An Unforgettable Night of Jewish Humor with Calvin Trillin, Patricia Marx, Adam Gopnik and Michael Krasny– Moderated by Jeffrey Toobin
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $40
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Yiddish novelist Isaac Bashevis Singer once told San Francisco-based NPR talk host Michael Krasny that “Jews suffer from every disease except amnesia.”
This unforgettable evening features 3 of the New Yorker’s leading writers, Calvin Trillin, Adam Gopnik and Jeffrey Toobin, in conversation with Krasny, author of the bestselling book, Let There Be Laughter: A Treasury of Great Jewish Humor and What It All Means, about which Andy Borowitz said, “what’s not to love?” There will be a joyous feast of jokes, and commentary on the historical and cultural implications. You will enjoy and learn, even if you aren’t Jewish.
Michael Krasny will sign copies of his book, Let There Be Laughter, following the event.Buy tickets/get more info now