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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2017

 
 
Feb 21—May 31, 2017
 

Eat, Drink & Be Literary brings major contemporary authors to BAMcafé for intimate readings and engaging discussions.

 
 
 
 
 
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Presented in partnership with the National Book Foundation

Raise a glass and share a meal with today’s most renowned authors in this unique series of literary evenings at BAMcafé. Each event includes a festive dinner by Great Performances featuring a seasonal menu and live music accompaniment. After the meal, the evening’s featured author reads from his or her work and discusses the creative process. Guests are encouraged to ask questions and have their books signed at the conclusion of the evening.


Official Wine:
Pine Ridge Vineyard
Seghisio
Support generously provided by The Joseph S. and Diane H. Steinberg Charitable Trust.
Leadership support provided by Martha A. & Robert S. Rubin.
Major support provided by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
 
Literary
Jacqueline Woodson
Wed, Apr 5, 2017
 
Jacqueline Woodson
Wed, Apr 5, 2017
 

The National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn discusses her work with Deborah Treisman.

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Literary
Ben Lerner
Tue, May 2, 2017
 
Ben Lerner
Tue, May 2, 2017
 
 
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The poet and author of Leaving the Atocha Station discusses his work, including the recent monograph The Hatred of Poetry with Deborah Treisman.

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Literary
Claudia Rankine
Tue, May 9, 2017
 
Claudia Rankine
Tue, May 9, 2017
 
 
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The MacArthur genius and acclaimed author of the poetry collection Citizen discusses her work and creative process with Lorin Stein.

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Literary
Elif Batuman
Wed, May 31, 2017
 
Elif Batuman
Wed, May 31, 2017
 
 
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The New Yorker writer and author of the essay collection The Possessed comes to BAM to discuss her new novel with Deborah Treisman.

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PAST EVENTS
Literary
Walter Mosley
 

The author of the iconic Easy Rawlins detective series comes to BAM.

Tue, Feb 21, 2017
 
 
Literary
Maggie Nelson
 

The MacArthur fellow and author of The Argonauts joins Lorin Stein for a wide-ranging discussion.

Thu, Mar 23, 2017