May 2013 NYC Bookstore Events

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A couple of musical luminaries (Burt Bacharach, Lou Gramm), a Nobel Peace Prize nominee (Dr. Paul Farmer), and David Sedaris make the book tour rounds this month. Here’s a few May 2013 events that I found interesting for one reason or another.

Barnes & Noble NYC
05/06 Granta: Best Young British Novelists (USQ)
05/06 Anyone Who Had a Heart: Burt Bacharach (86th & Lex)
05/06 Life After Death: Damien Echols (Tri)
05/07 Top of the Morning: Brian Stelter (86th & Lex)
05/08 VJ: Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, Martha Quinn (Tri)
05/09 Juke Box Hero: Lou Gramm, Scott Pitoniak (86th & Lex)
05/09 From Iowa to Broadway: My Billy Elliot Story: Alex Ko (82nd & Bway)
05/14 That’s That: Colin Broderick, Josh Brolin (Tri)
05/14 The Outsider A Memoir: Jimmy Connors (Citi at 12:30 PM)
05/14 Cronkite’s War: Walter Cronkite IV and Maurice Isserman (82nd & Bway)
05/15 The Central Park Five: Ken and Sarah Burns (Tri)
05/15 To Repair the World: Paul Farmer (USQ)
05/16 The Cool Impossible: Eric Orton (82nd & Bway)
05/16 Dad Is Fat: Jim Gaffigan (Tri)
05/21 And the Mountains Echoed: Khaled Hosseini (USQ)
05/21 Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success: Phil Jackson (5th Ave at 12:30 PM)
05/21 The DiMaggios: Tom Clavin (82nd & Bway)
05/22 The Unwinding: George Packer w/ Brooke Gladstone (USQ)
05/28 Philipp Meyer, Tift Merritt (Upstairs at the Square)
05/31 Kinky Boots (86th and Lex)

Powerhouse Arena (Dumbo)
05/06 Who Owns The Future: Jaron Lanier
05/07 VJ: Gavin Edwards, features Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn.
05/09 Make Your Own Soda: Anton Nocito
05/11 Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls: David Sedaris ($35 ticket includes signed book)
05/13 Louder Than Hell: Jon Wiederhorn & Katherine Turman
05/21 Golden Boy: Abigail Tarttelin
05/22 L Magazine: Literary Upstart (Round 3)

Housing Works
05/09 Tumblr presents Adulting: Kelly Williams Brown
05/16 Laugh Track: Unconventional Comedy Careers in the Internet Age w/ Chris Gethard, Dave Hill, Julie Klausner
05/17 The Moth StorySLAM: Envy
05/22 Some Questionable Shapes: Bennett Sims, Fiona Maazel, and Benjamin Hale
05/23 The Moth StorySLAM: Technology