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Not a day goes by in New York City (NYC) without a free poetry reading or a book signing or a book reading by a famous or not yet famous author. Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides!

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Simmons shares his manifesto for business success. Ask any bookseller for additional details and event guidelines.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Signings, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Kiss bassist Gene Simmons signs copies of his book Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business
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Dr. Kathryn Hellerstein’s (University of Pennsylvania) new book explores an aspect of Yiddish literature that has long been overlooked: the roles that women poets played in forming a modern Yiddish literature. She will be joined by Professor David Roskies (Jewish Theological Seminary) for a discussion, readings of poetry in Yiddish and English, and a festive reception.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Kathryn Hellerstein reads from her book A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987
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A thrilling page-turner that also happens to be the biography of one of Russia’s most controversial figures.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Emmanuel Carrere reads from his book Limonov: The Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia
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The Metropolitan has stood among the grandest of opera companies since its birth in 1883. Tracing the offstage/onstage workings of this famed New York institution in their book, Charles Affron and Mirella Jona Affron tell how the Met became and remains a powerful actor on the global cultural scene.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Charles Affron reads from his book Grand Opera: The Story of the Met
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Azar Nafisi (Reading Lolita in Tehran) gives tribute to the importance of fiction in a democratic society. Most noted: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Babbitt and The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Azar Nafisi reads from her book The Republic of Imagination
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As much as any person in the Confederate pantheon, Stonewall Jackson embodies the romantic Southern notion of the virtuous lost cause. Jackson is also considered one of our country's greatest military figures. Gwynne explains why.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, S. Gwynne reads from his book Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
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Maira Kalman is the author/illustrator of 18 children's books including What Pete Ate, Fireboat and Looking at Lincoln.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Maira Kalman discusses her book Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag
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Love a good story? Sit back and relax as they read you a story or two. Featured: scary stories for Halloween.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Readings, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Story Time for Grown-Ups
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This "sharp and moving biography" (Kirkus, starred review) of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, looks past the storybook tale of Lafayette and explores how his reputation rose to great heights during the American Revolution only to collapse more than a decade later during the French Revolution. A reception and book signing will follow the talk.    New York City, NY; NYC

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Book Readings, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Laura Auricchio discusses her book The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered
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A poetry reading and panel discussion with: Stephen Sartarelli, editor and translator; Barth David Schwartz, author, Pasolini Requiem; and Ara H. Merjian, Associate Professor of Italian studies, NYU    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Readings from The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini
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A rapturous paean to discoveries and archives, gorgeously illustrated.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Susan Howe reads from her book Spontaneous Particulars: The Telepathy of Archives
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It's back to Tara as Donald McCaig, author of this prequel, presents an imagined past for Scarlett's faithful slave.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Donald McCaig reads from his book Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone with the Wind'
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Marcus Samuelsson, the award-winning celebrity chef and New York Times bestselling author, tells Top Chef Judge Gail Simmons how he unwinds at home while sharing 150 relaxed and multicultural dishes.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Marcus Samuelsson discusses his book Marcus Off Duty
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The star of Animal Planet’s hit television series My Cat from Hell, Jackson Galaxy, shows cat owners everywhere how to make their homes both cat-friendly and chic.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Signings, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Jackson Galaxy discusses his book Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You!)
