Raise a glass and share a meal with some of today’s most renowned authors in this unique series of literary evenings at BAMcafé (Lepercq Space). Each event begins with a buffet dinner, including wine and dessert and accompanied by live music. Following dinner, the evening’s featured author gives a reading and discusses his/her creative process. Guests are encouraged to ask questions and have their book signed at the conclusion of the evening.
All events begin at 6:30pm. Doors open at 6pm, and seating is
first-come, first-served. Incomplete parties will not be permitted
to save seats.
National Book Awards
The mission of the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of good writing in America.
The acclaimed author discusses his work with The New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
National Book Award-winning writer McDermott talks with Deborah Treisman.
The author of Middlesex talks with The New Yorker editor Ben Greenman.
The author of the acclaimed novel We Need New Names reads from and discusses her new work.
The author of Native Speaker reads from and discusses his work with Deborah Treisman.