Notable NYC: 3/7–3/13


Saturday 3/7: Douglas Kearney and Ariel Yelen join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Kimberly Lyons and Sharon Mesmer read poetry. Unnameable Books, 7 p.m., free.

Sunday 3/8: Suzanne Dottino, Sara Knudson, Caits Meissner, and Arriel Vinson join the Dead Rabbits reading series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free.

Monday 3/9: Kimmery Martin presents The Antidote for Everything with Ashley Spivey and Hitha Palepu. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Jenny Lee presents Anna K: A Love Story with Camille Perri. The Strand, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Jeff Sharlet talks with Cheryl Pearl Sucher about The Brilliant Darkness: A Book of Strangers. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Glennon Dolye presents Untamed. St. Ann’s Church, 7 p.m., $34.50.

Brian Platzer talks with Susan Chira about The Body Politic. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/10: Roberta Allen, Jared Daniel Fagen, Jennifer Firestone, Karen Heuler, Eugene Lim, Joe Pan, John Reed, Stephanie Strickland, and Kailey Tedesco join editor John Madera for the 10th anniversary reading of Big Other. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Tobi Haslett, Ruth Franklin, Laura Kipnis, and Pete Wells discuss Critical Futures II: Going Negative. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Ibram X. Kendi presents Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America with Jason Reynolds. St. Ann’s, 8 p.m., $24.68.

Kevin Nguyen talks with Hua Jsu about New Waves. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Mary South launches You Will Never Be Forgotten with Alexandra Kleeman. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/11: Emily Beyda presents The Body Double. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Maira Kalman presents The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas with Françoise Mouly. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge and Simone White join Ugly Duckling Presse for a night of readings. The Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Sarah Ruhl and Paul Muldoon read poetry. Berls Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Evan James presents I’ve Been Wrong Before with Leslie Jamison. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/12: Alex Halberstadt presents Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning with Masha Gessen. Brooklyn Public Library, 7:30 p.m., free.

Susan Choi and Julia Phillips talk with Darin Strauss. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 p.m., free.

Robert Trebor presents The Haircut Who Would Be King: A Political Fable. Shakespeare & Co., 6:30 p.m,, free.

Matty Davis and Ben Gould presents Carriage. Wendy’s Subway, 7 p.m., free.

Frank Beck, Kate Farrell, Philip Fried, D Nurkse, and Barry Wallenstein celebrate the latest issue of the Manhattan Review. Book Culture 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Ashna Ali, Roberto Carlos Garcia, Gia Gonzalez, Corrine Hutchinson, Eva Jahan, and Jackie Torres celebrate the latest issue of No, Dear. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/13: Hilary Leichter talks with Emily Gould about Temporary. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.


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Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). 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 More from this author →