12:00 am
Join Manzoor Ahtesham as he discusses The Tale of the Missing Man (Dastan-e Lapata), winner of the Global Humanities Translation Prize. Manzoor will be joined by co-translators Jason Grunebaum and Ulrike Stark. The Tale of the Missing Man (Dastan-e Lapata) is a milestone in Indo-Muslim literature. A refreshingly playful novel, it explores modern Muslim life
The Astoria Bookshop
7:00 pm
Join in Donna Gaines and Tom Smucker as they discuss their two books Why The Ramones Matter and Why the Beach Boys Matter. “Donna speaks for me and every one of us who found our salvation in the only band that really mattered to the outsider in us all.” —CJ RAMONE “Smucker’s mix of unabashed
The Astoria Bookshop