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HOUSE OF SPEAKEASY’S ANNUAL GALA | WHEN IN ROME
MARCH 6 | THE EDISON BALLROOM

Join us for a Seriously Entertaining evening of sparkling performances and spirited conversation in support of House of SpeakEasy Foundation’s mission to connect writers and audiences.

Hosted by Michael Friedman

Featuring David Ebershoff, Adam Gopnik, Jay McInerney and Brooke Shields

Seriously Entertaining Upcoming Shows
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ALL 2017 SHOWS HELD AT JOE’S PUB at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette St, NYC 10003. If a show is sold out, check our website again in a few days, as extra tickets sometimes become available closer to show date. Join our mailing list for further information. You can buy tickets to our February season premiere or to any and all of the spring shows by clicking here.

4.6.17 @ 9:30PM – THE END MY FRIEND
5.10.17 @ 7PM – ALL TOGETHER NOW!
6.14.16 @ 7PM – BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

JOIN THE HOUSE OF SPEAKEASY FAMILY!

ENJOY DISCOUNTED TICKETS, SPECIAL INVITATIONS, AND TAKE YOUR
BOOKS TO AND FRO IN OUR DISTINCTIVE SPEAKEASY TOTE BAG.

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Seriously Questioning… Mitchell S. Jackson

The recipient of a Whiting Award in 2016, Mitchell S. Jackson has a bright future. When Roxane Gay reviewed The Residue Years, his 2013 debut novel (or “novel”, as the cover has it; it’s also sort of a memoir), she picked out its language, “flying off the page with percussive energy”, its “warmth and wit”, “a hard-won wisdom”. Set in a Portland that predates the advent of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, it tells the story of Champ and his mother, Grace; also of crack, prison, and black life in a Northwest Portland free of the hipsterism and postmodern irony with which many readers willSee More >

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