Words: Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips, and Secret Parts (Free Tickets!)

Does that title grab you? Then you should attend the talk of the same name at the New York Public Library this Thursday!
Roy Blount Jr. & Jean Strouse
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Words: Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips, and Secret Parts
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
Berger Forum (Room 227), NYPL, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
The mischievous and gifted wordsmith Roy Blount Jr. talks with Jean Strouse about his forthcoming book, Alphabet Juice, which has already been dubbed "hilarious, brilliant, provocative and suaviloquent."
Don't miss this rare New York City appearance!
Roy Blount Jr., a regular guest on NPR's "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!" has written 20 previous books, including Long Time Leaving: Dispatches from Up South and Be Sweet: A Conditional Love Story. Jean Strouse is the Sue Ann and John Weinberg Director of the Dorothy and Lewis B Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, and the distinguished author of Morgan: American Financier and Alice James: A Biography.
Tickets ar $15 General Admission; $10 Library Donors and Seniors. But they are FREE for students with valid identification AND for readers of this blog who use the discount code "BLOUNT" at checkout to receive free tickets! Visit Smarttix at http://www.smarttix.com or by calling the Smarttix box office at (212) 868-4444 to reserve your seat today.

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