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Fresh Takes: Michael Kinsley, Maureen Dowd, and Frank Rich in conversation

April 21, 2008

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To celebrate the publication of Michael Kinsley's Please Don't Remain Calm: Provocations and Commentaries, a collection of witty and trenchant columns, the distinguished editorial writers Maureen Dowd and Frank Rich join Kinsley to discuss the pleasures and challenges of their craft.

Michael Kinsley is a columnist for Time and a past editor of The New Republic, Harper's, and Slate, which he founded. Maureen Dowd is a New York Times Op-Ed columnist and the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary. Her most recent book is Are Men Necessary: When Sexes Collide. Frank Rich is a New York Times Op-Ed columnist and the author, most recently, of The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth. Sean Wilentz, a former Fellow of the Cullman Center, is George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History at Princeton University, and his award-winning books include The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln.

This program is in conjunction with the Friends of the New York Public Library

Author books available for sale courtesy of MOBILE LIBRIS Please Note: This event is now SOLD OUT! Limited stand-by tickets may be available at the door.