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PEN Speakeasy: Sex; Erotic Readings

 

April 25, 2011 | The Standard, New York | New York City

With Yael Hedaya, Honor Moore, Irvine Welsh, Edmund White, and others; hosted by Katie Halper

Co-sponsored by The Standard, New York and the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund, in association with the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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Acclaimed writer Edmund White recreates the environment of a sultry speakeasy on the topic of sex and other saucy subjects with celebrated members from the fashion and music world, including poet and playwright Honor Moore, and others.
 

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