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19 Oct 2003, Göttingen, Germany, Deutsches Theater
At the literature festival Göttinger Literaturherbst Joe Jackson read two chapters from his book and the German singer/songwriter Heinz Rudolf Kunze read from the German translation "Ein Mittel gegen die Schwerkraft".
Introduction by HRK
"Prologue: The Piss and Punch-up Club" (read by JJ)
"Academia" (read by HRK in German)
"The Admiral Drake" (read by JJ)
"Winners and Losers" (read by HRK in German)
Questions and answers
11 Jan 2002, New York, NY, Hammerstein Ballroom
As part of a benefit event called "Arts on the High Wire", Joe read the first chapter of "A Cure for Gravity".
Proceeds from the event went to the New York Arts Recovery Fund, created by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) in conjunction with several other arts organisations following the 11 September terrorist attacks on the city.
9 April 2001, San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore
This special acoustic show of the Night And Day II Tour started with Joe reading the first chapter. At the end he read the final chapter, followed by one more song.
28 March 2001, Chicago, IL, Park West
same as above
15 March 2001, New York, NY, Tribeca
This special acoustic show of the Night And Day II Tour started with Joe reading the first chapter of "A Cure for Gravity" and ended with a reading of the final chapter.
6 Nov 2000, New York, NY, Flom Auditorium of Fordham University
During a special "Joe Jackson event", organised by New York public radio station WFUV, Joe read the chapter entitled "The Admiral Drake".