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Music in Midtown

Distinguished violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist Norman Carey present a free concert of sonatas by Beethoven, Schumann and Debussy.

Books
National Book Critics Circle Awards Ceremony

Tonight, the NBCC announces the winners of its 2010 awards for the best books in a number of different genres.

Books
David Shields

Tonight's event is part of an ongoing series called True to Life, which explores the boundaries between fact and fiction. Considering Shields's complex ideas about what's "truthful" in memoirs, this should be a lively conversation.

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