92Y Readings & Writing Workshops New season! Franzen, Irving, Cisneros and more

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Announcing our 2015/16 seasonopening with Jonathan Franzen
Don’t miss opening night on Thursday, September 24, as superstar novelist Jonathan Franzen comes to read from his much-buzzed-about new book, Purity, a dark comedy of youthful idealism, fidelity and murder.

And you can see many more literary heavyweights this season: Sandra Cisneros, David Mitchell, John IrvingClaudia Rankine, Salman Rushdie, Tessa Hadley, Jane Smiley, Garrison Keillor and James McBride are just a few.

Plus we’ve got must-see special events on Primo Levi (with David Remnick), Yehuda Amichai (with  Leon Wieseltier and Robert Alter) and the Polish Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska

Food for thought at Books & Bagels
Lively talks by today’s top biographers, critics and editors? A tasty bagel brunch? We’ve got everything you love on Sunday mornings.

This season’s intimate, stimulating literary salons include Adam Gopnik on Anthony Trollope, Jay Parini on Gore Vidal, David Orr on Robert Frost and Claire Harman on Charlotte Brontë.

It’s the best discussing the best. So have your bagel and eat it too!


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