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June 2013

Idlewild book club discussion of The Polish Boxer

June 14, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Idlewild Books, 12 West 19th Street

New York , NY 10011 United States
Free

Please join us for a book club discussion of The Polish Boxer, hosted by Idlewild Books.

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July 2013

Austin Ratner, author of The Jump Artist, at Scribblers on the Roof

July 8, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ansche Chesed
, 251 West 100th Street 
(btw West End Ave & B’way)
New York, NY 10025 United States
$5

Ansche Chesed presents “Scribblers on the Roof” with authors Austin Ratner (The Jump Artist and In the Land of the Living) and Michael Greenberg (Beg, Borrow, Steal and The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit)

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Jonathan D. Moreno in conversation about the “Future of Brain Science and the Military”

July 23, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Brooklyn Futurist Meetup at Geraldo’s Cafe in Brooklyn Law’s Feil Hall (1st Floor), 205 State Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
$3

The Brooklyn Futurist Meetup presents Jonathan D. Moreno, author of The Body Politic and Mind Wars, in discussion about the “Future of Brain Science and the Military.”

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September 2013

Ghost Moth and Understories in Late Night Library’s Battle of the Books

September 19, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Fire Proof, 119 Ingraham St. (btw. Porter Ave. and Knickerbocker Ave.)
Brooklyn , NY 11237 United States
$5

Late Night Library, in conjunction with the Brooklyn Book Festival, presents its second annual Battle of the Books, where sixteen debut books vie for literary supremacy and the coveted Late Night Library Championship Belt. Featured contestants include Ghost Moth by Michèle Forbes (as read by Irish actor Owen Roe) and Understories by Tim Horvath (as read by writer Rebecca Schiff).

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Bellevue Literary Press at the Brooklyn Book Festival

September 22, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free

Come visit Bellevue Literary Press at the Brooklyn Book Festival!

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Michèle Forbes, author of Ghost Moth, at the Brooklyn Book Festival

September 22, 2013 @ 11:00 am
Free

Michèle Forbes, author of Ghost Moth, joins A.X. Ahmad (The Caretaker), Caleb Crain (Necessary Errors), Ursula DeYoung (Shorecliff), and Ayana Mathis (The Twelve Tribes of Hattie) for a Brooklyn Book Festival special event featuring readings from five of the year’s most impressive debut novelists.

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Paul Harding, author of Tinkers, at the Brooklyn Book Festival

September 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm
Free

Paul Harding, author of Tinkers and Enon, joins Christopher Beha (What Happened to Sophie Wilder) and Robert Antoni (As Flies to Whatless Boys) for a discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival, moderated by Bellevue Literary Press Publisher and Editorial Director Erika Goldman, about how their characters look to the past to find peace in the present.

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Eduardo Halfon, author of The Polish Boxer, at the Brooklyn Book Festival

September 22, 2013 @ 1:00 pm
Free

Eduardo Halfon, author of The Polish Boxer, joins Jamaica Kincaid (See Now Then) and Chinelo Okparanta (Happiness, Like Water) for a discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival, moderated by Eric Banks, about narrative and the art of storytelling.

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October 2013

Santa Monica Review celebration with Michelle Latiolais, author of Widow and A Proper Knowledge

October 13, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
Edye Second Space Theater, 1310 11th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
$10

The Santa Monica Review celebrates its Fall issue with a special event featuring authors Michelle Latiolais (Widow; A Proper Knowledge), Ron Carlson (Return to Oakpine), Los Angeles Review of Books founder Tom Lutz and Santa Monica Review founder and novelist Jim Krusoe. The Nation magazine contributor and community radio programmer Jon Wiener will host the event.

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Paul Harding, author of Tinkers, in conversation for the Orem Big Read

October 15, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Orem Public Library, 58 North State Street, Storytelling Wing
Orem, UT 84057 United States
Free

The Orem Library and the Utah Humanities Book Festival welcome Paul Harding, who will discuss Tinkers during the special highlight event for Orem Reads: Tinkers.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of The Odditorium, at Litquake

October 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series at Studio 333, 333 Caledonia Street
Sausalito, CA 94965 United States
$10

Melissa Pritchard, author of The Odditorium and Palmerino, joins Jane Smiley, Vikram Chandra, Kate Miliken, Matt Hart, Rae Gouirand, Russell Dillon, and Sally Ball for a Litquake/ Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series special event.

