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   UPCOMING EVENTS   

Rooftop Happy Hour with Subway Book Review

Friday, September 30, 2022, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Join us on the SNFL terrace for readings, drinks, crafts, and more! Get bookish with Subway Book Review and special guests. Read More ›
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Annie Proulx headshot Annie Proulx © Gus Powell
Sarah Stillman headshot Sarah Stillman

Annie Proulx with Sarah Stillman: Wetlands and the Climate Crisis

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The Library Lion and winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize reveals the history of wetlands, their ecological role, and what their systematic destruction means for the planet.Read More ›
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Margaret Burnham headshot Margaret Burnham © The Historymakers
Saidiya Hartman headshot Saidiya Hartman © Steven Gregory

Reconstructing the Violence of Jim Crow with Margaret A. Burnham and Saidiya Hartman

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Burnham discusses her new book, By Hands Now Known, which unearths Jim Crow’s “forgotten history of racially motivated homicides” and their enduring legacy in today’s legal and political structures. Read More ›
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Stacy Schiff headshot Stacy Schiff © Elena Seibert
Tim Gunn headshot Tim Gunn © Scott McDermott

Stacy Schiff with Tim Gunn: The Revolutionary Samuel Adams

Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer sits down with one of her biggest fans to talk about her newest book, the revelatory life story of one of the most essential founding fathers.Read More ›
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Siddhartha Mukherjee headshot Siddhartha Mukherjee © Deborah Feingold
Andrew Solomon headshot Andrew Solomon © Annie Leibovitz

Siddhartha Mukherjee with Andrew Solomon: Song of the Cell

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The best-selling author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Gene dives deeper into the mysteries of the human body in his latest book, an exploration of cells and cellular medicine.Read More ›
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