Special Events

Authors in Quarantine: Community Book Talks with Julie Barer: Lily King (Writers & Lovers) and Madeline Miller (Circe)

Literary agent Julie Barer talks with authors Madeline Miller (Circe) and Lily King (Writers & Lovers) about their most recent works and how hard times affect creativity. King is the award-winning author of the novels The Pleasing Hour, The English Teacher, Father of the Rain, and Euphoria, which was one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of 2014. Miller's book The Song of Achilles was awarded the Orange Prize for Fiction and has been translated into 25 languages.


My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me: A Conversation with Jason Rosenthal

Ten days before she died, acclaimed author Amy Krouse Rosenthal had a piece published in The New York Times' Modern Love section that was a heartbreaking play on a personal ad encouraging her husband, Jason, to find happiness after she died. The column instantly went viral, reaching over five million people worldwide. Jason discusses love, loss, and resilience,and his new memoir, My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me, in conversation with Jeannie Blaustein, founding board chair, Reimagine.


Authors in Quarantine: Community Book Talks with Julie Barer: Anna Solomon (The Book of V)

Literary agent Julie Barer talks with author Anna Solomon about her most recent work and how hard times affect creativity. One of Entertainment Weekly's "Most Anticipated Quarantine Reads," Solomon's The Book of V. is a bold, kaleidoscopic novel intertwining the lives of three women across three centuries as their stories of sex, power, and desire finally converge in the present day.


Authors in Quarantine: Community Book Talks with Julie Barer: Ann Napolitano (Dear Edward)

Julie Barer talks with author Ann Napolitano about her most recent work and how hard times affect creativity. Napolitano's Dear Edward is at once a transcendent coming-of-age story, a multidimensional portrait of an unforgettable cast of characters, and a breathtaking illustration of all the ways a broken heart learns to love again.


Madeleine Albright in Conversation
Interviewed by Abigail Pogrebin


Roz Chast in Conversation
Interviewed by Rabbi David Ingber


Somebody Feed Phil: A Screening and Conversation with Phil Rosenthal and Judy Gold


Israel Story Live: "Mixtape," The Stories Behind Israel's Ultimate Playlist


Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life
With Dr. Jessica Zitter and JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen


Where Did "We the People" Go?
With Thomas Friedman in conversation with CEO and author Dov Seidman


Think Bigger: A Conversation with Michael Sonnenfeldt + Andrew Ross Sorkin


Colson Whitehead in Conversation


Exploring the Science of Creativity, Meditation, and the Brain
with Sharon Isbin, Bob Roth, and Dr. Norman Rosenthal


My Jewish Year: A Book Launch Event
with Abigail Pogrebin + Rabbi Joy Levitt


Unorthodox Live
with Mark Oppenheimer, Stephanie Butnick, Liel Leibovitz, and Jonathan Goldstein


Russian Voices Literary Night: Boris Fishman, Irna Reyn, Lara Vapnyar, Olga Breydo and Sana Krasikov
in conversation with Liel Leibovitz


Decision 2016
with Peter Beinart and Bethany Mandel


Israel Story In Love


Movie Freaks in Conversation
with Owen Gleiberman and Lisa Schwartzbaum


The Closing of the Russian Mind
with Masha Gessen


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