Out and About: Winter is Coming

International Crime Book Group: Total Chaos

Those with a taste for intrigue and a desire to escape from the holiday hustle will love this meeting of Housing Works Bookstore Café’s International Crime Book Group. This month they’ll discuss Jean-Claude Izzo’s Total Chaos, a thriller set in Marseilles. Copies of the book will be available for half price courtesy of Europa Editions.

For more information, email Merril Speck at m.speck@housingworks.org.


Speed Dating at the Strand


Ah, literary speed dating during the holidays. What more could the single ladies among us ask for? Come out to the Strand for one of three nights of games, refreshments, and mingling with like-minded book lovers. You never know–you may just meet your match!

  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013
  • 7:30PM – 8:30PM
  • The Strand 
  • 828 Broadway, Manhattan
  • $20 a ticket


Holiday Party at the Center for Book Arts


Eat, drink, and be merry with fellow bibliophiles at the Center for Book Arts’ holiday party! Live music will get partygoers into the spirit of the season as they make their own cards, shop for handmade gifts by local artisans, and partake in numerous raffles.



About Blog Editor

The Women’s National Book Association was founded in 1917 by female booksellers who weren’t allowed in the men’s organizations. Nearly 100 years later, the WNBA is still supporting women in the book industry through literary events, networking, literacy projects, workshops, open mic nights, book clubs, and many other entertaining programs throughout the season!

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