Saturday 1/25: Timothy DuWhite and Trace Peterson join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Brionne Janae, Malcolm Tariq, Rage Hezekiah, John Allen Taylor, and Kate Gray read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Suzanne Dottino, John Domini, and Joseph Salvatore join the Guerilla Lit reading series. Dixon Place, 7:30 p.m, free.
Tuesday 1/28: Dave Hill talks with Malcolm Gladwell about Parking the Moose: One American’s Epic Quest to Uncover His Incredible Canadian Roots. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $10.
Marina Blitshteyn, Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, Laura-Eve Engel, Tyler Mills, Sophia Starmack, and Michelle Whittaker read poetry for Hear Us Roar: Poetry for the Roaring 20s. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Kate Aronoff and Mychal Denzel Smith discuss We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism―American Style. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.
Ximena Izquierdo Ugaz, ratna dakini mariana, Katy Bohinc, and others read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
James Macklin, Brandon McGinley, and Tara Isabella Burton celebrate the latest issue of Plough Quarterly. KGB – Red Room, 7 p.m., two drinks.
Youmna Chlala and Jennifer Firestone join the Poetry Project series. The Poetry Project, 8 p.m., free.
Saidiya Hartman and Leslie Jamison join PEN America for the PEN Out Loud series. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.
Thursday 1/30: Andy Christie, Kevin Allison, and Katina Corrao join Leslie Goshko for the 11-year anniversary of Sidehsow Goshko. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Sarah Cole and Colm Tóibín discuss Inventing Tomorrow: H. G. Wells and the Twentieth Century. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.
Fred Kaplan presents The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War with Brooke Gladstone. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 1/31: Grace Shuyi Liew, Zefyr Lisowski, John Manuel Arias, and Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Jessica Valenti and Jaclyn Friedman discuss Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change the World. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.
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