July 21, 2014

Good Morning, Mr. Mandela

Afrikaner biographer, secretary and “honorary granddaughter” of Nelson Mandela, Zelda LaGrange shares personal memories of 16 years of service to the beloved South African president in her new book, Good Morning, Mr. Mandela. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.

July 22, 2014


Join graphic novelist Alyssa Milano as she talks about her newest book Hacktivist. @ Barnes and Noble, 97 Warren Street, 6:00 p.m.

Lee Grant

Stage, screen and Emmy winner Lee Grant discusses her new memoir, I Said Yes to Everything, with Tom Santopietro, which includes her refusal to testify against her husband, playwright Arnold Manoff, before the House Un-American Activities Committee. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.

July 23, 2014

Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison
Hosted by Emily Nussbaum, TV Critic, The New Yorker

The author of the memoir that inspired the popular Netflix series stops by Bryant Park to talk about season 2 of the breakout hit, as well as discuss the very story the show is based on – her own. @ The Bryant Park Reading Room, 12:30 p.m.

Double Agent

The story of the German-American spy whose efforts resulted in the most successful counterespionage operation in American history is narrated in journalist Peter Duffy’s new book, Double Agent: Double Agent: The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.