Literary Events This Week: Alexandra Monir and The Harvard Lampoon

By Maryann Yin 

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Alexandra Monir will celebrate the launch of her new young adult novel, The Girl in the Picture, at Books of Wonder. Join in on Tuesday, November 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (New York, NY)

Zadie Smith will talk about her new book, Swing Time, at Barnes & Noble (Union Square branch). See her on Tuesday, November 15 starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Trevor Noah will sit for a conversation with Michelle Miller to discuss his new book, Born a Crime. Meet them on Tuesday, November 15 at the 92Y starting 8 p.m. (New York, NY)

The next session of the Selected Shorts series will focus on “The Best of the Harvard Lampoon: 140 Years of American Humor.” Check it out on Wednesday, November 16 at Symphony Space starting 7:30 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Moth will host a StorySLAM to share “Rise and Shine” stories. Hear the storytellers on Thursday, November 17 at Housing Works Bookstore Café starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)