Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Gay Talese, one of the great storytellers of our time, is a pioneer in literary journalism. His prolific body of work encompasses a rich cast of characters, including the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali. In an intimate conversation focusing on his relationship with the heavyweight champion, Talese reflects upon the memorable experiences and personalities throughout his decades-long career—including his journey to Havana with Ali to meet with Fidel Castro—as well as the great boxing moments of the 20th century. Gay Talese is the author of numerous books, including The Voyeur’s Motel, and a contributor to The New Yorker. Antonio Monda (moderator) is artistic director of Le Conversazioni literary festival and artistic director of the Rome Film Festival. Presented in anticipation of the exhibition Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing beginning December 16, 2016.
Cost: $38 – General Admission; Members: $24. By phone: Please contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily. Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
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