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Julia Child & Leonard Slatkin 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.

Author Robert Anasi will talk about his new book, The Last Bohemia: Scenes from the Life of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Hear him at Word Bookstore on Tuesday, August 14th starting 7 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Celebrate the 100th birthday of Julia Child at the powerHouse Arena. Join the party on Wednesday, August 15th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Writers Christopher Irving and Seth Kushner will present their new title, Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of American Comics at a conversation event. Check it out on Thursday, August 16th at Greenlight Bookstore starting 7:30 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Conductor Leonard Slatkin will appear at a signing event for his new memoir, Conducting Business. See him on Friday, August 17th at Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives starting 6:30 p.m. (Stockbridge, MA)

Two authors, Susanna Reich and Jessie Hartland, have created picture books about culinary icon Julia Child. Check out their event on Saturday, August 18th at Books of Wonder from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. (New York, NY)

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