Literary Events This Week: J. Ryan Stradal and an ‘Only in New York’ Panel

By Maryann Yin 

McNallyHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Comedian Colin Quinn and New York Times journalist David Itzkoff will sit for a conversation at the Bryant Park Reading Room. Hear them on Wednesday, July 29. (New York, N.Y.)

Four young adult novelists will take part in “Only in New York” panel at Books of Wonder. Meet them on Wednesday, July 29. (New York, N.Y.)

Four writers will celebrate the launch of a new literary magazine called Assignment at McNally Jackson. Join in on Thursday, July 30. (New York, N.Y.)

J. Ryan Stradal will read from his book, entitled Kitchens of the Great Midwest, at Magers & Quinn Booksellers. Check it out on Sunday, August 2. (Minneapolis, Minn.)