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Master Class with Daphne Merkin

DAPHNE MERKIN, one of our great writers, is an American literary critic, essayist and novelist, best known for her 1997 essay Dreaming of Hitler and her 2014 novel The Fame Lunches. Merkin has won the Edward Lewis Wallant Award for best novel on a Jewish theme, and her most recent book, This Close To Happy: A Reckoning With Depression has been featured on the New York Times Notable Book of the Year and  was chosen as the New York Times Book Review Favorite Read of 2016. Her work also often appears in the New York Times Magazine.

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This is a lecture-style master class in the art of memoir writing with Daphne Merkin.

Date: 1:00-4:00pm, Saturday, February 10, 2018
Reservation is required: $25 non-refundable fee
To register, call 212-772-4295 or email


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