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Where: 126 Franklin St. between Milton and Noble streets • Tel: (718) 383–0096
Updated Jan. 10, 2013


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Celebrate the first ever Independent Bookstore Day along with many other NYC bookstores with book clubs all day. At 5 pm, enjoy a glass of wine with fellow bookreaders. Noon–5 pm.

Join Stacia L. Brown (Beyond Baby Mamas), Alizah Salario (Slate, Al Jazeera), and Jon Sands (The New Clean) for "The Hustle," a discussion about the business of writing: how writers pay the bills, how they get the work done, what they read, and more. 2 pm.

Jason Little ("Shutterbug Follies," “Motel Art Improvement Service”) animates the story of a severely alcoholic homeless man whose misfortunes pile up at an alarming rate. 7 pm.

The Greenpoint Writers Group returns with the latest installment of the Local Organic reading series, featuring all new work and free wine to go around. 6:30 pm.

Jessica Hopper, music writer and critic, releases "The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic," a collection of work from more than two decades in the front row. 7 pm.

Animator and artist Sydney Padua presents her new graphic novel, "The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage," a collection which imagines an alternate timeline in which Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage use their computer brilliance to fight crime. 7 pm.

Victoriana scholar Deborah Lutz presents "The Bronte Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects," which examines a series of artifacts from the Haworth parsonage where Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte lived most of their lives and wrote their novels. 7 pm.

Nathan Larson releases "The Immune System," the third installment of his Dewey Decimal crime-fiction series, along with fellow Akashic author Stacy Wakefield and her new novel, “The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory.” 7 pm.

Sean H. Doyle launches his debut collection, "This Must Be the Place," with D. Foy (“Made to Break”), Natalie Eilbert (“Swan Feast), and Jordan Ginsberg (“Hazlitt”). 7 pm.

Andrew Knapp and his four-legged co-author, Momo, share photos and stories from their latest “where’s Momo" photo collection, "Find Momo Coast to Coast,” the followup to “Find Momo.” 7 pm.

Patricia Park launches "Re Jane," a recast of Jane Eyre set in present-day Queens with Lisa Lutz and her new novel, “How to Start a Fire,” a story of three friends since college and the secrets that bind them. 7 pm.

Karim Dimechkie presents his first novel, "Lifted by the Great Nothing," a coming-of-age story about a Lebanese-American young man who discovers he’s been living a lie. 7 pm.

Sarah Tomlinson ("Good Girl") and Melissa Cistaro (“Pieces of My Mother”) reflect on parents and growing up in their new memoirs. 7 pm.

Jennifer Armstrong is the co-founder and editor of the website Sexy Feminist, and co-author of the nonfiction book "Sexy Feminism." 2 pm.

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