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Cool Off And Get Cultured At These Seven June Book Talks

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Michael Eric Dyson + Shaun King + Harry Belafonte
Monday, June 4 at The New School, 7 pm to 8 pm.

Michael Eric Dyson joins The New School and The Strand to unveil his book What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America. The book follows his New York Times bestseller Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America. Acclaimed singer and advocate Harry Belafonte, along with activist and The Intercept columnist Shaun King, join Dr. Dyson in conversation about his important and timely book. Keep Reading »

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‘The Hottest Love Letter’: A Very Private Moment at The Public

All week, we’re bringing you a series of deep dives into the surprising histories of storied addresses. Back to our usual after the New Year.

The Astor Library's exterior in 1875 (Source: Manuscripts and Archives Division, NYPL)

The Astor Library’s exterior in 1875 (Source: Manuscripts and Archives Division, NYPL)

“Incidentally,” Alice Broadbent recalls at age 92, “one of these page boys wrote me the hottest love letter I’d ever received.”
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