Please join us for events in New York with Leonard Gardner, author of Fat City.
On Friday, November 20, at 7 p.m., Film Forum (209 W Houston St) will screen John Huston's 1972 film Fat City, adapted from Leonard Gardner's novel. The NYRB Classics edition of Fat City will be available at concession. After the film, Gardner will be in conversation with noir writer Eddie Muller about the novel, and there will be an audience Q&A. Fat City will screen at Film Forum through November 26th.
Leonard Gardner will discuss his novel with writer and critic Gary Giddins as a part of McNally Jackson Live, the bookstore's new series. The event will take place on Tuesday, November 17, at 7 p.m., at the bookstore (52 Prince St) and will also include a conversation between The Nation's Ari Berman and The New Yorker's Jelani Cobb on the modern struggle for voting rights, as well as David Shields and Philip Lopate on Shields' War Is Beautiful.