Monday, January 28, 2008

Maggie Gyllenhaal reads Miranda July

2nd NE Quadrant\The Approval Matrix: Week of February 4, 2008

Acclaimed author Zadie Smith (On Beauty) hosted a reading on, January 10, 2008, to celebrate the release of "The Book of Other People" (Penguin), a collection that she edited of new short stories by contemporary authors. A selection of the book’s contributors read, including George Saunders (In Persuasion Nation), Vendela Vida (Let The Northern Lights Erase Your Name), and special guest Maggie Gyllenhaal, read Miranda July’s story “Roy Spivey.” All proceeds from the book and the event benefited free writing and tutoring programs for children at 826NYC.

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