1. Werner Herzog reads Go The F☁ck To Sleep

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    Werner Herzog, the great filmmaker, reads "Go the F*uck" to Sleep," on the occasion of a Fathers Day Special, a LIVE from the NYPL event which took place on June 14, 2011, featuring…

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    • Jonathan Lethem: Farewell to Brooklyn 9.22.10 LIVE SHORTS

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      Jonathan Lethem joins Paul Holdengräber for a conversation as he bids farewell to his friends and fans at his last event before leaving for his appointed position as the Roy Edward Disney Professor…

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      • Stephen Breyer 9.20.10 LIVE SHORTS

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        Charged with the responsibility of interpreting the Constitution, the nine unelected justices of the Supreme Court have the power to strike down laws enacted by our elected representatives. We assume…

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        • David Grossman & Nicole Krauss 10.13.10 LIVE SHORTS

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          In his powerful novel, To the End of the Land, David Grossman tells the story of today’s Israel through the eyes of a mother whose son has volunteered for a second tour of duty in the army.…

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          • Lady Antonia Fraser 11.4.10 LIVE SHORTS

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            In MUST YOU GO?, Lady Antonia Fraser recounts the life she shared with the internationally renowned dramatist and Nobel Prize winner, Harold Pinter. The book is based on diaries she has kept since…

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            • Elizabeth Gilbert 5.5.11 LIVE SHORTS

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              A few months ago, two prominent American professors of philosophy -- Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly -- published a book called All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning…

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              • Angela Davis & Toni Morrison 10.27.10 LIVE SHORTS

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                Long time friends Angela Davis and Toni Morrison discuss literacy, libraries and liberation.

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                • Zadie Smith 11.22.10 LIVE SHORTS

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                  Divided into four sections—“Reading,” “Being,” “Seeing,” and “Feeling”— Zadie Smith’s CHANGING MY MIND depicts a range of experiences,…

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                  • Chris Blackwell 5.11.11 LIVE SHORTS

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                    In 1959 Chris Blackwell founded Island Records in a small office in Kingston, Jamaica in an effort to bring Jamaican music to the broader stage. After moving the offices to the UK, Island Records…

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                    • Edwidge Danticat 11.10.10 LIVE SHORTS

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                      In CREATE DANGEROUSLY: The Immigrant Artist at Work, Edwidge Danticat draws on her Haitian background, experiences as an author and comments from colleagues in art, literature, photography, and journalism,…

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                      • Go the F**k to Sleep 6.14.11 LIVE SHORTS

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                        Go the F**k to Sleep: A Bedtime Book for Parents Who Live in the Real World Go the F**k to Sleep, a pants-wettingly funny bedtime book for parents, has received an extraordinary amount of pre-publication…

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                        • Patti Smith 4.29.10 LIVE SHORTS

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                          In Just Kids, Patti Smith’s first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the…

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