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Lit City: Literary Events

Lit City Literary Events

Presented by Just Buffalo

August 6

Sam Magavern: Primo Levi’s Universe. 6:30pm. Buffalo writer and public interest lawyer reads from his critical biography of Italian memoirist, novelist, poet, and chemist Primo Levi. Burchfield-Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Avenue (878-6011 /

August 14

Robert Dentan: Overwhelming Terror: Love, Fear, Peace, and Violence Among the Semai of Malaysia. 7pm. Retired UB anthropologist on his four decades of work among and with the Semai, an Asian people believed to be the least violent in the world. Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main Street (837-8554 /

August 15

Stop, Look, and Listen Poetry. 2pm. Featured readers Susan Crane Sudell and Janna Willoughby. Open mic sign-up at the door. Impact Artist Gallery, Tri Main Building, 2495 Main Street.

August 16

Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson: The Winds of Dune. 2pm. Reading/book signing with co-authors of the latest in the Dune series, created by Frank Herbert. Hallwalls Cinema, Babeville, 341 Delaware Avenue @ Tupper (854-1694 /