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April 6 | 9:30 pm | The End My Friend


Join us on April 6th at 9:30pm to be Seriously Entertained as writers riff on the evening’s theme: THE END MY FRIEND. Featuring Ana Marie Cox (political columnist and culture critic), Travon Free (television writer and comedian), Brenda Shaughnessy (poet) and Tony Tulathimutte (novelist).

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Seriously Questioning… Tony Tulathimutte

Last year Tony Tulathimutte published his first novel, Private Citizens (William Morrow, 2016), to admiring notices from New York Magazine, which called it “a Great American Novel”, and Jonathan Franzen, who labeled Tulathimutte “a big talent”. Last week he won the Whiting Award for Fiction. Next week he will join our Seriously Entertaining line-up at Joe’s Pub for The End My Friend, alongside Ana Marie Cox, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Travon Free (tickets). We’re excited. Come.

What’s the big deal? Private Citizens is, as Franzen suggests, “a real book”. Tulathimutte, like Franzen, is haunted by difficulty. The difficulty of behaving ethically in a worldSee More >

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