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Books That Changed My Life


When: Sunday, May 4
Where: The New York Public Library, Celeste Bartos Forum: 5th Ave. & 42nd St.
What time: 4 p.m.

With Yousef Al-Mohaimeed, Catherine Millet, Antonio Muñoz Molina, Annie Proulx, and Olivier Rolin; moderated by Paul Holdengräber

Tickets: $15/$10 PEN Members, library donors, seniors & students with valid ID

Purchase tickets from Smarttix: www.smarttix.com or (212) 868-4444

Cosponsored by LIVE from the NYPL and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy

What is it about the reading experience that leaves such a powerful and lasting impression, particularly in the minds of future writers themselves? Authors from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East discuss the books that have touched and altered their lives, the books they continue to carry with them around the world, and the feelings of true discovery and passion these works inspired. Paul Holdengräber, director of the NYPL’s public programs, leads the discussion.

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