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The Big Read: "Their Eyes Were Watching God" Listening Sessions

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The Big Read from the National Endowment for the Arts inspires people across the country to pick up a good book. This October and November, WNYC teams with The Big Read to invite readers of all ages to experience “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston.

Join us in your community for FREE listening sessions and book discussions around Hurston’s groundbreaking novel, as we continue our year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of “Their Eyes Were Watching God.”

 


Thurs, Nov 8 at 4pm
Adult Book Discussion with Leonard Lopate
Brooklyn Public Library – Central Branch

 


Fri, Nov 9 at 7pm                                            
Adult Book Discussion with Carl Hancock Rux
Mosaic Literary ConferenceHostos Community College

 


Tues, Nov 13 at 6pm
Adult Book Discussion with Carl Hancock Rux
Bronx Library Center (NYPL)

 


Wed, Nov 14 at 6pm                
Adult Book Discussion with Patrick Riley
Newark Public Library 

 


Tues, Nov 20 at 6pm
Adult Book Discussion with Patrice Johnson
Brooklyn Public Library –Macon Branch

 


Fri, Nov 26 at 6pm
Adult Book Discussion with Terrance McKnight
New York Public Library –Countee Cullen Branch

 

 


Mon, Dec 3 at 5pm - NEW DATE*
Urban Word Workshop at the Brooklyn Public Library (Central Branch)

*This event has been rescheduled from Monday, Nov. 5 due to the after effects of Hurricane Sandy.


 


Wed, Dec 12  at 5:30pm -  NEW DATE *
Adult Book Discussion with Nona Hendryx
New York Public Library –Tompkins Square Branch

*This event has been rescheduled from Monday, Nov. 19 due to the after effects of Hurricane Sandy.

 


Wed, Dec 19 at 2pm  - NEW DATE*
High School Listening Session with Marcelle Davies
The Greene Space
 *This event was rescheduled from Thursday, Nov. 1 due to the after effects of Hurricane Sandy.  

 

 


The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.