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Hoboken Literary Weekend

by The Digest

Taking place this weekend, April 5 to 7, Little City Books brings our community the first-ever Hoboken Literary Weekend. Designed to be an annual affair, the weekend’s events will take place over the course of three days at Little City Book, Hoboken Public Library, Hoboken High School and The Jubilee Center. The weekend will include a line up of writers and authors (both local and international) for both kids and adults.

The Schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 5th
4 pm at the Hoboken Public Library
Denis Markell
Kids 10-15ish FREE

7 pm at Little City Books
Opening Remarks by Mayor Ravi Bhalla
Anna Quindlen in conversation with David Levithan:  TICKET
Their conversation, Q&A, and signing will be followed by a whiskey tasting hosted by spirits author Clay Risen.

Saturday, April 6th
11 am at Little City Books
Picture book illustrator Nancy Carpenter, and author/illustrator Jessie Sima: FREE (please RSVP to reserve a space)
Kids 0-7 ish

2 pm at Little City Books
Author Colm Tóibín speaks about his new book Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce TICKET
Talk, Q&A, signing

4 pm at Hoboken High School
Daniel Pink discusses his book WHEN: The Science of Perfect Timing TICKET Co-presented with Propelify and the Hoboken School District

6 pm at Little City Books
Adam Wade, Grand Slam Moth Story Teller TICKET

7 pm at Little City Books
Queen Bey. Veronica Chambers discusses her Beyoncé anthology — with cocktails, videos, and Beyonce trivia games TICKET

Sunday, April 7th

10 am at The Jubiilee Center (for Jubilee families only)
Picture book author Mahogany L. Browne and illustrator/author Floyd Cooper
(Would you like to buy a book for a child at the Jubilee Center?  Click here!)

11:30 am at Little City Books
Picture book author Mahogany L. Browne and illustrator/author Floyd Cooper FREE (RSVP)
Kids 0-7ish

12:30 pm at Little City Books
Finn and Michael Buckley (Sisters Grimm, N.E.R.D.S. etc.) Father and son teamed up to write Lenny the Lobster Can’t Stay for Dinner FREE (RSVP)
Kids 0-7ish

2 pm at Little City Books
Soman Chainani (School for Good and Evil) with Raakhee Mirchandani (Super Satya Saves the Day) FREE  (please RSVP to reserve a space)
Kids 7-12ish

6 pm at Little City Books
Pulitzer-winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon with his band ROGUE OLIPHANT (including Sim Cain, Chris Harford, David Mansfield, Cait O’Riordan, Warren Zanes) TICKET

 

Visit Hoboken Literary Weekend for more information.

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