The Book of Extraordinary Deaths: Cecilia Ruiz with Tobias Carroll
Where: New York Public Library—Mid-Manhattan Library
476 Fifth Ave. (42nd St. Entrance)
212-340-0863 Price: Free
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Beginning with the unusual death of Draco in the seventh century BC and traveling chronologically to the present day, The Book of Extraordinary Deaths illustrates dozens of ill-fated ends. Cecilia Ruiz‘s captivating illustrations are coupled with witty descriptions, making the lives of thinkers, writers, monarchs, artists, and notable nobodies throughout history rich with meaning even in death.
Writer and illustrator Cecilia Ruiz will be joined in conversation by Tobias Carroll, author of the books Reel and Transitory. He is the managing editor for Vol.1 Brooklyn and writes the Watchlist column for Words Without Borders.Buy tickets/get more info now