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  • An Open Discussion About Female Sexuality with Naomi Wolf

    After the release of The Beauty Myth in 1990, Naomi Wolf became the voice of Third Wave Feminism. Now, with the publication of her new controversial book Vagina: A New Biography, Naomi Wolf looks closely at the “mind-vagina connection.” After researching this important connection by speaking to…

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  • Artist Ross Bleckner in Conversation with Writer Frederic Tuten

    Artist Ross Bleckner has clipped bits of The New York Times for years and years, creating collages out of obituaries, quotations, and various pictures. His journal has helped to inform and inspire his paintings. Come to the Rare Book Room and hear Ross Bleckner talk candidly about his journal and …

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  • Breakout: Voices from Inside - A Benefit Reading for PEN's Prison Writing Program

    Join a panel of tremendous writers and actors including Lili Taylor, Nick Flynn, Touré, and Bryonn Bain, for a reading of moving, award-winning prose and poetry from the PEN Prison Writing Contest. Proceeds from the event help ensure that PEN's Prison Writing Program continues to promote the …

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  • The Best-Selling Author of The World of Downton Abbey Chats with the Author of the Book That Inspired the Series

    Authors Carol Wallace and Gail MacColl wrote How to Marry an English Lord, the lively account of a 19th century American Heiress who marries into English Aristocracy. This premise caught the eye of writer Julian Fellowes, who took the idea and turned it into the immensely popular series, Downton …

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