Colum McCann at the Bryant Park Reading Room

Colum McCann at the Bryant Park Reading Room

The award-winning author of Let the Great World Spin discusses his latest tour de force, a novel that spans centuries and brings to life characters real and imagined – from New York to Ireland.

“Word for Word Author” is an outdoor reading series that features bestselling authors, celebrity writers, and expert-panelists sharing anecdotes, answering questions from the audience, and signing copies of their latest books.

Location: The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park – under the trees – between 5th Ave & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.  Bryant Park phone number: 212-768-4242

Subways: Take the B, D, F, or M train to 42nd Street/Bryant Park or take the 7 to 5th Avenue

Rain Venue: There will be a tent set up for use during mists or light rain. Only in the event of severe weather, would we take our program indoors to The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street enter at 42nd Street

All programming is subject to change

The events are FREE and open to the public

For further details click here

Colum McCann at the Bryant Park Reading Room
Event Category: Book Readings
When: July 24, 2013
Time: 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Where: Bryant Park
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bryantparknyc
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bryantparknyc
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/bryantparknyc


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