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Current BABEL Season

BABEL 2021-2022 - Logo - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Just Buffalo Literary Center is excited to announce the return of a full four-event BABEL season in 2021-2022, once again bringing the world’s most important authors to Buffalo, engaging local audiences, attracting guests from across the country and Canada, and creating a global literary conversation right here at home.

BABEL - Aminatta Forna - October 14 2021 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

BABEL: Aminatta Forna

Join Just Buffalo Literary Center for an evening with award-winning author Aminatta Forna, discussing her most recent book, The Window Seat, a stunning new collection of essays crossing both literal and philosophical, our relationship with the natural world, and the stories that we tell ourselves. ...
Thursday, October 14, 2021
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201 (Free Parking)
BABEL - Chang-rae Lee - November 18 2021 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

BABEL: Chang-rae Lee

Join Just Buffalo Literary Center for an evening with award-winning author Chang-rae Lee, discussing his book My Year Abroad, an exuberant, provocative story about a young American life transformed by an unusual Asian adventure—and about the human capacities for pleasure, pain, and connection. ...
Thursday, November 18, 2021
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201 (Free Parking)
BABEL - Alison Bechdel - March 16 2022 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

BABEL: Allson Bechdel

Join Just Buffalo Literary Center for an evening with award-winning cartoonist Alison Bechdel, discussing her latest work, a profoundly affecting graphic memoir titled The Secret to Superhuman Strength, which was released in 2021 and described by The Guardian as “quietly astonishing” and “extraordinarily generous.” ...
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201 (Free Parking)
BABEL - Colson Whitehead - April 21 2022 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

BABEL: Colson Whitehead

Join Just Buffalo Literary Center for an evening with award-winning author Colson Whitehead, discussing his book The Underground Railroad, a gripping tale of one woman’s will to escape the horrors of bondage—and a powerful meditation on the history we all share. ...
Thursday, April 21, 2022
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201 (Free Parking)
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