826NYC celebrated 10 years last night with an amazing event at Town Hall in New York. Several Riverhead authors participated, including Sarah Vowell, Jon Ronson, and Masha Gessen. A star-studded event for a great organization!
Masha Gessen, Sarah Vowell AND Jon Ronson…together on the same stage? It’s almost too good to be true…but believe us: it’s happening!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 - 7:30 PM
826 NYC 10TH ANNIVERSARY CHAT SPECTACULAR
TOWN HALL NYC, 123 W. 43rd STREET
Celebrating ten years of one-on-one academic and writing mentorship, 826NYC’s Chat Spectacular will feature artists in conversation including:
*Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns interviewed by author Kurt Andersen
*Musician and journalist Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson interviewed by comedian John Oliver
*Russian author Masha Gessen interviewed by journalist Anand Giridharadas
*Actor Chris O’Dowd interviewed by author Jon Ronson
*Portlandia’s Fred Armisen interviews the audience
*Musical interlude by Robyn Hitchcock
One-on-one will be hosted by author Sarah Vowell and comedian Eugene Mirman
Tickets: $40, $50, and $250. $250 includes a backstage reception after the show and $100 tax-deductible donation!
Sponsored by Kikkerland Design, Hachette Book Group and The Brooklyn Brewery.
Benefit Commitee: Ryan Chapman, Jason Diamond, Charlotte Druckman, Katie Freeman, Maris Kreizman, Lisa Lucas, Paul Morris, Steph Opitz
Looking at a stack of our recent paperbacks and wanted to share how awesome they are. What a gorgeous stack of books!
All Men Are Liars by Alberto Manguel
Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell
The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson
The Conundrum by David Owen
The Man Who Quit Money by Mark Sundeen.
Sarah Vowell at the National Book Festival in DC this weekend!
If you’re in the DC area or attending the Library of Congress/National Book Festival this weekend, stop by Sarah Vowell’s events:
- Contemporary Life
Saturday, September 24
1:40 pm - 2:55 pm
- Saturday, September 24
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm