September 21, 2013

Alien Resurrection

Chris Kraus presents a new edition of his book Aliens and Anorexia with a discussion on new feminism from his peers. @McNally Jackson (52 Prince Street) 7 pm.

Price: free

September 22, 2013

Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace. The main event is on Sunday September 22 from 10 am – 6 pm at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

September 24, 2013

Art Spiegelman

Art Spiegelman launches CO-MIX: A Retrospective of Comics, Graphics and Scraps. He will be in conversation with Comics Journal Co-Editor Dan Nadel. Co-sponsored by Desert Island, Drawn & Quarterly and the Comics Journal. @The Housing Works Bookstore Cafe (126 Crosby Street) 7 pm.

Price: free

September 25, 2013

How I Learned

Hostess Blaise Kearsley chooses writers, comedians, bloggers, and performers for their personal hygiene and make-out prowess to present a mash up of the personal, the biographical, fact, fantasy – you name it. The monthly series offers such educational topics as How I Learned To Be Super Successful!, How I Learned To Steal From The Liquor Cabinet, and How I Learned Everyone Is Against Me. Learn life lessons in a dimly let, self-indulgent, sexually tense environment fueled by booze and experience a little education that works. @The Happy Ending Lounge (302 Broome Street) 8 pm.

Price: free

September 28, 2013

The Enclave Reading Series

The Enclave Reading Series features established and emerging authors of national and international recognition who create innovative and ambitious work. It has hosted monthly readings in downtown Manhattan since 2006. @The Cake Shop (152 Ludlow Street) at 4 pm.

Price: free