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Salman Rushdie

In Conversation with Aminatta Forna

Set in New York City against the backdrop of modern American politics, The Golden House is a modern epic of love and terrorism, loss and reinvention.

Date:
Sep 25, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book: $40

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Authors & Talks

Russia and the Trump Administration: A Radio Atlantic Conversation

Join The Atlantic’s Radio Atlantic podcast for a live taping and conversation on one of the biggest foreign policy challenges of our time: Russia. Nearly a year after Trump’s election, how have U.S. relations with Russia changed and how has Russia already affected our politics and policies?

Date:
Sep 26, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$25

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Authors & Talks

Whitney Cummings

The Los-Angeles-based comedian, actor, writer and producer is the executive producer and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls, which is currently in its sixth season. She also wrote, produced and starred in Whitney, which aired on NBC from 2011 to 2013. Cummings directed her first feature film The Female Brain, which will be released in 2017.

Date:
Oct 7, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book (include meet & greet): $45

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Authors & Talks

Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh

In Conversation with Ari Shapiro

Known for his inventive savory and vegetarian dishes, as well as his London delis and fine-dining restaurant, NOPI, Ottolenghi is sharing his secrets for making the very best baked goods, desserts, and confections in Sweet, written with Helen Goh.

Date:
Oct 9, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $22
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

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Authors & Talks

Esther Perel

In Conversation with Rabbi Shira Stutman

In The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity, the renowned sex therapist challenges assumptions, upends conventional wisdom, and offers a nuanced look at affairs from multiple viewpoints.

Date:
Oct 17, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $32
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Amy Tan

In Conversation with Deborah Tannen

The bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement explores her life as a writer, her childhood, and the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory in her new memoir, Where the Past Begins.

Date:
Oct 18, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Van Jones

In Conversation with Jake Tapper

In Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together, the CNN political contributor offers a blueprint for transforming our collective anxiety into meaningful change.

Date:
Oct 19, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $20
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

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Authors & Talks

Ron Chernow

Grant is a synthesis of comprehensive research that makes sense of all sides of President Ulysses S. Grant’s life, explaining how this simple Midwesterner could at once be so ordinary and so extraordinary.

Date:
Oct 23, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $22
1 ticket + 1 book: $40
2 tickets + 1 book: $52

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Authors & Talks

Bryant Johnson

In Conversation with Isaac Dovere

The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong . . . and You Can Too! walks you through how to do Justice Ginsburg’s workout—from planks to squats to (full) pushups—in the comfort of your home. Each exercise is demonstrated with full-color illustrations of the Justice in workout gear, always using perfect form, and also includes tips from the bench and sidebars with Johnson’s wisdom on getting fit and staying healthy.

Date:
Oct 24, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $42

Category:
Authors & Talks

Simon Schama

Schama continues his 3,000-year chronicle of the Jewish people with the second in his three-volume illustrated cultural history, The Story of the Jews: Belonging 1492-1900.

Date:
Oct 25, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $42
2 tickets + 1 book: $50

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Authors & Talks
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