June 16, 2014
Join Lisa See, author of the critically-acclaimed bestseller Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, as she discusses her latest novel China Dolls with special guest Amy Tan. @ Barnes and Noble, 33 East 17th Street, 7:00 p.m.
Maya Lang comes to the Strand for a special Bloomdsday evening! She’ll present her novel, The Sixteenth of June, which traces the story of a family and friends brought together during the the course of a single day in June. From a funeral to their meeting at a Bloomsday party in evening,The Sixteenth of June examines the trials of love and ambition in contemporary America. This witty, intelligent debut novel that has been called “an insightful portrait of the postmodern family” by Teddy Wayne. @ The Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.
June 17, 2014
For more than a decade, Ulysses was illegal to own, sell, advertise or purchase in most of the English-speaking world. Literary historian Kevin Birmingham follows Joyce’s years as a young writer in his book, The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses. @ Barnes and Noble, 150 East 86th Street, 7:00 p.m.
June 18, 2014
Actress and Twitter star chats about her hysterical new memoir that tells it like it is when it comes to refusing to acknowledge boundaries of any kind. With special guest host actor Jason Biggs of American Pie and Orange is the New Black. @ Bryant Park Reading Room, 12:30 p.m.
June 19, 2014
Linda Fairstein is well-known for illuminating the dark histories throughout New York. In Terminal City, Fairstein turns her attention to one of New York’s most iconic structures, Grand Central Terminal. @ Barnes and Noble, 150 East 86th Street, 7:00 p.m.