November 27 and December 3: Greta Gleissner and Zadie Smith

The New York University Bookstore has rescheduled three events that were postponed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy: Greta Gleissner, originally scheduled for November 5, will now appear November 27; Zadie Smith, originally scheduled for October 30, will now appear December 3.

These events take place at the NYU Bookstore, 726 Broadway. Admission is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 212.998.4667.

Greta Gleissner, author of Something Spectacular: The True Story of One Rockette’s Battle with Bulimia
Tuesday, November 27, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Something Spectacular is Greta Gleissner’s personal chronicle of the devastating effects bulimia exacts upon her life during her time as a Rockette. In recovery from bulimia for the last 10 years, Gleissner uses her experience as a platform to help others. The event is co-sponsored by the Silver School of Social Work at NYU.


Zadie Smith, author of NW
Monday, December 3, 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Zadie Smith's new novel follows four Londoners as they try to make adult lives outside of Caldwell, the council estate of their childhood. From private houses to public parks, at work and at play, their London is a complicated place, as beautiful as it is brutal. Smith is the author of White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, and the essay collection Changing My Mind.