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Enduring Extremes: The Science of Astronaut Health
Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and After
Choosing the Right To Die: A Mother’s Perspective
Shuck Beans, Stack Cake, and Chocolate Gravy: Food Traditions of the Mountain South

Taraji P. Henson: This Cookie Doesn’t Crumble
At the center of Fox’s wildly popular hip-hop drama, Empire, is the captivating Cookie Lyon. The force behind Cookie is D.C. native Taraji P. Henson, an Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner. Henson talks about her new memoir, Around the Way Girl, about making a life and building career—and what really happens behind the scenes on Empire.
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Conversations on Contemporary Novels: National Book Critics Circle Award Winners
If you love discovering a new book and sharing it with a friend, here’s a chance to do both by reading and discussing recent novels recognized by the National Book Critics Circle Award. This session will feature Edith Pearlmans's Binocular Vision. Part of a 4-Session Course.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Novelist Jodi Picoult: On Tackling Tough Topics
In a conversation with NPR’s Lynn Neary, best-selling author Jodi Picoult discusses her career, inspirations, writing process, and why the issues she takes on in her latest book Small Great Things spoke to her as a novelist. 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 6:45 PM
A Taste of Japan
Join Rudy Maxa, host of Rudy Maxa’s World on public television, and local restaurateur Daisuke Utagawa (Daikaya, Bantam King) for a preview of their upcoming series Taste of Japan, which follows their search for the ingredients, the people, and the traditions behind the country’s exquisite cuisine.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 6:45 PM
The Postal Museum Salutes New York City
In a special evening at the Postal Museum, take a curator-led look at the New York City: A Portrait Through Stamp Art exhibition, then enjoy light refreshments, as well as a chance to try your own hand at designing, collecting, and sending your own postal creations.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 6:30 PM