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Hip hop star Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson has penned a memoir called Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove. Hear him talk about it at Barnes & Noble (Union Square branch) on Wednesday, June 19th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)
Novelist Ru Freeman will be discussing her new novel, On Sal Mal Lane, with author Deborah Baker. See them on at the Center for Fiction on Thursday, June 20th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)
Maggie Oman Shannon will appear at Open Secret Bookstore to talk about her new book, Crafting Calm. Meet her on Thursday, June 20th starting 7:30 p.m. (San Rafael, CA)
Composer Alexis Cuadrado presents “A Lorca Soundscape,” a new cycle of original jazz protest songs drawn from Federico García Lorca‘s poetry. Check it out at 92Y Tribeca on Friday, June 21st starting 8 p.m. (New York, NY)
Comedian Bob Elliott will appear to sign copies of David Pollock‘s biography, Bob and Ray, Keener Than Most Persons. See him at Gulf of Maine Books on Saturday, June 22nd starting 3 p.m. (Brunswick, ME)
Books of Wonder will be hosting the “Openly YA” author panel with four authors set to appear. Join in on Saturday, June 22nd starting 2 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.