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14Sep/15

SPINE OUT: NOVELISTS READ PERSONAL ESSAYS

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Who: Kass Morgan, Danielle Paige, Seth Rudetsky, Joy Peskin, Susan Shapiro, and Emmy Laybourne
What: “Spine Out: Novelists Read Personal Essays”
Where: Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St., 212 219-0736
When: Thursday, September 17, $12-$18, 7:30
Why: Dixon Place’s quarterly literary series, “Spine Out,” returns on September 17 with an impressive lineup of authors reading intimate personal essays: Kass Morgan (the 100 series), Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die), Seth Rudetsky (The Rise and Fall of a Theater Geek), editor Joy Peskin, Susan Shapiro (Five Men Who Broke My Heart, What’s Never Said), and Emmy Laybourne (Sweet, Monument 14). “There are a lot of storytelling shows in NYC — this isn’t one of them,” host Laybourne explains in a statement. “This is bestselling novelists reading finely crafted essays. We give the authors a stage and they let their inner David Sedaris shine.”

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