September 19, 2007 - The New York Public Library - Orhan PAMUK opens LIVE From the New York Public Library’s Fall 2007 season
September 19, 2007

Orhan PAMUK opens LIVE From the New York Public Library’s Fall 2007 season

Orhan PAMUK opens LIVE From the New York Public Library's Fall 2007 season

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LIVE is Current, Real Debates, Performances, Salty Conversations, Cognitive Theater.

Wednesday, Sept 19
ORHAN PAMUK with Paul Holdengräber
Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk’s first book since receiving the Nobel Prize, Other Colors, is a witty, provocative collection of writings on his lifelong obsessions, his writing process, and on the work of others.
Monday, Sept 24
NAOMI KLEIN with Roger D. Hodge: The Shock Doctrine–The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Naomi Klein is the author of No Logo and now The Shock Doctrine.
Thursday, Sept 27
KEN BURNS with Robert Stone: The War
Ken Burns’ lastest film, The War, tells the story of the Second World War through the voices of ordinary men and women who helped win the war at home and abroad, survived internment, and kept families together.
Tuesday, Oct 9
JAMES GEARY: The Worlds Great Aphorists Geary’s Guide to the World’s Great Aphorists is a field guide that organizes 350 aphorists into eight different “species” from Sun Tzu to Desmond Tutu.
Friday, Oct 12
THE MOTH: — Stories About Loss
“We lose therefore we are.” Join NYC’s premier storytelling organization to explore the heartbreaking and hilarious implications of loss.
Thursday, Oct 18
RICHARD PEVEAR & LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY: Celebrating the New Translation of Tolstois War and Peace.
After their translation of Tolstoi’s Anna Karenina comes this new translation of War and Peace.
Tuesday, Oct 23
MAIRA KALMAN: The Principles of Uncertainty
With image and text, Kalman paints her highly personal worldview and idiosyncratic inner monologue asking such questions as: What is happiness?
Tuesday, Oct 30
FRIGHT NIGHT–BENJAMIN KUNKEL & n +1 Magazine on the Politics of Fear
Are the threats we face–including global warming and energy scarcity–so ominous that a politics of fear is the only credible kind left?
Thursday, Nov 1
NEWT GINGRICH: A Contract with the Earth
In his new book with conservationist Terry L. Maple, the former Speaker of the House argues that environmental stewardship is a mainstream value that transcends partisan politics.
Saturday, Nov 3
BLIND SPOT: Collapsing Images
This visual magazine’s forum will debate the issues around photography and its role in the media and popular culture.
Wednesday, Nov 7

On the 60th anniversary of Orwell’s Politics and the English Language, join the debate on the current state of political discourse on the dawn of a hotly contested presidential campaign. Full day event: Times TBD
Friday, Nov 9
PÉTER NÁDAS with Paul Holdengräber: Fire and Knowledge
Hungarian author and literary critic Péter Nádas writes with a discerning eye for the crippling effects of deception and hypocrisy upon us all in his new book Fire and Knowledge.
Monday, November 12
CARYL PHILLIPS with Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts: Foreigners
Caryl Phillip’s new book is a hybrid of reportage, fiction, and historical fact about three black men whose lives speak to the role of the foreigner in English society.
Thursday, Nov 15
UMBERTO ECO with Paul Holdengräber: On Ugliness
Umberto Eco is the author of a History of Beauty and now, On Ugliness.
Monday, Nov 19
CEES NOOTEBOOM: A Conversation
Dutch novelist Cees Nooteboom weaves an imaginative tale of two unrelated travelers whose intersecting paths illuminate the ways in which the divine touches our lives in Lost Paradise: A Novel.
Tuesday, Nov 27
JACK KEROUAC’s On the Road
With the Library’s exhibition “Beatific Soul,” join a celebration of the life and work of Jack Kerouac.
Friday, Nov 30
NICHOLAS KRISTOF–Darfur: The First Genocide of the Twenty-first Century
The New York Times columnist discusses genocide in Darfur and the challenges of covering neglected tragic stories that the U.S. and other nations have failed to address. The Robert B. Silvers Lecture
Most programs begin at 7 pm

Made possible with generous support from Celeste and Armand Bartos and the Margaret and Herman Sokol Public Education Endowment Fund.

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