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Over the span of his illustrious five-decade career, George Benson has sold millions of records, performed for hundreds of millions of fans, and cut some of the most beloved jazz and soul tunes in music history. But the guitarist/vocalist is much more than "This Masquerade," "On Broadway," "Turn Your Love Around," and "Give Me the Night."    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Signings, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Grammy winner George Benson signs copies of his book Benson: The Autobiography
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Peter Gizzi is the author of six books of poetry, most recently “In Defense of Nothing: Selected Poems 1987-2011” (Wesleyan, 2014). He edited, along with Kevin Killian, “My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer” (Wesleyan, 2008), among other projects.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Peter Gizzi reads from his book In Defense of Nothing: Selected Poems 1987-2011
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Psychology Today blogger and Drew University criminology professor Scott Bonn converses with syndicated columnist Diane Diamond about his new book.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Scott Bonn reads from his book Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers
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Hilary Gumbel, Caryl Stern and Donatella Arpaia bring recipes from some of the world's finest international chefs, and it's all for a great cause. Each book generates support for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Food writers discuss recipies from Unichef
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Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Walter Isaacson discusses his book The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
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MacArthur Fellow Stuart Dybek is the author of the short story collections “Childhood and Other Neighborhoods,” “The Coast of Chicago,” “I Sailed With Magellan,” and, most recently, “Paper Lantern” and “Ecstatic Cahoots” (FSG, 2014). Fady Joudah’s debut, “The Earth in the Attic” (2008), won the 2007 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. His translation of Ghassan Zaqtan’s “Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me” (Yale University Press, 2012) won the Griffin International Poetry Prize in 2013.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 24, 2014, 10/24/2014, Reading by Stuart Dybek and Fady Joudah
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Through original interviews, conversations, surveys, projects, diagrams and drawings from over six hundred contributors — including Miranda July, Cindy Sherman, Elif Batuman, Mac McClelland, Molly Ringwald, Rachel Kushner, Roxane Gay and Sarah Nicole Prikett — Women in Clothes explores the wide range of motives that inform how women present themselves through clothes, and what style really means.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 24, 2014, 10/24/2014, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton read from their book Women in Clothes
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Ariana Reines’s collections include “The Cow” (2006), winner of the Alberta Prize from Fence Books, “Coeur de Lion” (2007), and “Mercury” (2011).    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, October 24, 2014, 10/24/2014, Ariana Reines reads from her book Mercury
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From shining shoes to shining portrayals on the silver screen (Moonstruck, The Godfather II, Do the Right Thing), Danny Aiello delivers his autobiography.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Signings, October 24, 2014, 10/24/2014, Danny Aiello, Oscar-nominated actor, signs copies of his book I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, On the Stage, and in the Movies
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A former banker teams up with a former armed robber to make a killing in Jake Halpern's book, based on a true story.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 27, 2014, 10/27/2014, Jake Halpern reads from his book Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld
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A fresh, nuanced perspective on a profoundly perplexing country: this is what Wallis Wilde-Menozzi’s unique, captivating narrative promises and delivers. The book brings Italy to life in an entirely new way, treating the peninsula as a series of distinct places, subjects, histories, and geographies bound together by a shared sense of life.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 28, 2014, 10/28/2014, Wallis Wilde-Menozzi reads from her book The Other Side of the Tiber: Reflections on Time in Italy
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The horror writer discusses this new volume with Andrew Sean Greer.
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Book Signings, October 28, 2014, 10/28/2014, Anne Rice discusses her book Prince Lestat
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Tyler Coates, Jolie Kerr, Maris Kreizman, Anna Holmes, and more regale you with some of the meanest, dumbest, most ridiculous online comments that strangers (or friends!) have published about them.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Readings, October 28, 2014, 10/28/2014, Say It to My Face 2: Confronting the Comments Section
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The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 28, 2014, 10/28/2014, Herbie Hancock, Oscar- and Grammy-winning jazz legend, discusses his book Herbie Hancock: Possibilities
