October 2012 Bookstore Events

 Pete Townshend

Hey folks, the stars of stage, screen and page are out in a big way this month at our local and big box book stores. Just a few of October’s bold face names include: Stephen Colbert, Pete Townshend, Kenny Rogers, Kirk Hammett, Stanley Tucci, Rod Stewart, John Taylor, Peter Criss, Uggie, Richard Belzer, Mariano Rivera, Liza Minelli, Anderson Cooper and Chris Elliott, just to name a few.

Barnes and Noble Oct 2012 Events
10/02 Stephen Colbert: America Again Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t (USQ)
10/03 David Denby: Do the Movies Have a Future? (82nd and Bway)
10/03 Kenny Rogers: Luck or Something Like It (Citi)
10/03 Richard Belzer: Straight Facts on the Country’s Most Controversial Cover-ups (Tri)
10/03 Da Chen: My Last Empress (86th and Lex)
10/04 Ralph Nader: The Seventeen Solutions Bold Ideas for Our American Future (USQ)
10/08 Betty Buckley, Seth Rudetsky (86th and Lex)
10/09 Dennis Lehane: Live by Night (86th and Lex)
10/09 Pete Townshend: Who I Am (USQ)
10/09 Ray Negron: Yankee Miracles (82nd and Bway)
10/10 D.L. Hughley: I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up (Tri)
10/10 William J. Mann: Hello, Gorgeous Becoming Barbra Streisand (86th and Lex)
10/11 Kirk Hammett: Too Much Horror Business (Tri)
10/12 Robert Kirkman: Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury (USQ)
10/12 Stanley Tucci: The Tucci Cookbook (82nd and Bway)
10/15 Janet Grossbach Mayer: As Bad as They Say? (82nd and Bway)
10/15 Uggie: My Story (Tri)
10/15 Sherman Alexie: Blasphemy New and Selected Stories (USQ)
10/15 Joyce Carol Oates: The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (86th and Lex)
10/16 John Taylor: In the Pleasure Groove Love, Death, and Duran Duran (Citi)
10/17 Michael Feinstein, Liza Minnelli: The Gershwins and Me A Personal History in Twelve Songs (86th and Lex)
10/17 Orhan Pamuk: Silent House (USQ)
10/17 David Mendelsohn: Waiting for the Barbarians (82nd and Bway)
10/17 Chris Elliott w/ Dave Hill: Guy Under the Sheets: An Unauthorized Autobiography (Tri)
10/18 Jeffrey Toobin w/ Anderson Cooper: The Oath The Obama White House and the Supreme Court (USQ)
10/18 Mariano Rivera: You Gotta Have Balls (5th Ave)
10/19 Nelson DeMille: The Panther (USQ)
10/20 Jo Nesbo: Phantom (USQ)
10/22 R. L. Stine: Red Rain A Novel (86th and Lex)
10/23 Peter Criss: Makeup to Breakup My Life In and Out of Kiss (5th Ave)
10/23 Rod Stewart: Rod: The Autobiography (5th Ave)
10/23 Tom Wolfe: Back to Blood (USQ)
10/24 Frederick Kaufman: Bet the Farm How Food Stopped Being Food (Tri)
10/24 Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel in Conversation With Dana Cowin (USQ)
10/25 Mark Bowden: The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden (USQ)
10/26 Alexander McCall Smith: The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds (USQ)
10/29 The Onion Editors: The Onion Book of Known Knowledge (82nd and Bway)
10/30 Pete Hamill: The Christmas Kid: And Other Brooklyn Stories (82nd and Bway)

Housing Works Oct 2012 Events
10/02 Live From Home with Jake Shimabukuro
10/03 Presidential Debate: Domestic Policy
10/04 Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany Book Launch and Variety Show
With humor by Roy Blount Jr. and Calvin Trillin, music by Rhett Miller (Old 97’s), a performance of Portis’s only play; and free drinks to the first 100 attendees.
10/09 The Moth StorySLAM: The Finish Line
10/10 The Traveler’s Handbook Launch Party
10/11 Raise a Glass to Kingsley: A Celebration of Kingsley Amis with NYRB Classics & Vol. 1 Brooklyn
10/11 Vice Presidential Debate
10/16 Presidential Debate: Town Meeting
10/17 Ask Roulette with Pat Kiernan, Edith Zimmerman, Charlie Todd, and More
10/18 The Moth StorySLAM: Caution
10/22 Presidential Debate: Foreign Policy
10/24 Live From Home with Milo Greene and Kat Edmonson
10/29 Live From Home with Jesse Harris and Danielia Cotton

10/02 A.M. Homes
10/03 Yona Zeldis McDonough
10/08 Juris Jurjevics
10/09 Ty Burr
10/10 Chris Hedges
10/11 Michael Hearst
10/14 Walter Stahr
10/15 Eduardo Halfon
10/16 Benjamin Anastas
10/17 Beth Bosworth
10/18 Scott Hutchins
10/19 Jobie Hughes
10/23 Junot Diaz