October 2011 Bookstore Events

The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides
The Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides

It’s October and the holiday season has officially arrived. Check out this list of October 2011 literary, comedic and musical events that I found interesting for one reason or another.

Barnes & Noble October 2011 Events (NYC)
10/03 Eric Carle: The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse (USQ)
10/04 Jeffrey Sachs: The Price of Civilization:(82nd & Bway)
10/04 Julianne Moore: Freckleface Strawberry Best Friends Forever (86th & Lex)
10/05 Stephen Greenblatt: The Swerve How the World Became Modern (86th & Lex)
10/06 Chuck Klosterman: The Visible Man (USQ)
10/06 William Shatner: Shatner Rules (5th Ave)
10/10 Anita Hill: Reimagining Equality (82nd & Bway)
10/10 Hilary Duff: Devoted An Elixir Novel, Vol. 2 (Tri)
10/10 Russell Banks: Lost Memory of Skin (86th & Lex)
10/10 Sandra Bernhard, Justin Vivian Bond: Tango: My Childhood Backwards and in High Heels (USQ)
10/11 Stephen Mitchell: The Iliad (The Stephen Mitchell Translation) (86th & Lex)
10/11 Jeffrey Eugenides: The Marriage Plot (USQ)
10/12 Robert Kirkman, Jay Bonansinga: The Walking Dead (USQ)
10/13 Tim Riley: Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music (82nd & Bway)
10/13 Marketa Irglova, Ann Beattie: The New Yorker (USQ)
10/13 Harry Belafonte: My Song A Memoir (5th Ave)
10/13 Linda Evans: Recipes for Life My Memories (86th & Lex)
10/14 Everlast: Chad Michael Murray (86th & Lex)
10/14 Frank Miller: Holy Terror (USQ)
10/15 Laura Numeroff: If You Give a Dog a Donut 11AM (Park Slope)
10/17 Kevin Sorbo: True Strength My Journey (Tri)
10/17 Greil Marcus: The Doors (USQ)
10/18 Death Takes a Holiday (86th & Lex)
10/18 Michael Uslan: The Boy Who Loved Batman (Greenwich Vill)
10/19 Judy Collins: Sweet Judy Blue Eyes (USQ)
10/20 Nile Rogers: Le Freak (USQ)
10/21 Russell Simmons: Def Jam Recordings (USQ)
10/25 Mario Batali: Molto Batali (USQ)
10/25 Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi: Confessions of a Guidette (5th Ave)
10/26 Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan: The Night Eternal (USQ)
10/27 Craig Marks, Rob Tannenbaum: I Want My MTV (Tri)
10/27 Roz Chast: What I Hate: From A to Z (82nd & Bway)
10/29 Goodnight Goon 11AM (Park Slope)
10/31 Joyce Carol Oates, Edmund White, Michael Carroll: New Jersey Noir (86th & Lex)

Bookcourt October 2011
10/04 Jeanne Darst – Fiction Ruined My Family
10/10 Bored To Death Season 3 Screening Hosted by Jonathan Ames
10/12 Michael Ondaatje – The Cat’s Table
10/13 Henry Rollins – Occupants
10/15 Selina Alko – Every-Day Dress-Up
10/21 Courtney E. Smith – Record Collecting For Girls
10/24 Ha Jin – Nanjing Requiem
10/26 Christina Tosi – Momofuku Milk Bar

Housing Works
10/06 The Opera Section: Free Comedy Night hosted by Elihu Dietz
11/11 The Moth StorySLAM

McNally Jackson
10/03 Michael Cunningham at The Crosby Street Hotel
10/06 Helen DeWitt in conversation w/ Sam Lipsyte
10/14 Henry Rollins
10/20 Colson Whitehead
10/31 Real Characters

Powerhouse Arena
10/05 Helen Dewitt
10/06 Rebecca Skloot, Floyd Skloot
10/18 The Ecstasy of Defeat: The Onion Sports

10/11 John Lithgow w/ Bill Moyers
10/12 Harry Belafonte w/ Paul Holdengraber
10/14 Russell Simmons & Rick Rubin In Conversation w/ Paul Holdengraber

Brooklyn Bowl
10/06 Bored To Death Special Screening Event Ft. Sean Bones (Free)

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