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This Week’s Readings

MONDAY: Taiye Selasi (Ghana Must Go) [CENTER FOR FICTION]

TUESDAY: Maya Angelou (Mom & Me & Mom) [B&N UNION SQUARE]

WEDNESDAY: Celebrating 50 Years of the New York Review of Books with Robert Silvers,Joseph Lelyveld, Ian Buruma, Andrew Delbanco, Alma Guillermoprieto and Zoë Heller [NYPL, STEPHEN A. SCHWARTZMAN BUILDING]

THURSDAY: Ben Marcus (The Flame Alphabet) + Glenn Kurtz (Practicing: A Musician’s Return to Music) [MCNALLY JACKSON]

FRIDAY: Renata Adler (Speedboat, Pitch Dark) and David Shields (Reality Hunger) [THE STRAND]

This Week’s Readings

MONDAY: “The Salon” will bring together some major players in the NYC lit world—Julia Fierro, David Gutowski, Penina Roth, Jason Diamond, and Michele Filgate— to discuss their experiences curating lit events. [BOOKCOURT]

TUESDAY: Celebrate
the 50th anniversary of The New York Review of Books with a host of contributors, including Michael Chabon, Joan Didion, and Mary Beard. $20/10 students. [TOWN  HALL]

WEDNESDAY: Rosie Schaap, who writes The New York Times Magazine “Drink” column, will read from her new memoir, Drinking with Men. [SOUTH]

THURSDAY: BUST Magazine is throwing a free dance party to celebrate their new Love & Sex issue. [MATCHLESS]

FRIDAY: Granta contributors Phil Klay and Karen Russell (Swamplandia, Vampires in the Lemon Grove) will read stories about war vets. [LILLIAN VERNON WRITERS HOUSE]