Wednesday, June 15, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Egan will be in conversation with Abigail Pogrebin on his latest book, candy house, the “sister novel” to A visit from the Goon Squad. The event will take place at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan at 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th Street), and Egan will be signing copies of her book after the conference!
The candy house is a bold and brilliant imagination of a world that is only moments away. Jennifer Egan takes her “deeply intuitive forays into the darker sides of our tech-driven, image-saturated culture” to stunning new heights (vogue). The candy house offers an absolutely extraordinary combination of intelligence and fierce, exhilarating heart.
Jennifer Egan is the author of six previous fiction books: manhattan beachwinner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction; A visit from the Goon Squadwhich won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; The dungeon; the collection of stories emeraldcity; Look at me, National Book Award finalist; and The invisible circus. His work has appeared in the new yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Granta, McSweeney’sand The New York Times magazine. Her website is JenniferEgan.com.
In this hit series, Abigail Pogrebin–author and former producer of 60 Minutes– unpacks controversies, careers and current events with fascinating guests. A Yale graduate, Pogrebin is the author of Stars of David: Jewish personalities talk about being Jewish and One and the same: my life as an identical twin and what I learned about everyone’s struggle to be unique. His most recent book, My Jewish year: 18 public holidays, a wondering Jewrecounts his immersion in the Jewish calendar.
Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for the general public. To purchase tickets, please click here.
For groups of three or more, use code CHCLUB22 for a 50% discount. To redeem the code, contact the JCC box office at [email protected] or 646.505.5708.
Conversations at the JCC are sponsored by Zabar’s and Zabars.com