Past Readings

2008

SEPTEMBER 5
Two
stars. Pics to come.
* Christine Schutt, All Souls
* Diane Williams, It Was Like My Trying to Have a Tender-Hearted Nature: A Novella and Stories

JUNE 19
A musical gift. Pics to come.

* Eugene Drucker, The Savior

APRIL 10
Two graces. Pics to come.
* Edward Docx, Pravda
* Andy Friedman,
musical genius

MARCH 19
Three luminaries. See pics.
* Dawn Raffel, Further Adventures in the Restless Universe: Stories
* Wayne Koestenbaum,
Hotel Theory
* Jim Shepard, Like You’d Understand, Anyway: Stories

FEBRUARY 20
Three talents. See pics.
* Felicia C. Sullivan, The Sky Isn’t Visible from Here: Scenes from a Life
* Craig Morgan Teicher, Brenda Is in the Room and Other Poems

* David M. Friedman, The Immortalists: Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever

JANUARY 18
Donald Barthelme
A tribute to Donald Barthelme. See pics on the Tributes page.

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2007

DECEMBER 12
Emerging stars of NYC. See pics.
* Sameer Butt * Charlene Choi * Mohammad Dagman * Yolande Goodman * Sara Gross * Pamela Jacobs * A. J. Jiminez * Carrie Tucker

DECEMBER 5
Three stars. See pics.
* Scott Snyder, Voodoo Heart: Stories
* Joshua Clark,
Heart Like Water: Surviving Katrina and Life in Its Disaster Zone
* Alexander Chee,
Edinburgh: A Novel

NOVEMBER 9
Four emerging talents. See pics.
* Luis Jaramillo, associate chair of the New School’s creative writing program, read from new work
* Porochista Khakpour, Sons and Other Flammable Objects: A Novel
* Rebecca Curtis,
Twenty Grand: And Other Tales of Love and Money
* Joshua Furst,
The Sabotage Café: A Novel

OCTOBER 4
A spectacular evening. See pics.
* David Silverman, Typo: The Last American Typesetter, or How I Lost 4 Million Dollars
* Anne Landsman, The Rowing Lesson: A Novel
* Gabriel Brownstein,
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Apt. 3W: Stories

SEPTEMBER 27
Three stellar talents. See pics.
* Patricia Volk, To My Dearest Friends: A Novel
* Wesley Stace, By George: A Novel
* A. M. Homes,
The Mistress’s Daughter: A Memoir

SEPTEMBER 18
The first reading of the 2007–08 season. See pics.
* Paul La Farge, author of The Artist of the Missing and Haussmann, or the Distinction and translator/author of The Facts of Winter
* Deb Olin Unferth, Minor Robberies: Stories
* Wah-Ming Chang, a work in progress

JUNE 14
The last reading of the season. See pics.
* Min Jin Lee, Free Food for Millionaires: A Novel

* Manuel Muñoz, The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue: Stories

* Helena María Viramontes, Their Dogs Came with Them: A Novel

MAY 3
Words Without Borders cover

Words Without Borders: The World Through the Eyes of Writers. See pics.

APRIL 13
The Savage Detectives cover

A tribute to Roberto Bolaño. See pics on the Tributes page.

MARCH 8
A magical night. See pics.
* Mayra Montero, Dancing to “Almendra”: A Novel
* Matthew Sharpe, Jamestown: A Novel
* James Wilde, Crocodile Shoes: Poems

FEBRUARY 6
* Special musical performance by Andy Friedman & The Other Failures, This Is Art Country
* with David Gates (MC), Jernigan, The Wonders of the Invisible World, Preston Falls

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