Denis Johnson Tribute

17 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 17 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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The highly-anticipated final short story collection from Denis Johnson has arrived. Johnson's posthumously published collection, The Largesse of the Sea Maiden, enters a new...   More info

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

18 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 18 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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A group of radical black feminists called The Combahee River Collective was one of the most important groups to develop out of the anti-racist and women's liberation movements of...   More info

The Writers Studio Presents Philip Schultz

19 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 19 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Philip Schultz's work has been unmatched, garnering awards and critical acclaim for years. He has created a dedicated school for those wishing to master the written word, this...   More info

Sound and NYC: Exploring Silence in the City

23 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 23 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Join Olio for an exciting evening of exploring percussion music of the 20th century Taught by Professor Whitney George Complimentary drinks by Sixpoint. Details: Composers...   More info

Amanda Stauffer: Match Made In Manhattan

24 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 24 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Local New York author Amanda Stauffer's upcoming debut novel is a contemporary exploration of the amazing and quirky frontier of dating in the digital age. At the behest of her...   More info

Richard Lloyd + Chris Frantz

25 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 25 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Written by one of the founding members of the hit band Television, Richard Lloyd has chronicled his life, starting in Pittsburgh and moving through New York City, with a cast full...   More info

Celebrating Fred Bass: A Life Well-Read

26 Jan 18:45 - 20:00 26 Jan 18:45 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Fred loved a good story and we thank you for being part of his life. please join us for a celebratory memorial of literary legend Fred Bass. This event is open to the community...   More info

Hilary Jacobs Hendel: It's Not Always Depression

07 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 07 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Fascinating patient stories and dynamic exercises help you connect to healing emotions, ease anxiety and depression, and discover your authentic self. Sara suffered a...   More info

Sarah Schulman: After Delores

08 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 08 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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In this now-classic work Sarah Schulman beautifully captured the lesbian subculture in 1980s New York. Her noir-style novel of heartbreak follows a no-nonsense coffe-shop waitress...   More info

WNYC Studios + Strand Present This Podcast Has Fleas Listen Loun

10 Feb 11:00 - 15:00 10 Feb 11:00 - 15:00 - New York New York
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Join WNYC Studios for a Listen Lounge in Strand Bookstore's Children's Department. Parents and kids will join together to listen to an episode of This Podcast Has Fleas while...   More info

Center for Book Arts: Book Binding Basics

11 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 11 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 - New York New York
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Join the Center for Book Arts at The Strand for a workshop in bookbinding! Learn the basics of making books by hand and leave with a beautiful, finished book, hand-made by you. We...   More info

Galentine's Day Party: Co-Hosted by Drink and Draw Like a Lady

13 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 13 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Join us for a night of art creating, connection making, cookie eating, music listening, and wine tasting in the Strand's beautiful Rare Book Room! Enjoy a guided tour of several...   More info

A Chocolate Tasting with Haute Chocolate

14 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 14 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 - New York New York
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Valentine's Day is a holiday for embracing love and ignoring diets, so come on out and enjoy some chocolate samples from Haute Chocolate! Haute Chocolate is clean, sexy chocolate...   More info

Tavi Gevinson: Rookie On Love

14 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 14 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Back in 2011 a fifteen-year-old Tavi Gevinson launched Rookie, and online magazine focusing on art and writing, fashion, pop culture, feminism, and social issues, especially ones...   More info

Roseann Lake: Leftover in China

19 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 19 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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For decades China had a one-child policy, a law that has only recently replaced with a two-child policy. While this eases some of the legal pressure on parents, the consequences...   More info

Let's Women-Splain Romance

26 Feb 04:00 - 19:00 26 Feb 04:00 - 19:00 - New York New York
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Katharine joins superstar authors Alyssa Cole, Beverly Jenkins, Lisa Kleypas, and Alisha Rai on stage at Strand Bookstore in New York City. More info to come. Sign up for...   More info

Let's Woman-splain Romance!

