The New York University Bookstore will host events in May that include readings by John Strausbaugh (May 1) and Joyce Apsel (May 8) as well as a poetry reading and more at the Bookstore’s 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place). All events are free and open to the public. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. For more information, call 212.998.4667 or go to www.bookstores.nyu.edu. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
Wednesday, May 1, 6-7:30 p.m.
John Strausbaugh, author of “The Village: 400 Hundred Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues: A History of Greenwich Village”
John Strausbaugh covered downtown Manhattan history and culture as a writer and editor of New York Press. He has also worked for the New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, and PBS.
Monday, May 6, 6-7:30 p.m.
Poetry Reading with Four Way Books poets: Alex Dimitrov, Yona Harvey, Allison Benis White, Bruce Willard, and Jay Baron.
Wednesday, May 8, 6-7:30 p.m.
Book launch with Joyce Apsel, co-editor of “Genocide Matters: Ongoing Issues and Emerging Perspectives”
Joyce Apsel is a faculty member in the Liberal Studies Program at NYU. She serves as president of the Institute for the Study of Genocide and director of RightsWorks International, a human rights and genocide educational initiative.
Thursday, May 9, 6-7:00 p.m.
B. James Gladstone, author of “The Man Who Seduced Hollywood: The Life and Loves of Greg Bautzer, Tinseltown's Most Powerful Lawyer”
Drawn from exclusive interviews with those who intersected Bautzer’s life, the book uncovers the inner-workings of a dominant, high-powered lawyer who captured the hearts of scores of leading ladies and served as a long-time advisor to Howard Hughes. Gladstone, an NYU alumnus, is executive vice president of business and legal affairs for Lionsgate Entertainment.