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Walrus Interviews In the past the Writer's Cafe conducted interviews with writers of articles in The Walrus magazine. Go to our Walrus Magazine Interviews page to find a list of the interviews you can hear. Or go directly to the Walrus magazine web site.

 

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New From Gutenburg

Noted Speeches of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln

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A Spring Harvest

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Œuvres complètes de Gustave Flaubert, tome I (of 8) by Gustave Flaubert

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Birds and all Nature Vol VII, No. 3, March 1900 by Various

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The Little Grey House by Marion Ames Taggart

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume I

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume II

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume III

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume IV

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Öfversigt af Nordiska Mytologien by Daniel Anton Sundén

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Chats on Military Curios by Stanley C. Johnson

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A sermon preach'd before the Right Honourable the Lord-Mayor : the aldermen and citizens of London

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New York Review of Books

Events for 'Moral Agents' and 'A Legacy' in New York

Join New York Review Books for discussions with Edward Mendelson, Brenda Wineapple, Daniel Mendelsohn, and Edwin Frank.

(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:34:41 -0500)

Edward Mendelson's 'Moral Agents'

Edward Mendelson discuss his new book, Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers, at events in New York City.

(Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:39:54 -0500)

Patrick Leigh Fermor's 100th Birthday

February 11, 2015, marks the centenary of Patrick Leigh Fermor’s birth. Celebrate with 30% off all Patrick Leigh Fermor titles for a limited time.

(Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:50:28 -0500)

‘In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist’ Named a Sophie Brody Award Honor Book

Ruchama King Feuerman’s novel was honored at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Chicago.

(Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:01:41 -0500)

NYRB at ALA Chicago

New York Review Books and The New York Review of Books will be at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits in Chicago this Friday, January 30th, through Monday, February 2nd.

(Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:44:44 -0500)

Upcoming Events with Peter Bush, translator of ‘The Gray Notebook’

Celebrate Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook, and Catalan literature at events with translator Peter Bush in January and February.

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:19:46 -0500)

Upcoming Events with Darryl Pinckney

This week and next, hear the frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and author of Blackballed speak at events in New York City.

(Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:23:34 -0500)

Saturday Story Time with Chris Raschka

On Saturday, January 10, at 11 a.m., join Chris Raschka for Greenlight Bookstore’s Saturday Story Time. The Alphabetabum author will lead kids in activities based on the pictures and poems in the book.

(Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:14:58 -0500)

NYRB Meet-Up in Vancouver

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:30:57 -0500)

Panel Discussion: Victor Serge's 'Midnight in the Century'

On Wednesday, December 3rd, at 7:30 p.m., join NYRB Classics for a panel discussion of Victor Serge’s Midnight in the Century. Edwin Frank, Richard Greeman, and Christopher Winks will be panelists, and Jenny Greeman will moderate.

(Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:57:59 -0500)

New Old Classics: Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Chekhov

On Monday, December 1st, at 7 p.m., NYRB Classics editor Edwin Frank will be in conversation with translator Marian Schwartz about the lasting appeal of Russian literature to translators, editors, and new audiences. The panelists will discuss the new NYRB Classics edition of Alexander Pushkin’s The Captain’s Daughter, translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler, as well as Marian Schwartz’s translation of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, published by Yale University Press. Translator and PEN World Voices co-founder Esther Allen will moderate. The discussion is a part of Read Russia’s Russian Literature Week, and a reception will follow.

(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:47:43 -0500)

An Evening with John Ehle

On Tuesday, November 25th, at 7 p.m., John Ehle will discuss his book The Land Breakers, published in a new edition by NYRB Classics, with writer Jackson Taylor and his daughter, the actress Jennifer Ehle, at McNally Jackson bookstore.

(Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:59:38 -0500)

A Discussion of ‘Last Words from Montmartre’

On Thursday, November 20, at 7 p.m., Last Words from Montmartre translator Ari Larissa Heinrich will discuss Taiwanese novelist Qiu Miaojin’s final work at Bluestockings bookstore.

(Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:24:34 -0500)

A Celebration of John Williams’ 'Stoner'

Join NYRB Classics and Brooklyn by the Book in celebrating Stoner, the international best seller by John Williams. Critic and classicist Daniel Mendelsohn, poet and memoirist Honor Moore, and novelist Ruth Rendell will discuss the incredible—and still-growing—resurgence of the novel’s popularity. Writer and literary critic Liesl Schillinger will moderate the evening.

(Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:58:54 -0500)

Kristallnacht Program: Resisters Against Hitler

On Monday, November 10, at 1:30 p.m., Fritz Stern and Elisabeth Sifton will discuss their book, No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler, at the Central Queens Y.

(Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:07:21 -0500)

from Canoe

DC's Catwoman comes out as bisexual


DC's Catwoman comes out as bisexual (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:24:47 -0500)

Drew Barrymore writing life story in book of essays


Drew Barrymore writing life story (Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:34:24 -0500)

Archie Comics to end in June


Archie Comics to end in June (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:34:16 -0500)

'Fault In Our Stars' author John Green apologizes for 'stealing' quote from fan


'Fault' author Green apologizes for 'stealing' quote (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:25:37 -0500)

Look, a new book! Dr Seuss tale will be published in July


Dr Seuss tale will be published in July (Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:13:45 -0500)

Darth Vader gets starring role in new Marvel comic


Darth Vader gets starring role in new Marvel comic (Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:43:16 -0500)

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