The Non-Motivational Speaker Series returns on Thursday, March 15 in Manhattan to dissect the modern memoir.
Weighing in on the problems of the rich and (mostly) famousand why we care to know so much about themwill be Marc Dolan, professor of English and American Studies at John Jay College and author of the forthcoming biography Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock ‘n’ Roll; Peter Joseph, editor at Thomas Dunne Books who has worked on autobiographies by William Shatner and Steve Guttenberg; and Mark Sam Rosenthal, Comedy Central writer and creator of off-off-Broadway show I Light Up My Life: The Mark Sam Celebrity Autobiography.
Doors open at 7.
Event starts at 7:30.
Attendees must be 21 or older, as per Le Poisson Rouge rules. (Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are under 21 and would like to attend. The farther in advance, the better; no guarantees.)
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