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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2014

Jan 29—May 28, 2014
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Sun Dec 02
Friends of BAM
Sun Dec 09
General public

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.

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Salman Rushdie

The acclaimed author discusses his work with The New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.

Wed, Jan 29, 2014
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Alice McDermott

National Book Award-winning writer McDermott talks with Deborah Treisman.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014
Jeffrey Eugenides

The author of Middlesex talks with The New Yorker editor Ben Greenman.

Wed, Feb 26, 2014
NoViolet Bulawayo

The author of the acclaimed novel We Need New Names reads from and discusses her new work.

Wed, Mar 19, 2014
Chang-rae Lee

The author of Native Speaker reads from and discusses his work with Deborah Treisman.

Wed, Apr 9, 2014
Daniel Alarcón

The author of Lost City Radio discusses his new work, At Night We Walk in Circles.

Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Alison Bechdel

The acclaimed graphic novelist discusses her work with The New Yorker editor Ben Greenman.

Wed, May 14, 2014
Meg Wolitzer

The author of nine novels comes to BAM to read from and discuss her work.

Wed, May 28, 2014