Sandford discuss Run Away. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

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Ian MacAllen's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →