The Smart Set: a weekly events listing by Lauren Cerand

The Smart Set is a weekly feature, compiled by Lauren Cerand, that appears Mondays and highlights the best of the week to come. Special favor is given to New York’s independent booksellers and venues, and low-cost and free events. Please submit details to

The “I think we should see other cities” Edition

The Smart Set is on holiday this week, tiptoeing through the tulips in the Low Countries to be precise. Notable stops: The current World Book Capital, which is not, shockingly to some, Midtown Manhattan after all. Tot ziens! See you next week!


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