40th St. & 6th Ave.
New York City, New York

Award-winning satirist Christopher Buckley offers consolation, wit, and warmth to those coping with the death of a loved-one, while telling a personal story of life with legends. In conversation with John Tierney from The New York Times.

Christopher Buckley is the author of fourteen books, including Supreme Courtship, Boomsday, and Thank You For Smoking. He is editor-at-large of ForbesLife magazine, and was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor and the Washington Irving Medal for Literary Excellence.

The event is FREE and open to the public. For updates and additional information, please visit the website at www.bryantpark.org. The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas. Rain Venue: Library of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen 20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenue).

Official Website: http://www.bryantpark.org/calendar/wordforword.php

Added by wforw2009 on May 25, 2009