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Grumpy Cat, Andrea Cremer, Alex London, & Natalia Sylvester Get Booked

catHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Grumpy Cat (pictured, via) will appear and take photos with fans at Barnes & Noble (Union Square branch). Meet the internet sensation on Thursday, August 7th at 5 p.m. (New York, NY)

Two authors, Andrea Cremer and Alex London, will sit with their editor, Jill Santopolo, for a conversation. Hear them on Saturday, August 9th at Books of Wonder from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (New York, NY)

Writer Natalia Sylvester will headline an event at Blue Willow Bookshop to talk about her new novel. Join in on Saturday, August 9th starting 4 p.m. (Houston, TX)

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