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Jules Feiffer on "The Ghost Script: A Graphic Novel"

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and cartoonist discusses his eerily prophetic noir masterpiece, an assault on America's past and present, with the New York Times' Gal Beckerman.

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Julia Turshen on "Now & Again" w/ Jia Tolentino

The award-winning cookbook author of "Feed the Resistance" shares new recipes and menu ideas, including "A Non-Kosher Jewish Christmas," for cooks of any skill level to gather friends and family around the table. 

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Oy Gay!

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Gary Shteyngart with Angela Ledgerwood

"Lake Success," Shteyngart's first novel in seven years, follows a Wall Street millionaire on the run when his dream of the perfect marriage, perfect child and perfect life implodes. Click for trailer with Ben Stiller.

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Kitty Zeldis on "Not Our Kind: A Novel"

The novel set in post-WWII New York City, about two women — one Jewish, one a WASP — explores class, prejudice and the changing roles of women. The author appears in conversation with Caroline Leavitt.        

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Gary Shteyngart on "Lake Success: A Novel"

Join us to celebrate the release of Shteyngart's new book, an unsentimental ode to what really makes America great, starring hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen. Click for trailer with Ben Stiller.

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Alexandra Silber's "After Anatevka: a novel based on 'Fiddler on the Roof'" — BOOK LAUNCH

The musical launch of a novel about what happens to the characters after the curtain falls, with the author (Tzeitel in the show's recent Broadway run), "Fiddler" lyricist Sheldon Harnick and many other musical artists.

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Music

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Isaac Shapiro: "Edokko"

Shapiro's memoir about his Jewish family, on the run from the Nazis, making a life in Japan before, during and after WWII, and his remarkable journey to America. The event will be filmed by C-SPAN's BookTV.

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Miriam Parker: "The Shortest Way Home" w/ Rachel Fershleiser

In Parker's first novel, Manhattan grad student Hannah has everything she ever wanted. But then she impulsively does the unthinkable — she takes a leap of faith. "Just purely delightful" — Nylon

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"Never Sleep Alone" starring Dr. Alex Schiller

The straight-talking sexual evangelist gives life-changing advice from her best-selling book, and leads the audience through a wildly entertaining evening where nobody hesitates and everybody participates

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Nightlife

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Glen David Gold with Lev Grossman

Gold, the best-selling author of "Carter Beats the Devil" and "Sunnyside," presents "I Will Be Complete," a memoir about his outrageous life, in conversation with Grossman. A Q&A follows the presentation.

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