When mega-star author—and there really aren’t that many—Haruki Murakami puts out a new book, it’s a BFD. So big in fact that SubText is throwing a midnight release party for Killing Commedatore. Sunday, October 8th, 11 PM. Free. —Tracy Oxford

SubText: A Bookstore, 6 West 5th St, STPL; subtextbooks.com