4 posts tagged Junot Diaz
Oh man, what happened last night? The National Book Foundation’s 5 under 35 party at powerHouse Arena included: Carrie Brownstein hosting, Colson Whitehead DJ’ing, a bevy of hot under-35 writers speaking—plus swag bags, a Calexico cart outside, fancy cocktails…In other words, it was like an amazing literary fever dream.
MONDAY: The Franklin Park Reading series presents Heidi Julavits (The Vanishers), Fiona Maazel (Woke Up Lonely), Teddy Wayne (The Love Song of Jonny Valentine), David Gilbert (& Sons), and Maris Kreizman. [FRANKLIN PARK]
TUESDAY: The Moth StorySLAM. [HOUSING WORKS]
WEDNESDAY: Joshua Henkin (The World Without You). [BOOKCOURT]
THURSDAY: Comedy in Fiction: Fiona Maazel, Sam Lipsyte and Jim Shepard, moderated by Jason Diamond. [CENTER FOR FICTION]
FRIDAY: Junot Diaz (This is How You Lose Her). [THE STRAND]
Though we’re coming up fast on the holidays, there are still lots of events going on this week, including: Junot Diaz & Julie Otsuka, NYer cartoonist Victoria Roberts, the Moth StorySLAM, and a book launch for My Apocalypse.
Also: I have an excellent BookStalked interview I’ll be posting later this week (Thursday or Friday), so be sure to check back!
Short and sweet this week!
MONDAY: Salman Rushdie (Joseph Anton: A Memoir) [SYMPHONY SPACE]
TUESDAY: Junot Diaz (This is How You Lose Her) [BOOKCOURT]
WEDNESDAY: Daniel Mendelsohn (Waiting for the Barbarians) [POWERHOUSE]
THURSDAY: Jami Attenberg (Launch for The Middlesteins) [WORD]
FRIDAY: Couplet One-Year Anniversary! [THE DELANCEY]