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Rabia Chaudry

Rabia Chaudry

In Adnan’s Story: The Search for Truth and Justice after Serial, Chaudry takes readers back into Adnan Syed’s case, exposing new evidence on the investigation and trial.

Man’s A...

Man’s Attempt at Thoughtfulness

Combining spirituality, psychology, modern masculinity, and good scotch, Rabbi Scott brings a group of men together to discuss some of life’s more important questions.

Hari Kondabolu

Hari Kondabolu

Dubbed one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today by the New York Times, the Brooklyn-based comic brings his political humor to downtown DC, following the release of his sophomore album, Mainstream American Comic.

Jonathan Safr...

Jonathan Safran Foer

Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks, in present-day Washington, D.C., Here I Am is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis.

Liz Alpern an...

Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz

The co-founders of The Gefilteria, a company that reimagines and produces Ashkenazi Jewish food, present more than 100 recipes from the kitchens of Eastern Europe and the diaspora of North America in The Gefilte Manifesto.

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan

Told from a perspective unlike any other, Nutshell is a classic tale of murder and deceit by McEwan, whose works have earned him worldwide critical acclaim.

Maureen Dowd

Maureen Dowd

In The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics, the New York Times columnist traces the psychologies and pathologies of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during this disruptive and divisive campaign season.

Norm Macdonald

Norm Macdonald

In Based on a True Story, the actor, comedian, and former SNL Weekend Update anchor recounts his origins, milestones, love-affairs and regrets in a memoir punctuated with classic jokes and mythologized Hollywood stories.

Get Carded

Get Carded

Create hand-made greeting cards to send well wishes for 5777 to friends and family at this interactive workshop. Sip on holiday-themed craft cocktails and meet other like-minded crafty connoisseurs.

Andy Zaltzman...

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist For Hire

The comedian takes “Satirist for Hire” on the road, addressing audience queries, complaints, demands, and general gripes in his unique satirical stand-up show.

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming

In You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life is Stories and Pictures, the award-winning stage, television, and film actor and man-about-town shares forty-five wildly entertaining real-life stories.

An Evening wi...

An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic, MacArthur Fellow, and the author of Between the World and Me, for which he won a National Book Award, offers reflections on American culture, race, and politics.

Sorry, Not Sorry

Sorry, Not Sorry

Approaching the High Holidays, a time when we ask for forgiveness, Rabbi Suzy leads an interactive conversation about when women should be sorry, or not sorry, and what Jewish texts can add to our modern understanding of being a woman.

Joshua Foer, ...

Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide To The World’s Hidden Wonders is the definitive guide to the most astonishing, curious, unusual, off-the-beaten path destinations and secret marvels across the globe.

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