February 18, 2014
New York Times notable book author Jenny Offill discusses and signs her exquisitely suspenseful love story. @ Barnes and Noble, 150 East 86th Street, 7:00 p.m.
Emmy winner Tony Shalhoub (TV series Monk) joins Broadway star Santino Fontana in conversation with Tom Santopietro and special guest Christopher Hart about the upcoming play, Act One, based on playwright Moss Hart’s autobiography. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.
Join us for the paperback launch of Bill Cheng’s novel, SOUTHERN CROSS THE DOG, with a reading, Q&A, and signing. @ Word Bookstore, 126 Franklin St.Brooklyn, New York, 7:00 p.m.
February 19, 2014
Meet Miami’s best (and only) previously-haunted real estate agency, in Dan Goldman’s newest graphic novel Red Light Properties. A husband/wife team who run an exorcism/real estate office wherein they “clean” and flip haunted houses, Jude and Cecilia Tobin have to contend with not only the ghostly inhabitants of Miami but their own complicated lives as well. @ Word Bookstore, 126 Franklin St.Brooklyn, New York, 7:00 p.m.
February 20, 2014
BBC contributor Sarah Churchwell brings us her fascinating new book, Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby, which interweaves the biographical story of the Fitzgeralds with the unfolding investigation into the murder of Hall and Mills. @ Barnes and Noble, 150 East 86th Street, 7:00 p.m.