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Lara Vapnyar & Drew Barrymore Get Booked

599637_685921801435198_277402430_n-225x300Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Novelist Lara Vapnyar and The New Yorker editor Ben Greenman will sit down for a discussion about Vapnyar’s new book, The Scent of Pine. Hear them on Wednesday, February 5th at Macaulay Honors College starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Picture book creator Julia Donaldson will spend an afternoon at Books of Wonder to talk about her new book, Superworm. See her on Saturday, February 8th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (New York, NY)

Actress Drew Barrymore will talk about and sign copies of her new photograph bookFind It In Everything at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Meet Barrymore (pictured, via) on Monday, February 10th starting at 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

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