Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Book Breaks: Literary Events in NYC April 16-22

by Sam Adler)

Feeling bookish lately? Learn about writing crime fiction from Joyce Carol Oates at the Center for Fiction, discuss screenwriting at Barnes & Noble’s Tribeca Talks series, or even meet your literary love match at OKCupid’s Boozy Bookswap at the Strand. Check out these and other cool literary events below, and come back every Wednesday to see the latest week’s events.

Wednesday, April 16

World Book Night Pick-Up Party at WORD
Naked Girls Reading at St. Marks Theater
Mary Roach and Jesse Bering at the Strand
Leslie Jamison and Michelle Orange at McNally Jackson
Caroline Clarke at Barnes & Noble
Books at Noon at the New York Public Library
Brian Smith, Jackie Cuscuna, and Lauren Kaelin at powerHouse Arena
Hilary Davidson at the Mysterious Bookshop
Douglas Clegg and John Langan at KGB Bar
Cara Hoffman and Lauren Wolfe at Greenlight Bookstore
Olen Steinhauer at BookCourt
Sonya Rhodes at Barnes & Noble

Thursday, April 17

OKCupid's Boozy Bookswap at the Strand
Nathan Pyle at WORD
CFA Master Class: Joyce Carol Oates at the Center for Fiction
Philip Bailey at Barnes & Noble
Lynne Tillman and Colm Tóibín at McNally Jackson
Lydia Davis and Jean Echenoz at the 92nd Street Y
Dane Huckelbridge, ft. Widow Jane Distilling at powerHouse Arena
Drunken Careening Writers: Bar Full of Poets at KGB Bar
Leslie Jamison and Ted Thompson at Pete’s Candy Store
Hassan Blasim at Barnes & Noble
Calliope Author Readings at BookCourt

Friday, April 18

Tribeca Talks: The Repercussions of Truth at Barnes & Noble
Titillating Tongues: NYC Erotica at (le) Poisson Rouge
Francesca Marciano and Leanne Shapton at McNally Jackson
NYU Emerging Writers at KGB Bar
Liana Finck and Liza Donnelly at BookCourt

Saturday, April 19

Tribeca Talks: Adaptation and Creation at Barnes & Noble
Earth Day at McNally Jackson
Pat the Bunny visits the Strand
A Memorial/Tribute to Maggie Estep at Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Elinor Lipman at BookCourt
Discover the Traditional Tarot at McNally Jackson
Pascal Lee at BookCourt
Eilon Paz at powerHouse Arena
Fernanda Trías and Richard Parra at McNally Jackson
Doreen Cronin at BookCourt

Sunday, April 20

Annual Easter Comix and Graphic Novelist Night at KGB Bar
Tribeca Talks: Calling the Shots at Barnes & Noble

Monday, April 21

Mike Harvkey at the Strand
Lisa Greenwald and Maggie Lehrman at McNally Jackson
James Sanders at Barnes & Noble
Monday Night Poetry: Brian Blanchfield and Christopher Salerno at KGB Bar
Sackett Street Writers’ Workshops at BookCourt
Andrew Gross at Barnes & Noble
Jane Bussman at the Half King

Tuesday, April 22

Richard Serra at the Strand
Ralph Nader at Barnes & Noble
Angela Carr and Lisa Robertson at McNally Jackson
George Saunders at powerHouse Arena
David McCullough at Barnes & Noble
Jenny Milchman and MJ Rose at the Mysterious Bookshop
Book Launch for Wreckage of Reason: Back to the Drawing Board at KGB Bar
Daniel Friedman at BookCourt