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Sam Roberts is the urban affairs correspondent for The New York Times. He is the host of The New York Times Close Up, an hour-long weekly news and interview program on cable channel NY1 that he inaugurated in 1992. He is the author or editor of eight previous books.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 29, 2014, 10/29/2014, Sam Roberts reads from his book A History of New York in 101 Objects
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Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and the author of the startling Man without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin (2012). She contributes frequently to the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Newsweek, Slate, and many other publications. She left Russia in 2013 and currently lives in New York.    New York City, NY; NYC

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Book Readings, October 29, 2014, 10/29/2014, Masha Gessen discusses her book Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot
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To celebrate Penguin Classics' reissue of Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories, a round robin reading of the famous short story with Lev Grossman, Caitlin Macy, Mandy Keifetz, and Randy Cohen.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Readings, October 29, 2014, 10/29/2014, 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow': A Round Robin Reading
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Meet the Pollan Family as they introduce their new cookbook.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 29, 2014, 10/29/2014, Corky, Lori, Dana and Tracy Pollan discuss their book The Pollan Family Table
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The greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis—and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Signings, October 29, 2014, 10/29/2014, Jerry Lee Lewis talks with Rick Bragg about his biography of the rock 'n' roll great
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This Land Press is an Oklahoma-based magazine, website, radio show, and online store telling "courageous, compelling stories from the middle of the country."    New York City, NY; NYC
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Readings, October 29, 2014, 10/29/2014, Contributors read from This Land Press
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An evening of original works by 3 pairs of authors that trade takes on shared experiences. /> Featuring: Real Quiet lost the Triple Crown by four inches in 1998. Alexandra Chasin and Robert Lopez take up where the horse leaves off. Filip Noterdaeme and Rick Whitaker sound out the psycho-nightmare of the primal scream. J.C. Hallman and James Marcus eavesdrop on Nicholson Baker’s Vox.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Readings, October 29, 2014, 10/29/2014, Double Take X Reading
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Alexis Coe and Isaac Fitzgerald discuss ALICE + FREDA FOREVER in this evening of 19th-century romance and murder.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, Alexis Coe reads from her book Alice and Freda Forever
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Bestselling novelist David Nicholls tells the story of a man trying to rescue his relationship with his wife and endear himself to the son who is almost a stranger to him.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, David Nicholls reads from his book Us
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Fashion designer, philanthropist, wife, mother, and grandmother, Diane von Furstenberg offers a book about becoming the woman she wanted to be. Event space seating will open at 5:00 pm.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Signings, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, Diane von Furstenberg talks about her book The Womaan I Wanted to Be with Tina Brown
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Author and historian Paul Collins will discuss the life of the legendary Edgar Allan Poe.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, Paul Collins reads from his book Edgar Allen Poe: The Fever Called Living
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The NYC Youth Poet Laureate Program provides a platform for young voices to promote civic engagement, build community and to energize teens to vote. Come support the top teen poets in NYC as they perform for a chance to be named NYC Youth Poet Laureate, win a book deal from Penmanship Books, and a reading tour of the city. This evening also celebrates the book launch of 2014 NYC Youth Poet Laureate Ramya Ramana from Penmanship Books and announcements about the 2014 Poet Linc Anthology from Black Dog Publishing.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, NYC Youth Poet Laureate Final Competition
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From the award-winning writer of Easter Island comes a powerful story of love, loss, and redemption amid the ruins of war-torn Italy.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 03, 2014, 11/03/2014, Jennifer Vanderbes reads from her book The Secret of Raven Point
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Capitalism v. Democracy offers the key to understanding why corporations are now citizens, money is political speech, limits on corporate spending are a form of censorship, democracy is a free market, and political equality and democratic integrity are unconstitutional constraints on money in politics. Kuhner argues that nothing short of a constitutional amendment can set the necessary boundaries between capitalism and democracy. Timothy K. Kuhner, associate professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, teaches international law, comparative law, human rights, campaign finance, and alternative dispute resolution.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 04, 2014, 11/04/2014, Timothy Kuhner reads from his book Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution
