Saturday 9/21: Mona Awad, Nick Mancusi, Mike Sacks, Katrina Dodson, and Brittany Allen celebrate the latest issue of McSweeney’s. Books Are Magic, 8 p.m., free.
Sunday 9/22: Don‘t miss the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival! Be sure to visit The Rumpus at booth #222 to say hi to Rumpus editors IRL—and snag your favorite Rumpus merch!
Monday 9/23: Lauren Duca presents . How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of American Politics Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 9/24: Ta-Nehisi Coates presents with Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Water Dancer Kings Theatre, 8 p.m., $45.
N.K. Jemisin and Ijeoma Oluo present
and How Long ‘til Black Future Month? . So You Want to Talk About Race BAM Rose Cinema, 7 p.m., $20.
Ed Morales presents
. Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation, and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Rainbow Rowell presents
with Mary H.K. Choi. Wayward Son 119 Pierrepont Street, 7 p.m., $24.95.
S.A. Chakraborty presents
. The Kingdom of Copper Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Annalee Newitz presents
with Lux Alptraum. The Future of Another Timeline The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.
Leslie Jamison presents
with Meghan O’Rourke. Make it Scream, Make it Burn Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 9/25: Margot H. Knight, Sarah M. Broom, and Sigrid Nunez join the Djerassi Salon. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Eileen Myles presents
. Evolution 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.
Laura Prescott presents
with Paul Lisicky. The Secrets We Kept Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Fariha Róisín discusses
with Jenna Wortham. How to Cure a Ghost McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.
Billy Bragg presents
and talks with Amy Goodman. The Three Dimensions of Freedom Brooklyn Public Library, 7:30 p.m., free with RSVP.
with Ru Freeman. A Kitchen in the Corner of the House The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.
Jackson Bird presents
. Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place (A Transgender Memoir) McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.
Anne Boyer presents
, in conversation with Natasha Lennard. The Undying Book Culture – Columbus, 7 p.m., free.
Kate Colby and Liz Howard join the Poetry Project Series.
Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Akilah Hughes presents
. Obviously: Stories from My Timeline Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Thursday 9/26: Michele Filgate hosts Kristen Arnett, Angie Cruz, Sion Dayson, Briallen Hopper, and Elisabet Velasquez for the Red Ink reading series. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.
Scott Johnston presents
. Q&A and book signing to follow reading. Campusland Shakespeare & Co., 6:30 p.m., free.
Sarah Weinman, Morgan Jerkins, Susan Choi, and Catherine Chung discuss
. Lolita The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.
Ann Patchett presents
. The Dutch House St. Joseph’s College, 7:30 p.m., $30.
Ibtisam Azem and Molly Crabapple discuss
. The Book of Disappearance McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
David Lehman presents
. The Best American Poetry 2019 Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Sean Jacobs and Dan Magaziner discuss
. Media in Postapartheid South Africa McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.
Alex Segura and Alison Gaylin discuss
and Miami Midnight . Never Look Back Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Jennifer Croft and Lauren Goldenberg discuss
. Homesick McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 9/27: Timothy Donnelly celebrates and Dorothea Lasky celebrates The Problem of the Many . Animal Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Anne Boyer and Johanna Fateman discuss
. The Undying Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Miriam Atkin, Olivia Divecchia, Tara Homasi, and Öykü Tekten discuss Language is My Second Language: Noise, Nonsense, & Idiolects in the Community of Those Who Have Nothing in Common.
Poetry Project, 7 p.m., $8.
Greg Nissan presents
with Zoe Hitzi, Ricardo Maldonado, Morgan Vo, and Karen Weiser. The City Is Lush With / Obstructed Views Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
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