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Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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October 2019

Library Live at Labyrinth: Suzy Hansen: “Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World”

Tuesday, October 1, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Author Suzy Hansen discusses her book "Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World," a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction. The book has been described as "a deeply honest and brave portrait of of an individual sensibility reckoning with her country's violent role in the world" by The New York Times Book Review. Hansen is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine and has written for many other publications. In 2007, she…

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Library Live at Labyrinth: Darcey Steinke: “Flash Count Diary”

Tuesday, October 8, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This candid account weaves personal story, philosophy, science, art and literature in writing about aspects of menopause that have rarely explored before. Deeply researched and uncompromisingly honest, “Flash County Diary” explores the changing gender landscape that comes with reduced hormone levels, the transformation of female desire and the realities of prejudice against older women. Steinke is the author of the memoir “Easter Everywhere” and the novels “Milk,” “Jesus Saves,” “Suicide Blonde,” “Up Through the Water” and “Sister Golden Hair.” Presented in partnership…

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Library Live at Labyrinth: Ross Kenneth Urken: “Another Mother”

Wednesday, October 30, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Author Ross Kenneth Urken discusses his first book, "Another Mother." After his cherished childhood nanny dies, a Jewish young man realizes there’s much he has yet to learn about the woman who lent him her accent and with whom he shared an unlikely kindred spirit. Part memoir, part reportage, the book is a story about family, an unlikely duo, and a woman whose strength held it all together. Urken grew up in Princeton and is a graduate of The Lawrenceville School and Princeton University.…

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November 2019

Library Live at Labyrinth: Steve Schapiro in Conversation with Eddie Glaude, “Fire Next Time”

Tuesday, November 12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrated photographer Steve Schapiro, famous for his evocative images of the Civil Rights movement and iconic film and pop culture photography, will discuss the new edition of James Baldwin's classic "The Fire Next Time" , in conversation with Princeton professor Eddie Glaude Jr. In a new edition from Tashen Books, Baldwin's powerful prose about the black experience in America is enhanced with photography by Schapiro, who accompanied the author through the South during the '60s for Life Magazine. Glaude is the…

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