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The Upcoming 25 – Events at Indie Bookstores Around the City (Feb 25 – March 25, 2009)


It’s time once again for a look at what’s coming up at indie bookstores around New York City. Here is a list of scheduled readings, film screening, sales, book clubs, writing workshops and more:

at URBAN CENTER BOOKS: NOW through Sat., Feb 28 – Proprietors Reserve Sale – 40% off selected titles at the bookstore of the Municipal Art Society.

Wednesday, February 25:

at BROWNSTONE BOOKS: 7 PM – Russell Goings, author of The Children of Children Keep Coming

Thursday, February 26:

at MORNINGSIDE BOOKSHOP: 7 PM – Lena Roy leads a writing workshop: “In the spirit of our new president, and YES WE CAN! come prepared to discuss choosing HOPE OVER FEAR in your writing!”

Friday, February 27:

at REVOLUTION BOOKS: 7 PM – Black History Month screening of Trouble the Waters, an Oscar-nominated documentary about Hurricane Katrina.

at CEMI UNDERGROUND: 7 PM – Afro Latino music and poetry night featuring: Chance, Infinite, Majestik Originality, Nastasya Rose and Brkn Sylance.

sim-lg-755287Sunday, March 1:

at FREEBIRD BOOKS AND GOODS: 7 PM – Ilana Stanger-Ross reads from her new novel, Sima’s Undergarments for Women.

Tuesday, March 3:

at WORD: 7:30 PM – Reading and signing with Jami Attenberg (The Kept Man), interviewed by Kate Christensen (The Great Man).

Wednesday, March 4:

at BOOKCOURT: 7 PM – Richard Price, author of Lush Life.

at IDLEWILD BOOKS: 7:30 PM – Wanderlust Singles Mixer for travelers and book lovers – the first in a series of new monthly singles events at the bookstore. See website to register.

Friday, March 6:

at BLUESTOCKINGS: 7 PM – reading with Jan Guenther Braun, author of debut novel Somewhere Else

Saturday, March 7:

at BOOKS OF WONDER: 1-4 PM – Blueberry Girl Launch Event & Art Show – Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess

at PARTNERS AND CRIME: 6 PM – W-WOW! Mystery Radio Play – old time radio mystery returns!

storefrontcover250thumbMonday, March 9 :

at MCNALLY JACKSON: 7 PM – James and Karla Murray, authors of Storefront: The Disappearing Face of New York

Tuesday, March 10:

at THE CORNER BOOKSTORE: 6 PM – a reading by Caitlin Macy, author of Spoiled

at El Museo del Barrio – hosted by LA CASA AZUL: 6:30 PM – monthly Barrio Book Club discusses Divas Don’t Yield by Sofia Quintero.

Thursday, March 12:

at 192 BOOKS: 7 PM – Cari Beauchamp, author of Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years

Friday, March 13:

at EAST WEST BOOKSTORE: 5:30 PM –  book signing followed by workshop with Janet Conner, author of Writing Down Your Soul: How to Activate and Listen to the Extraordinary Voice Within. After the signing, Janet will teach a two-hour experiential workshop on deep soul writing.

at HOUSINGWORKS: 7 PM – Jeff Mapes talks about his new book Pedaling Revolution: How Cyclists Are Changing American Cities.

Monday March 16:

at STRAND BOOKSTORE: 7 PM – Peter Singer, author of The Life You Can Save

at POTTERTON BOOKS: “March Madness” store-wide sale – March 16-20th; 25% discount on all new titles and 10% off out-of-print and limited editions.

rich_free-range-chickensWednesday, March 18:

at POWERHOUSE ARENA: 7 PM – A night of laughs, moderated by Ben Greenman, featuring Simon Rich, author of Free-Range Chickens and Ant Farm and Other Desperate Situations and Benjamin Nugent, author of American Nerd: The Story of My People.

Thursday, March 19:

at BOOK CULTURE: 7 PM – Readings from The Best Travel Writing 2009 with David Farley, Tony Perrottet and Peter Wortsman.

Saturday, March 21:

at SISTER’S UPTOWN BOOKSTORE: 3 PM – Young People’s Book Club with Dimitrea Tokunbo,  author/illustrator  of Amadi’s Snowman.

Wednesday, March 25:

at THE BOOKMARK SHOPPE: 7 PM – Alyssa Milano book signing for Safe at Home: Confessions of a Baseball Fanatic

at HUE-MAN BOOKSTORE: 6 PM – author Walter Mosley


Written by ibnyc

February 23, 2009 at 7:33 pm

Posted in Events, Upcoming25

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