The New York University Bookstore will host Helen Maryles Shankman, author of They Were Like Family to Me (Oct. 13), Marc Lamont Hill, who penned Nobody (Oct. 20), and Andy Steves (Oct. 25), author of Europe: City-Hopping on a Budget, among others, at its 726 Broadway location.
The New York University Bookstore will host Helen Maryles Shankman, author of They Were Like Family to Me (Oct. 13), Marc Lamont Hill, who penned Nobody (Oct. 20), and Andy Steves (Oct. 25), author of Europe: City-Hopping on a Budget, among others, at its 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place) in the month of October.
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, October 5, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Joe Dolce, author of Brave New Weed: Adventures Into the Uncharted World of Cannabis (Harper Wave, 2016)
Dolce adventures into the fascinating “brave new world” of cannabis, tracing its history and possible future as he investigates the social, medical, legal, and cultural ramifications of this surprisingly versatile plant.
Thursday, October 6, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Four Way Books 2016 Launch with Joel Brouwer, Henry Israeli, and Morgan Staffel
Joel Brouwer is the author of Off Message. Henry Israeli is the author of god’s breath hovering across the waters. Megan Staffel is the author of a collection of short fiction, The Exit Coach.
Thursday, October 13, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Helen Maryles Shankman, author of They Were Like Family to Me: Stories (Scribner, 2016)
Previously published in hardcover as In The Land of Armadillos, They Were Like Family to Me is the paperback publication of a collection of linked stories set in a German-occupied town in Poland during World War II, where tales of myth and folklore meet the real-life monsters of the Nazi invasion.
Tuesday, October 18, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The McGhee Writing Program presents "Inside/Outside" - A literary reading with Laura Sims and Amelia Kahaney
Sims is the author of the poetry collection Staying Alive (Ugly Duckling Press, 2016). Kahaney is the author of short fiction, as well as Brokenhearted and The Invisible, her novels for teens.
Thursday, October 20, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Marc Lamont Hill, author of Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond (Atria, 2016)
In Nobody, scholar and journalist Marc Lamont Hill presents an analysis of race and class by examining a growing crisis in America: the existence of a group of citizens who are made vulnerable, exploitable and disposable through the machinery of unregulated capitalism, public policy, and social practice. Hill is an award-winning journalist and host of BET News, as well as a political contributor to CNN.
Saturday, October 22, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
In Celebration of Alumni Day 2016, the NYU Bookstore is honored to host authors Cara Bradley & Traci Medford-Rosow
Cara Bradley, author of On The Verge: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine (New World Library), is a mental strength coach, yoga and meditation teacher. Inflection Point: War and Sacrifice in Corporate America by Traci Medford-Rosow is the true story of the author and her legal team at Pfizer who found themselves at the epicenter of the decade long, world-wide, multi-billion battle for control over the world's most prescribed pharmaceutical product, Lipitor®.
Tuesday, October 25, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Andy Steves, author of Europe: City-Hopping on a Budget (Avalon Travel Publishing, 2016)
Andy Steves was born into a traveling family, heading to Europe each year while his father, Rick Steves, updated his guidebooks, made TV shows, and researched new tours. Andy launched Weekend Student Adventures in 2010 and now has guides and itineraries all across Europe.
Wednesday, October 26, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sherry Amatenstein, editor of How Does That Make You Feel?: True Confessions from Both Sides of the Therapy Couch
How Does That Make You Feel? (Seal Press, 2016) obliterates the boundaries between the shrink and the one being shrunk with unabashedly candid writers breaking confidentiality and telling all about their experiences in therapy. Contributors include an array of essayists, authors, TV/film writers and therapists. Amatenstein, a therapist and author, is an adjunct writing professor at the New School and NYU. Check the Bookstore's website for an updated list of readers.
Thursday, October 27, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Greg DePaul, author of Bring the Funny: The Essential Companion for the Comedy Screenwriter (Focal Press, 2016)
Greg DePaul is a screenwriter ("Bride Wars", "Saving Silverman") and teacher of screenwriting at NYU and The New School.
Monday, October 31, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Halloween Literary Party with Karen Heuler & Yoss
Karen Heuler’s stories have appeared in over 90 literary and speculative magazines and anthologies. She has published four novels and three story collections with university and small presses. Her latest story collection follows travelers as the familiar becomes strange, and the strange becomes life. She teaches at NYU’s School of Professional Studies.
Born Jose Miguel Sanchez Gomez, Yoss assumed his pen name in 1988, when he won the Premio David in the science fiction category for Timshel. Yoss writes both realistic and science fiction works. Alongside these novels, the author produces essays, reviews, and compilations.