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Lit City: Literary Events

Literary Buffalo event listings are brought to you by Just Buffalo.

November 29

Leah Sharpe and illustrator Jane Marinsky: Goat-Faced Girl. 11am. Buffalo Illustrator Jane Marinsky and her daughter Leah Sharpe sign copies of their new version of an old Italian folktale. Talking Leaves Books, 951 Elmwood Avenue ( / 884-9524).

December 1

Peter Manseau: Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter. 7:30pm. The Jewish Community Book Fair presents the New York Times Magazine contributor and novelist. Jewish Community Center, Holland Building, 787 Delaware Avenue (

Irving Massey: The Neural Imagination:Aesthetic and Neuroscientific Approaches to the Arts. 7pm. The emeritus professor at UB discusses and signs his new book, about the convergence of neuroscience and aesthetics into the new field of neuroaesthetics. Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main Street ( / 837-8554).

Center for Inquiry Literary Cafe. 7:30pm. Open holiday literary reading—open slots and the theme will be holiday or seasonal poetry, original or the work of one of your favorites, five minutes per reader. Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road (636-4869 /

December 3

Eileen Angelini: The Holocaust in French Film and Literature. 10:30am. The Jewish Community Book Fair presents Eileen Angelini, professor of French and expert on teaching of the Holocaust. Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, Benderson Building, 2640 North Forest Road (688-4033 /