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Jed Perl | Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: 1898-1940

“Few people write about art as beautifully” ( Wall Street Journal ) as Jed Perl, a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and the former 20-year art critic for The New Republic . A longtime contributing editor…

James Breakwell | Only Dead on the Inside: A Parent's Guide to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Following a viral 2016 Buzzfeed article featuring the assorted musings of his four daughters—the oldest is 7 years old—comedy writer James Breakwell’s jokes have appeared in USA Today, US Magazine , and Huffington Post…

Bill McKibben | Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance

Bill McKibben gave one of the earliest cautions about global warming with his 1989 book  The End of Nature . His myriad other bestselling books about the environment include Deep Economy, Eaarth , and Oil and Honey , a call to arms…

Walter Isaacson | Leonardo da Vinci

Auditorium sold out! In-house simulcast tickets available. Released just weeks after the tech guru’s death, Walter Isaacson’s “staggering” ( The New York Times ) portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs instantly…

Roz Chast | Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York

“By turns grim and absurd, deeply poignant and laugh-out-loud funny” ( New York Times ), Roz Chast has published more than 800 cartoons in The New Yorker since 1978. Chast has written or illustrated more than a dozen books,…

Russell Shorto | Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom

Russell Shorto is the author of the bestselling The Island at the Center of World , “a masterpiece of storytelling and first-rate intellectual history” ( Wall Street Journal ) of the forgotten and mythologized Dutch colony…

John Banville | Mrs. Osmond

John Banville won the Man Booker Prize for The Sea , a story of loss and the fickle power of memory celebrated for its “power and strangeness and piercing beauty” ( The Washington Post Book World ). His other…

Gordon S. Wood | Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Acclaimed for synthesizing historical insight with wit and exuberance, Gordon S. Wood won the Pulitzer Prize for History and the Ralph Waldo Emerson Award for The Radicalism of the American Revolution , a rollicking and watershed study…

Isabel Allende | In the Midst of Winter

Auditorium ticket includes a book. Couple ticket includes one book and admission for two people. In conversation with Janet Benton, author of the debut novel Lilli de Jong . “Poignant, powerful” and “timeless” (…

Reza Aslan | God: A Human History

Auditorium ticket includes a book. Couple ticket includes one book and admission for two people. “Wise and passionate” ( The New York Times Book Review ), religion scholar Reza Aslan is the no. 1 New York Times bestselling…

Dan Rather | What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism

Auditorium sold out! In-house simulcast tickets still available. Auditorium ticket includes a book. Couple ticket includes one book and admission for two people. In conversation with longtime broadcaster and journalist, Tracey…

Nikki Giovanni | A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter

“One of the finest poets of our time” ( Ebony ), Nikki Giovanni is the author of nearly 30 books, including the collections Acolytes; Black Feeling, Black Talk, Black Judgment; Those Who Ride the Night Winds ; and …

Jennifer Weiner | Little Bigfoot, Big City

Jennifer Weiner is the “funny, fierce, feisty” ( Glamour ) no. 1  New York Times  bestselling author of more than a dozen novels that dive headlong into the ups and downs of relationships, careers, and family…

John Hodgman | Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

John Hodgman played the role of “PC” in the Apple vs. PC commercials, served alternately as the “Resident Expert” and “Deranged Millionaire” on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, adjudicates vital…

Juan González | Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America's Tale of Two Cities

In conversation with Nermeen Shaikh , co-Host and Producer at Democracy Now! Ms. Shaikh is the author of The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power and has an M.Phil. in politics from Cambridge University. Juan…

Simon Schama | The Story of the Jews Volume Two: Belonging: 1492-1900

In conversation with Carlin Romano , Critic-at-Large,The Chronicle of Higher Education  Lauded historian Simon Schama is the author of The Embarrassment of Riches; Scribble, Scribble, Scribble ; and the National Book Critics…

Alice McDermott | The Ninth Hour

Pulling the delicate threads of “fear and vulnerability, joy and passion, the capacity for love and pain and grief” ( The Washington Post ), Alice McDermott’s acclaimed fiction explores intersecting stories of familial…

Gabrielle Union | We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True

In conversation with longtime broadcaster and journalist, Tracey Matisak Best known for leading roles in a variety of comedies, dramas, and action films such as The Brothers, Deliver Us from Eva, Bad Boys II , and 2016’s The Birth…

James Forman Jr. | Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Yale Law School professor James Forman Jr. has spent decades teaching, writing, and working on the ground in criminal procedure and policy, juvenile justice, and education law and policy. A former law clerk for Justice Sandra Day…

Amy Tan | Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir

Auditorium ticket includes a book. Couple ticket includes one book and admission for two people. “Powerful” and “full of magic” ( Los Angeles Times ), Amy Tan is the author of the beloved novels  The Joy…