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Best book events in NYC: Critics' picks

The Moth StorySLAM!

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Ten stories. Three teams of judges. One winner. The outrageously (and deservedly) popular storytelling series pits local yarn spinners against one another, challenging them to deliver an impressive

  1. Housing Works Bookstore Cafe 126 Crosby St, between E Houston and Prince Sts, 10012
  2. Thu Oct 23
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Notes on Fiction: Edgar Allan Poe

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In honor of the spookiest time of the year, chamber orchestra The Curiosity Cabinet performs a concert inspired by one of the most legendary horror writers ever known. Experimental 1920s silent films

  1. Center for Fiction 17 E 47th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves
  2. Thu Oct 23
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Five Things You May Not Know About Jackie O.

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  • Free

Jackie Kennedy Onassis's legacy of grace, poise and intelligence has already endured for decades and will assuredly carry on for centuries more. In her new book, What Jackie Taught Us, Tina Santi

  1. Marymount Manhattan College 221 E 71st St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Will Boast in Conversation

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Count Boast’s new memoir, Epilogue, among the year’s most powerfully evocative and emotional nonfiction books of the year. Don’t miss your opportunity to hear the writer talk about (with

  1. McNally Jackson Books 52 Prince St, between Lafayette and Mulberry Sts
  2. Wed Oct 29
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