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SEP
26

Kurt Andersen on Fantasyland, with Baratunde Thurston

Tue, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Arts and Culture Adults Author Talks

With Fantasyland, Kurt Andersen offers a new understanding of our post-truth world and explains the American instinct to believe in make-believe.  He argues that our post-truth, “fake news” moment is not something entirely new, but rather...

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Kurt Andersen, BPL Program

SEP
27

Muhammad Yunus presents A World of Three Zeros, in Conversation with Karenna Gore

Wed, Sep 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Adults Author Talks Arts and Culture

*Please note: This event is at capacity and reservations are no longer being accepted.

Muhammad Yunus, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, offers his vision of an emerging new economic system that can save humankind and the planet in A...

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SEP
28

William Taubman on Mikhail Gorbachev, with Kai Bird

Thu, Sep 28   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Khrushchev: The Man and his Era comes the definitive volume on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century, Mikhail Gorbachev.  In conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning...

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William Taubman on Mikhail Gorbachev, BPL Program

OCT
2

Orhan Pamuk on The Red-Haired Woman

Mon, Oct 2   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Arts and Culture Adults Author Talks

From the Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author of Snow and My Name Is Red, Orhan Pamuk weaves a fable of fathers and sons and the desires that come between them.

On the...

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Orhan Pamuk on The Red-Haired Woman, BPL Program

OCT
5

T.C. Boyle

Thu, Oct 5   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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The author of a string of well-regarded novels, including the Pen Faulkner Award winner World's End, Boyle's The Relive Box and Other Stories shows that Boyle is also a master of the short story. From the title story, featuring a so-called...

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OCT
10

The Review Panel, with moderator David Cohen

Tue, Oct 10   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture RSVP Author Talks Review Panel

Leading art critics join in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.

This month's guests are Dennis Kardon, Lee Ann Norman, and Roberta Smith.

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OCT
12

Alice McDermott on The Ninth Hour, with Rebecca Mead

Thu, Oct 12   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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 In coversation with The New Yorker staff writer Rebecca Mead, National Book Award-winning author Alice McDermott discusses The Ninth Hour, a portrait of the Irish-American experience in 1940s and...

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Alice McDermott, BPL Program

OCT
18

NYRB & BPL Presents: Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick

Wed, Oct 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents RSVP Author Talks

Writers and scholars discuss the first-ever collection of essays from across Elizabeth Hardwick's illustrious writing career, including works not seen in print for decades; moderated by collection editor Darryl...

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Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick, BPL Program