Book Talk

Premiere DateJun 4, 2011
00:00 Book Talk Intro
01:15 Forgotten Song It Hugs Back
04:19 The History of the Library Kory French
08:28 Blood Buzz Ohio The National
12:53 Foreword A reading by Kory French
15:15 Stephen Colbert Essay A reading by Kory French
17:44 The Kids Don't Stand A Chance Vampire Weekend vs. Miike Snow
21:55 Tom Soppard Essay Kory French
25:42 Kids MGMT
30:27 Imam Khalid Latif Essay A reading by Kory French
36:00 Penn Station The Felice Brothers
39:50 Book Talk Outro Kory French
41:00 French Navy Camera Obscura
44:18 Finish

Subject – Know the Past, Find the Future: The New York Public Library at 100

Author – Various Contributors

A book that celebrates the library’s vast collection – and patrons – by featuring a diverse group of celebrities, including Stephen Colbert, the Harlem Globetrotters and Yoko Ono, posing with or discussing their favorite library treasure. Its distribution is part of the library’s centennial celebration.

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Schwarzman Building

It Hugs Back

The National
Jun 30 – Heineken Open’er Festival – Gdynia, Poland
July 1 – Rock Werchter – Wercheter, Belgium
July 2 – Main Square Festival – Arras, France
July 3 – OpenAir St. Gallen – St. Gallen, Switzerland
July 5 – Costello Piazza – Ferrara, Italy
July 6 – Krizanke Theatre – Ljubljana, Slovenia
July 8 – Ruisrock – Turku, Finland
July 10 – Oxygen – Naas, Co Kidare, Ireland
July 12 – Caprera – Bloemendaal, Netherlands
July 13 – 013 – Tilburg, Netherlands
July 15 – Terraneo Festival – Sibenik, Croatia

Vampire Weekend
Aug 13 – MTK: Music To Know – Wainscott, NY

Aug 12 – Golden Gate Park – San Francisco, CA

The Felice Brothers
Jun 15 – Ottobar – Baltimore, MD
Jun 16 – Maymont Park – Richmond, VA
Jun 17 – Mauch Chunk Opera House – Jim Thorpe, PA
Jun 18 – Clearwater Festival – Croton-On-Hudson, NY

Camera Obscura

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…