April 13, 2014

Downtown Literary Festival

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe and McNally Jackson Books present a downtown literary festival celebrating the literary culture of NYC – past, present, and future. Featured guests include Hilton Als Edmund White Adam Fitzgerald Francine Prose David Goodwillie John Godfrey Patricia Spears Jones @ Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, 11:00 a.m.

April 14, 2014

Gail Collins

Author and beloved New York Times columnist Gail Collins re-releases her national best-selling book, When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, in a keepsake edition. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.

April 15, 2014

The Debutantes

Writers Jen Doll, Kathleen Hale, Ariel Lawhon, Lindsey J. Palmer, Susan Rieger, and Helen Wan all have two things in common: They’re all women writers and they’ve all just published their first books. Join these first-time authors, along with moderator Liz Egan, Books Editor at Glamour, to talk writing, reading, and getting your work from laptop screen to print. @ Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, 7:00 p.m.

April 16, 2014

Sonya Rhodes

In The Alpha Woman Meets Her Match: How Today’s Strong Women Can Find Love and Happiness Without Settling, therapist Dr. Sonya Rhodes guides readers to finding the right match without compromising. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.

The Moth StorySLAM: Secrets

10 stories, 3 teams of judges, 1 winner. $8 at the door. This event always sells out. Limited seating; please arrive early. @ Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, 7:00 p.m.