New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

Pete Hamill Book Signing for Liebling: World War II Writings at NYU’s Department of Journalism, March 31

March 14, 2008
N-332, 2007-08


Pete Hamill, a distinguished writer-in-residence in New York University’s Department of Journalism, will hold a reading and book signing of his edited Liebling: World War II Writings (Library of America) on Mon., March 31, 6 to 8 p.m., at NYU’s Department of Journalism (20 Cooper Square—on the Bowery between West 4th St. and Astor Place). Subways: 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th Street). The event is free and open to the public. Call 212.998.7980 for more information. Photo ID required for entry.

As a correspondent for The New Yorker, A. J. Liebling spent five years reporting on World War II—writings that chronicle the fall of France, describe his experiences at front-line airfields in North Africa, and offer his eyewitness account of Omaha beach on D-Day. Hamill has edited the volume of Lieblings work, which is comprised of three books, 26 uncollected New Yorker pieces, and two excerpts from The Republic of Silence (1947), Liebling’s collection of writing from the French Resistance.

Hamill has authored 22 books, including News Is a Verb: Journalism at the End of the Twentieth Century and the novels Forever and North River. He has reported on wars in Vietnam, Nicaragua, Lebanon, and Northern Ireland and served as editor-in-chief of both the New York Post and the New York Daily News.

Reporters interested in attending should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or

The event is co-sponsored by the Overseas Press Club, the Library of America, and NYU Journalism.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release


Search News

NYU In the News

NYU Received a Record Number of Applications

Capital New York reported NYU received a record 60,322 applications for the class of 2019, an increase of about 15 percent since last year.

NYU Students Help City Crack Down on Hookah Bars

Capital New York reported that NYU students helped New York City crack down on hookah bars that illegally include tobacco in their hookahs:

Rudin Center Study Says Mass Transit Helps Economic Mobility

The Wall Street Journal wrote about a report by Wagner’s Rudin Center that showed that mass transit could be more important than education in determining economic mobility.

Brennan Center Report Says Campaign Spending Has Jumped

Frontline did a piece about a report by the Brennan Center for Justice that said that campaign spending by outside groups has more than doubled in the last five years.

NYU’s Dorms Ranked Among the Best in the Nation ranked NYU’s student residences third in the country in its list of best college dorms.


NYU Footer