Monday 8/7: Editor Anne Margaret Daniel discusses and signs F. Scott Fitzgerald’s I’d Die For You: And Other Lost Stories. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Rhys Bowen discusses and signs On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Sunday 8/6: In association with the current exhibit at the James J. Hill House, Joan Mathison will present a free talk on “Our Little Greenwich Village (or Montmartre) on Fourth Street,” as part of the [email protected] series. James J. Hill House, 4:30 p.m., free. Monday 8/7: Laurie Penny will be presenting her book Bitch Doctrine: Essays […]
Saturday 8/5: Elizabeth Jaikaran talks with Priya Arora about Trauma: A Collection of Short Stories. Powerhouse Archway, 6 p.m., free. Monday 8/7: Jill Eisenstadt reads Swell. Brooklyn Bridge Park, 7 p.m., free.
Mark Rylance purchases the film rights to Paul Kingsnorth’s crowdfunded novel The Wake. The news is yet another achievement for a book that was once deemed “unpublishable.” Rylance said: “Paul Kingsnorth has recreated the Norman invasion of England so vividly, I immediately wanted to see and hear a filmed version. His visceral language and thrilling story telling […]