The Housing Works Turns 10 | John Darnielle, Griffin House, Jeb Loy Nichols, KaiserCartel and Many Others!

Housing Works Used Bookstore Cafe

The Housing Works Bookstore turns 10 this month and they are celebrating their anniversary with a bunch of interesting events starting tonight. Take a look at the schedule below for all the details.

May Events at the Housing Works Bookstore
05/05 – Art and Activism: Writers on Politics
Stephen Elliott (Sex for America), Nick Flynn (Another Bullshit Night in Suck City) and Janice Erlbaum (Have You Found Her).

05/06 – The Fight against AIDS in Africa
Helen Epstein, Jonny Steinberg, George Packer and moderator Jonathan Cohen.

05/07 – First Words
Bid on signed first editions by authors including George Saunders, Mary Gaitskill, Jonathan Safran Foer, Elizabeth Gilbert, Paul Auster and many more.

05/08 – Anne Carson
A reading of the new play Uncle Harry with Anne Carson, Tacita Dean, Gary Shteyngart, and a Laurie Anderson video.

05/14 – A Freewheelin’ Time
Suze Rotolo reads from her new memoir, A Freewheelin’ Time about life with Bob Dylan in the Greenwich Village of the Sixties. With musical guest Howard Fishman.

05/16 – Live From Home with:
Griffin House / Jeb Loy Nichols / KaiserCartel

05/17 – John Darnielle
John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats is working in a new genre. Tonight he’ll be reading from his brand new book, “his first novel and a stunning piece of rock criticism and appreciation” Black Sabbath’s Master of Reality, the newest in the 33 1/3 series of chapbooks about seminal records.

05/24 – The New York City Spelling Bee
A real, adult spelling bee hosted by Jennifer Dziura and bobbyblue.

05/27 – Paula Fox and Lynne Tillman
The authors Paula Fox and Lynne Tillman read from and discuss their work.

05/29 – Literary Death Match
Opium Magazine presents a Literary Death Match with Bob Powers, Cole Kazdin, Garth Risk Hallberg and Aaron Garretson and judges by Ben Greenman, Joel Dovev and Gill and Jill Bumby.