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Brooklyn Book Festival, McSweeney’s & Nicholas Sparks Get Booked

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

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Harlan Coben and Nicholas Sparks will come together for a conversation on Sparks’ latest novel, The Longest Ride. Hear them on Thursday, September 19th at Barnes & Noble Union Square starting 7:30 p.m. (New York, NY)

Editor Rachel Kramer Bussel will teach a class on erotic writing at the New York Academy of Sex Ed. See her on Friday, September 20th starting 7:30 p.m. (New York, NY)

McSweeney’s and Voice of Witness will celebrate their collaborative book, High Rise Stories – Voices from Chicago Public Housing. Check it out on Friday, September 20th at 826CHI starting 7:30 p.m. (Chicago, IL)

Thousands of book lovers will gather together for the Brooklyn Book Festival. Join in on Sunday, September 22nd at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Books of Wonder will host the Fantastic Teen Reads panel featuring five young adult authors. See them on Sunday, September 22nd from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (New York, NY)

The ‘Tongue & Groove’ literary variety show will take place at Icis Apartments. Check it out on Sunday, September 22nd from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Glendale, CA)

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