Sunday 6/18: Sherman Alexie presents his memoir You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me. WORD Jersey City, 5 p.m., free. Monday 6/19: Arundhati Roy presents The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. BAM, 7:30 p.m., $25.
Saturday 11/14: Meredith Alling, Shuana Barbosa, Tia Clark, Jonathan Dixon, Noy Holland, Victoria Kornick, Katie Mayfield, and Javier Zamora celebrate the launch of No Tokens Journal Issue 4. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Bernadette Mayer, Michael Ruby, and Sam Truitt celebrate Colors of a Lineup of Words: The Early Books of Bernadette Mayer. Poets House, 3 […]
All at once there is nothing funny, but something all too sad and true, in this highly comic, highly affecting novel. Over at the New York Times Sunday Book Review, author Julia Pierpont reviews Sloane Crosley’s first novel The Clasp, drawing comparisons to Guy de Maupassant’s short story, “The Necklace.”
Monday 9/7: Er Zhang, Yu Wang, and Wo Chan read in English and Chinese for an event presented by Belladonna*. St. Marks Bookshop, 7 p.m., free. Tuesday 9/8: Margaret Eby launches South Toward Home, a travelogue through the South. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Marisa Marchetto talks with Angela Ledgerwood for PEN America’s DIY series. Ace […]
Saturday 8/1: Nicole Haroutunian, Maggie Serota, Allison Devers, and others read at the Chilltown Literary Festival. WORD Jersey City, 11 a.m., free. Diana Hamilton, Ben Fama, Rob Fitterman, Monica McClure, Purvi Shah, Christina Olivares, Julia Tolo, Chia-Lun Chang, Krystal Languell, and others read at the Small Press Flea. Brooklyn Public Library, 11 a.m., free. Sunday […]