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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, June 27
@ 7 p.m.
Author Talks
Surpassing Certainty: Janet Mock in conversation with Lisa Lucas
Surpassing Certainty, the new memoir from writer, TV host, and advocate Janet Mock is a riveting, rousing, and utterly real portrait of a young woman searching for her purpose and place in the world—without a road map to guide her. Mock will be joined in conversation by Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation, and will be on hand to sign books afterward. The journey begins a few months before her twentieth birthday. Janet Mock is adjusting to her days as a first-generati…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Wed, June 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
The Women Behind "Salome of the Tenements"
Salome of the Tenements is a now-lost classic of 1920s silent film, a tale of romance and struggle among Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side. Behind the plot of the movie lay a tale perhaps even more remarkable, that of the four women who helped bring it to life. Alan Robert Ginsberg chronicles the story in his new book, The Salome Ensemble: Rose Pastor Stokes, Anzia Yezeierska, Sonya Levien, and Jetta Gould. He will discuss it with Budd Mishkin, broadcast journalist and former host of NY1'…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers