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Past Conversations from the Cullman Center Programs

  • Nathan Englander in Conversation with Barry Edelstein, moderated by Alexis Soloski
    October 18, 2012 - 7:00pm

    For this event, please enter the building through the 5th Avenue entrance

    Former fellow Nathan Englander discusses his new play, The Twenty Seventh Man, which opens at the Public Theater in November, with the director Barry Edelstein and the journalist Alexis Soloski.

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  • John Tresch in conversation with Simon Critchley
    October 11, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Former fellow John Tresch discusses his new book The Romantic Machine with philosopher Simon Critchley. 

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  • Pankaj Mishra in conversation with Ian Buruma
    September 24, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Former Cullman Center fellows Pankaj Mishra and Ian Buruma discuss Mishra's new book, From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia. 

    Please note that the address of this program has changed

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  • A Paris Review Interview: James Fenton and Robyn Creswell
    May 17, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Robyn Creswell, a literary translator and the poetry editor of The Paris Review, will talk with the distinguished poet, journalist, and essayist James Fenton in a Paris Review interview. Both participants in the evening are current 

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  • Nell Freudenberger and Eliza Griswold
    May 8, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Former Cullman Center Fellow Nell Freudenberger discusses her new book, The Newlyweds, with journalist and poet Eliza Griswold at the New York Public Library. In her acutely perceptive and witty new novel, Freudenberger tells the 

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  • Hari Kunzru and Teju Cole
    March 7, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Former Cullman fellow Hari Kunzru discusses his new novel, Gods Without Men, with author Teju Cole.

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  • Nathan Englander and Sarah Jones
    February 8, 2012 - 7:00pm

    Former Cullman fellow Nathan Englander in conversation with playwright and performer Sarah Jones about his new collection of stories entitled, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank.

    This program is now full. Seats may be 

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  • John Jeremiah Sullivan and Wells Tower
    December 15, 2011 - 7:00pm

    Former CSW Fellows John Jeremiah Sullivan and Wells Tower discuss the art of the essay in light of Sullivan's new book, Pulphead.

    This program is currently full. There may be seats available on the night of the event on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  • The James Family
    December 7, 2011 - 7:00pm

    Jean Strouse talks to Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review, about the James Family on the occasion of the re-issue of Strouse's biogarphy, Alice James. 

    This program is now full. There may be seats available on a 

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  • Roy Blount Jr.and James Shapiro
    November 16, 2011 - 7:00pm

    Roy Blount discusses his new book, Alphabetter Juice with James Shapiro.

    Registration for this event is now closed. There are still seats available. Please call 212-930-0084 if you would like to attend.

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  • James Romm and Daniel Mendelsohn
    November 2, 2011 - 7:00pm

    James Romm and Daniel Mendelsohn discuss Romm's Ghost on the Throne.

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  • Deborah Baker and Elizabeth Rubin
    October 18, 2011 - 7:00pm
  • John Lithgow and Bill Moyers
    October 11, 2011 - 7:00pm

    John Lithgow discusses his new memoir, Drama, An Actor's Education with Bill Moyers.

    This event is co-presented with LIVE from the NYPL. Tickets are now available here.

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  • Up From the Stacks, A musical theater piece by Ben Katchor and Mark Mulcahy
    October 5, 2011 - 7:00pm

    Set in The New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street and in the environs of Times Square circa 1970, Up From the Stacks is the story of Lincoln Cabinée, a college student working part-time as a page, retrieving books for readers from the Library’s collection of 43 million items. 

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  • Up From the Stacks, A musical theater piece by Ben Katchor and Mark Mulcahy
    October 4, 2011 - 7:00pm

    Set in The New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street and in the environs of Times Square circa 1970, Up From the Stacks is the story of Lincoln Cabinée, a college student working part-time as a page, retrieving books for readers from the Library’s collection of 43 million items. 

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  • Stacy Schiff
    September 23, 2011 - 7:00pm

    The distinguished biographer, Pulitzer Prize winner and former Cullman Center Fellow Stacy Schiff discusses her highly acclaimed biography Cleopatra.

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  • David Bezmozgis and Francine Prose
    May 9, 2011 - 7:00pm

     

    David Bezmozgis, author of the story collection Natasha, and Francine Prose, whose most recent book is Anne Frank, talk about their novels The Free World and Read More ›
  • Jennifer Egan in conversation with Laura Miller
    April 14, 2011 - 7:00pm

    Jennifer Egan’s spellbinding interlocking narratives circle the lives of Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Although Bennie and Sasha never discover each other’s pasts, the reader does, in intimate 

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  • Broken America
    April 13, 2011 - 7:00pm

     

    The Joanna Jackson Goldman Memorial Lectures in American Civilization and Government “Broken America” Two lectures by the author and New Yorker writer George Packer on the decline of American institutions, from government and business to the media. The lectures are consecutive; Read More ›
  • Broken America
    April 6, 2011 - 7:00pm

     

    The Joanna Jackson Goldman Memorial Lectures in American Civilization and Government “Broken America” Two lectures by the author and New Yorker writer George Packer on the decline of American institutions, from government and business to the media. The lectures are consecutive; Read More ›

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