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Bill Bryson

In The Body: A Guide for Occupants, the bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe, comprehensive tour of the marvel that is the human body.

Date:
Oct 15, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

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Authors & Talks

Adam Rippon

In Conversation with Liz Dolan

Beautiful on the Outside recounts Rippon’s journey from a homeschooled kid in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to coming out as gay in 2015, to winning a bronze medal as part of the figure skating team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Date:
Oct 16, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $20
1 ticket + 1 book: $32
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

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Authors & Talks

Jonathan Safran Foer

In Conversation with Libby Casey

In We Are the Weather, the bestselling author explores the climate crisis, arguing that only collective action will save our home and way of life.

Date:
Oct 23, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $22
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $48

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Authors & Talks

Partnership Against the Odds: Can Israelis and Palestinians Create a Shared Story?

News coverage about Israelis, Palestinians, Jews and Arabs is filled with narratives of right versus wrong. What happens when instead of perpetuating a culture of blame, those on each side of the conflict challenge themselves to listen and build? In a conversation moderated by Rabbi Shira, explore the challenges, opportunities, and outcomes with activists and creatives involved in unlikely partnerships, including Alon-Lee Green and Maisam Jaljuli of Standing Together, and Tawfik Abu-Wael and Joseph Cedar, two of the co-creators of the new HBO series “Our Boys.”

Date:
Oct 24, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$15

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Authors & Talks

“Modern Love” Screening and Conversation

Screen an episode of the new Modern Love Amazon Original series, based on Deborah Copaken’s “Modern Love” essay, “When Cupid is a Prying Journalist.” Conversation with Copaken and Daniel Jones, editor of the “Modern Love” column at The New York Times, to follow.

Date:
Oct 27, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$20

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Authors & Talks

Eve Rodsky

Offering a 21st-century solution to the age-old problem of women shouldering the brunt of domestic responsibilities, Fair Play identifies the 100 main tasks in any marriage in this combination how-to guide for couples and modern marriage manifesto.

Date:
Oct 28, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

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

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Authors & Talks

Finding My Religion: The Relevance of Judaism Today

With Sarah Hurwitz and Rabbi Aaron Potek

In Here All Along, Sarah Hurwitz—former head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama—recounts her journey to reconnect with Judaism and the profound insights she discovered along the way. During an interactive conversation, Hurwitz and Rabbi Aaron Potek discuss (and debate) the most exciting, important, challenging, and inspiring aspects of Judaism and talk about why it’s worth participating in this rich and complicated tradition.

Date:
Oct 29, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $30

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Authors & Talks

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

What if we read the books we love as if they were sacred texts? What would we learn and how might they change us? Harry Potter and the Sacred Text is a podcast the reads Harry Potter, the best-selling series of all time, as if it was a sacred text.

Date:
Nov 7, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$28 in advance
$30 day of show

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Authors & Talks

Lindy West

From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Shrill comes The Witches Are Coming, an incisive cultural critique that explains how patriarchy, intolerance, and misogyny are still alive and well.

Date:
Nov 11, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $20
1 ticket + 1 book: $32
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Rachael Ray

In Conversation with Carla Hall

In Rachael Ray 50: Memories and Meals from a Sweet and Savory Life, the self-taught cook shares 125 new recipes and the memories that made her laugh out loud or cry through 25 thoughtful, personal essays.

Date:
Dec 2, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $25
1 ticket + 1 book: $40
2 tickets + 1 book: $55

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