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Subject: Invitation to Andrew Meier's event at the NYPL on September 24
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 15:08:57 -0400
From: Elizabeth Bradley (ebradley@nypl.org)

The Lost Spy: Espionage & Idealism, Before the Cold War
Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 7:00 PM
South Court Auditorium, The New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street

Andrew Meier and Sam Tanenhaus, two experts on the art and science of espionage, discuss The Lost Spy, Meiers gripping life of Isaiah Oggins, the American-born Soviet secret agent. Don't miss this conversation about the book NPR hailed as a "true-life spy story [that] unfolds like a thriller!" Andrew Meier, a former Fellow of the New York Public Library's Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, is also the author of Black Earth: A Journey Through Russia After the Fall and Chechnya: To the Heart of a Conflict, a contributor to Harpers, The Financial Times Magazine, and National Geographic, and a writer-in-residence at the New School University. Sam Tanenhaus is the editor of The New York Times Book Review and Week in Review sections. His books include Whittaker Chambers: A Biography, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and Louis Armstrong.

Special discount for JRL List members! ***Enter code "LOSTSP" at checkout to purchase tickets for $10 each, a 33% savings over the General Admission price. Visit www.smarttix.com or call 212.868.4444 for tickets. Go to www.nypl.org/csw for more information on Cullman Center programs.