Events at the Strand

Events at the Strand

Events

It could be hilarious, it could be heartwarming, or it could be truly moving. In any case, it will be a night to remember. Join us in the Rare Book Room for an evening of engaging conversation featuring some of today's cultural icons and yesterday's classics surrounded by beautiful books (and book lovers!).

In order to attend most events, we ask that you buy the book or purchase a gift card (that never expires).If you’re unable to make it, you can purchase a pre-signed copy of the book at hand.

For questions regarding events, please email events@strandbooks.com. If you're looking to book an event, please see our event submission guidelines.


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April

Poetry Month Kick-Off!

Monday April 1: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A celebration of poetry, featuring Ysabel Gonzalez, Michelle Chen, and Tamara Zbrizher!

Jenny Brown: Birth Strike (with Liza Featherstone)

Monday April 1: 7:30PM 8:30PM

The women's liberation organizer is launching her book!

David Browne + Brian Hiatt

Tuesday April 2: 7:30PM 8:30PM

The duo from Rolling Stone are launching their books on rock icons Bruce Springsteen and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young!

Arkady Martine + Peng Shepherd

Wednesday April 3: 7:30PM 8:30PM

The debut novelist sits down with the beloved author!

Queerotica 2019 Part 2

Wednesday April 3: 7:30PM 8:30PM

Another night of comedy!

Austin Kleon: Keep Going

Thursday April 4: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The best-selling author is here with a new book!

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Maureen Joyce Connolly: Little Lovely Things

Thursday April 4: 7:30PM 8:30PM

The debut author is launching her novel!

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SOLD OUT: John Cena Meet & Greet

Friday April 5: 4:00PM 8:00PM

The world-famous wrestler and actor steps up to the Strand!

Beethoven's Minor Mood

Friday April 5: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Join us for a night of music and reflect upon the works of one of the world's most iconic composers.

How Meditation Changes You From the Inside Out

Sunday April 7: 1:00PM 2:00PM

Come learn about the effects of meditiation!

A Night With Lisa Carver and Friends

Monday April 8: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Join us for a series of performances to celebrate the launch of Lisa's new book!

Alfred Gough + Miles Millar: Double Exposure

Monday April 8: 7:30PM 8:30PM

The creators of Smallville and Into the Badlands have written their first novel!

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Joan He: Descendant of the Crane

Tuesday April 9: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The debut author celebrates her book with author Elizabeth Lim.

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PEN Out Loud: Julia Alvarez and Elizabeth Acevedo

Tuesday April 9: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Two Latinx literary giants discuss their craft!

Madame(s) X: Muses, Makers, & Shifting Identities

Tuesday April 9: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Art historian Ted Barrow examines the multivalent roles of women in the arts in the 19th century.

Miriam Toews: Women Talking (with Judith Thurman, Dede Gardner and Frances McDormand)

Wednesday April 10: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The award-winning author of ALl My Puny Sorrows has a brand new book!

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Danny Knobler: Unwritten

Thursday April 11: 7:30PM 8:30PM

National lead MLB writer is launching his book, examining the shifting attitudes towards Major League Baseball's once-sacred player codes.

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Gert Berliner: About People

Monday April 15: 7:30PM 8:30PM

A night to honor and remember the famed photographer.

Susan Holmes McKagan: The Velvet Rose (with Miss J)

Tuesday April 16: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The writer/model is celebrating her new book!

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Brian Raftery: Best. Movie. Year. Ever. (with Mary Kaye Schilling)

Tuesday April 16: 7:30PM 8:30PM

From a veteran culture writer and modern movie expert, a celebration and analysis of the movies of 1999—arguably the most groundbreaking year in American cinematic history.

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Naiche Lizzette Parker Poetry Reading

Wednesday April 17: 7:30PM 8:30PM

The local prolific poet hosts a reading for National Poetry Month!

Bill McKibben: Falter (with Naomi Klein)

Monday April 22: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out.

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D. Watkins and Yahdon Israel

Tuesday April 23: 7:30PM 8:30PM

The critically lauded author returns with an existential look at life in low-income black communities and the conversations surrounding them.

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Ersi Sotiropoulos: What's Left of the Night (with Sam Sacks)

Wednesday April 24: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The Greek author is here to celebrate her book!

The Death of Art, The Rise of Image

Thursday April 25: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Hunter College's Vishwa Adluri discusses the relationship between art and man.

PEN Out Loud: Viet Thanh Nguyen + Maaza Mengiste + Lev Golinkin

Friday April 26: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A discussion on the nature of being a refugee from the perspective of two lauded authors.

SOLD OUT: Ian McEwan: Machines Like Me (with John Grisham)

Monday April 29: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The best-selling and award-winning author has a new book!

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Bhaskar Sunkara: The Socialist Manifesto with Amber Frost

Tuesday April 30: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The political writer and publisher of Jacobin Magazine launches his new book! To be filmed by CSPAN's Book TV.

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