Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., until August 20
The country’s most celebrated authors and celebrities speak about their recent successes and their thoughts on being a writer. This summer is the fifth anniversary! Book sales will be provided on-site by Mobile Libris.
Location: The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.
Bryant Park phone number: 212-768-4242
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Michael Ian Black, My Custom Van (And 46 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face)
Rev up for comedian, actor, director, blogger, and co-creator of comedy favorites The State and Stella, Michael Ian Black, as he presents his debut collection of hilarious irreverent essays.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates is back with a dark, wry, captivating saga on a murder - inspired by an unsolved American true crime mystery.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
New York Times cocktails columnist, Jonathan Miles, soars with the story of a stranded airline passenger – and his letter of complaint that goes awry. A margarita blend of outrage, wicked humor, vulnerability, intelligence, and regret, Dear American Airlines gives new meaning to the term "airport novel" and announces the emergence of a major new talent in American fiction.
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Lori Bongiorno, Green, Greener, Greenest; A Practical Guide to Making Eco-Smart Choices a Part of Your Life
Mark Spellun, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Plenty Magazine
Christie Matheson, Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style
Think Green! Go Green! Stay Green! Join a host of experts – and the 200 Plain Trees surrounding Bryant Park - for a special conversation on how to love livin’ the green.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Tommy Chong, Cheech & Chong: The Unauthorized Autobiography
Actor, comedian, musician, Tommy Chong touts his latest book venture. Keenly insightful and utterly candid, Chong provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of one of the most popular comedy teams of all time.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Samantha Hunt, The Invention of Everything Else