December 2012 NYC Bookstore Events

A Light That Never Goes Out Polyphonic Spree - HolidayDream

As we head full steam ahead into the holiday season, it’s pretty much a barren wasteland at our local booksellers. Here’s a few December 2012 events that I found interesting for one reason or another.

B&N December 2012 Bookstore Events
12/03 Adam Gopnik and Bob Mankoff – New Yorker Book of Dogs (82nd & Bway)
12/03 Margaret Cuomo: A World Without Cancer (86th & Lex)
12/04 Gabby Douglas: Grace, Gold and Glory My Leap of Faith (5th Ave)
12/04 Corey Olsen – Exploring J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit (86th & Lex)
12/04 Rachael Ray – My Year in Meals (USQ)
12/05 Tyler Florence – Fresh (USQ)
12/06 Michael Connelly – The Black Box (USQ)
12/06 Kevin Ryan and Tina Kelley w/ Mayor Cory Booker – Almost Home (82nd & Bway)
12/11 Joan Walsh – What’s the Matter with White People? (Tri)
12/11 Ina Garten – Barefoot Contessa Foolproof (USQ)
12/17 Polyphonic Spree – HolidayDream (USQ)

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
12/06 The Moth Community Education Program Presents: Stories On Stage
12/07 Two Boots Presents Americana Jamboree: A Country Christmas
12/08 The International Crime Book Group: The Ghosts of Belfast
12/11 The Moth StorySLAM: Disappearance
12/15 What the Dickens? Third Annual A Christmas Carol Marathon
12/20 The Moth StorySLAM: Hope

12/04 The Salon: Literary Women (Lisa Dierbeck, Holly Morris, Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, Martha Southgate, Amy Wheeler)
12/06 Tony Fletcher & Rob Sheffield – A Light That Never Goes Out
12/07 André Aciman – Alibis: Essays on Elsewhere
12/11 Ricardo Cortes – A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola

Powerhouse Arena
12/04 Book Launch: Detroit City is the Place to Be by Mark Binelli
12/04 Book Signing: The Christmas Kid and Other Stories by Pete Hamill
12/06 Discussion: BEA Buzz Panel
12/12 Reading: Nostradamus by Stéphane Gerson
12/13 Discussion: Is that a Word? by David Bukszpan
12/16 Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun by Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen