Around Town: Book and Magazine Events in NYC

March 17, 2014

Kevin Cook

Award-winning true crime author Kevin Cook discusses one of the most infamous murders of the 20th century in Kitty Genevese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime That Changed America. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.

March 18, 2014

Harlan Coben

Join author Harlan Coben for a discussion of his new mystery novel, Missing You. @ Barnes and Noble, 33 East 17th Street, 7:00 p.m.

March 19, 2014

Hillary Clinton Biography

Join author Jonathan Allen as he discusses the new biography of Hillary Clinton, HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.

Dinaw Mengestu and Lucas Wittmann

Acclaimed Ethiopian-American novelist Dinaw Megestu’s latest novel examines the fate of a friendship over two continents and many decades. All Our Names traces the story of two men who come of age during an African revolution–one who stays, one who flees and eventually builds a new life and falls in love in America. Joining Dinaw will be Lucas Wittmann, books editor at The Daily Beast. @ The Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway at 12th Street, 7:00 p.m.

March 21, 2014

David Levithan

Join author David Levithan for a discussion of his new novel, Two Boys Kissing. This event is part of the 2014 NYC Teen Author Festival, and you can find more information about the festival here. @ Barnes and Noble, 33 East 17th Street, 7:00 p.m.

 

Around Town: Book and Magazine Events in NYC

March 19,2013

Ayana Mathis

Ayana Mathis, an Oprah’s Book Club Author, will be promoting her new book The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, at McNally Jackson Books (52 Prince Street, Manhattan.) This event is free and open to the public, starting at 7:00 pm.

Richard Hell

Rock and roll legend Richard Hell (from the band Television) has recently penned a memoir about his life in the Punk scene in late 70’s New York City. He will be at Bookmarc (400 Bleeker St., Manhattan) promoting his new book at 6 pm. This event is free.

March 20, 2013

Jonathan Lethem and Jessica Hagedorn

New York authors Jonathan Lethem and Jessica Hagedorn will talk about their new works at the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University (1 University Plaza at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn.) This event begins at 7:30 and is free to the public.

March 21, 2013

Conversation Among Critics- Ralph Waldo Emerson

At 1:15 at the New York Public Library (5th Ave. and 42nd St, Manhattan,) author of the book Estimating Emerson, David LaRocca, will be speaking about his life’s study of Ralph Waldo Emerson. The talk will focus on how critics have perceived Emerson over time. This event is free & open to the public on a first come first serve basis.

March 22, 2013

He Said, She Said

At the New York Public Library (5th Ave. and 42nd St, Manhattan,) the 2013 NYC Teen Author Festival is kicking off with an event featuring four female and four male authors: Ted Goeglein, Gordon Korman, Lucas Klauss, Michael Northrop, Susane Colasanti, E. Lockhart, Carolyn Mackler, and Sarah Mlynowski. The panel will be moderated by David Levithan, is free and open to the public, and begins at 2pm. Following this, there is another free panel on YA characters dealing with poor choices.