Daniel A. Bell will discuss his book The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy, and the comparative merits of different political models, with a panel including Taisu Zhang, Mark Danner and Timothy Garton Ash.
Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey explores the life and work of the Mexican American, international photographer who collaborated with architect Frank Lloyd Wright and sculptors Alexander Calder and Louise Nevelson.
The fourth Montreal Classical Spree Festival will include thirty concerts, each 45 minutes long, a wonderful variety of performances ranging from symphonic music to vocal music to more intimate recitals and chamber music.
Editor and publisher of The Nation Katrina vanden Heuvel and London correspondent D.D. Guttenplan, author of The Nation: A Biography, discuss the magazine’s 150th anniversary and Guttenplan’s new book.
Ensemble ACJW, a collection of young professional musicians in a two-year fellowship run by Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute, will give its final concert of the season on May 15.
In his new book, Curiosity, Alberto Manguel tracks his own life through the reading that’s guided him; here Siri Hustvedt interviews him about his experience reading Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables for the first time.