Check out what's happening this week at Strand: Nov 9-15. Find tickets at
  1. John Leguizamo: Ghetto Klown
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    Monday Nov 9, 7PM. Actor, comedian, and writer John Leguizamo's graphic novel Ghetto Klown, adapted from his Drama Desk Award-winning play, tells the story, or really, the many stories of Johns life: his hardscrabble childhood in Queens, his megawatt career, and his offstage travails and triumphs. John will be joined in conversation with Marc Myers.
  2. Elaine Sciolino: The Only Street in Paris
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    Tuesday Nov 10, 7PM. Former Paris Bureau chief of the New York Times showcases her latest book about the artistic, culinary, and cultural history of the fabled lane where Parisian street life reaches is apogee. Attendees will also receive a print of the Rue des Martyrs by Carol Gillot.
  3. David Downing + Lewis Lapham: One Man's Flag
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    Thursday Nov 12, 7PM. Lewis Lapham, former editor of Harper's Magazine and founder of Lapham's Quarterly hosts mystery novelist David Downing in conversation about his latest release, One Man's Flag, featuring serial hero Jack McCall. Spy fiction fans won't want to miss this exclusive pairing!
  4. The Hunger Games Trivia
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    Friday Nov 13, 7PM. You and three of your smartest friends will form a team to prove once and for all that you are the ultimate fans of The Hunger Games. Grand prize is 4 tickets to see the movie and 4 tickets to The Exhibition in Times Square! Snacks provided by Insomnia Cookies.
  5. Pushcart Prize 40th Anniversary
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    Friday Nov 13, 7PM (offsite!). Join us at the Village Community School for a very special event celebrating 40 years of the Pushcart Prize and the release of The Pushcart Prize XL- Best of Small Presses 2016. An all-star line-up includes Zadie Smith, Colum McCann, Ben Marcus, Sharon Olds, Philip Schultz, Mary Karr & Jonathan Galassi. Tickets are $10 at the door.
  6. Storytime with Clifford!
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    Saturday and Sunday, Nov 14 & 15 11AM & 2PM. Our favorite big, red dog is visiting for storytime and a craft this weekend. He might be too big for a game of fetch, but is the perfect size for reading a fun book.