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Franklin Park & ‘Madeline’ Get Booked

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

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Five writers will talk about “transgressions” at forthcoming Franklin Park Reading Series event. Hear them on Monday, November 11th at the Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden starting 8 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Andy Ricker and JJ Goode, the writers behind the Pok Pok cookbook, will join in on a conversation with New York Times food writer Peter Meehan. Check it out on Wednesday, November 13th at The Strand starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

John Bemelmans Marciano, the grandson Ludwig Bemelmans, will talk about the latest installment of the Madeline series, Madeline & the Old House in Paris. Meet him on Saturday, November 16th at Word Bookstore starting 11:00 a.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

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