Capturing the Turmoil of NYC in the 1980s

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Protesters and police during demonstration at Tompkins Square Park, c. 1980s.

Tim Murphy talks about his novel, Christadora, which is set in the East Village and follows a set of characters whose lives intersect while living in the same building called the Christadora. The novel begins in the 1980s and looks at city life during the AIDS epidemic, the Tompkins Square Riots and the activists who responded to events in the changing city.

Events: Tim Murphy will be at Housing Works Bookstore & Cafe (126 Crosby Street) New York, NY 10012 with special guest Kenyon Farrow, U.S. and Global Health Policy Director of the Treatment Action Group, for the book launch on Wednesday, Aug. 17th 2016 at 7 p.m.