September 13, 2017 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Jessica B. Harris, preeminent culinary scholar of the African Diaspora, cookbook author, and journalist, pens a memoir about a time in her life shaped by a romance with fellow college professor Sam Floyd, as well as friendships and chance encounters with cultural icons, James Baldwin, Maya Angelou and Nina Simone. Harris will be in conversation with Carla Hall, Chef and co-host of ABC’s popular Emmy award-winning lifestyle series The Chew. A book signing will follow. This is an official Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends event, presented in collaboration with PEN America. Watch in livestream.
For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Guests: Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center. @SchomburgCenter #MySoulLooksBack
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street
New York NY 10037