Darryl Pinckney at New York Public Library for Robert B. Silvers Lecture

Writer Darryl Pinckney will discuss the history of the betrayals and successes that culminated in the Obama presidency, the price of Obama’s victory for black politics, and the results of the recent election. Pinckney is the author of the novel High Cotton and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. He is also a former fellow of the Dorothy & Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers at the New York Public Library.

Tickets are $25 General Admission, $15 Friends of the New York Public Library, seniors, and students with valid ID. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here. Use the discount code “PINCKNEY” at check-out for $10 off each general admission ticket.

The lecture will take place in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building’s Celeste Bartos Forum.

This program is co-presented with LIVE from the NYPL and The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers

The Robert B. Silvers Lecture was created by Max Palevsky in recognition of the work of Robert B. Silvers, editor of The New York Review of Books, of which he was a founder in 1963.

The New York Public Library
476 5th Ave,
New York, NY