86th & Lexington Ave - New York, NY


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86th & Lexington Ave

150 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
212-369-2180

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39 Upcoming events at 86th & Lexington Ave - New York, NY

May 2016

Thursday

05

Political Suicide: Missteps, Peccadilloes, Bad Calls, Backroom Hijinx, Sordid Pasts, Rotten Breaks, and Just Plain Dumb Mistakes in the Annals of American Politics

Erin McHugh
Author Event (History)
Thursday May 05, 2016 7:00 PM In the midst of the circus that is our current presidential campaign season, what better time to reminisce over the epic foils, fumbles, scandals and blunders that led to the downfalls of politicians' own doing. Find out why Jonathan Capehart raves Political Suicide is "a rollicking, jaw-dropping antidote for these 'oh no s/he didn't!' times."

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Saturday

07

Mother's Day Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver.

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Monday

09

Monday Night Reading Group

Book Group (Fiction)
Monday May 09, 2016 7:00 PM The Monday Night Reading Group discusses The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty by Amanda Filipacchi. Read the book and join in. They're a welcoming bunch.

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Saturday

14

If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 14, 2016 11:00 AM If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee or a shovel. She is NOT talking about the piano. But Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination and one very heavy upright piano she insists she needs to take with her. What's the worst that can happen? Find out at Storytime. Activities to follow.

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Monday

16

Veronica's Grave: A Daughter's Memoir

Barbara Bracht Donsky
Author Event (Biography)
Monday May 16, 2016 7:00 PM Confronted with the mysterious disappearance of her mother, this captivating coming of age memoir recounts a young woman's journey of self discovery while confronting dark family secrets. Eliciting the sights and sounds of a bygone era growing up in the Bronx, Veronica's Grave offers a nostalgic portrait of an extraordinary life.

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Tuesday

17

Britt-Marie Was Here

Fredrik Backman
Author Event (Fiction)
Tuesday May 17, 2016 7:00 PM The bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry returns with an irresistible novel about finding love and second chances in the most unlikely of places. In Britt-Marie Was Here, a fastidious woman sets about reinventing herself and finding a new sense of purpose after ditching her cheating husband and moving to a small town of unusual misfits.

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Wednesday

18

Barnes & Noble Upper Eastside Fiction Reading Group

Book Group
Wednesday May 18, 2016 7:00 PM The Barnes & Noble Upper Eastside Fiction Reading Group meets the third Wednesday of the month in the Barnes & Noble Cafe. This month's title being discussed is The Unfortunates by Sophie McManus. Read the book and come join us!

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Speaking Freely: My Life in Publishing and Human Rights

Robert L. Bernstein
Author Event (Biography)
Wednesday May 18, 2016 7:00 PM What do Dr. Seuss, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Andrei Sakharov, and James Michener have in common? They were all published by Bob Bernstein during his 25-year run as Random House president. In his remarkable memoir, Bernstein recounts a bygone era of the book industry and what led to his role as the father of modern human rights protecting free speech and challenging tyranny around the globe.

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Thursday

19

The Nazi Hunters

Andrew Nagorski
Author Event (History)
Thursday May 19, 2016 7:00 PM As the era of the Nazi Hunters draws to a close, former Newsweek journalist Nagorski chronicles the postwar quest to bring Nazi war criminals to justice. From the Nuremberg Trials to lesser known cases, The Nazi Hunters examines how the initial impulse of revenge was transformed into a struggle for justice and how they have transformed our fundamental notions of right and wrong.

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Saturday

21

ThankoRama Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 21, 2016 11:00 AM Join us for a ThankoRama Storytime featuring The Thank You Book by beloved author Mo Willems. Enjoy a reading of the book and activities afterward that help remind children that thanking those who do things for you can be so much fun!

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