Rumi: 13th Century Love Doctor

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Collection of poems of Molavi with a preface of Ostad Jalal-al-din Homaii

Author and professor Brad Gooch joins us to discuss Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love, a new biography of the 13th century Persian poet and Sufi mystic. Gooch paints a vivid map of Rumi’s dramatic life as he traveled over 2,500 miles from his birthplace in Central Asia  traveling with his family, displaced during the war  to finally settle in Konya, Turkey.

Gooch will be at the Rubin Museum of Art on Wednesday, January 18th at 150 West 17th St. at 7:00pm. For more information, click here.

Gooch will be at Rizzoli Bookstore at 1133 Broadway on Thursday, January 26 at 6:00pm. For more information, click here.

Gooch will be at Cathedral of St. John the Divine at 1047 Amsterdam Ave. on Tuesday, January 31st. For more information, click here