One Book, One New York: Authors in Conversation

19 Apr 2018
7:30 pm-9:00 pm
The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, The New School
66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011
 Free with RSVP

If there’s one thing all New Yorkers can stand behind, it’s great literature. Join us for the 2018 One Book, One New York campaign launch, featuring finalists Esmeralda Santiago, (When I was Puerto Rican), Imbolo Mbue (Behold the Dreamers), Hari Kunzru (White Tears), Jennifer Egan (Manhattan Beach), and film director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), who is making a film of the late James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk. Moderated by Jennifer Finney Boylan. Vote for One Book at

Presented with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, New York Magazine, Vulture, and the New School.


Jennifer Finney Boylan
Hari Kunzru
Imbolo Mbue
Barry Jenkins
Esmeralda Santiago
Jennifer Egan