Address: 41 West 40th St - 212-768-4242
Description: Mwahahaha…one of America's favorite pop-culturists and the author of the cult classic “Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs” explores our obsessions with heroes and villains in his all-original essay collection entitled “I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined).” In conversation with Sloane Crosley (I Was Told There'd be Cake).
"Word for Word Author" is an outdoor reading series that features bestselling authors, celebrity writers, and expert-panelists sharing anecdotes, answering questions from the audience, and signing copies of their latest books.
Location: The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL on 5th Avenue & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.
Rain Venue: There will be a tent set up for use during mists or light rain. Only in the event of severe weather, would we take our program indoors to The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street enter at 42nd Street.
The website link for the entire “Word for Word” season including poetry events, a non-fiction series, film talks, story times and more for kids, a financial book series, a classics book club and workshops for writers is here: http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/wordforword.html.