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Unbound: Lena Dunham with Zadie Smith

Tue, Oct 21, 2014
  • 7:30PM
RUN TIME: 1hr 45min
ALL TICKETS:  $38 (includes a copy of Not That Kind of Girl)
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Tuesday October 21, 2014
Performances no longer available.
Part of Unbound
Presented by BAM and Greenlight Bookstore

Featuring Jack Antonoff and Jemima Kirke

“If I can take what I’ve learned in this life and make one treacherous relationship or degrading job easier for you, perhaps even prevent you from becoming temporarily vegan, then every misstep of mine will have been worthwhile.”
—Lena Dunham

The writer-director, creator, executive producer, and star of the HBO series Girls reads from and discusses her new collection of personal essays with author Zadie Smith. In Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”, Dunham tells stories “about wonderful nights with terrible boys and terrible days with wonderful friends, about ambition and the two existential crises I had before the age of twenty. About fashion and its many discontents. About publicly sharing your body, having to prove yourself in a meeting full of fifty-year-old men, and the health fears (tinnitus, lamp dust, infertility) that keep me up at night.”

Fellow Girls cast member Jemima Kirke will join Dunham for the reading and the discussion is followed by a Q&A. All audience members receive a signed copy of the book.

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Zadie Smith 

Zadie Smith was born in northwest London in 1975. She is the author of White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, and the essay collection Changing My Mind. She lives in New York City.

Jemima Kirke 

British-born Jemima Kirke is an accomplished painter of expressionist portraits, who's had shows in Brooklyn, New York, San Francisco, London, and Miami. Her credits include "Jessa" in the HBO series Girls and "Charlotte" in Lena Dunham's Tiny Furniture