Reading Series

readingskgbUpcoming Readings

February 11, 2016
Matt Gallagher
Lynne Steger Strong

March 10, 2016
Greg Gerke
Mark de Silva


Reading Series

The Behind the Book Reading Series has a long and storied history of highlighting up-and-coming and established authors and raising awareness for Behind the Book programs. Launched in October 2005 with A.M. Homes and Adam Rapp, the Reading Series is frequently featured in TimeOut New York, New York Magazine and L Magazine, among other publications. These free events for adults are held from 7 – 9 pm on the second Thursday of each month, except July and August, at the famous downtown literary establishment, KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, NYC.

Authors who visit the Reading Series are both award-winning best-sellers, as well as stars-on-the-rise. We focus on literary fiction but have occasionally featured non-fiction, memoir, poetry and spoken-word. The Reading Series serves to raise the public profile of Behind the Book amongst the NYC-area writing, publishing and book-loving communities. The evening is fun and interactive and a raffle of autographed books is a highlight.


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Past Authors

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