92Y Highlights: Chazz Palminteri, Jodi Picoult, King Sunny Adé and more

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The Making of the Mob NY
Just announced! Making of the Mob NY: Chazz Palminteri, Meyer Lansky II, Selwyn Raab and Stephen David
Luciano, Lansky, Siegel, Genovese, Costello—how did these men rise from poor childhoods to crime empires? “The Making of the Mob: New York,” AMC’s first docudrama, tells the bloody true story.

Join executive producer Stephen David; Meyer Lansky II, grandson of the famous boss; mob expert Selwyn Raab; and Bronx-born Oscar® nominee Chazz Palminteri for a first look at the series.


Thu, Jun 11, 8:15 pm

Saul Bellow at 100
With Martin Amis, Janis Bellow, Jeffrey Eugenides, Nicole Krauss, Ian McEwan and Zachary Leader
“No [writer] is more consistently brilliant and more defiantly risky than Saul Bellow.”
Joyce Carol Oates

Be part of a star-studded, multigenerational centenary celebration of one of America’s most enduring novelists, Nobel laureate Saul Bellow. Bellow appeared regularly at 92Y over five decades, and a new collection of his nonfiction and a new biography of the writer are out this spring. Join us for what’s sure to be a historic night.
Thu, May 21, 8 pm

What's Next for Israel?
What’s Next for Israel? Ari Shavit in Conversation with Peter Beinart, Abe Foxman and Dan Senor
Following Israel’s recent elections, this panel brings together leading thinkers offering a spectrum of views, moderated by Ari Shavit, columnist and author of the bestseller My Promised Land.


On the panel: Abraham Foxman, director of the Anti-Defamation League; Peter Beinart, associate professor at the City University of New York and author of The Crisis of Zionism; and Dan Senor, geopolitical expert and author of the bestseller Start-Up Nation.

Wed, Jun 10, 8 pm

Picoult/van Leer
YA Lit at 92Y: Jodi Picoult and her daughter and co-Author, Samantha van Leer
Join #1 New York Times-bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer—Picoult’s daughter and co-writer—as they celebrate the launch of their new young-adult novel, Off the Page.
Meet the authors and have your copy of the book signed after the event.


Wed, May 27, 8 pm


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