Today kicks off the New Yorker Festival and if you haven't snagged your tickets for some of the events yet, here's our list of last minute events we think are more than worthwhile...that still have seats left!
Seymour M. Hersh interviewed by David Remnick
Hersh has been writing about foreign policy and politics for decades and will be discussing the aftermath of 9/11 and the Bush administrations actions since then.
Literature & Politics
Fiction editor Deborah Treisman talks to Edwidge Danticat, Dave Eggers, Cynthia Ozick, and Orhan Pamuk about whether or not world events and politics have a place in fiction.
Sarah Jessica Parker talks with Susan Orlean
9 P.M. The Holding Tank
555 West 25th Street
$30 (cash only)
Tickets on sale starting Friday, October 1st, 3 P.M., at Festival Headquarters, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Union Square, 33 East 17th Street. If still available, tickets will also be on sale at the door, starting at 8 P.M.
Cat Power talks with Ben Greenman
(not sold out yet, c'mon people!)
A Humor Revue with Steve Martin, Paul Rudnick and like a million other funny people
No money? Check out the free events & book signings
Plus, there's always the Cartoon Corner which pretty much runs all day Saturday and Sunday, with artists coming in and discussing their illustrations that have appeared in the New Yorker.