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The NYU Bookstore Event Series is free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Seating is limited and no reservations are required. For additional event information view our Event Calendar. If you are interested in scheduling an event please contact us.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 16, 6pm - 7:30pm
Katherine Howe - Book Launch

New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe will introduce her new YA novel, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen.

A love story set in present-day NYU, Howe's YA novel gives readers an exciting glimpse at the city’s vibrant history—including its uniquely haunted landscape.

Thursday, September 17, 6pm - 7:30pm
Maria Garcia

Cinematic Quests for Identity: The Hero's Encounter with the Beast by author and film critic Maria Garcia

Providing a unique and original perspective on films throughout the world, this provocative book draws upon Jungian thought, as well as several literary traditions including fairy tales, epic poetry, and Greek and Celtic mythology.

Monday, September 21, 6pm - 7:30pm
Anthony David

An Improbable Friendship: The Remarkable Lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and Their Forty-Year Peace Mission by Anthony David

Based on personal interviews, diaries, and journals drawn from the lives of two prominent women on either side of the ongoing conflict, the story of Ruth and Raymonda’s friendship finds hope for the possibility for peace and reconciliation.

Anthony David an award-winning biographer and historian who has written eight books. He currently resides in Jerusalem.

Thursday, September 24, 6pm - 7:30pm
D. Watkins

The Beast Side - Living (and Dying) While Black in America by D. Watkins

Writer D. Watkins is a new voice on race in America.  He has been in Meet the Press, CNN, Katie Couric, as well as an op-ed in the NYTimes. Watkins is a professor at Coppin State University and runs a creative writing workshop at the Baltimore Free School.

Tuesday, September 29, 6pm - 7:30pm
The Secrets of Publishing Panel

Join Professor Susan Shapiro, moderator and author of "What's Never Said", for a dynamic conversation about the publishing world and how to get published.

Panel Participants include:

Joy Peskin, FSG editor YA & kid's books
Deborah Landau, NYU MFA program founder & poet , author of "The Uses of the Body"
Frank Flaherty, NYU professor, author of "The Elements of Story"
Ryan Harbage, literary agent 
Maya Ziv, Dutton executive editor 
Kenan Trebincevic, author of "The Bosnia List"

Wednesday, September 30, 6pm - 7:30pm
Poetry Reading featuring Mark Statman and Marc Vincenz

Mark Statman’s most recent book of poetry is That Train Again (Lavender Ink, 2015). A poet, essayist, and translator, Statman is Associate Professor in Literary Studies at Eugene Lang College, NY.

Marc Vincenz is a poet and translator. He has published eight collections of poetry, his latest is This Wasted Land and It's Chymical Illuminations (Lavender Ink, 2015).