June 8, 2013
From the New York Public Library: “Join us for the annual “marathon” reading in the Periodicals Room, with editors reading favorite selections from their journals. Participating literary magazines include The Atlas Review, Conjunctions, Diverse Voices Quarterly, Eleven Eleven, Epiphany, The Hudson Review, Kalyani Magazine, Lalitamba, The Literary Review, Maintenant: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art, MAKE: A Literary Magazine, The Manhattan Review, A Public Space, Rattapallax, Slice, St. Petersburg Review, Vanitas, Vestal Review, and Washington Square Review. Hope to see you there!” this event starts at 4:00 and is free. It will take place at the New York Public Library (5th Avenue and 42nd Street.)
June 10, 2013
Literary BFFs is a series of author talks in which an author is paired on stage with their best friend, and they talk about the insights only a BFF can have. This week Elliott Holt (You are One of Them) will be joined by Marie-Helene Bertino (Safe as Houses.) This free event starts at 7:00 pm at McNally Jackson Bookstore (52 Prince Street, Manhattan.)
June 11, 2013
At the Union Square Barnes and Noble, author Carl Hiaasen will be promoting his new book Bad Monkey, released that day. This free event starts at 7:00 pm.
June 12, 2013
Former Bullets and Knicks player Earl Monroe will be at the 5th Avenue Barnes and Noble signing his book Earl the Pearl: My Story. From their site: “books will be available at the cash registers starting 9:00 am day of the event. Customers are required to purchase the book(s) at the event/store to receive a wristband.” The signing begins at 12:30 pm.
June 13, 2013
Celebrating international crime month, McNally Jackson Bookstore (52 Prince Street, Manhattan) is holding a panel of influential crime novel editors and publishers. Michael Reynolds, Jason Pinter, Dennis Johnson, and Johnny Temple will be in attendance discussing the crime genre as a whole, and their work in the field. This free event starts at 7:00 pm.