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October 2017
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Jeffrey Eugenides

October 19 @ 7:30 pm

An astute observer of the crises of adolescence, sexual identity, self-discovery, family love and what it means to be an American in our times, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jeffrey Eugenides (Middlesex, The Marriage Plot) now publishes Fresh Complaint, his first story collection. “He is a big and big-hearted talent: generous to his readers in telling stories that unfailingly entertain and generous to his characters,” wrote Jonathan Franzen.     Fresh Complaint The Marriage Plot Middlesex The Virgin Suicides VISIT THE 92Y EVENT WEBSITE…

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On Philip Roth’s Nonfiction

October 22 @ 11:00 am

with Blake Bailey and Ben Taylor A discussion of Philip Roth the essayist, critic, interview subject and literary interlocutor upon the Library of America’s publication of Why Write? Collected Nonfiction: 1960-2013, essential reading alongside his novels. Blake Bailey is writing an authorized biography of Philip Roth. A critic, biographer and memoirist, Ben Taylor has interviewed Roth on numerous occasions.     Why Write? Collected Nonfiction ________________________ The Hue and Cry at Our House The Splendid Things We Planned VISIT THE 92Y…

Weill Art Gallery
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Jorie Graham and Shane McCrae

October 26 @ 8:00 pm

Jorie Graham’s new book of poems is Fast. “In her gorgeous, dense poetry, the drama of the mind in motion is what holds our attention,” wrote April Bernard. “Here the political is absolutely personal — her reckoning with the destruction of the earth is also a reckoning with her own mortality.” Shane McCrae’s new collection of poetry is In the Language of My Captor. “Out of personal history, out of the history of an enduringly fractured nation and out of the deep…

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Set the Page Free — Book Launch Event

October 27 @ 7:30 pm

With Jonathan Ames, Lee Child, Sloane Crosley, Joshua Ferris, Alain Mabanckou and Joyce Carol Oates A shrink interviews a neurotic to be his next patient. A pickpocket arbitrates a sidewalk dispute between corporate bean-counters. A young man describes his initiation into the white-collar world of advertising. A veteran HR exec adjusts to moving back home. And a writing professor teases out the mystery of her new student. These are just some of the stories in a one-of-a-kind literary collaboration commissioned…

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On French Writers and Painters

October 29 @ 11:00 am

with Anka Muhlstein With the wit and depth savored by readers of Balzac’s Omelette and Monsieur Proust’s Library, Anka Muhlstein’s The Pen and the Brush revisits the delights of French writers — Balzac, Zola, Proust, Huysmans and Maupassant — through the lens of their passionate involvement with fine arts. “This book is a demonstration of dazzlingly original critical insight,” wrote Janet Malcolm. _________________________ The Pen and the Brush: How Passion for Art Shaped 19th C Novels Balzac’s Omelette VISIT THE 92Y EVENT WEBSITE FOR TICKETS

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November 2017
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Salman Rushdie and Daniel Alarcón

November 3 @ 7:30 pm

Set against the backdrop of American culture and politics, Salman Rushdie’s new novel, The Golden House, is a modern epic of love and terrorism, loss and reinvention. Full of unforgettable characters, Daniel Alarcón’s The King is Always Above the People is a new collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members and Latin American families. “He’s a storyteller whose wisdom outpaces his youth and whose talent is already ablaze,” wrote ZZ Packer.   The King is Always Above the People…

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On John Ashbery

November 5 @ 11:00 am

with Karin Roffman   Drawing on unpublished correspondence, childhood diaries and more than one hundred hours of conversation with the poet, Karin Roffman’s The Songs We Know Best is the first comprehensive biography of the early life of John Ashbery. This talk will feature archival recordings of John Ashbery reading at 92Y.     The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life VISIT THE 92Y EVENT WEBSITE FOR TICKETS

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Matthew Weiner with Zadie Smith

November 7 @ 7:30 pm

Creator of Mad Men and executive producer of The Sopranos, Matthew Weiner reads from his chilling new novel, Heather, The Totality, and sits for a conversation with Zadie Smith. “In its clear-eyed anatomist’s gaze and its remarkable combination of empathy and pitilessness, I hear echoes of Flaubert and Richard Yates, with a deeply twisted twist of Muriel Spark at her darkest,” wrote Michael Chabon. “I could not put it down.”   Heather, the Totality ______________ Swing Time NW   VISIT THE 92Y EVENT WEBSITE…

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