July, August & September Readings & Bookstore Events (Regina Spektor, Nick Cave, David Byrne, The Fiery Furnaces & More)

David Byrne - Bicycle Diaries Nick Cave - The Death of Bunny Munro

July is a pretty slow month at New York area Barnes & Nobles, but there are a lot of other interesting readings and in-store performances going on around town, especially at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. B&N has landed some big fish for August and September though, including musicians/authors Regina Spektor, David Byrne and Nick Cave. (September at NYC area Barnes & Nobles actually looks so good, I’m going to post about it separately at a later date.)

Barnes & Noble July, Aug, Sep 2009 Events
07/28/09 – Gay Talese in conversation w/ Katie Rolphe (UES)
07/28/09 – Andrea Batista Schlesinger with Christine Quinn (UWS)
07/28/09 – Mary Jo Buttafuoco in conversation w/ Dr. Robi Ludwig (UWS)
07/30/09 – Michael Taeckens, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Dan Kennedy & Josh Kilmer-Purcell (UWS)
08/18/09 – Regina Spektor w/ Kurt Andersen “Upstairs at the Square” (USQ)
08/19/09 – Toni Morrison (USQ)
08/26/09 – Nina Garcia (Tribeca)
09/14/09 – Nick Cave “Upstairs at the Square” (USQ)
09/22/09 – David Byrne and Guests (USQ)
09/29/09 – Nick Hornby (USQ)

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe July Events
07/21/09 Punch Up Your Life w/ Jessi Klein, Pete Holmes & Patrick Borelli
07/22/09 The Lowbrow Reader Variety Hour featuring The Fiery Furnaces, Larkin Grimm, John Mulaney and More – Tickets $10/$5 (Sliding Scale)
07/23/09 The Moth StorySLAM (Theme: Achilles Heel)
07/28/09 Punch Up Your Life w/ Jessi Klein, Pete Holmes & Special Guests
07/29/09 Love is a Four-Letter Word Reading w/ Dan Kennedy, Wendy McClure, Maud Newton, Said Sayrafiezadeh, and Amanda Stern.
07/30/09 Live From Home with Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards and Butterfly Boucher – Tickets $15

Borders August Events
08/06/09 Rick Springfield performance My Precious Little One (Park Ave)
08/13/09 Pete Fortunale Back to the Garden: The Story of Woodstock (CC)

Union Hall
07/22/09 Dean Olsher From Square One: A Meditation, with Digressions, on Crosswords
08/04/09 Stories in High Fidelity w/ Dean Wareham, Rob Harvilla & Dan Kennedy

Highline Ballroom
07/20/2009 The Moth GrandSLAM hosted by Dan Kennedy

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