Nonfiction Dialogues

The Writing Program's 2015 - 16 Nonfiction Dialogues series welcomes writers Luc Sante, Alexander Chee, Mary Roach and Jane Mayer to Columbia University School of the Arts.

Nonfiction Dialogues, now in its ninth season, is a student-initiated evening series in which Professor Lis Harris interviews distinguished nonfiction writers about their work and careers.
 
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Spring 2016 Events
Mary Roach
 
Mary Roach
Wed, Jan 27, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
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Mary Roach is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers; Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal; Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void; and Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. Packing for Mars is a New York Times Editor’s Choice and a One City, One Book selection for San Francisco, and Stiff has been translated into 23 languages. more
 
 
Jane Mayer
 
Jane Mayer
Wed, Apr 20, 2016, 7 pm
Room 501, Dodge Hall
Use main campus entrance: 2960 Broadway   

Jane Mayer has been a New Yorker staff writer since 1995. She covers politics, culture, and national security for the magazine. Previously, she worked at The Wall Street Journal, where she covered the bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, the Persian Gulf War, and the fall of the Berlin Wall. In 1984, she became the paper’s first female White House correspondent.

She is the author of the 2008 Times bestseller The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals, which is based on her New Yorker articles and was named one of the top ten works of journalism of the decade by NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
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