Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Congratulations Robert Caro

Congratulations to NYSL trustee Robert Caro, whose latest book The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson is a finalist for the National Book Award. The Passage of Power is the fourth volume in his prize winning and critically acclaimed biography of Lyndon Johnson.

Robert Caro has been a Library trustee since 1994.

For a list of all the nominees, click here.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Laurence Bergreen on CBS Sunday Morning

NYSL trustee Laurence Bergreen will be appearing this week on CBS News Sunday Morning to talk about...what else but Christopher Columbus. Bergreen's Columbus: The Four Voyages has just been published in paperback. For more on Laurence Bergreen, check out his website.

Tune in to CBS this coming Sunday, Oct 7 at 9am for Sunday Morning Correspondent Mo Rocca's cover story with Laurence Bergreen.

Please note that the Library is closed Sunday, Oct 7 and Monday, Oct 8 in celebration of Columbus Day.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

C.S. Hanson's Look at Me, Look Away (Now, Please)

A staged reading of member C.S. Hanson's play Look at Me, Look Away (Now, Please) will take place on Wed, Oct 10 as part of At Hand Theatre Company's Developmental Reading Series. The reading is free, but reservations are required.

Look At Me, Look Away (Now, Please)
by C.S. Hanson
directed by Bryce Alexander

Wednesday, October 10th, 7:00pm
Shetler Studios
244 W 54th Street,12th Fl, Penhouse #1 (between Broadway & 8th Ave
Playwright info

Susan and Rusty are living the good life until . . . he starts barking like a dog and young men start following her home. This couple is melting down, right along with the economy, the American dream, and all they once thought was as solid as the wedding rings on their make sure you get a seat for this exciting piece of new theater!