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What Everyone's Talking About with Abigail Pogrebin
One of the country's best-known and most widely respected food writers, Mark Bittman reports about food policy and cooking for The New York Times, where his "Flexitarian" column appears regularly. Join us as he discusses his newest cookbook, VB6, and why he believes people should be vegans until 6 pm. (more)REGISTER
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Wed, May 7
7:30pm once
The Way We Live with Judith Shulevitz
While more Americans live alone now than ever before, loneliness can be as bad for your health as smoking. Have we been freed to live as we please, or is solitude a public health crisis? Join Eric Klinenberg, author of Going Solo: The Extrordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone, and Ross Douthat, New York Times Op-Ed columnist, as they debate the implications of this new American lifestyle. Hosted by Judith Shulevitz, senior editor at The New Republic and author of the influential article, "The Lethality of Loneliness." (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > jcc conversations > the way we live
Wed, May 14
7:30pm once
Literacy and Lunch with Anna Quindlen
Author of Still Life with Bread Crumbs In conversation with JCC Executive Director, Rabbi Joy Levitt Join us for an intimate lunch and conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anna Quindlen as she discusses her newest novel, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, as well as her experiences and inspirations in writing. All attendees will receive a copy of the novel. A portion of the proceeds will support the JCC Literacy Programs. Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists. Her book, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, has sold more than a million copies. While a columnist at The New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and Random House published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking Out Loud. She is the author of six novels: Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, and Every Last One. Her memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. The JCC in Manhattan is an affiliate of the National Jewish Coalition for Literacy. Generous support for JCC literacy programs is provided, in part, by The Louis and Anne Abrons Foundation, Inc., The Frederick P. & Sandra P. Rose Foundation, The New-Land Foundation, Sy Syms Foundation, and UBS Financial Services. (more)REGISTER
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Tue, May 27
12:30pm once
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