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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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Tuesday October 3, 2017
American Dreaming: Scott Spencer and Jonathan Dee with Kerri Arsenault

American Dreaming: Scott Spencer and Jonathan Dee with Kerri Arsenault 07:00 pm

Jonathan Dee and Scott Spencer discussed the often grim reality of the American Dream explored in their latest novels, 'The Locals' and 'River Under the Road.' Moderated by Kerri Arsenault on Oct. 3rd. READ MORE
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Wednesday October 4, 2017
Illuminated Lives: Josh Weil and Mike Harvkey

Illuminated Lives: Josh Weil and Mike Harvkey 07:00 pm

Josh Weil and Mike Harvvkey celebrated Weil’s new story collection 'The Age of Perpetual Light,' which depicts a complex cast of characters through different eras in American history, connected by the theme of illumination. READ MORE
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Thursday October 5, 2017
Intimacy and War: Anuk Arudpragasam and Leslie Jamison

Intimacy and War: Anuk Arudpragasam and Leslie Jamison 07:00 pm

Anuk Arudpragasam talked to Leslie Jamison about his critically celebrated debut novel 'The Story of a Brief Marriage,' a devastating account of the Sri Lankan civil war. READ MORE
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Tuesday October 10, 2017
Poetry Will Save Your Life with Jill Bialosky and Will Schwalbe

Poetry Will Save Your Life with Jill Bialosky and Will Schwalbe 07:00 pm

This event has been postponed. We're sorry for any inconvenience and look forward to hosting Jill and Will in the future. READ MORE
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Wednesday October 11, 2017
CFA: The Literary Spy Novel

CFA: The Literary Spy Novel 07:00 pm

Paul Vidich and Joseph Kanon explored this distinctive branch of crime fiction, its trademarks, place in history, and interplay between fact and fiction. READ MORE
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Monday October 16, 2017
Syntax/Synapse: "How We Create" with Meghan Meyer, Lydia Millet, and Jeffery Renard Allen

Syntax/Synapse: "How We Create" with Meghan Meyer, Lydia Millet, and Jeffery Renard Allen 07:00 pm

Meghan Meyer presented her research on the neural basis of imagination, and spoke with two of the study’s participants, Lydia Millet and Jeffery Renard Allen, about their understanding of how creative processes align with neuroscience. READ MORE
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Wednesday October 18, 2017
An Evening with the 2017 NYC Emerging Writers Fellows

An Evening with the 2017 NYC Emerging Writers Fellows 07:00 pm

Readings from Amna Ahmad, Charlotte Crowe, Dana Czapnik, Erik Hoel, Andrew Mangan, Crystal Powell, Maud Streep, Alexandra Tanner, and Hubert Vigilla. READ MORE
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Thursday October 19, 2017
Uncanny Bodies: Carmen Maria Machado and Tony Tulathimutte

Uncanny Bodies: Carmen Maria Machado and Tony Tulathimutte 07:00 pm

We celebrated the publication of Carmen Maria Machado’s highly anticipated debut short story collection 'Her Body and Other Parties' with Tony Tulathimutte. READ MORE
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Tuesday October 24, 2017
Syntax/Synapse: “How We See” with Joyce Carol Oates and Charles Gross

Syntax/Synapse: “How We See” with Joyce Carol Oates and Charles Gross 07:30 pm

As part of our series exploring the intersections between literature and neuroscience, Joyce Carol Oates was joined by her husband, neuroscientist and Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Princeton Charles Gross. READ MORE
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Wednesday October 25, 2017
CFA Master Class: Colin Harrison

CFA Master Class: Colin Harrison 07:00 pm

Colin Harrison joined us for a Crime Fiction Master Class to discuss his latest novel "You Belong to Me" with his editor, Sarah Crichton. READ MORE
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Thursday October 26, 2017
The Gift with Barbara Browning

The Gift with Barbara Browning 07:00 pm

Barbara Browning’s "The Gift" explores the relationship between writing and memory, activism and art, and the politics of our time. READ MORE
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Friday October 27, 2017
Ferocity: Nicola Lagioia and Michael Reynolds

Ferocity: Nicola Lagioia and Michael Reynolds 07:00 pm

Nicola Lagioia and Michael Reynolds, editor-in-chief of Europa Editions, talked about Lagioia's novel "Ferocity." READ MORE
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