March 4, 2014

Chelsea Handler

Join comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler as she introduces her newest book Uganda Be Kidding Me. @ Barnes and Noble, 555 Fifth Avenue, 12:30 p.m.

Jennie Garth

90210 actress and author Jennie Garth joins us to sign her book Deep Thoughts From a Hollywood Blonde. @ Barnes and Noble, 97 Warren Street, 6:00 p.m.

Peniel Joseph and Cornell West

Join author Peniel E. Joseph as he introduces his new book Stokley in conversation with Cornell West. @ Barnes and Noble, 33 East 17th Street, 7:00 p.m.

March 5, 2014

Russell Simmons

Tonight, hip hop mogul and entrepreneur Russell Simmons signs copies of his book Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple. The signing will benefit The Rush Philanthorpic Organization. @ Barnes and Noble, 97 Warren Street, 6:00 p.m.

DISH: Food, Drinks, Stories

DISH is a sumptuous 3-course feast of readings and stories, as told by New York’s hottest chefs, restauranteurs, mixologists, food authors, bloggers and critics, presented by Kimberly M. Wetherell of Spirited and David Gutowski ofLargehearted Boy, the first Wednesday of every month. $5 donation suggested. @ Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, 7:00 p.m.