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Our fall 2017 event season features exciting newcomers like Carmen Maria Machado and Anuk Arudpragasam, along with celebrated authors like Daniel Handler, Joyce Carol Oates, and Sigrid Nunez. We're also hosting a variety of conversations on the ramifications of war; the intersections of fiction and neuroscience; how science-fiction and fantasy can explore politics, and much more. We hope you'll join us! 

 

 

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Wednesday April 5, 2017
Engaging the Past: Christina Baker Kline and Amor Towles

Engaging the Past: Christina Baker Kline and Amor Towles 07:00 pm

The two authors discussed Kline's new novel A Piece of the World and her inspiration, Andrew Wyeth's painting Christina's World on April 5th. READ MORE
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Thursday April 6, 2017
Grace Paley: A Celebration

Grace Paley: A Celebration 07:00 pm

Hilma Wolitzer, Joan Silber, Victoria Redel and A. M. Homes paid tribute to the legendary writer on April 6th. READ MORE
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Tuesday April 11, 2017
Jonathan Blow on Italo Calvino and Video Games

Jonathan Blow on Italo Calvino and Video Games 07:00 pm

Innovative video game designer Jonathan Blow joined us to share his thoughts about Italo Calvino on April 11th. READ MORE
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Wednesday April 12, 2017
Fiction That Matters: The Story of Social Engagement

Fiction That Matters: The Story of Social Engagement 07:00 pm

Edie Meidav, Dana Johnson, and Sunil Yapa will discuss how fiction synthesizes history on April 12th. READ MORE
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Thursday April 13, 2017
Darkly Comic: Fiona Maazel and Heidi Julavits

Darkly Comic: Fiona Maazel and Heidi Julavits  07:00 pm

A celebration of Maazel's new novel A Little More Human on April 13th. READ MORE
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Tuesday April 18, 2017
Family Frictions: Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney and Jami Attenberg

Family Frictions: Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney and Jami Attenberg 07:00 pm

The two authors talked about how their novels portray the trials and tribulations of family life on April 18th. READ MORE
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Wednesday April 19, 2017
The Writer’s Wallet

The Writer’s Wallet 07:00 pm

The final panel in our Emerging Writers series investigated how authors should manage their finances on April 19th. READ MORE
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Friday April 28, 2017
Granta Magazine’s 2017 “Best of Young American Novelists” Contributor Readings

Granta Magazine’s 2017 “Best of Young American Novelists” Contributor Readings 07:00 pm

Published every ten years, Granta's Best of Young American Novelists heralds the brightest voices in literature. Join us on April 28th to hear them! READ MORE
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