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David Litt in conversation with Adam Davidson

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A conversation about Litt's humorous coming-of-age memoir, "Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years." He recalls writing for President Obama — and charts a path forward in the age of Trump.

David Litt with Sopan Deb

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The two political wonks present Litt's comic, coming-of-age memoir of his years spent working as a speechwriter for Barack Obama. Click to read what Judd Apatow said about the book.

In Conversation: Yuri Slezkine and Amor Towles

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Talks

They'll be talking about Slezkine's new book "The House of Government," a "panoramic history ... as intricate as any Russian novel." — New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice).

Nicole Krauss with Ruth Franklin: Curious Crossroads

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Talks

In the new novel "Forest Dark" by Nicole Krauss ("Great House"), the lives of two seekers, both recently divorced, are altered when they travel to Tel Aviv and have run-ins with peculiar and beguiling characters.

Anne Frank’s Diary Is Now A Comic Book

PARIS (JTA) — In a bid to preserve interest in the Holocaust by future generations, the Basel-based Anne Frank Foundation unveiled the first authorized comic book based on the teenager’s famous diary written in hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam.

"Good Things Happen Slowly" — Fred Hersch with David Hajdu

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Oy Gay!

The memoir of the 10-time Grammy nominated jazz pianist and first openly gay, HIV-positive jazz player — a deep look into the cloistered world of jazz that made his status transgressive and groundbreaking.

"Feeling Jewish (A Book for Just About Anyone)" — Devorah Baum with Zadie Smith

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Self-hatred. Guilt. Resentment. Paranoia. Hysteria. Overbearing Mother-Love: In this book Baum argues that "Jewish" feelings are becoming increasingly common. She appears in conversation with Zadie Smith.

BOOK LAUNCH — Nathan Englander presents "Dinner at the Center of the Earth" in conversation with Jonathan Safran Foer

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A political thriller that unfolds in the highly charged territory of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The celebrated writers will discuss the Englander's new book and the intersection of fiction and world events.

"Eastman Was Here": Alex Gilvarry with Alexandra Kleeman

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Gilvarry's second book is "... a dark, riotously funny and audacious exploration of the sacred and the profane — and pretty much everything in between." — Téa Obreht

"Broad City" Coloring & Trivia Night

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Film & Television

Nightlife

Celebrate the new season of the show and the publication of "The Broad City Coloring Book" with coloring, trivia and artist Mike Perry in attendance! Snacks, booze and refreshments will be served.

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