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Exiles: A Portrait of Mid-20th-Century Intellectual Diaspora

  • The Center for Ballet and the Arts, 1st Floor 16 Cooper Square New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)
Evelyn Barish, George Prochnik

Evelyn Barish, George Prochnik

What do the last century’s most gifted refugees—Hannah Arendt, Stefan Zweig, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Arthur Koestler, Herbert Marcuse, and Walter Benjamin—have to teach us about the trials and frequent triumphs of those fleeing political terror? Their biographers weigh in.

With Evelyn BarishGeorge ProchnikMichael Scammell, and Richard Wolin.

Moderated by Anne Heller.

Tickets: Free. To reserve your place, click here.

Co-presented with PEN America, the Biography Seminar, and the Center for the Study of Transformative Lives.

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