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Katha Pollitt delivers a concise, ardent argument for abortion as a right and a force for social good in conversation with MSNBC National Reporter Irin Carmon, hosted by Terri Gordon, Director of the Gender Studies Program. In this groundbreaking book, Katha Pollitt reframes abortion as a common part of a woman’s reproductive life, one that should be accepted as a moral right with positive social implications. In clear, concise arguments, Pollitt takes on the “personhood” argument, reaffirms the priority of a woman’s life and health, and discusses why terminating a pregnancy can be a force for social good.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 05, 2014, 11/05/2014, Katha Pollitt discusses her book Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights
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A collection of 123 powerful duotone photographs made by Stephen Shames from 1977-2000 that chronicles the lives of kids growing up in the Bronx.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Signings, November 06, 2014, 11/06/2014, Photographer Stephen Shames signs copies of his book Bronx Boys
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With Social Media Strategies for Investing, you will not only enhance your understanding of the stock market, but also use social media to maximize your profits. This comprehensive guide provides you with specific strategies for using social media as an investment tool to gain a greater understanding of today’s market, so you won’t get left behind.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 06, 2014, 11/06/2014, Brian Egger reads from his book Social Media Strategies for Investing
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With Geffrey Davis, Dawn Lundy Martin and Arisa White.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, November 06, 2014, 11/06/2014, 3 poets read new work
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Chris Adrian is the author of the short story collection, “A Better Angel,” and three novels, “Gob’s Grief,” “The Children’s Hospital,” and “The Great Night.” Eli Horowitz is the coauthor of “The Clock Without a Face,” a treasure-hunt mystery, and “Everything You Know Is Pong,” an illustrated cultural history of ping pong. Adrian and Horowitz collaborated on “The New World,” a digitally enhanced novel released by Atavist Books in July 2014, and published as an FSG Original in 2015.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 06, 2014, 11/06/2014, Fiction Reading: Chris Adrian / Eli Horowitz
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Featuring Hugh Martin, Heather Raffo, Zohra Saed, and Brian Turner.
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Poetry Readings, November 07, 2014, 11/07/2014, Poets on War: Insights on a Global Conflict
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Patricia Lockwood is the author of “Balloon Pop Outlaw Black” and “Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals.” /> Danniel Schoonebeek’s debut collection of poems, “American Barricade,” was published in 2014.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, November 07, 2014, 11/07/2014, Poetry Reading: Patricia Lockwood / Danniel Schoonebeek
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Eleanor Henderson’s debut novel Ten Thousand Saints was named one of the Top 10 Books of 2011 by The New York Times.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 07, 2014, 11/07/2014, Eleanor Henderson reads from her book Ten Thousand Saints
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In his new book, psychiatrist and photographer Sebastian Zimmermann presents a fascinating, first of its kind, photographic survey of the current field of psychiatry and psychology through penetrating portraits of fifty therapists all taken in the most sacred of places - the private office where they see their patients. Ranging from luminaries to newly minted analysts, Zimmermann's subjects hail from widely different orientations that collectively reveal the diversity of approaches to therapeutic practice today.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Signings, November 10, 2014, 11/10/2014, Photographer Sebastian Zimmermann signs copies of his book Fifty Shrinks
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Claudia Rankine is the author of four collections of poetry: “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric” (Graywolf Press, 2004); “PLOT” (Grove Press, 2001); “The End of the Alphabet” (Grove Press, 1998); and “Nothing in Nature is Private” (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1995), which received the Cleveland State Poetry Prize. In 2013, Rankine was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, November 13, 2014, 11/13/2014, Poet Claudia Rankine discusses her work
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Charles D’ambrosio has published two collections of short stories, “The Point,” a New York Times Notable Book, and “The Dead Fish Museum,” as well as “Orphans,” a collection of essays. Darcey Steinke is the author of five novels and a memoir, “Easter Everywhere,” which was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book. D’ambrosio’s latest title, “Loitering: New and Selected Essays,” and Steinke’s new novel, “Sister Golden Hair,” are both new from Tin House in fall 2014.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 14, 2014, 11/14/2014, Fiction Reading: Charles D’ambrosio / Darcey Steinke
