Events

Jhumpa Lahiri & Sandra Bermann: Translating Myself and Others

"Translating Myself and Others" is a collection of candid and disarmingly personal essays by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, who reflects on her emerging identity as a translator as well as a writer in two languages. We invite you to a conversation between the author and her colleague at Princeton and fellow-translator, Sandra Bermann. FREE and open to public; join in person or via livestream.

Faculty
Labyrinth Books

Princeton Reunions — Tiger Tales: From Novels to News Stories

Join an alumni-faculty forum to discuss journalism and creative writing with authors Mark Alpert ’82, Lisa Gornick ’77 and E. Lily Yu ’12; author and HarperCollins editor Rakesh Satyal ’02; and ABC News Executive Producer Janice Johnston ’92. Panel moderated by Professor of Creative Writing Yiyun Li. FREE; open to registered Princeton alumni attending Reunions.

Alumni
McCosh 50

Yiyun Li & Idra Novey — The Book of Goose: A Novel

Creative writing director and celebrated author Yiyun Li discusses her new novel with her fellow writer and creative writing lecturer Idra Novey. Hybrid event at bookstore and livestream. FREE; register for livestream.

Creative Writing
Labyrinth Books

Reading by Hodder Fellow Jamil Jan Kochai

PEN/Hemingway finalist and 2022-23 Hodder Fellow Jamil Jan Kochai reads from his latest short story collection, The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories, a 2022 National Book Award longlist selection. Conversation with creative writing director Yiyun Li follows the reading, and a book signing. Open to public.

Fellowships
Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts complex

Labyrinth Live at the Library: Joyce Carol Oates & Maria diBattista

Labyrinth Live at the Library presents professor emerita Joyce Carol Oates and professor Maria DiBattista in conversation about Oates' new book, The Babysitter — a novel about love, deceit, lust and redemption, set against a backdrop of shocking murders in the affluent suburbs of Detroit. Held in person and via livestream.

Campus Partners
Princeton Public Library

A.M. Homes & Laura Edwards: The Unfolding

Labyrinth Books and the Princeton Public Library present creative writing lecturer A.M. Homes, who will discuss The Unfolding, a stunning alternative history that is prescient, tender, and funny and is her first novel since the Women’s Prize award-winning May We Be Forgiven, with historian Laura F. Edwards. Open to public; no tickets required.

Princeton Public Library