Tuesday November 6: The Brooklynites at Word in Greenpoint. Various Brooklyn dwellers—including the usuals Jonathan Lethem and Paul Auster—read their bits from writer Anthony La Sala and photographer Seth Kushner's new book about Brooklyn. There will also be a slide show. As yet no word on whether there'll be punch and pie. Word Bookstore. 126 Franklin St., Greenpoint. 7:30pm. Free.

Also tonight: Booklyn Arts Alliance, a publisher/educator/distributor of books based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, kicks off their monthly First Tuesday salon. Have some questions about your book project? Want to meet some book artists? Join Mr. Mcginnis and myself there this evening and definitely bring punch and pie. 37 Greenpoint Avenue, 4th floor. 7-10 pm. Free.

Wednesday November 7: Miranda July and Harrell Fletcher at City Lights Books showing work from and talking about their new book Learning to Love You More, a collection of completed assignments from their website/project of same name. 261 Columbus Ave., SF, CA. 7pm. Free.

Thursday November 8: The Atlantic's 150th Anniversary at NYU's Bobst Library. Atlantic contributors on hand to read and talk about the magazine include Christopher Buckley, Arianna Huffington, P.J. O’Rourke and Tom Wolfe. They say there will also be a surprise musical guest. Hm! And you get a free copy of the current issue. 70 Washington Square South. 7:30. Free.

Wednesday November 7-Sunday November 11:
Paper Magazine LA Project. NY's Paper Magazine continues to celebrate their love for Los Angeles with this annual LA Project thingy, a series of parties and art events based out of a temporary storefront on LaBrea. For a list of events, go here. The opening night party is tomorrow and is an exhibit of paintings by Phyllis Diller and polaroids by Henry Garfunkel. Over the weekend, the storefront will be open 24 hours. 233 South LaBrea (near 3rd Street). Various times. Free.

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