Touchstones at The Mount: Kate Bolick in Conversation with Darryl Pinckney

September 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Stable at The Mount
2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240
$15 In Advance; $18 At The Door; $12 Mount Members; Free for Students
Darryl Pinckney. Photo by Beowulf Sheehan.
Darryl Pinckney. Photo by Beowulf Sheehan.

Journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick is back with another season of Touchstones: Conversations at The Mount. This year’s featured authors tackle provocative and controversial topics including race, gender, class, marriage,and motherhood.

On September 17, Kate and Darryl Pinckney, editor of James Baldwin: Later Novels, will discuss contemporary race relations and the enduring influence of James Baldwin.

Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. His new book is Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy.

Discounts for Mount Members & Students

Members will receive a $3 discount per ticket for the Touchstones series. To receive the discount, click the orange button below, select “enter promotional code” and type in member.

Students will receive free admission to the Touchstones series. To receive free admission, click the orange button below, select “enter promotional code” and type in student.

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Kate Bolick is the author of the New York Times bestseller Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Owna contributing editor for The Atlantic, and a freelance writer for The New York Times, Slate, and Vogue, among other publications. Previously, she was executive editor of Domino and a columnist for The Boston Globe. She has appeared on NBC’s Today show, CNN, MSNBC, and numerous NPR programs across the country. A recipient of a MacDowell fellowship, she holds a master’s in cultural criticism from New York University, where she also taught writing.

The Mount would like to thank Canyon Ranch for their generous sponsorship of this program.

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