Today's best book event

karr190At this point, The Paris Review is probably best known for its in-depth author interviews (many of which are available here). Tonight, you can watch one take place in real time, as former PR editor and nonfiction writer Philip Gourevitch holds court with poet and memoirist Mary Karr onstage at Joe's Pub. Judging from the speedy dialogue and comic descriptiveness of Karr's books The Liars' Club and Lit, you can count on this conversation to be not just literary but also witty and opinionated.