Eggers, Kidd, Glaser, and Bierut = An Orgy of Book Loving Madness

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“Oh, blasted geography!” That’s exactly what we said, while simultaneously jumping up and down on our desks, crying like infants, after we learned about the upcoming event at the Kaufmann Concert Hall in New York next Monday, The Art of the Book: Behind the Covers with Dave Eggers, Chip Kidd and Milton Glaser. We reacted as such because we won’t be in New York and this sounds like just about the coolest thing ever. Here’s the synopsis:

Dave Eggers is the author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and the editor and art director of McSweeney’s. Chip Kidd, the longtime art director at Alfred A. Knopf, has been called, “the closest thing to a rock star” in publishing by the Globe & Mail of Toronto. In 2004, the Cooper Hewitt Museum presented Milton Glaser with a lifetime achievement award. His memorable designs include the “I [heart] NY” logo and covers for Shakespeare’s works for several publishers. Graphic designer and critic Michael Bierut will introduce the evening and lead a discussion among Eggers, Glaser and Kidd following their respective presentations.

Order your tickets today! We need at least two people to live vicariously through! We’ve tried sharing just one person and it doesn’t work!