Barnes & Noble; September 8 at 7 p.m.; 97 Warren St., at Greenwich St.; 212-587-5389
Sure to be a riotous—and R-rated—event with the delightfully contentious comedian, who reads from her memoir of sorts, Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin.
Ed Begley Jr.
Strand Bookstore; September 9 at 7 p.m.; 828 Broadway, at 12th St.; 212-473-1452
Begley, who currently co-hosts the reality show Living With Ed on Planet Green, presents Ed Begley Jr.’s Guide to Sustainable Living: Learning to Conserve Resources and Manage an Eco-Conscious Life, based on the actor’s decades of ultragreen living.
92nd Street Y; September 2 at 8 p.m. and September 3 at 7 p.m.; 1395 Lexington Ave., nr. 92nd St.; 212-415-5500
Humanity’s chief liaison to the animal kingdom discusses her life’s work and reads from Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued From the Brink.
The Bowery Poetry Club; September 3 at 8 p.m.; 308 Bowery, nr. Bleecker St.; 212-614-0505
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress (she played Tibby) celebrates her second book of earnestly audacious poetry and prose, Bang Ditto, with special guest performances. Perhaps her buddy David Cross will make an appearance?