The Dust Jacket: NYC Author Events, Week of May 4th

Monday, May 4

6:00pm
I Regret Nothing: A Memoir, Jen Lancaster
Barnes & Noble, 97 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
6:30pm
Between the Lines: Peter Slevin & Khalil Muhammad
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

6:30pm
Photographer Jordan Matter discusses his book Dancers Among Us 

6:30pm
A Night of Readings from 12th Street

7:00pm
The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation: Melissa Rivers
Barnes & Noble, 1972 Broadway, New York, NY 10023-5903

8:00pm
EAT MY HEART OUT: The Feminist Press presents Zoe Pilger and Amy Scholder in Conversation
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

8:15pm
Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest Winners’ Reading
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Tuesday, May 5

12:30pm
Kim Kardashian West: Selfish
Barnes & Noble, 555 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10017-2416

12:30pm
Pedro: Pedro Martinez
Barnes & Noble,160 E 54th Street, New York, NY 10022-4729

3:30pm
KidsLIVE! Author Talk with Eric-Shabazz Larkin
Clason’s Point Library, 1215 Morrison Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10472

5:00pm
Thupten Jinpa discusses his book A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives 

6:00pm
When the Balls Drop: Brad Garrett
Barnes & Noble, 97 Warren St, New York, NY 10007

6:00pm
LAUNCH EVENT for Build-A-Boyfriend
Books of Wonder, 18 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
An Anarchist’s Guide to Feminism: Lola Lafon
Albertine, 972 5th Ave, New York, NY 10075

7:00pm
Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II
Barnes & Noble,150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028-2105

7:00pm
Nicolle Wallace in Conversation With Bianna Golodryga
Barnes & Noble, 1972 Broadway, New York, NY 10023-5903

7:00pm
Mary Morris’s “The Jazz Palace”
Book Culture, 450 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10024

7:00pm
A PASSION FOR PARIS: An Evening with David Downie
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
Greg Proops + John Fugelsang
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-4805

7:00pm
Taylor Antrim with Gabriel Roth
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm
Nicolle Wallace reads from her book Madam President 

7:00pm
La La Anthony discusses her book The Power Playbook 

7:00pm
Jillian Tamaki discusses her book SuperMutant Magic Academy 

Wednesday, May 6

6:00pm
Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead: Bill Kreutzman
Barnes & Noble, 97 Warren St, New York, NY 10007

6:00pm
Alan Cumming
The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

6:30pm
Stu Strumwasser, The Organ Broker
The Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007

7:00pm
The Ladies of Managua: Eleni N. Gage
Barnes & Noble,150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028-2105

7:00pm
The Wright Brothers: David McCullough
Barnes & Noble, Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003

7:00pm
The Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature: Yelena Akhtiorskaya; Molly Antopol; Boris Fishman; Kenneth Bonert; Ayelet Tsabari; and host Austin Ratner
Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280

7:00pm
Diane von Furstenberg | Rhonda Garelick
New York Public Library (Main Branch), 42nd Street & 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10018-3902

7:00pm
Jeff Nunokawa + Rebecca Mead
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-4805

7:00pm
Patricia Park – Re Jane
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm
Writers Read: Rodrigo Toscano / Josefina Tamayo 

7:00pm
Eliza Kennedy reads from her book I Take You 

7:00pm
Contributors read from The Mom Egg Review 

7:30pm
Selected Shorts: A Surprising Night of Shorts
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025

7:30pm
Selected Shorts: An Evening with Karl Ove Knausgaard
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025

7:30pm
Cynan Jones & John Freeman
Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

8:00pm
An Evening with Monkey Business—with Kelly Link, Ben Katchor, and others
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

Thursday, May 7

6:00pm
Swoosie Kurtz, Tony- and Emmy-winning actor, reads from her book Part Swan, Part Goose 

6:30pm
The Magical Art of Translation: From Haruki Murakami to Japan’s Latest Storytellers; Jay Rubin & Ted Goossen
The Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017

6:30pm
Lawrence Block, ed., Dark City Lights: New York Stories Attending contributors include Lawrence Block, Jill Block, Tom Callahan, Jane Dentinger, Jim Fusilli, Parnell Hall, Peter Hochstein, Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Annette Meyers, Jerrold Mundis, Ed Park, Thomas Pluck, S.J. Rozan, Jonathan Santlofer, Kat Georges, and Peter Carlaftes.
The Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007

7:00pm
Writing Gender: Chantel Acevedo, Adéwálé Àjàdí, Ananda Devi, Lola Shoneyin, Véronique Tadjo
Albertine, 972 5th Ave, New York, NY 10075

7:00pm
David Browne’s “So Many Roads” & Alan Paul’s “One Way Out”
Book Culture, 450 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10024

7:00pm
The New Salon: Yona Harvey and Afaa Weaver In Conversation With Charif Shanahan
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
Amber Tamblyn
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-4805

7:00pm
H.G. Adler: A Survivor’s Dual Reverie
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128

7:00pm
Brooke Borel – Infested
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm
My Struggle: Book Four Launch: Karl Ove Knausgaard
powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm
Amy Fleisher Madden presents A Million Miles
Word, 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

7:00pm
Offsite Event – Laura Martocci, Bullying: The Social Distruction of Self – Hosted at the Staten Island Flagship Brewery
Barnes & Noble, 2245 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314-3903

7:00pm
Poetry: Afaa Michael Weaver / Yona Harvey 

7:25pm
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

7:30pm
Priya’s Shakti: Augmented Reality Comic Book and Exhibition

8:15pm
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Paula Vogel
92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

8:15pm
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Paula Vogel
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Friday, May 8

10:30am
Perspectives from African Writers: Véronique Tadjo / Rashidah Ismaili 

12:00pm
When Cairo was Paris: Lessons from a Forgotten Time
92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

4:00pm
New Voices in North African Poetry 

5:00pm
NYU Creative Writing and Cave Canem Present: Amaud Jamaul Johnson, Parneshia Jones, and Ladan Osman
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10011

6:00pm
LAUNCH EVENT for Halfway Perfect by JULIE CROSS & MARK PERINI
Books of Wonder, 18 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
NYU Creative Writing Program Undergraduate Reading
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
Masha Gessen – The Brothers
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm
From Jailer to Jailed: My Journey from Correction and Police Commissioner to Inmate #84888-054
Barnes & Noble, 2245 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314-3903

7:00pm
Contributors read from Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now 

8:00pm
Karl Ove Knausgaard
92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Saturday, May 9

10:30am
Karl Ove Knausgaard
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-4805

1:00pm
MEET Pinkalicious Series Creator, VICTORIA KANN!

Books of Wonder, 18 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

1:00pm
Who We Talk About When We Talk About Translation: Women’s Voices
Albertine, 972 5th Ave, New York, NY 10075

1:00pm
Karl Ove Knausgaard (My Struggle: Book Four)
Film Society of Lincoln Center, 144 West 66th Street, New York, NY 10023

7:00pm
Andy Selsberg – The Jottery
BookCourt,163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:30pm
YA Lit at 92Y: KIERA CASS with MARGOT WOOD

Sunday, May 10

3:00pm
DEBUT SPOTLIGHT: YA FANTASY: LEE KELLY, JEN BROOKS, LORI GOLDSTEIN, and KAREN BAO
Books of Wonder, 18 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
Launching THE GREEN ROAD: An Evening with ANNE ENRIGHT
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

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