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Upper East Side »

The Writing Room Pays Homage to Elaine's at Storied UES Address

The Writing Room opened Wednesday night, two years after Elaine's closed for good at the location.

Richmond Hill »

New Reading Series Coming to Richmond Hill Library

The group was started by the founder of the popular reading series at Odradeks Coffee House.

Astoria »

New Indie Astoria Bookshop Starting Monthly Book Club

The store, which opened last week, will begin hosting a monthly book club and other literary events.

Upper East Side »

Menstrual Poetry Slam to Be Held Next Month at Upper East Side College

The reading will be part of a menstruation conference at Marymount Manhattan College.

New York City »

Literary Brooklyn's Best Venues for Emerging Writers

Discover Brooklyn's next Jhumpa Lahiri or Jonathan Safran Foer at these eclectic readings.

Lower East Side »

Manhattan's Only LGBT Bookstore Fighting for Permanent LES Space

BGSQD is creating community through selling books with a gay connection. 

Park Slope »

Park Slope Bookstores Cater to Pint-Size Readers

PowerHouse on 8th and Community Bookstore now feature roomy children's sections.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Who's the Book Boss? Tony Danza to Appear at Brooklyn Book Festival

Actor Tony Danza will appear with literary giants like Joyce Carol Oates and Paul Auster at the event.

East Village »

'Naked Girls Reading' Binds Books with Bods in East Village

The nude reading series took on "Myths & Legends" at the Under St. Mark's theater.

Park Slope »

Juicy Novel About Park Slope Adultery Eagerly Anticipated by Booksellers

Local booksellers are betting readers will line up for the gossipy "Motherland" by Amy Sohn.

Flatiron »

Flatiron Restaurant Debuts Literary Salon Series Pen & The Plate

Award-winning authors Kurt Andersen and Meg Wolitzer will attend the first Pen & The Plate event.

Midtown & Theater District »

Brian Eno and Other Artists Discuss Mentor Project at NYPL

Artists such as Brian Eno, Trisha Brown and Anish Kapoor spent a year teaching young proteges the tricks of their trade.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Literature Group Brings Chills to Halloween

The monthly literature group, Fiction Addiction, is focusing on scary stories to get in the Halloween mood.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Author Julia Alvarez to Read at the Shabazz Center

Writer Julia Alvarez, will read from her Tia Lola children's book series and, later, from her classic novel “In the Time of the Butterflies."

East Village & Lower East Side »

Sophie's Bids Farewell to Beloved Scholar-Bartender

Howard O'Brien worked at the East 5th Street bar for nearly 25 years before dying of cancer last week.

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