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Following the tremendously successful inaugural event in 2012 and a Kickstarter campaign this summer, the Moby-Dick Marathon NYC returns next month for a three-day marathon-style reading of Herman Melville’s epic novel. Over 150 readers — including Touré, Jami Attenberg, Phil Klay, Téa Obreht, Nathaniel Philbrick, Lynne Tillman, Alex Karpovsky, Matt Kish, and many more — will each read a ten-minute section of the novel.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 14, 2014, 11/14/2014, Moby-Dick Marathon NYC
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Following the tremendously successful inaugural event in 2012 and a Kickstarter campaign this summer, the Moby-Dick Marathon NYC returns next month for a three-day marathon-style reading of Herman Melville’s epic novel. Over 150 readers — including Touré, Jami Attenberg, Phil Klay, Téa Obreht, Nathaniel Philbrick, Lynne Tillman, Alex Karpovsky, Matt Kish, and many more — will each read a ten-minute section of the novel.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 15, 2014, 11/15/2014, Moby-Dick Marathon NYC
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Following the tremendously successful inaugural event in 2012 and a Kickstarter campaign this summer, the Moby-Dick Marathon NYC returns next month for a three-day marathon-style reading of Herman Melville’s epic novel. Over 150 readers — including Touré, Jami Attenberg, Phil Klay, Téa Obreht, Nathaniel Philbrick, Lynne Tillman, Alex Karpovsky, Matt Kish, and many more — will each read a ten-minute section of the novel.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 16, 2014, 11/16/2014, Moby-Dick Marathon NYC
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Jericho Brown’s first book, “Please” (New Issues), won the American Book Award, and his most recent collection, “The New Testament,” was released in September 2014 by Copper Canyon Press. Olena Kalytiak Davis’s debut, “And Her Soul Out of Nothing,” was selected for the Brittingham Prize in Poetry. Her latest collection, “The Poem She Didn’t Write and Other Poems,” is out from Copper Canyon Press in 2014.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, November 20, 2014, 11/20/2014, Poetry Reading: Jericho Brown / Olena Kalytiak Davis
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Timothy Donnelly is the author of two collections of poetry, “The Cloud Corporation” (Wave Books, 2011) and “Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit” (Grove Press, 2003). Donnelly is the current poetry editor at the Boston Review.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, November 21, 2014, 11/21/2014, Poet Timothy Donnelly discusses his work
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James McBride is the author of four books, including his debut novel, “Miracle at St. Anna,” which was translated into a major motion picture directed by American film icon Spike Lee, “Song Yet Sung,” and the New York Times bestselling memoir, “The Color of Water.” His latest novel “The Good Lord Bird,” was the winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 21, 2014, 11/21/2014, Fiction Reading: James McBride
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A special evening of music and readings to celebrate the tenth-anniversary edition of Voices of a People’s History of the United States and launch the third — and updated — edition of this acclaimed book by Howard Zinn (1922-2010) and Anthony Arnove. Voices is the primary-source companion to Zinn’s best-selling book A People’s History of the United States. It features the words of visionaries, rebels, and dissenters who have changed the course of our history. Jon Stewart calls Voices “gut-wrenching,” while Salon says it is "Compelling and indispensable.” This special tenth anniversary event will include editor Anthony Arnove, singer-songwriter Allison Moorer, musician Deva Mahal, actor and playwright Wallace Shawn, actors Erin Cherry, Brian Jones, Elizabeth A. Davis, Christine Kirk, Kelly MacDonald, Aasif Mandvi, Viggo Mortensen, Jessica Pimentel, Susan Pourfar, Peter Sarsgaard, poets Staceyann Chin, and Kevin Coval, and Howard Zinn's son Jeff Zinn. Music by DJ Charlie Hustle.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Readings, November 21, 2014, 11/21/2014, Voices of a People’s History of the United States' 10th Anniversary
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Catie Rosemurgy is the author of two poetry collections, “My Favorite Apocalypse” and “The Stranger Manual,” both published by Graywolf Press.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, November 21, 2014, 11/21/2014, Poet Catie Rosemurgy reads her work
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Mark Doty is the author of eight books of poetry, including Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the 2008 National Book Award, and My Alexandria, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Patricia Smith is an American poet, spoken-word performer, playwright, author, writing teacher, and former journalist. She has published poems in literary magazines and journals including TriQuarterly, Poetry, The Paris Review, Tin House, and in anthologies including American Voices and The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry.    New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, November 25, 2014, 11/25/2014, Poetry Reading with Mark Doty and Patricia Smith
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