The Dust Jacket: The Weekly List, February 16th – February 22nd

Another week of author events in New York! Another chance for me to miss Emily St Mandel!

Monday, February 16


7:00pm
Through the Flames: Overcoming Disaster Through Compassion, Patience, and Determination: Allan Lokos
Barnes & Noble,1972 Broadway, New York, NY 10023-5903

7:00pm
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
powerHouse Arena,
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Tuesday, February 17


6:30pm
Eric Foner, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

6:30pm
Photographer Brian Rose discusses his book Metamorphosis: Meatpacking District 1985 + 2013

7:00pm
THE INFERNAL: Mark Doten in Conversation with Adam Wilson
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
In Manchuria: Michael Meyer and Ian Frazier
NYPL/ Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers,
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, Room 225, New York, NY 10018

7:00pm
Laura Van Den Berg in Conversation with Catherine Lacey
McNally Jackson Books,
52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
Matt Zoller Seitz – The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Wednesday, February 18

6:00pm
Alumni Reading with Rufi Thorpe and Emily Gould

6:00pm
Marc Solomon reads from his book Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits – and Won

6:30pm
Poetry Forum: Denise Duhamel

6:30pm
James Grady, The Last Days for the Condor
the Mysterious Bookshop

7:00pm
John Benditt in conversation with Rob Spillman
Community Bookstore,
143 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

7:00pm
Poetry Night with Gabe Kruis, Filip Marinovich, and Billy Cancel
WORD,
126 Franklin Street., Brooklyn, NY 11222

7:30pm
Book Launch: Elisa Albert Presents After Birth, A Greenlight First Editions Club Selection
Greenlight Book Store, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Thursday, February 19


7:00pm
Great Zoo of China; Matthew Reilly
Barnes & Noble,
1972 Broadway, New York, NY 10023-5903

7:00pm
African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Heather Butts
Barnes & Noble,
150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028-2105

7:00pm
John Benditt’s “The Boatmaker”
Book Culture,
450 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10024

7:00pm
Civil Rights in Black and White: Through a Lens Darkly – Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, New York, NY 11238

7:00pm
NYU and Cave Canem Present: Antoinette Brim, Quraysh Ali Lansana, and Gregory Pardlo, with Special Guest Patricia Smith
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House,
58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
Eliott Ackerman and Phil Klay in Conversation
McNally Jackson Books,
52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
Tom Sleigh with Robert Polito in Conversation
Book Court,163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm
John Benditt in conversation with Rob Spillman
Community Bookstore,
143 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Friday, February 20


5:00pm
NYU Presents: Megan Mayhew Bergman and Emily St. John Mandel In Conversation With Darin Strauss
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10011

 

6:30pm
Sebastian Rotella, The Convert’s Song
the Mysterious Bookshop

Saturday, February 21


9:30am
The American Revolution and the Fate of the British Empire
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

4:00pm
Gotham: New York City’s Best Writers: Richard Ford
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library, Dweck Center,
10 Grand Army Plaza, New York, NY 11238718-230-2100

4:00pm
Richard Ford
Community Bookstore,
143 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Sunday, February 22

11:00am
New York Intellectuals: A Group Portrait with Edward Mendelson
92nd Street Y,
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

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