Sex and Danger

April 29, 2007 | New York Public Library | New York City

With Tinling Choong, Camelia Entekhabifard, Dany Laferrière, Edmund White; moderated by Wayne Koestenbaum

Co-sponsored by LIVE from the NYPL

These authors have written books that play with taboo and off-limit aspects of sexuality, whether at home, on the streets, or behind a burka. Join Tinling Choong, Dany LaFerrière, Camelia Entekhabifard, and Edmund White for a discussion with Wayne Koestenbaum about how contemporary literature continues to derive nourishment from eroticism at its most unconventional and forbidden.

Copyright © 2007 Beowulf Sheehan/PEN American Center


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