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Jennifer Weiner, Michael Ian Black & Meghan McCain Get Booked

Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date.

Authors Hugh Sinclair and David Roodman will headline a discussion event on micro-finance. Hear them on Monday, July 9th at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Franklin Park Reading Series will hold its 4th annual “Travels and Journeys” reading. Check it out on Monday, July 9th at Franklin Park Bar and Beer Garden starting 7 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

A Mothership launch party will be hitting Books of Wonder. Check it out on Tuesday, July 10th starting 6 p.m. (New York, NY)

Author Jennifer Weiner will be making a “Cupcake Tour” stop at the BookMark Shoppe to promote her newest title, The Next Best Thing. See her on Tuesday, July 10th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

ThrillerFest VII will be hitting New York City from Wednesday, July 11th to Saturday, July 14th. Mingle with attendees and learn from incredible suspense fiction authors including Jack Higgins, Allison Brennan and Lee Child. (New York, NY)

The next installment of the Happy Ending Music & Reading Series will feature authors Nell Freudenberger, Rajesh Parameswaran, Alex Shakar, with live drawing by Michael Arthur and musical guest Ana Egge. Check it out on Wednesday, July 11th at Joe’s Pub starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

America, You Sexy Bitch writers Michael Ian Black and Meghan McCain will be headlining the next installment of the Word for Word Reading Series. See them on Wednesday, July 11 at the Bryant Park Reading Room starting 12:30 pm (New York, NY)

Three writers will be paying tribute to legendary beat poet Lew Welch at the San Francisco Public Library (main branch). Check it out on Thursday, July 12th starting 6 p.m. (San Francisco, CA)

The H.I.P. Reading Series will be hosting a special “Friday the 13th” event. Join them on Friday, July 13th at Bar on A starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Last Bookstore will celebrate “Friday the 13th” with some scary, scary readings. Quake in fear on Friday, July 13th starting 8 p.m. (Los Angeles, CA)

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