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Michèle Forbes, author of Ghost Moth, at the Boston Book Festival

October 19, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
Boston Book Festival, Trinity Church Forum, Copley Square
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Free

Michèle Forbes, author of Ghost Moth, joins Amy Brill (The Movement of Stars), Dennis McFarland (Nostalgia), Julie Wu (The Third Son), and moderator Michelle Hoover (The Quickening) for a Boston Book Festival panel discussion on “Historical Fiction: Imagining the Past.”

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Michèle Forbes, author of Ghost Moth, at BookCourt

October 21, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Free

BookCourt welcomes author Michèle Forbes whose reading from Ghost Moth will be followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

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Michèle Forbes, author of Ghost Moth, at The Strand

October 23, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
The Strand, 828 Broadway (at 12th Street), 3rd floor Rare Book Room
New York, NY 10003 United States
$15

In celebration of National Reading Group Month, The Strand and the Women’s National Book Association present a discussion about the world of literature and the challenges of contemporary fiction with authors Michèle Forbes (Ghost Moth), Roxana Robinson (Sparta), Caroline Leavitt (Is This Tomorrow), John Searles (Help for the Haunted), Bernice L. McFadden (Nowhere Is a Place), and Elizabeth Nunez (Boundaries).

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Jonathan D. Moreno in conversation about Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military in the 21st Century

October 30, 2013 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
University City Science Center, 3711 Market Street, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
$215 - $6000

The University City Science Center “Lunch for Hungry Minds” seminar series presents Jonathan D. Moreno (introduced by Dr. Nicholas Kefalides), in conversation about Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military in the 21st Century.

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November 2013

Paul Harding, author of Tinkers, at St. Joseph’s College Writer’s Foundry

November 13, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
Writer’s Foundry at St. Joseph’s College, Tuohy Auditorium, 245 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn , NY 11205 United States
Free

Paul Harding, author of Tinkers and Enon, delivers a Masters Literature Lecture on Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping.

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January 2014

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at the Why There Are Words Reading Series Anniversary Celebration

January 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series at Studio 333, 333 Caledonia Street
Sausalito, CA 94965 United States
Free

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, joins Tom Barbash, Lynn Freed, Molly Giles, Glen David Gold, and David Handler (Lemony Snicket) for the Why There Are Words Reading Series Anniversary Celebration.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at the Writers With Drinks reading series

January 11, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Writers With Drinks at The Makeout Room, 3225 22nd Street
San Francisco , CA 94110 United States
$5

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, joins Neelanjana Banerjee, Richard Kadrey, Scott Poole, and Carolyn Turgeon for the Writers With Drinks reading series, hosted by Charlie Anders.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at McNally Jackson Books

January 30, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street
(between Lafayette & Mulberry)

New York, NY 10012 United States
Free

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, joins Jennifer Percy (Demon Camp) and Masha Hamilton (What Changes Everything) for a special discussion about their work as writers and journalists.

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February 2014

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at Changing Hands Bookstore

February 4, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Changing Hands Bookstore, 6428 S McClintock Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283 United States
Free

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, joins Aurelie Sheehan (Jewelry Box: A Collection of Histories) for a special double author event at Changing Hands Bookstore.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at Antigone Books

February 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Antigone Books, 411 N 4th Avenue
Tucson , AZ 85705 United States
Free

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, joins Aurelie Sheehan (Jewelry Box: A Collection of Histories) for a special double author event at Antigone Books.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at the Spirit of the Senses Salon

February 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Spirit of the Senses Salon AZ United States
Free; Reservations Required

The Sprit of the Sense salon presents a reading and conversation with Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium

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March 2014

Come visit Bellevue Literary Press at AWP in Seattle!

March 1, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
AWP Bookfair at the Washington State Convention Center, Level 4, Table #K30, 800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
$1

Publisher and Editorial Director Erika Goldman and Associate Editor Leslie Hodgkins invite you to visit Bellevue Literary Press at the AWP Bookfair (table K30). On Saturday, March 1, the exhibit hall will be open to the public, and throughout the conference Bellevue Literary Press will be featuring great deals on many of our books, including signed copies of Mary Cappello’s Awkward; Tim Horvath’s Understories; and Gregory Spatz’s Inukshuk.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at Politics & Prose Bookstore

March 9, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
Free

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, joins Maud Casey (The Man Who Walked Away) for a special double author event at Politics & Prose Bookstore.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at Newtonville Books

March 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd, Newton Centre
Newton, MA 02459 United States
Free

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, joins Linda Bamber (Taking What I Like) for a special double author event at Newtonville Books.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at BookCourt

March 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Free

Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, joins Maud Casey (The Man Who Walked Away) for a special double author event at BookCourt.

