Author Events Calendar

Author Events

KOSHER USA at the Mid-Manhattan Library in NYC

Corinna Nicolaou, a member of America’s fastest-growing religious affiliation—none—is on tour to discuss her new book A NONE'S STORY, which covers her quest to understand mainstream American religious experience.

*Friday, May 13th at 6:00 pm at The Well~Read Moose in Coeur d'Alene, ID

*Sunday, May 15th at 7:30 pm at Powell's City of Books in Portland, OR

To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's paradigm-shifting Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. The Graduate Center, CUNY, in collaboration with the History of Art Department at the University of York, will host a one-day, interdisciplinary and international conference addressing both the singular impact of Sedgwick's ground-breaking work and its multiple and on-going ramifications. - See more at: http://www.centerforthehumanities.org/program/eve-kosofsky-sedgwicks-between-men-thirty-queer-studies-then-and-now#sthash.YgtECKOj.dpuf
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Translator Doug Slaymaker joins writer and critic Scott Esposito to discuss Hideo Furukawa's groundbreaking work of creative nonfiction, that deeply entwines his own life and the disaster that occurred at Fukushima, Japan, at Two Lines Press on Thursday, May 5th at 5:30 pm.

Roger Horowitz discusses his KOSHER USA, a historical and personal narrative that reveals how an ancient set of religious laws became integral to modern American food, at the New York Public Library's Mid-Manhattan Branch on Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30 pm.

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The Central Park Conservancy hosts natural history author and long-time Park enthusiast Edward Sibley Barnard for an illustrated talk about his new book CENTRAL PARK TREES AND LANDSCAPES at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside Central Park at 110th Street between 5th & Lenox Aves) on Wednesday, May 18th at 5:30 pm. Free tickets available here.

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YOUR FRIEND FOREVER, A. LINCOLN in Springfield, IL

Charles B. Strozier discusses his new book YOUR FRIEND FOREVER, A. LINCOLN, a rich analysis of one of the most important friendships in American history, that of Joshua Speed and Abraham Lincoln, on Wednesday, May 18th at 6:00 pm at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

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