Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.
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The Savannah Book Festival’s “An Evening with Nicholas Sparks” event will take place at the Savannah’s Trustees Theater. See him on Tuesday, October 8th at the Savannah’s Trustees Theater starting 6 p.m. (Savannah, GA)
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Fear of Flying with Erica Jong at Barnes & Noble (82nd & Broadway). Meet her on Tuseday, October 8th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)
The next session of the Pen Parentis Literary Salon will take place at the Andaz Salon. Come out and take part on Tuesday, October 8th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)
Author Ed Prence will appear at the Clearwater Library to discuss and sign copies of his new book from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Meet him on Wednesday, October 9th, (Clearwater, FL)
David Thomson, a film critic, will travel to Mechanics’ Institute Library to talk about his new book, Moments That Made the Movies. Hear him on Wednesday, October 9th starting 6 p.m. (San Francisco, CA)
The Derangement of the Senses, a multimedia reading series, will hold its next event at Le Poisson Rouge. Join in on Wednesday, October 9th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)
Everyone is invited to a reading from the Voice of Witness book. Check it out on Thursday, October 10th at Open Books starting 6 p.m. (Chicago, IL)
Author Jaron Lanier has signed on to be the headliner of a LIVE from the NYPL event on the future of libraries. Hear him on Thursday, October 10th at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)
The season finale event of Book’d in Burbank will take place at Theatre Banshee. Check it out on Thursday, October 10th from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Los Angeles, CA)
New York Comic Con will take over the Jacob K. Javits Center with four days of celebrities, panels, and programming! Join in from Thursday, October 10th until Sunday, October 13th. (New York, NY)
Irene Rawlings will discuss her new cookbook at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. See her on Friday, October 11th starting 6 p.m. (Ft. Worth, TX)
The next installment of the Franklin Park Reading Series will feature five female writers. Check it out on Monday, October 14th at the Franklin Park Bar and Beer Garden starting 8 p.m. (New York, NY)
- World Book Night, Wendy Williams, & Jenny Han Get Booked
- Bob Saget, Matt Taibbi, & Pen Parentis Get Booked
- Bette Midler, Dan Santat, & Kendra L. Willis Get Booked
- Amy Poehler Named 2014 Honorary Chairperson for World Book Night U.S.