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This Week’s Readings

MONDAY: Franklin Park’s Fifth Anniversary Bash with Dani Shapiro, Adam Wilson, Kyle Minor, Tom Williams and Leah Umansky. [Franklin Park]

TUESDAY: Pen Parentis with Ann Hood, Rick Moody and Max Watman. [Andaz Wall Street]

WEDNESDAY: Mind Reading: Brain Awareness Week with Elissa Schappell, Stefan Merrill Block, Leslie Jamison, Miles Klee, Timothy Donnelly, Meehan Crist and Lynn Schmeidler. (Whew!) [Housing Works]

THURSDAY: Behind the Book with Julia Fierro, Susan Minot, Alexander Maksik and Ted Thompson. [KGB]

FRIDAY: Lorrie Moore (BARK) in convo with Emma Straub [THE VACATIONERS]; plus a bonus reading by Parker Posey! (Now that’s a trifecta if I’ve ever seen one.) [Symphony Space]

SATURDAY: Couplet Poety and Music Series with Michael Klein, Heather Aimee o’Neill, Joseph Riipi, Christopher Salerno and Nicole Santalucia. [The Delancey]

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MONDAY: Largehearted Boy David Gutowski and Contextual Life-r Gabrielle Gantz will host another delightful installment of Literary BFFs, featuring Stephanie LaCava (An Extraordinary Theory of Objects) and Christopher Bollen (Lightning People). There will be karaoke.  [MCNALLY JACKSON]

TUESDAY: Adrian Van Young (The Man Who Noticed Everything), Adam Wilson (Flatscreen) and Rivka Galchen (Atmospheric Disturbances), all at one reading! [COMMUNITY BOOKSTORE]

WEDNESDAY: Get here early for this one: Heidi Julavits (The Vanishers) in convo with Hari Kunzru (Gods Without Men). [WORD]

THURSDAY: Book launch for Tenth of December by the inimitable George Saunders. [GREENLIGHT]

FRIDAY: And another book launch for Punk: The Best of Punk Magazine by John Holmstrom, which will feature live music and special guests. [POWERHOUSE]

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October! I can’t believe I’m already planning activities like apple picking and pumpkin carving. It’s also crazy that in less than a week I’ll be flying to Knoxville and attending the wedding of one of the best writers I know: BookStalked alum Phil Edwards.

I’m hoping to hit up an event before I go, and there are some great options this week, including Carlos Andrés Gómez, Stephen Colbert, Martin Amis, Dan Josefson, and Adam Wilson.

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This weather is changing my life. Just picked up my first Stumptown iced coffee o’ the season, and am looking forward to many, many more. I’m also psyched for all the great events going on this week—which include Leigh Stein, Largehearted Lit, “The New Yiderati,” Joshua Foer, and Girls Write Now.

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