Supporters: Library Lions 2012
Library Lions is The New York Public Library’s most important annual event and one of the most anticipated dinners on New York City’s social calendar. Each year Library Lions honors several distinguished individuals who have made significant cultural and educational achievements to increase our understanding of the world around us. Honorees have included such eminent figures as Renée Fleming, John Hope Franklin, Orhan Pamuk, David Remnick, Martin Scorsese, Tom Stoppard, Elie Wiesel, and Oprah Winfrey.
The 2012 honorees are five distinguished individuals recognized for excellence in their respective fields of arts, letters, and scholarship-including Martin Amis, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jennifer Egan, Annette Gordon-Reed, and Nelson Mandela.