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LIVE from the NYPL: George Prochnik | Paul Holdengräber

May 6, 2014

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The Joy Gottesman Ungerleider Lecture

LIVE welcomes back George Prochnik, author of The Impossible Exile. This new book studies the life and work of Stefan Zweig, an icon of the Viennese cultural renaissance.

George Prochnik’s essays, poetry, and fiction have appeared in numerous journals. He taught English and American literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, is editor-at-large for Cabinet magazine, and is the author of In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise and Putnam Camp: Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam, and the Purpose of American Psychology. He lives in New York City.


The annual Joy Gottesman Ungerleider Lecture has been made possible by a generous grant from the Dorot Foundation.

LIVE from the NYPL is made possible with generous support from Celeste Bartos, Mahnaz Ispahani Bartos and Adam Bartos, and the Margaret and Herman Sokol Public Education Endowment Fund.

A note to our patrons: LIVE from the NYPL programs begin promptly at 7p.m. We recommend arriving twenty minutes before the scheduled start time to get to your seats. In order to minimize disturbances to other audience members, we are unable to provide late seating.

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