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Eat, Drink & Be Literary

 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 
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A unique series for savvy writers, readers, and eaters, presented in partnership with the National Book Awards, Eat, Drink & Be Literary brings major contemporary authors to BAMcafé for intimate dinners, entertaining readings, and engaging discussions.

Evenings begin with a sumptuous buffet dinner served with select wines and accompanied by live music. Following dinner, authors read from and discuss their work, take questions from the audience, and sign books to conclude an evening of insight into the creative process and its results.

Past authors have included E.L Doctorow, Zadie Smith, Chinua Achebe, Jonathan Safran Foer, Joyce Carol Oates, Walter Mosley, Jonathan Lethem, Maggie Nelson, Nicole Krauss, Claudia Rankine, Jhumpa Lahiri, and many others.


 
PAST EVENTS
Eat drink be literary 2019
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2019
 

Raise a glass and share a meal with renowned authors in this unique literary series.

Feb 5—May 1, 2019
 
 
edbl 2018
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2018
 

Raise a glass and share a meal with renowned authors in this unique literary series.

Mar 13—May 29, 2018
 
 
Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2017
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2017
 

Raise a glass and share a meal with renowned authors in this unique literary series.

Feb 21—May 31, 2017
 
 
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2016
 

Zadie Smith, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Marlon James, and other luminaries read from their work.

Feb 16—Jun 8, 2016
 
 
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2015
 

Dinaw Mengestu, Rachel Kushner, Joseph O’Neill, and other luminaries read from their work.

Jan 27—Jun 10, 2015
 
 
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2014
 

Today’s most renowned authors come to BAMcafé for this unique series of literary evenings.

Jan 29—May 28, 2014
 
 
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2013
 

This popular literary series brings some of today’s most compelling authors to BAM.

Jan 23—Jun 3, 2013
 
 
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2012
 
Authors come to BAM for intimate dinners, lively readings, and engaging discussions.
Feb 2—Jun 21, 2012
 
 
Eat, Drink, & Be Literary
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Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2011
 

A unique series for sophisticated writers, readers, and eaters.

Jan 27—May 12, 2011