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Pen, Paper and Palate: The Dish on Gossip

$8 member /
$10 non-member

Free for Young Patron ($125) members and higher

 

 

Pen, Paper and Palate: The Dish on Gossip
with BBC host and Booker Prize judge Frank Delaney

Presented in association with Ruda Beresford Dauphin

Wednesday, April 9 | 7 pm
Doors Open at 6:30 pm

at The Half King
505 W. 23rd Street at 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Frank Delaney leads a witty and entertaining literary salon on the topic of "The Dish on Gossip." There will be an esteemed panel of writers and commentators including Christopher Tennant (Editor in chief of Man of the World magazine and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair), George Rush and Joanna Molloy (Widely known for their gossip column in The Daily News and their new memoir Scandal: A Manual), and Ben Widdicombe (seasoned New York City entertainment journalist). The evening will be presented at Sebastian Junger's literary-rooted Chelsea neighborhood favorite The Half King Bar & Restaurant.

 A special menu will be available for those who wish to linger for conversation and book signings. 

Including live music from the internationally acclaimed Irish violinist Gregory Harrington

The seventh Pen, Paper and Palate follows on a successful line-up of panels that have included Winston Groom, Hannah Pakula, Sam Wasson, Marc Dolan, and Laurence Bergreen, Mary Higgins Clark, Lawrence Block, Harlan Coben, Sebastian Junger, Andrew McCarthy, Edmund White, Colum McCann, Pete Hamill, Joseph O’Neill, Drew Nieporent, Mary Gordon, Susan Eisenhower and more.

This event is likely to sell out as space is very limited. Please book early.




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Frank Delaney is "The Most Eloquent Man in the World," says NPR. He is a writer, broadcaster, BBC host and Booker Prize Judge, with a career that has lasted more than three decades. An international-best-selling author himself, Frank has interviewed more than 3,500 of the world's most important writers.

Rush and Molloy is husband-and-wife gossip duo George Rush and Joanna Molloy, formerly of The New York Post and The New York Daily News. In their new memoir, Scandal: A Manual, they share behind-the-scenes stories from their tabloid romance with celebrities, politicians, gangsters, tipsters, fixers, blackmailers, and each other. Together they produced 4,000 servings of breaking news. Rush has also written for Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Esquire and appeared on the TV shows Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Anderson 360, and more. Molloy is currently a columnist for Capital NY.

Christopher Tennant is the editor in chief of Man of the World magazine and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. In 2003, he co-founded the satirical pop-culture and politics glossy, Radar, and its online counterpart, Radaronline.com, which was later purchased by American Media. He has written for "Page Six," and is the author of The Official Filthy Rich Handbook.

Ben Widdicombe is a seasoned NYC entertainment journalist. He's written for The NewsThe New York Times, CNN, Extra and E.  Widdicombe currently does a weekly column for The Observer

 


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