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September 15

Arts and Letters: An Exhibition with ‘The Paris Review’

Arts and Letters: An Exhibition with ‘The Paris Review’

Start: July 1
End: September 15
Venue: Aēsop Harvard Square
Address: 49 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 2138
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Aēsop is delighted to host “Arts and Letters,” an exhibition of limited-edition prints commissioned by The Paris Review during the twentieth century. Extending over three months, the exhibition features works by Louise Bourgeois, Christo, Alex Katz, Sol LeWitt, Robert Motherwell, Aram Saroyan, and Andy Warhol.

In addition to the exhibition, a selection of archival issues of The Paris Review will be on offer to enjoy as part of a purpose-built library; they will be available for purchase, alongside other publications born from The Paris Review.

The exhibition will run from July 1–September 15.

More information here.

September 16

Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn Book Festival

Start: 9 A.M.
End: 9 P.M.
Venue: Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
Address: 209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Visit us at our booth for special subscription deals and merchandise! Details to come.

October 14

David Szalay Reading at McNally Jackson

David Szalay Reading at McNally Jackson

Start: 7 P.M.
End: 8 P.M
Venue: McNally Jackson Books
Address: 52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
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Join Graywolf Press and David Szalay for a reading from Szalay’s new book, All That Man Is. Szalay will also be in conversation with The Paris Review’s editor, Lorin Stein.

David Szalay is the winner of The Paris Review’s 2016 Plimpton Prize.

More information here.

December 1

An Evening of Pushkin with Pevear and Volokhonsky

An Evening of Pushkin with Pevear and Volokhonsky

Start: 8 P.M.
End: 9 P.M.
Venue: 92nd Street Y
Address: 1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128
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Join Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky—the award-winning translators of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, and Gogol—for a conversation about their latest project, the translation of the complete prose of Alexander Pushkin.

Pevear and Volokhonsky were interviewed for The Paris Review's “Writers at Work” series in 2015.

More information here.

February 6

Chris Bachelder and Rachel Cusk

Chris Bachelder and Rachel Cusk

Start: 8 P.M.
End: 9 P.M.
Venue: 92nd Street Y
Address: 1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128
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The Poetry Center teams up with The Paris Review to present readings by Chris Bachelder and Rachel Cusk, whose new novels were recently serialized in the Review.

Chris Bachelder’s The Throwback Special is a startlingly original comic novel filled with pitch-perfect observations about marriage, parenthood, aging and ritual. “We need novelists like Chris Bachelder who can, with a microfine sense of humor and a tragic sense of history, almost make it all make sense,” wrote Michael Chabon.

A sequel to Outline, Rachel Cusk’s new novel, Transit, is a stunning reflection on the upheaval that follows a family’s collapse. Her writing is “a subtle and utterly engrossing exploration of the ways we make ourselves known to one another, its acute insights gracefully pulling apart the seams of its carefully composed characters to show glimpses of much messier selves within,” wrote Leslie Jamison.

More information here.

April 4

The Spring Revel

The Spring Revel

Start: 7 P.M.
End: 10 P.M.
Venue: Cipriani 42nd Street
Address: 110 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10017
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The Spring Revel brings together Paris Review readers, supporters, and writers for an unforgettable evening of cocktails, dinner, conversation, and revelry. We also pay tribute to writers at different stages of their careers with the Hadada AwardThe Plimpton Prize for Fiction, and The Terry Southern Prize for Humor.

All proceeds from the Revel go directly toward The Paris Review Foundation, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization established in 2000 to support the work of the magazine and to ensure its future. Continuing the magazine’s mission of promoting the literary arts, the foundation strives to increase The Paris Review’s readership and to provide a permanent venue for the presentation of new and important creative work. In addition to helping publish the magazine, the foundation also supports the publication of the website www.theparisreview.org.

For inquiries, please call (212) 343-1333.