powerHouse Books Fundraiser
Fundraiser and Book Fair: #SandyHatesBooks Hurricane Relief Fundraiser
Saturday, November 17, 12–9 PM
Suggested Donation: $10
powerHouse Arena sustained major damages during Hurricane Sandy. Support our recovery at this day of readings, refreshments, signings, and book browsing. The suggested $10 donation comes with a raffle ticket and a chance to win artwork from some of your favorite artists and illustrators. Featuring eadings and conversations by Jennifer Egan, Jonathan Franzen, Paul Auster, Joseph O’Neill, Rick Moody, Pete Hamill, Fiona Robinson, John Bemelmans Marciano, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Téa Obreht, Teju Cole, Ayad Akhtar, Cecily von Ziegesar, and Sarah Vowell.
Poet/author Leigh Stein will be serving up drinks and advice at the bar from 6-9pm.
Schedule of appearances, readings, and signings:
12:00pm: Kids Reading: Fiona Robinson & John Bemelmans Marciano
Artists Adrian Tomine & Leanne Shapton at the signing table.
12:30pm: Live Music: Rick Moody
1:00pm: Reading: Pete Hamill
2:00pm: Reading: Paul Auster
3:00pm: Reading: Cecily von Ziegesar
3:30pm: Reading: Saïd Sayrafiezadeh
4:00pm: Disaster Stories: Ayad Akhtar, Teju Cole, Téa Obreht, & Sarah Vowell
5:00pm: Kids Signing: Sophie Blackall, Peter Brown, Brett Helquist, & Brian Floca
6:00pm: Reading: Jonathan Franzen
7:00pm: Reading & Conversation: Jennifer Egan & Joseph O’Neill