The language of friendship.

Great friendships are the building blocks of great art. Acclaimed novelist Norman Manea will converse with longtime friend and famed Italian essayist Claudio Magris. Magris is making a rare visit to New York to promote his new novel, Blindly, narrated by a mysterious pazzo lucido (a lucid madman), who “plays” all of the story’s various characters. Don’t miss what is sure to be a captivating discussion of the book, of life, and what it takes to create great literature.