The New York University Bookstore will host David Lehman (Nov. 6), Marion Nestle (Nov. 14), Joanne Lipman (Nov. 19), and more at the Bookstore’s 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place).
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).
Tuesday, November 5, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Book talk and reading with Michael Thomas, author of the novel “Man Gone Down” (2007). “Man Gone Down” was selected as one of the Times Book Review’s top five novels of the year, as well as a New York Times Notable Book. The event is presented by the McGhee Writing Program at NYU.
Wednesday, November 6, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Book Launch of “New & Selected Poems” (2013) by David Lehman; he will be joined in conversation by cultural critic Ken Tucker. Lehman is the series editor for The Best American Poetry series. He teaches at the New School in New York City.
Thursday, November 7, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Poetry reading from “The Rag-Picker’s Guide to Poetry: Poems, Poets, Process” (2013). Featuring: editors Maurice Manning and Eleanor Wilner and poets Elizabeth Arnold, Stuart Dischell, Reginald Gibbons, Martha Rhodes, and Daniel Tobin.
Tuesday, November 12, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Book Launch with Allison Gutknecht, author of YA novel “Don’t Wear Polka Dot Underwear with White Pants”.
Thursday, November 14, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Marion Nestle presents her latest book “Eat, Drink, Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics”. Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The event is co-sponsored by NYU’s Office of Community Affairs.
Tuesday, November 19, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Journalist, editor, and author Joanne Lipman is the co-author of “Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations” (2013). The book is about a mentor who made all the difference and the studies that prove that lessons we don’t always appreciate at the time of the teaching are the ones that shape us for the future.
Wednesday, November 20, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Louise Steinman’s latest book is “The Crooked Mirror: A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation” (2013); she will be joined in conversation with Professor Joyce Apsel of the Global Liberal Studies Program at NYU. Steinman has curated the award-winning ALOUD at Central Library series for the Los Angeles Public Library for the past 15 years and is also co-director of the Los Angeles Institute of the Humanities at USC.
Thursday, November 21, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
CD launch of “Lucky These Days” by poet Barry Wallenstein, who will be accompanied by Ken Filiano on bass. Wallenstein’s poems first appeared in 1964 and since then he has published seven collections; “Drastic Dislocations: New and Selected Poems (2012) is the latest. In the early 1970's he began collaborating with jazz artists in the performance and recording of his poetry.