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.
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.