Posts Tagged: Joseph O’Neill

Notable NYC: 2/28–3/6

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Saturday 2/28: Tom McCarthy reads Satin Island, a novel about writing the Great Report. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.

Claudia Rankine and Elizabeth Alexander read from their latest works. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Sunday 3/1: Joanna Fuhrman, Shelley Marlow, and Elissa Ball celebrate new books by Fuhrman and Marlow.

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Notable New York, This Week 7/26 – 8/1

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In New York this week Rick Moody kicks off his book tour, BOMB Magazine hosts its Summer Bash at Glasslands, Black Keys perform at Summer Stage, Anderbo.com hosts Anderbo Indoors, Sandra Bernhard in Shel Silverstein’s Hamlet, Joseph O’Neill, Nicholas Christopher and Rachel Shukert read, and Paul Dano and Kevin Kline in The Extra Man.

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Resident Bohemians: The Cricketer, Joseph O’Neill

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In his much celebrated third novel, Netherland, Irish-born Joseph O’Neill writes:

“Not counting the lobby, the Chelsea Hotel had ten floors. Each was served by a dim hallway that ran from an air shaft on one side to, on my floor, a door with a yellowing pane of frosted glass that suggested the ulterior presence of a private detective rather than, as was actually the case, a fire escape.

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