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Discover new ideas and the latest releases at the Library! This series presents a wide variety of topics and genres, from fiction to journalism, through discussions and presentations by leading writers in their fields.

Augustin Pasquet
Michelle Young

Secret Brooklyn: An Unusual Guide—Michelle Young and Augustin Pasquet

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Untapped Cities founders Michelle Young and Augustin Pasquet reveal Brooklyn's offbeat attractions.Read More ›
Program is free, but advance registration is recommended. Priority will be given to those who have registered in advance.
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Henry Fountain

The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet—Henry Fountain

Wednesday, December 27, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
New York Times journalist Henry Fountain combines science and history to reveal how a record-breaking earthquake continues to resonate.Read More ›
Program is free, but advance registration is recommended. Priority will be given to those who have registered in advance.
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The Accusation: Dissident Fiction From North Korea

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
An evening of readings, performances, and conversation to mark the paperback publication of The Accusation, the first piece of dissident fiction ever smuggled out of North Korea.Read More ›
Program is free, but advance registration is recommended. Priority will be given to those who have registered in advance.
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© Tom Barnes

The Square and the Tower: Niall Ferguson with Gillian Tett

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
The renowned historian asks: From the Freemasons to Facebook, how have networks been true sources of power and drivers of change throughout history?Read More ›
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© Melanie Dunea

Bunk: Kevin Young with Rebecca Carroll

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
The Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on the "Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News."Read More ›
Program is free, but advance registration is recommended. Priority will be given to those who have registered in advance.
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