Author reads & signs copies of memoir South Mountain Road at Rizzoli, 454 W. B'way (betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 674-1616; 6, free.
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Toni Turner leads discussion of new book at Midtown Barnes & Noble, 600 5th Ave. (48th St.), 957-2890; 12:30, free.
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Hear poetry of Kenneth George Mills at Riverside Branch Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave. (betw. 65th & 66th Sts.), 870-1810; 6:30, free.
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Steven Varni reads from The Inland Sea at Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Ave. (betw. 68th & 69th Sts.), 879-4242; 6, free.
Lucy Sexton hosts short storytelling contest at Dixon Place, 309 E. 26th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 741-8926; 8, sign up at 7:30, $5.
BELLADONNA POETRY NIGHT
Open mic feat. Maureen Owen & Betsy Fagin; Bluestockings, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 777-6028; 7, free.
SHERWIN B. NULAND
Explore myths of the human body with surgeon/author at Upper West Side Barnes & Noble, 2289 B'way (82nd St.), 362-8835; 7:30, free.
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Authors Eileen Myles & John Yau participate at Poetry Society of America, 15 Gramercy Park S. (20th St.) 604-4823; 7, $8.
PINK PONY READING SERIES
Join feat. poet Chocolate Waters at the Pink Pony, 176 Ludlow St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 253-1922; 7, $5.
THE POWER OF DREAMS
Tibetan author imparts secret to dream yoga; Open Center, 83 Spring St. (betw. B'way & Lafayette St.), 219-2527; 8, $15.
TRENDS FOR THE FUTURE
Co-authors Ira Matathia & Marian Salzman discuss book; Midtown Barnes & Noble, 600 5th Ave. (48th St.), 957-2890; 12:30, free.
THE UNRULY LIFE OF WOODY ALLEN
Biographer Marion Meade unveils first uncensored biography of Woody Allen; Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble, 1972 B'way (66th St.), 595-6859; 7, free..
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Contributors of anthology read & perform at Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church, 131 E. 10th St. (2nd Ave.), 674-0910 or www.poetryproject.com; 10:30, $7, $4 st.
Playwright discusses new work Jitney at Union Sq. Barnes & Noble, 33 E. 17th St. (betw. B'way & Park Ave. S.), 253-0810; 7:30, free.
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Poets read latest works at Double Happiness, 173 Mott St. (Broome St.), 941-1282; 4, $4.
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Contributors Dimitri Apessos, Don Shewey & Aaron Lawrence read from new anthology at IC Guys, 443 E. 6th St. (Ave. A), 979-9291; 9, free.
Camden Joy reads from novel at KGB, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 505-3360; 7, free.
Former restaurant owner demonstrates recipes from new cookbook; Barnes & Noble, 240 E. 86th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 794-1962; 3, free.
TEMPLE BAR READING SERIES
George Crane & Da Chen bring spirit of Asia to Temple Bar, 332 Lafayette St. (betw. Bleecker & Houston Sts.), 925-4242; 7:30, free.
OUR UNORGANIZED READING (O.U.R.)
Spoken word every Sunday, hosted by Bob Hart, J.D. Rage, Carl Herr, Peter Kerns & Bruce Weber?no time limit, no list, no features, no b.s.; ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk & Clinton Sts.), 674-3585; 3, contrib.
COLUMBIA MAGAZINE BENEFIT READING
Prose & poetry by Tom Paine, Susan Orlean, Brenda Shaugnessey & Sophie Black; Temple Bar, 332 Lafayette St. (betw. Bleecker & Houston Sts.), 925-4242; 7, $10.
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Join discussion between director & theater critic at Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble, 1972 B'way (66th St.), 595-6859; 7, free.
PISK: A JEWISH SLAM
Visitors are encouraged to bring poetry & big mouths to poetry slam at Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 580-0099; 8, $3.
READINGS BETWEEN A & B
Dennis Nurkse, Beth Bosworth & Damian Van Denburgh read at 11th St. Bar, 510 E. 11th St. (betw. Aves. A & B); 317-5455; 8, free.
Reading of C.K. Williams' The Bacchae; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $15.
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Share works & discover mystical spheres of poetry at Corrado Bakery Cafe, 120 E. 15th St. (Irving Pl.), 718-651-1664; 6:30, $7.
Author of The Elegant Universe reads at Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Ave. (89th St.), 572-2875; 8, free w/mus. adm.
Author exposes head of Walt Disney Company, Michael Eisner at Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble, 1972 B'way (66th St.), 595-6859; 7, free.
Discuss & taste recipes from author's Asian Wraps cookbook; Barnes & Noble, 240 E. 86th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 794-1962; 7:30, free.
Author reads & signs copies of new novel Horse Heaven; Rizzoli, 454 W. B'way (betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 674-1616; 6, free.