• Philly Free Library

    I’m in conversation with the great Don Winslow, #1 Internationally bestselling author of The Cartel, The Force, The Border and Savages.

    April 12, 2021
    7:30 p.m.
    Virtual



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  • Leon Levy Center for Biography

    I appear with the great Mary Karr, who became good friends with Philip Roth in his final years.

    April 15, 2021
    6:00 - 7:10 p.m.
    Virtual



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  • Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts

    I’m in conversation with Charlie Gilmour, author of the acclaimed memoir Featherhood.

    April 29, 2021
    7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual



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  • Friends of the Port Washington (NY) Public Library Book & Author Program

    I appear with the novelists Geraldine Brooks and Susan Isaacs (moderator). Registration required.

    May 14, 2021
    12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
    Virtual

    (516) 883-4400

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  • 2021 BIO Conference

    “Do I Know Enough? Navigating the Relationship Between Research and Writing”: Kai Bird (The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter) and I discuss the niceties of biographical research. Registration required.

    May 16, 2021
    2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual



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  • Reading Philip Roth with Blake Bailey / 92Y

    We will discuss three novels from three distinct phases of Roth’s career—The Ghost Writer (1979), American Pastoral (1996) and Everyman (2006)—in terms of their major themes and literary devices, but also insofar as they relate to his own life. In each case we’ll look at Roth’s process in conceiving a given novel: its formative ideas, interplay with his life at the time, his research process, and so on.

    Tue, Jun 1: The Ghost Writer
    Tue, Jun 15: American Pastoral
    Tue, Jun 29: Everyman

    Registration required.

    June 1, 2021
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. ET
    Virtual



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