Media Events: 05.24.07

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THURSDAY 05.24.07

WHO: Al Gore
WHAT: The Assault on Reason: How the Politics of Fear, Secrecy, and Blind Faith Subvert Wise Decision Making, Degrade Our Democracy, and Put Our Country and Our World in Peril
WHEN: 8:00PM
WHERE: 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: On the off-chance Gore bashes the press for Britney. Actually, there’s a good chance.

WHAT: One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding
WHO: Author Rebecca Mead in conversation with Henry Alford
WHEN: 7:00 PM
WHERE: NYPL’s South Court Auditorium, Fifth Ave and 42nd St. (enter at Fifth)
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Stick around for the Nick Denton-hosted after-party.

WHAT: “Emerging Voices” Spring Series
WHO: Ig Publishing‘s publishers and their authors, including Evan J. Mandery (Dreaming of Gwen Stefani)
WHEN: 6:30PM
WHERE: Small Press Center, The General Society Library, 20 W. 44th St.
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Each event in the series takes a look at leading NYC indie publishers and their writers; tonight it’s the political and literary press Ig.
NOTE: Free.

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