Check out these lists for upcoming book readings and book signing events. You might get to see your favorite author while you’re in New York City.  Most of these book events are free.  Some require that you purchase a copy of the book.

Village Voice guide to literary events. Listing of book signings, readings and other literary events throughout New York City.

Book events at Barnes & Noble’s New York City bookstores.  Many best-seller authors appear at the city’s Barnes & Noble stores.

Book Forum’s list of New York City events. This list includes readings at some of the smaller independent bookstores.

Book events at Strand Books. This famous seller of old, rare and new books has been in operation since 1927. 828 Broadway, corner of East 12th Street and Broadway.

Book events at McNally Jackson. An independent bookstore with a cafe and a regular schedule of literary events. Located at 52 Prince Street, between Lafayette and Mulberry.