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Eat, Drink & Be Literary

 
 
Jan 29—May 28, 2014
 
 
 
 
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Sun Dec 09
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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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Literary
Alison Bechdel
Wed, May 14, 2014
 
Alison Bechdel
Wed, May 14, 2014
 
 
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The acclaimed cartoonist and author of Fun Home and Are You My Mother? discusses her work with The New Yorker editor Ben Greenman.

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Meg Wolitzer
Wed, May 28, 2014
 
Meg Wolitzer
Wed, May 28, 2014
 

The author of nine novels, including The Wife and, most recently, The Interestings, comes to BAM to read from and discuss her work.

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PAST EVENTS
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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
 
 
Literary
Jeffrey Eugenides
 

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

Wed, Feb 26, 2014
 
 
Literary
NoViolet Bulawayo
 

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

Wed, Mar 19, 2014
 
 
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Chang-rae Lee
 

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

Wed, Apr 9, 2014
 
 
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Daniel Alarcón
 

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

Wed, Apr 23, 2014