New York readers, ring in the New Year with a month of Monday readings to celebrate The Paris Review’s iconic interview series. Starting this Monday, January 4th, the Barnes and Noble flagship store at 86th and Lexington, in New York City, will host a month-long series of interviews showcasing authors, artists, and editors discussing writers, writing, and the writing life. The first event will feature Benjamin Percy–one of our favorite authors here at FWR–who will be interviewing Carol Sklenicka about her recent biography of Raymond Carver.
Here is the schedule of the events:
Monday, January 4th at 7:00pm:
Benjamin Percy, 2007 recipient of The Paris Review’s Plimpton Prize and author of Refresh, Refresh will interview Carol Sklenicka, author of the recent Raymond Carver biography, A Writer’s Life.
Monday, January 11th at 7:00pm:
Philip Gourevitch, Editor of The Paris Review and author of The Ballad of Abu Ghraib will interview Richard Price, author of Lush Life and Clockers, among other classics of American urban fiction.
Monday, January 18th at 7:00pm:
Frank Rich, Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times will interview America’s premiere composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim.
Monday, January 25th at 7:00pm:
Nathaniel Rich, Senior Editor of The Paris Review and author of The Mayor’s Tongue, will interview Paul Auster, author of, most recently, Invisible.