26 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 26 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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The romance genre has been objectified since its inception, but has grown into the foremost feminist genre, written for women/by women. This panel features some of the foremost...   More info

Hope Nation

27 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 27 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Everybody experiences moments when they feel powerless, when they can’t seem to understand, and at times even hopeless. Today’s teens are the caretakers of tomorrow, and yet it's...   More info

How to Get Personal in Print with Nancy Davidoff Kelton

12 Mar 18:30 - 20:30 12 Mar 18:30 - 20:30 - New York New York
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My father in his coffin looked better than most of the men I dated. -Opening line of Finding Mr. Rightstein. Do you want your writing to resonate? Engage readers? Among the...   More info

Women of Resistance

13 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 13 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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In response to the 2016 Presidential election the artistic activists of the nation have reacted in a myriad of ways, one of which was poetry. Editors Danielle Barnhart and Iris...   More info

Patrick Parrish + James Zemaitis

13 Mar 19:30 - 20:30 13 Mar 19:30 - 20:30 - New York New York
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Patrick Parrish has spent over 25 years in the worlds of curating, collecting, and dealing, building up a wealth of items and knowledge, culminating in the Patrick Parrish Gallery...   More info

Duncan Hannah + Jim Wolcott

14 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 14 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Duncan Hannah came to New York in the 70s as an art student and promptly enters the world of seedy parties, enticing girls, captivating music, and the best the city’s underground...   More info

WNYC Studios + Strand Present a Podcast Listen Lounge

15 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 15 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Join WNYC Studios for a Listen Lounge in Strand Bookstore's Rare Books Room. Attendees will join together for a listening party followed by a Q&A and group discussion. WNYC...   More info

Mallory Ortberg + Alexander Chee

19 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 19 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Mallory Ortberg has established her knack for twisting children’s tales in her popular online series Children's Stories Made Horrific , and now she’s continue her journey into the...   More info

Anthony Ray Hinton: The Sun Does Shine

28 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 28 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine years old, Hinton knew that it was a...   More info

Vibrator Nation

29 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 29 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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In the 1970s a group of feminist entrepreneurs pioneered a movement by reimagining the sex shop industry. They questioned who sex shops benefited, what type of customer visited...   More info

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz & Sarah Kay

02 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 02 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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April is National Poetry Month, a time spent dedicated to the importance of the art of the written word. As one of the largest literary celebrations in the world it's encouraging...   More info

William T. Vollmann: No Immediate Danger

10 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 10 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Over the years William T. Vollmann has earned critical acclaim by addressing some of the most important issues of our times, covering everything from the country's inverted...   More info

Alexander Chee: How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

18 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 18 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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The author of the national best-seller The Queen of the Night has written his first collection of essays that explore his life as a man, a writer, and an activist. His latest work...   More info

Sofija Stefanovic: Miss Ex-Yugoslavia

23 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 23 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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From writer and storyteller Sofija Stefanovic comes a humorous and candid memoir about duality and not fitting in anywhere, in as many ways as you can imagine. Born in socialist...   More info

John Scalzi: Head On

24 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 24 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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John Scalzi's latest thrilling sci-fi tale takes us to the not too distant future, where scores of ravenous fans come form far and wide to indulge in the latest sports sensation...   More info

Stacey Abrams: Minority Leader

26 Apr 19:30 - 20:30 26 Apr 19:30 - 20:30 - New York New York
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It’s commonly regarded that networking, persistence, and hard work are the ingredients necessary to advance in the world, but for people like Stacey Abrams it takes more than that...   More info

Nomi Prins: Collusion

30 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 30 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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The 2008 financial crisis started a chain reaction that boosted the influence of central bankers and caused a massive shift in the world order. Central banks and institutions are...   More info

Joana Avillez + Molly Young on the 2nd floor art department

01 May 19:30 - 20:30 01 May 19:30 - 20:30 - New York New York
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There are few cities that can compare with New York City; it’s an almost magical place teeming with life and overflowing with stories. Writers and illustrators have worked for...   More info

Be My Cover: NYC Edition

14 May 19:00 - 20:00 14 May 19:00 - 20:00 - New York New York
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Penguin Random House celebrates its heritage and creativity internationally through the designs of its book covers, at the heart of the company’s tradition of enduring quality and...   More info


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