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Friday, Oct. 9 (See map view)

The Brooklyn author of "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" reads from his new book, about a boy who survives a shipwreck and joins an acting troupe. 6:30 pm.

The acclaimed author discusses her new book "The Heart Goes Last" with Buzzfeed Books. 7 pm.

Sunday, Oct. 11 (See map view)

Author Adam Lewis Schroeder reads from his comedic zombie novel "All-Day Breakfast." Attendees must be prepared to sing back-up to the “All-Day Breakfast” rap. 4 pm.

Monday, Oct. 12 (See map view)

Marie Myung-Ok Lee and Susan Ito read from their current projects and discuss the writing life. RSVP to 7 pm.

This month the series presents four fiction writers: Matt Bell, Lincoln Michel, Merritt Tierce, and Naomi Jackson. 8 pm.

Tuesday, Oct. 13 (See map view)

Joseph Alexiou’s new book, "Gowanus: Brooklyn’s Curious Canal," narrates 300 years of our borough’s most compelling former industrial waterway, from oyster beds to dumping grounds for toxic waste. Alexiou will discuss the parallels in today’s Gowanus real estate rush with that of the 1860’s. 7 pm.

The authors discuss their book "You Blew It!," a hilarious examination of social, cultural and work-related faux pas, and how we are doomed to repeat these missteps. 7–9 pm.

Wednesday, Oct. 14 (See map view)

National Book Award-winning author Colum McCann presents his first collection of short fiction in more than a decade in which he charts the territory of chance, and the profound and intimate consequences of even our smallest moments. 7–9 pm.

Monday, Oct. 19 (See map view)

Debut authors Greg Gerke and Miles Klee team up to launch their new short fiction collections ("My Brooklyn Friend" and “True False”), which are filled with succinct yet haunting pieces. 7–9 pm.

Wednesday, Oct. 21 (See map view)

The comedian’s new book "If the Raindrops United" is a collection of hilarious and surprisingly profound drawings. 7 pm.

Friday, Oct. 23 (See map view)

In "An Embarrassment of Riches," photographer Adrian Buckmaster features nearly 300 images, showcasing the multitude of ways in which people present, modify, and adorn their bodies in the pursuit of self-expression. 7–9 pm.

Thursday, Oct. 29 (See map view)

In "Made in Brooklyn: An Essential Guide to the Borough’s Artisanal Food & Drink Makers," readers will get over 1,100 original photographs and 110 profiles of local Brooklyn artisans’ food, drink, and more. Join us for a tasting from a selection. 7–9 pm.

Tuesday, Nov. 3 (See map view)

In this celebrated Wall Street Journal sports columnist’s first book, Gay provides witty and wise advice on the Big Questions, like rules for raising the perfect child without infuriating all of your friends, how to act at office parties, and how to be cool. A life guide for people who hate life guides. 7–9 pm.

Thursday, Nov. 5 (See map view)

Through her detailed writing and in-depth interviews, Calhoun creates a flawless narrative in "St. Marks is Dead" that brings to life the rich history behind the three Manhattan blocks have been an immigrant’s haven, a mafia warzone, a hippie paradise, an elite address, and more. 7–9 pm.

Saturday, Nov. 14 (See map view)

The Brooklyn Museum hosts its ninth-annual Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair. Find storybooks, picture books, graphic novels, and more for a broad range of ages. There will also be author readings and hands-on art activities. 12:30 pm–4 pm.

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