The Actor Uncovered: A Life in Acting


Michael Howard
The Actor Uncovered: A Life in Acting Author Event (Other)
Wednesday May 31, 2017 7:00 PM

In The Actor Uncovered: A Life in Acting, after more than seventy years as a professional actor, director, and teacher, Howard shows how living creatively and invoking one's own personality can lead to a successful career as an actor.

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Tuesday

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In Their Lives: Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs

Andrew Blauner
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Tuesday May 23, 2017 7:00 PM Contributors Roz Chast and Alec Wilkinson present this witty, incisive anthology. The Beatles' influence is difficult to overstate. This collection of essays highlights both the Beatles' evolution as well as the span of generations their music affected. From die-hard Beatlemaniacs to new fans, each contributor explores a poignant intersection between Beatles history and personal history.

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24

The Heirs

Susan Rieger
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30

Douglas Brunt in conversation with Harlan Coben

Douglas Brunt
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Tuesday May 30, 2017 7:00 PM Today's children are pushed to achieve excellence. But at what cost? Author Douglas Brunt's new novel tells the story of a tennis prodigy, from young childhood to the finals of tournaments around the world. Trophy Son offers an inside look at the dangers of extraordinary pressure to achieve, in any field, through the eyes of a young man defying his parents' ambitions as he seeks a life of his own.

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June 2017

Monday

05

Free as Gods: How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism

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Monday June 05, 2017 7:00 PM Charles A. Riley offers a fresh examination of both canonic and overlooked writers and artists and their works, by revealing them in conversation with one another. Riley's celebration of the many masterpieces shows how the creative community of postwar Paris supported astounding experiments in content and form that still resonate today.

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Tuesday

06

The Mighty Franks

Michael Frank
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Tuesday June 06, 2017 7:00 PM Michael Frank's family is uncommonly close. A series of shattering scenes compel Michael to reconstruct both himself and his family narrative as he tries to reconcile the aunt he once adored with the troubled figure he discovers her to be. A conversation with Heller McAlpin, a New York-based book critic who reviews regularly for NPR.org and other publications.

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Wednesday

07

How to Be a Muslim: An American Story

Haroon Moghul
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Wednesday June 07, 2017 6:00 PM Author Haroon Moghul was thrust into the spotlight after 9/11, becoming an undergraduate leader at NYU's Islamic Center forced into appearances everywhere. He was becoming a prominent voice for American Muslims even as he struggled with his relationship to Islam. This is the story of the second-generation immigrant, of what it's like to lose yourself between cultures and how to pick up the pieces.

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Thursday

08

Pamela Paul in conversation with Frank Bruni

Pamela Paul
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Thursday June 08, 2017 7:00 PM Pamela Paul has kept a single book by her side for 28 years. Bob is Paul's Book of Books, a journal that records every book she's ever read, a journey in reading that reflects her inner life -- her fantasies and hopes, her mistakes and missteps, her dreams and her ideas. My Life with Bob is about the deep and powerful relationship between book and reader, and about how we make our own stories.

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Tuesday

13

The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road

Finn Murphy, Tom Vanderbilt
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Tuesday June 13, 2017 7:00 PM A long-haul mover's rollicking account of life out on the Big Slab. More than 30 years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Going far beyond the myth of the American road trip, he whisks readers down the I-95 Powerlane, The Long Haul is a resonant portrait of the enduring appeal of manual labor in the dark underbelly of the American Dream.

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15

Two and Two: McSorley's, My Dad, and Me

Rafe Bartholomew
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Thursday June 15, 2017 7:00 PM Since it opened in 1854, McSorley's Old Ale House has been home to a rich history--and a deeply personal story about author Rafe Bartholomew, who grew up in the landmark pub, and his father, a career bartender. By turns touching, crude and wildly funny, Rafe's story reveals universal truths about family, loss and the bursting history of one of New York's most beloved institutions.

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Tuesday

20

The Force: A Novel

Don Winslow
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Tuesday June 20, 2017 7:00 PM Award-winning writer Don Winslow delivers the great cop novel of our time: a haunting and heartbreaking story of greed and violence, inequality and race, crime and injustice, retribution and redemption. All Denny Malone wants is to be a good cop. But he must walk the thin line between between betraying his brothers and partners, the Job, his family and the woman he loves.

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Wednesday

21

The Marsh King's Daughter

Karen Dionne
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Wednesday June 21, 2017 7:00 PM In Karen Dionne's The Marsh King's Daughter, Helena has a secret: she is the product of an abduction. Decades later, she has buried her past so soundly that even her husband doesn't know the truth. But now her father has escaped. Helena knows that only one person has the skills to find the survivalist the world calls the Marsh King--because only one person was ever trained by him: his daughter.

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