Monday, November 25, 2013

Literary Events

Here's a list of great literary events that are coming soon!!!

  • A Closer Look at Norman Rockwell: Deborah Solomon in Conversation with Jason Farago at McNally Jackson Books. Date: Today, Monday November 25 7:00pm. Location: 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012. Noted biographer and art critic Deborah Solomon, author of American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell, will provide new reflections on the reality of the man who for so many years provided America with an idealized image of itself.

  • Geoff Dyer in conversation with Ben Lerner at McNally Jackson Books. Date: Tuesday November 26, 7:00pm. Location: 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012. Two scribes who like to talk about art sit to discuss "writing about looking." Dyer often considers photography in personal and journalistic contexts (e.g., in The Ongoing Moment and Otherwise Known as the Human Condition); Lerner touched on the same in his memoiristic Leaving the Atocha Station.

  • Brooklyn by the Book: Malcolm Gladwell at BPL/Congregation Beth Elohim. Date: Thursday December 5 2013, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Location: 274 Garfield Place, Brooklyn, NY 11215. Gladwell reads and discusses "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants".

  • Edwidge Danticat: Haiti Noir 2: The Classics at Brooklyn Public Library. Date Thursday January 16 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Location: 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238.  Edwidge Danticat reads and discusses this volume of classic Haitian noir literature by authors such as Marie-Hélène Laforest, Dany Laferrière, Pierre Marcelin, Philippe Thoby-Marcelin and more.

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