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Past Events

Date:
May 04, 2009 - 1:00 a.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Nellie Hermann

Nellie Hermann will read from her novel The Cure for Grief.

Date:
Apr 01, 2009 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Julie Salamon

Julie Salamon reads from Hospital: Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus, Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God and Diversity on Steroids, a “fascinating portrait of a Brooklyn, N.Y. hospital... much more than white coats and beeping consoles—it’s 21st century America in a microcosm” (Salon).

Date:
Feb 04, 2009 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Perri Klass

Perri Klass, pediatrician and author of classic medical memoirs A Not Entirely Benign Procedure: Four Years as a Medical Student and Baby Doctor: A Pediatrician’s Training, will read from her new novel The Mercy Rule. Chris Bohjalian said, “Few writers write as beautifully or authentically about parenting.”

Date:
Jan 07, 2009 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Michael Greenberg

Michael Greenberg, a columnist for London's "Times Literary Supplement," reads from his new memoir Hurry Down Sunshine. In the words of Oliver Sacks: “Lucid, realistic, compassionate, illuminating, Hurry Down Sunshine may provide a sort of guide for those who have to negotiate the dark regions of the soul.”

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