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B&N Upstairs at the Square

Barnes & Noble's event series, Upstairs at the Square, mixes writers and musicians for an evening of reading, music, and conversation hosted by journalist Katherine Lanpher at our Union Square store in New York.

Upstairs at the Square: Michael Showalter and Neko Case
Upstairs at the Square: Michael Showalter and Neko Case 2011/02/24, 15:00
Upstairs at the Square: Michael Showalter and Neko Case
Upstairs at the Square: Michael Showalter and Neko Case
Comedian Michael Showalter read from his new book, Mr. Funny Pants, and Neko Case performed songs from her latest album, Middle Cyclone at our Union Square store.
Upstairs at the Square: Daniel Lanois
Upstairs at the Square: Daniel Lanois 2010/11/11, 15:00
Upstairs at the Square: Daniel Lanois
Upstairs at the Square: Daniel Lanois
The renowned music producer discussed his new book, Soul Mining, which touches on his past work with U2, Bob Dylan and others.
Upstairs at the Square: Ben Folds and Nick Hornby
Upstairs at the Square: Ben Folds and Nick Hornby 2010/10/14, 17:00
Upstairs at the Square: Ben Folds and Nick Hornby
Upstairs at the Square: Ben Folds and Nick Hornby
The longtime friends took the stage together to share their collaboration, Lonely Avenue.
Upstairs at the Square: Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) with Zachary Lipez & Stacy Wakefield
Upstairs at the Square: Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) with Zachary Lipez & Stacy Wakefield 2010/09/20, 17:00
Upstairs at the Square: Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) with Zachary Lipez & Stacy Wakefield
Upstairs at the Square: Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) with Zachary Lipez & Stacy Wakefield
The trio, Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) with Zachary Lipez & Stacy Wakefield, shared the stage to discuss their latest collaboration, Please Take Me Off the Guest List.
Upstairs at the Square: Per Petterson and Runaway Dorothy
Upstairs at the Square: Per Petterson and Runaway Dorothy 2010/09/14, 17:00
Upstairs at the Square: Per Petterson and Runaway Dorothy
Upstairs at the Square: Per Petterson and Runaway Dorothy
Per Petterson, author of I Curse the River of Time joined band Runaway Dorothy for an evening of reading, music and conversation.
Upstairs at the Square: Kristin Hersh
Upstairs at the Square: Kristin Hersh 2010/08/31, 17:00
Upstairs at the Square: Kristin Hersh
Upstairs at the Square: Kristin Hersh
The founder of the cult rock band Throwing Muses performed and discussed Rat Girl -- her outrageous tale of growing up too fast.
Upstairs at the Square: Rosanne Cash
Upstairs at the Square: Rosanne Cash 2010/08/10, 17:00
Upstairs at the Square: Rosanne Cash
Upstairs at the Square: Rosanne Cash
The beloved country singer-songwriter performed and discussed her brilliant new memoir, Composed, on our Union Square stage.
Upstairs at the Square: Gavin McInnes and The Growlers
Upstairs at the Square: Gavin McInnes and The Growlers 2010/06/10, 17:00
Upstairs at the Square: Gavin McInnes and The Growlers
Upstairs at the Square: Gavin McInnes and The Growlers
The author of Street Boners appeared with the Califorina pop rockers for an eclectic night of reading, entertainment, and conversation.
Upstairs at the Square: Natalie Merchant
Upstairs at the Square: Natalie Merchant 2010/04/14, 17:00
Upstairs at the Square: Natalie Merchant
Upstairs at the Square: Natalie Merchant
The singer-songwriter discussed and performed Leave Your Sleep, a collection of songs adapted from poems selected by Merchant.
Upstairs at the Square: Blake Nelson and Care Bears on Fire
Upstairs at the Square: Blake Nelson and Care Bears on Fire 2010/03/11, 15:00
Upstairs at the Square: Blake Nelson and Care Bears on Fire
Upstairs at the Square: Blake Nelson and Care Bears on Fire
Blake Nelson, author of Destroy All Cars, joined Care Bears on Fire, whose latest album is Get Over It!