The NYU Bookstore will host poet David Lehman (March 9), physician and writer Danielle Ofri (March 22), education researcher Urlich Boser (March 29), and others at its 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place).
The New York University Bookstore will host poet David Lehman (March 9), physician and writer Danielle Ofri (March 22), education researcher Urlich Boser (March 29), and others at its 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place).
Events are free and open to the public. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. For more information, call 212.998.4667 or go to www.bookstores.nyu.edu. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
Thursday, March 2, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Charles Campisi, former longest-serving Chief of the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau and author of Blue on Blue: An Insider's Story of Good Cops Catching Bad Cops (Scribner 2017), will be in conversation with S. Andrew Schaffer, former senior vice president and general counsel of New York University.
Tuesday, March 7, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening of poetry with: Maeve Kinkead, author of A Dangling House; Annie Kim, author of Into the Cyclorama; Kenneth Hart (NYU); author of Uh Oh Time; and Michael Collins (NYU), author of Psalmandal.
Thursday, March 9, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
David Lehman, an award-winning poet and one of the foremost editors, literary critics, and anthologists of contemporary American literature, reads from his recent collection Poems in the Manner Of (Scribner, 2017). In the book, Lehman channels poets from Walt Whitman to Sylvia Plath and also calls upon jazz standards, Freudian questionnaires, and astrological profiles for inspiration.
Tuesday, March 21, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Veronica Vera made history when she created the world’s first cross dressing academy in New York City in 1992. Twenty-five years later, her school offers a much-needed service to the vast transgender community, as well as women, couples, and non-binary individuals. Vera is the author of three books: Miss Vera’s Finishing School For Boys Who Want To Be Girls (Doubleday, 1997); Miss Vera’s Cross Dress for Success (Villard, 2002); and Miss Vera’s Cross Gender Fun for All (Greenery, 2016).
Wednesday, March 22, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Danielle Ofri, a physician at Bellevue Hospital, associate professor of medicine at NYU, and author of a collection of books about the world of medicine, discusses her most recent book: What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear (Beacon Press, 2017). In it, she explores the high-stakes world of doctor-patient communication that we all must navigate. Reporting on the latest research studies and interviewing scholars, doctors, and patients, Ofri reveals how refocusing conversations between doctors and their patients can lead to better health.
Tuesday, March 28, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Crystal Williams, NYU alumna and an award-winning poet and essayist, has published four collections of poems, most recently Detroit as Barn. Raised in Detroit, Michigan and Madrid, Spain, Williams holds degrees from New York University and Cornell University. She was on faculty at Reed College in Portland, Oregon for thirteen years before moving in Fall 2013 to Bates College where she is a Professor of English and Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives. Co-sponsored by The Writing Program, Paul McGhee Division, SPS, NYU.
Wednesday, March 29, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Urlich Boser, author of Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, Or, How to Become an Expert in Just about Anything (Rodale Press, 2017), in conversation with Joshua Aronson, associate professor of applied psychology at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Learn Better demonstrates that how we learn can matter just as much as what we learn and will revolutionize the way students and society approach learning and aims to spark dramatic changes in our nation’s school system. Boser is the author of two previous best-selling books, The Leap and The Gardner's Heist.