schedule

Saturday, January 11, 2020

8:30 am

San Carlos Institute doors open; coffee and continental breakfast available on second floor.

9 am

Theater doors open

9:30-9:40 am

Notes and updates

9:40-10:30 am

Arnold Rampersad and Kevin Young:
“In Conversation: Biography and the Black Athlete”

10:30-11:20 am

Gish Jen and Emily Nemens:
The Resisters and The Cactus League—Readings in Conversation”

11:20-11:40 am

20-minute break

11:40 am-12:30 pm

Michael Mewshaw
“The Other Side of the Butterfly: The Bug beneath Pro Tennis”

12:30-1 pm

Book signings with Gish Jen, Michael Mewshaw, Emily Nemens, Arnold Rampersad, and Kevin Young

12:30-2:15 pm

Lunch break

2:15-3:05 pm

Joyce Carol Oates:
“Mike Tyson: The Afterlife of the Champion and Further Notes on Boxing as Myth and Theater”

3:05-4 pm

Megan Abbott, Buzz Bissinger, and BenMcGrath:
“Living Vicariously: The Case for Banning Parents”

4-4:30 pm

Book signings with Megan Abbott, Buzz Bissinger, and Joyce Carol Oates

Saturday Night: The John Malcolm Brinnin Memorial Event

5:30-6:30 pm

Amy Bass, Daniel James Brown, and David Maraniss:
“The Olympic Games and Political Action”

6:30-7 pm

Book signings with Amy Bass, Daniel James Brown, and David Maraniss

6:30-9:30 pm

Dinner at the Harry S. Truman Little White House, 111 Front Street

All onstage events and signings take place at the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street.