August 2012 Bookstore Events

R. Kelly Wyclef Jean

Probably the sleepiest month of the year at the big box stores, but some good things going on here and there. Here are some more August 2012 bookstore events that looked interesting to me for one reason or another.

Barnes & Noble August 2012 Bookstore Events
08/02 Upstairs at the Square w/ Cheryl Strayed and Theo Bleckmann (USQ)
08/04 Dwyane Wade: A Father First (5th Ave)
08/06 M.L. Stedman – The Light Between Oceans (86th & Lex)
08/07 Bridget Siegel: Domestic Affairs (86th & Lex)
08/08 Charity Shumway: Ten Girls to Watch (Park Slope)
08/09 Dustin Thomason: 12.21: A Novel (82nd & Bway)
08/10 R. Kelly: Soulacoaster The Diary of Me (Tri)
08/13 Steven DeRosa:Writing with Hitchcock (USQ)
08/15 Molly Ringwald: When It Happens to You (86th & Lex)
08/16 Maria Semple: Where’d You Go, Bernadette? (86th & Lex)
08/18 Wyclef Jean: Purpose An Immigrant’s Story (5th Ave)
08/20 Amar’e Stoudemire: Home Court (Citi)
08/21 Jonathan Tropper: One Last Thing Before I Go (82nd & Bway)
08/29 Jonathan Kozol: Fire In The Ashes (USQ)

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
08/02 Hey Girl: Tumblr Presents Feminist Ryan Gosling The Book
08/08 Ask Roulette with Robert Krulwich, Dave Hill, Joe Garden and Jenna Wortham
08/14 The Moth StorySLAM: About Time
08/23 The Moth StorySLAM: Yin/Yang

08/01 Kurt Andersen
08/07 Maggie Miller & Michael Leviton
08/14 Dan Krokos
08/22 William Bryant Logan
08/29 Victor LaValle

McNally Jackson
08/01 Peter Yarrow, of Peter Paul & Mary, Reading and Performance
08/02 Garrison Keillor, ‘Kid Noir’ Signing
08/08 Real Characters
08/09 Josh Cohen with Jason Diamond
08/16 Matthew Battles with Joanne McNeil
08/21 Garret Keizer with Chris Beha
08/27 Dinner: A Love Story with Jenny Rosenstrach
08/29 John Reed with Eric Banks

Powerhouse Arena
08/01 Book Launch: Ten Girls to Watch by Charity Shumway
08/03 Martian Summer: Robot Arms, Cowboy Spacemen, and My 90 Days with the Phoenix Mars Mission by Andrew Kessler
08/07 Book Launch: Four New Messages by Joshua Cohen
08/15 Julia at 100: A Celebration of Julia Child’s 100th Birthday