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This Week’s Readings

MONDAY: Release party for Sam Pink’s newest novel, Rontel. [HOUSING WORKS]

TUESDAY: The NYer’s Calvin Tomkins will read from Marcel Duchamp: The Afternoon Interviews. [192 BOOKS]

WEDNESDAY: Book launch for Sexy Feminism, by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong and Heather Wood Rudolph. (My buds! Holla.) [BLUESTOCKINGS]

THURSDAY: The Behind the Book series will feature Jonathan Dee, Aria Beth Sloss, and Ben Schrank. [KGB]

FRIDAY: The Moth StorySLAM! This event’s theme: going sane. [THE TISHERMAN AUDITORIUM]

This Week’s Readings

MONDAY: Joy Division bassist Peter Hook will chat with Pitchfork editor Brandon Stosuy about his book Unknown Pleasures, which details the band’s incredible rise and tragic end. [POWERHOUSE ARENA]

TUESDAY: Fiction Addiction presents a Night with PEN American Center, featuring Tea Obreht (The Tiger’s Wife), Christopher Sorrentino (Death Wish), J. Robert Lennon (Familiar) and Catherine Chung (Forgotten Country). NOTE: One of these awesome readers will be this week’s BookStalkee… [2A]

WEDNESDAY: Guess who’s turning eleven! Largehearted Lit (run by famed lit blogger David Gutowski) will celebrate its 11th anniversary with Karolina Waclawiak (How to Get Into the Twin Palms), Jami Attenberg (The Middlesteins), and musician John LaRosa. [WORD]

THURSDAY: Granta will launch Issue 122: Betrayal, featuring readings by Ben Marcus (The Flame Alphabet), Laura Wilkinson, Karen Russell (Swamplandia, Vampires in the Lemon Grove), and Colin Robinson. [MCNALLY JACKSON]

FRIDAY: Release party for Aria Beth Sloss’s buzzy debut, Autobiography of Us: A Novel. [BOOKCOURT]