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Tim Horvath reads from Understories

March 18, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, Hilton Garden, 175 Parrott Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Tim Horvath reads from Understories at the Portsmouth Public Library

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April 2014

Publisher and Editorial Director Erika Goldman in conversation about “Writing Outside the Box”

April 1, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humanities Initiative at NYU, 20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
Free; Please RSVP

Bellevue Literary Press Publisher and Editorial Director Erika Goldman joins NYU faculty and editors from W.W. Norton and Farrar, Strauss and Giroux for conversations about how to break out of the academic model and write for a broader audience. This event is co-sponsored with the New York Institute for the Humanities and will be moderated by the Institute’s Director, Eric Banks and Jane Tylus, Professor of Italian Studies and Faculty Director of the Humanities Initiative.

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May 2014

Melissa Pritchard reads at the launch party for Superstition Review Issue #13

May 1, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mesa Arts Center, One East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201 United States
Free

Melissa Pritchard will read from her new novel Palmerino at the launch party for issue #13 of the Superstition Review. During the party, guests will also have free access to the Mesa Arts Center museum, and Superstition Review editors will speak of the work that went into producing issue #13, and discuss their favorite pieces of art, fiction, interviews, nonfiction, and poetry featured in its pages.

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Bellevue Literary Press at the PEN World Voices Festival/ Literary Mews Book Fair

May 2, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NYU’s Washington Mews, 5th Avenue and University Place, just north of Washington Square
New York, NY United States
Free

Please join Bellevue Literary Press and other independent publishers for the PEN World Voices Festival and Literary Mews book fair, nestled among the cobblestone streets of NYU’s storied Washington Mews. Meet our editorial staff, find great deals on all of our books, and enjoy the place where “global bazaar meets county fair at th second annual festival within the Festival.”

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Tim Horvath, author of Understories, at Newtonville Books

May 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd, Newton Centre
Newton, MA 02459 United States
Free

Tim Horvath, author of Understories, joins David Kalish (The Opposite of Everything) for a special double author event at Newtonville Books.

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Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino and The Odditorium, at The British Institute of Florence

May 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
British Institute of Florence, Harold Acton Library, Piazza Strozzi 2
50123 Firenze, Italy
Free

Melissa Pritchard discusses the life of Vernon Lee and reads from her new novel Palmerino at The British Institute of Florence. This special lecture will be held in the Sala Ferragamo in the Harold Acton Library and followed by an informal drinks reception.

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June 2014

Newtonville Books hosts a book club discussion of Palmerino

June 12, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd, Newton Centre
Newton, MA 02459 United States
Free

Please join the Newtonville Bookclub for a discussion of Palmerino by Melissa Pritchard.

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Michael Coffey, author of The Business of Naming Things, at Greenlight Bookstore

June 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
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BOMB magazine launches its Summer issue at Greenlight Bookstore with reading by contributors Michael Coffey, Donald Breckenridge, Corina Copp, Steve Dalachinsky, Vincent Katz, and Andrew Lampert, with a reception to follow.

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Tim Horvath, author of Understories, at the Nantucket Book Festival

June 21, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Nantucket Atheneum, Great Hall, 1 India Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
Free

The Nantucket Book Festival presents “four of our newest and yet most celebrated writers—Molly Antopol, Cynthia Bond, Tim Horvath, and Anthony Marra—discuss their work with journalist and writer Michael Schulder. This highly anticipated session will offer readers an introduction to the next generation of extraordinary authors and literature, as they explain to their audience why you should ‘steal their book.’”

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July 2014

Norman Lock reads from The Boy in His Winter at the Mark Twain House & Museum

July 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Free; Reservations suggested

The Mark Twain House & Museum presents Norman Lock, reading from The Boy in His Winter, in the BOOK/MARK series.

