Around Town: Book and Magazine Events in NYC

July 29, 2013

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

At the Soho Apple Store (103  Prince Street, Manhattan) the director of the new Percy Jackson film, Thor Freudenthal, will be joined by actors Logan Lerman and Alexandra Daddario as they talk about the new movie. This free event starts at 6:00 pm.

Instructions for a Heatwave

Author Maggie O’Farrell will be promoting her new book Instructions for a Heatwave at Mcnally Jackson (52 Prince Street, Manhattan.) This family drama set in 1976 tells the story of a disappearing father and the fallout during a hot summer. This free event starts at 7:00 pm.

July 31, 2013

Harper’s Magazine: Sleeping

Harper’s Magazine will be hosting a panel at McNally Jackson bookstore (52 Prince Street, Manhattan) on the issues of sleep and dreams. Senior editor Christopher Cox will host this free event. This panel starts at 7:00pm.

Theology and Literature

Pastor of HOPE Church NYC Drew Hyun will be discussing David J. Wolpe’s book Why Faith Matters along with a conversation on theology and literature at the New York Public Library from 6:15-7:30 pm (5th Ave and 42nd Street.) This free event is one of a series on the nature of the religion and books.

The Greatest 3-Minute Internet Stories

At the Hosing Works Café (126 Crosby Street, Manhattan) a group of readers will present short stories on their funniest experiences on the internet. This free event starts at 7:00 pm.