Edan Lepucki: Woman No. 17 w/ Rachel Fershleiser
May
24
7:30 pm19:30

Edan Lepucki: Woman No. 17 w/ Rachel Fershleiser

From the bestselling author of the novel California, we welcome Edan Lepucki to launch her newest book, Woman No. 17. She'll be joined in conversation by Rachel Fershleiser to discuss this provocative and gripping new thriller.

Canada Writers Night
May
25
7:30 pm19:30

Canada Writers Night

We're celebrating the literary talent and traditions from our northern neighbors with a night devoted to Canadian writers! LitHub's Jonny Diamond hosts a panel with Claire Cameron, author of The Last Neanderthal; Adam Sternbergh, author of The Blinds; and Katrina Onstad, author of The Weekend Effect.

A Grace Paley Reader Panel
May
31
7:30 pm19:30

A Grace Paley Reader Panel

Books Are Magic celebrates the life and work of Grace Paley with a panel dedicated to her work: Nora Paley, Gish Jen, Ynestra King, Naomi Replansky, Gerry Albarelli, and Kevin Bowen will participate in this special reading.

Helene Stapinski: Murder in Matera w/ Mark Rotella
Jun
1
7:30 pm19:30

Helene Stapinski: Murder in Matera w/ Mark Rotella

Books Are Magic welcomes Helene Stapinski, author of Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History and Baby Plays Around: A Love Affair, with Music, as she celebrates her latest release, Murder in Matera: A true Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy.

Michael Hearst: Curious Constructions
Jun
4
11:00 am11:00

Michael Hearst: Curious Constructions

Have you (or your inquisitive little one) ever had the thought, "Yeah, but what if it had a roller coaster on top?" Michael Hearst's Curious Constructions deals with exactly that! Bring your favorite curious little kiddo in for a special Sunday reading and presentation by Michael Hearst.


Adam Giannelli: Tremulous Hinge + Craig Teicher: The Trembling Answers
May
18
7:30 pm19:30

Adam Giannelli: Tremulous Hinge + Craig Teicher: The Trembling Answers

In a night devoted to exploring the tangled and porous boundaries of life, we celebrate poets Adam Giannelli and Craig Teicher as they read from their new books! Adam Gianelli, winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, will be celebrating his collection Tremulous Hinge. Craig Teicher, judge of the Iowa Poetry Prize, will be reading from his new book, The Trembling Answers.  Admission is free! 

Dan Chaon: Ill Will w/ Peter Straub
May
10
7:30 pm19:30

Dan Chaon: Ill Will w/ Peter Straub

Join us for conversation led by writer Peter Straub about Dan Chaon's latest thriller, Ill Will, which explores two sensational unsolved crimes—one in the past, another in the present—both linked by one man’s memory and self-deception.