GO THE F**K TO SLEEP

Tue. Jun 14, 2011 at 7:00pm EDT
$15.00 - $25.00
All ages
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$15.00 - $25.00
All ages
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Go the F**k to Sleep, a pants-wettingly funny bedtime book for parents, has received an extraordinary amount of pre-publication attention from parents around the world. As Peter Maravelis of City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco told the New York Times: It's the zeitgeist.

Go the F**k to Sleep author Adam Mansbach, illustrator Ricardo Cortes, and Special Guests in conversation with Paul Holdengraber on Children, Sleep Deprivation and Insomnia.

ADAM MANSBACH novels include The End of the Jews, winner of the California Book Award, and the best-selling Angry Black White Boy, a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2005. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the Believer, Granta, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. He is the 2010-2011 New Voices Professor of Fiction at Rutgers University. His daughter, Vivien, is three.

RICARDO CORTES has illustrated books about marijuana, electricity, the Jamaican bobsled team, and Chinese food. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, New York Magazine, the Village Voice, the San Francisco Chronicle, and on the O'Reilly Factor and CNN. He lives in Brooklyn, NY, where he is working on a book about the history of Coca-Cola and cocaine. To see more of his work, visit: Rmcortes.com.

PAUL HOLDENGRABER is the Director of LIVE from the NYPL.
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Celeste Bartos Forum, NYPL 42nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
New York NY 10018