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LIVE from the NYPL's fall season will host Ta-Nehisi Coates, Patti Smith, Elvis Costello and more

Will Gleason
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Will Gleason

One of New York’s best interview series is gearing up for its Fall 2015 season. LIVE from the NYPL brings fascinating people from the worlds of television, books, music and more to the New York Public Library’s flagship building on 42nd St. for interviews, readings and lectures. Past subjects have ranged from Matthew Weiner reflecting on his critically acclaimed drama Mad Men to RuPaul discussing the art of drag.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the series will bring Patti Smith, Gloria Steinem, Elvis Costello, Ta-Nehisi Coats and more to the stage of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building this fall, many with interviews by the NYPL’s Paul Holdengräber.

Also, Shaq will be discussing his new children’s book, Little Shaq.

Check out the full lineup below. Tickets will go on sale to the general public at noon on Friday, September 11.

Wednesday, September 30 @ 7pm; $25
Rosanne Cash and Paul Holdengräber

Monday, October 5 @ 7pm; $40 
Shaquille O'Neal and Paul Holdengräber

Tuesday, October 6 @ 7pm; $40
Patti Smith and Paul Holdengräber

Tuesday, October 13 @ 7pm; $25
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Friday, October 16 @ 7pm; $40
Elvis Costello and Paul Holdengräber

Wednesday, October 21 @ 7pm; $25
Orhan Pamuk and Paul Holdengräber

Monday, October 26 @ 7pm; $25
Gloria Steinem and Roberta Kaplan

Friday, October 30 @ 7pm; $25
Simon Winchester and Paul Holdengräber

Wednesday, November 4 @ 7pm; $25
Nancy Updike, Dan Ephron and Ira Glass

Monday, November 9 @ 7pm; $25
Mary-Louise Parker and Mary Karr

Monday, November 16 @ 7pm; $25
Edmund de Waal and Paul Holdengräber

Tuesday, December 8 @ 7pm; $25
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