Salman Rushdie is interviewed by Lila Azam Zanganeh.
With Kwame Anthony Appiah, Marlon James, Jamaica Kincaid, Valeria Luiselli, and Colum McCann.
With Evelyn Barish, George Prochnik, Michael Scammell, and Richard Wolin.
A two-day series of conversations exploring the reverberations of African American activism in American politics, intellectual life, and the arts.
A panel conversation with Jon Baskin (The Point), Sarah Leonard (The Nation), and Nikil Saval (n+1).
Luc Sante presents his latest book, The Other Paris.
Join us for a conversation about this vibrant narrative history of three hallowed Manhattan blocks. St. Marks native Ada Calhoun will talk with Ginia Bellafante about the iconic characters and infamous anecdotes that have long made St. Marks the epicenter of American cool.
Thomas Laqueur, the Helen Fawcett Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley, will talk about his forthcoming book, The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains.
Deutsches Haus at NYU and the New York Institute of the Humanities at NYU present a conversation between novelist Daniel Kehlmann and magician Mark Mitton on "Consciousness and the Art of Illusion." Kehlmann and Mitton, who is a working magician and an expert on physical misdirection, will discuss illusion in literature and magic.