INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY: Writers Reading Langston Hughes

McNally Jackson, alongside bookstores around the country, will be taking part in the first national Independent Bookstore Day.To celebrate, we will have wonderful Independent Bookstore Day wares, including a chapbook by Roxane Gay and a poster from Chris Ware. We’ll also be giving away books recommended by Maggie Nelson, Leslie Jamison, Ben Lerner, Sarah Gerard, Siri Hustvedt, Junot Diaz, and Joshua Ferris throughout the day.At 5:00pm, join us for an epic Langston Hughes marathon reading with Charles Bernstein, Simone White, Colm Toibin, Lisa Lucas, Eileen Myles, Rivka Galchen, Joseph O’Neill, DJ Spooky, Charif Shanahan, Patricia Spears Jones, Erica Doyle, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Taiye Selasi, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, Chris Jackson, Adam Fitzgerald, and host Morgan Entrekin. After the reading, a party, with beer (lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery) and cookies provided by City Bakery.