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Billy Crystal, Jonathan Lethem & Franklin Park Get Booked

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

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The next installment of the Franklin Park Reading Series will feature five writers. Hear them on Monday, September 9th at Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden starting 8 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

An upcoming Moth StorySLAM event will focus on stories about “rules.” Check it out on Tuesday, September 10th at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Author Henry Wiencek will headline an event and talk about his new book. See him on Tuesday, September 10th at Revolution Books starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Writer Jonathan Lethem, a Brooklyn native, will appear at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater to launch his new novel, Dissident Gardens. See him on Tuesday, September 10th starting 7 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Actor Billy Crystal will discuss his new memoir, Still Foolin’ ‘Em, at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Meet him on Wednesday, September 11th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Three picture book creators will sit for a panel, Q&A, and signing session at Books of Wonder. Join in on Sunday, September 15th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. (New York, NY)

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