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September 2014

Tim Horvath reads from Understories at Smack Mellon for the Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event “The Short Story: A Celebration of Fiction’s Underrepresented Form”

September 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth St
Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Tim Horvath, the author of Understories, joins Arna Bontemps Hemenway (Elegy on Kinderklavier), Shya Scanlon (The Guild of St. Cooper); and Erika Wurth (Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend) for a special a Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event, “The Short Story: A Celebration of Fiction's Underrepresented Form,” at Smack Mellon.

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Bellevue Literary Press at the Brooklyn Book Festival

September 21, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, Booth #325, 209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Please join Bellevue Literary Press at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Visit us in booth 413, which we’ll be sharing with our sister organization The Bellevue Literary Review, to meet author Sharona Muir and find great deals on all of our books.

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Sharona Muir reads from Invisible Beasts at the Brooklyn Book Festival

September 21, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brooklyn Book Festival Mainstage, 209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Sharona Muir, author of Invisible Beasts, joins Catherine Lacey (Nobody Is Ever Missing), Kimberly Elkins (What Is Visible), Raj Karamchedu (All Things Unforgiven), and Mike Meginnis (Fat Man and Little Boy) for a Brooklyn Book Festival special event featuring readings from five of the year’s most impressive debut novelists.

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October 2014

Tim Horvath, author of Understories, at the Brattleboro Literary Festival

October 4, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street
Brattleboro , VT 05301 United States
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Tim Horvath, the author of Understories, joins Jeffrey Friedman, Ann Hood, Leslie Jamison, Pamela Painter, and Nick Sansone for Flashing Lights: A Flash Fiction event at the Brattleboro Literary Festival, hosted by Tara Laskowski.

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Tim Horvath, author of Understories, in conversation with John Darnielle, author of Wolf in White Van

October 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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$5

Brookline Booksmith presents John Darnielle, author of Wolf in White Van, in conversation with Tim Horvath, author of Understories, at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

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Tim Horvath reads from Understories at Gibson’s Bookstore

October 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S Main St
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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Tim Horvath, the author of Understories, joins Eric Shonkwiler (Above All Men) and Nathan Graziano (My Next Bad Decision) for a special triple author event at Gibson’s Bookstore.

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Alan Hirshfeld discusses Starlight Detectives at the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE)

October 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Carpenter Museum, 4 Locust Avenue
Rehoboth , MA 02769 United States
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The Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) hosts Alan Hirshfeld for a lecture and reading from Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe.

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Eduardo Halfon reads from Monastery at The Community Bookstore

October 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
The Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Words without Borders presents a night of Guatemalan fiction at The Community Bookstore with Eduardo Halfon, author of Monastery and The Polish Boxer, Rodrigo Fuentes, and moderator Idra Novey.

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Eduardo Halfon reads from Monastery at the New Hampshire Institute of Art

October 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
New Hampshire Institute of Art, French Building Rotunda, 148 Concord Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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The New Hampshire Institute of Art presents Eduardo Halfon, author of Monastery and The Polish Boxer, for a Visiting Writers Series special event.

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Sharona Muir reads from Invisible Beasts at Newtonville Books

October 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd, Newton Centre
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Sharona Muir, author of Invisible Beasts, joins Peyton Marshall (Goodhouse) for a special double author event at Newtonville Books.

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Eduardo Halfon discusses Monastery with Anderson Tepper at McNally Jackson

October 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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McNally Jackson hosts a conversation between Eduardo Halfon and Anderson Tepper of Vanity Fair about Halfon’s new novel Monastery.

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Sharona Muir reads from Invisible Beasts at Kenyon College

October 22, 2014 @ 4:10 pm
Kenyon College, Finn House, Cheever, 102 West Wiggin Street
Gambier, OH 43022 United States
Free

The Kenyon Review welcomes Sharona Muir, who will read from her new novel Invisible Beasts.

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Jonathan D. Moreno discusses Impromptu Man with Arthur L. Caplan at the NYU Bookstore

October 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NYU Bookstore, 726 Broadway 
(between Waverly Place and Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States
Free

NYU Bookstore hosts a conversation between Jonathan D. Moreno and Arthur L. Caplan about Impromptu Man: J.L. Moreno and the Origins of Psychodrama, Encounter Culture, and the Social Network.

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November 2014

Alan Hirshfeld reads from Starlight Detectives at Partners Village Store

November 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Partners Village Store, 865 Main Rd
Westport, MA 02970 United States
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Partners Village Store welcomes Alan Hirshfeld for a booksigning and reading from Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe.

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