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Public intellectuals and Library scholars engage in debates and deliver lectures about today's most pressing issues in politics, education, the arts, and humanities.

 

Sam Tanenhaus Sam Tanenhaus
Amy Davidson Sorkin Amy Davidson Sorkin
Kelefa Sanneh

Making Sense of Trump’s America

Monday, October 23, 2017, 7 p.m.
Sam Tanenhaus, the former editor of The New York Times Book Review, moderates a conversation with longtime contributors to The New Yorker, Amy Davidson Sorkin and Kelefa Sanneh.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 Path Forward: Arlie Hochschild with Anthony Marx

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Renowned sociologist Arlie Russell Hochshild's 2016 book Strangers in Their Own Land was dubbed one of the "6 Books to Understand Trump's Win" by the New York Times. She will speak with the President of The New York Public Library, Anthony Marx.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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