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6 events found.

Thursday, January 15, 2015
6:30 p.m.Young Lion Conservators Salon with Alex Gilvarry
Join celebrated writer Alex Gilvarry as he discusses his funny, incisive, and moving debut novel, "From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant." A native New Yorker, Alex Gilvarry is a National Book foundation "5 under 35" honoree as well as the recipient of a Norman Mailer Fellowship. Alex will be interviewed by fellow novelist Scott Cheshire. Thursday, January 15, 6:30 p.m. Click here to RSVP Private Location, Upper East Side This event is open to Young Lion Conservators and above, and…
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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
6:30 p.m.The Dangers of Diplomacy
From Bosnia to North Korea, to serving as the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Christopher R. Hill is well versed in the loss, imperfection, and triumph of diplomacy and seeking peace across borders. In a conversation with New Yorker writer George Packer, Ambassador Hill will discuss his first book and bracing memoir, "Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy." Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Reception 6:30 p.m. Program 7 p.m. RSVP Required: Hosted by the Conserva…
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
6:30 p.m.MAJOR DRAMA: Love and Excess in the Romantic Era
"The heart will break, but the broken live on." We're enamored of the poets and writers of the Romantic era, whose far-flung passions and heartbreak prominently figured into lush, expressive works. Spend an evening with the NYPL's Pforzheimer Collection, as our guest readers take us into the lives and scandals of Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Claire Clairmont, and more. Wednesday, February 11, 6:30 p.m. Click here to RSVP Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos Forum This even…
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Thursday, February 26, 2015
6:30 p.m.Lenox and Astor Reading Group with Colm Tóibín
Our spring Lenox & Astor Reading group welcomes Colm Tóibín, internationally acclaimed writer and journalist, to discuss Thomas Mann’s last great novel, "Doctor Faustus." Currently teaching at Columbia University as the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities, Mr. Tóibín recently published his eighth novel, "Nora Webster," and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2013 for "The Testament of Mary," which was adapted into a Tony-nominated Broadway play. A complimentary…
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Friday, March 6, 2015
10 a.m.Tilden Field Trip to the Library Services Center
Join your fellow Tilden Conservators on a private tour of the Library Services Center, the heart of The New York Public Library’s vast circulation and book preservation divisions, and home of the fastest book sorter in the nation. Salvatore Magaddino, deputy director of the Book Ops facility, will lead this exciting morning as we see firsthand how the Library fulfills increasingly soaring demand for its books, films, digitized materials, and more. Friday, March 6, 2015 10 a.m. RSVP Required…
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
6:30 p.m.Edit This: An Evening with Comma Queen Mary Norris
Mary Norris, copy editor of the New Yorker for more than three decades, will bring her finely sharpened pencils and good cheer to the Library, with irreverent, laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing problems in writing and language. Drawing on examples from classic literature as well as from her work with celebrated writers, Ms. Norris will discuss her first and much-anticipated book, "Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen," with fellow New Yorker writer I…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters