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FORA.tv, the Web’s leading site for videos about the people, issues, and ideas changing the world, today announced that it will offer online subscriptions to LIVE from the NYPL's Fall 2010 Season. The opening night event features Justice Stephen Breyer in conversation with Jeffrey Rosen of The Atlantic and LIVE from NYPL curator Paul Holdengräber. The event begins at 7 pm EDT, September 20 and can be viewed live, as it happens on FORA.tv for $4.95.

LIVE from the NYPL is Cognitive Theater, with a mission to provoke, engage, enlighten, instigate and agitate the mind. LIVE is: provocative conversations, real debates, irresistible performances, original ideas. Justice Breyer, Rosen and Holdengräber will gather for a conversation about Breyer's new book, Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View. Together, they will examine what the Court must do to maintain public confidence and discuss the ten books that shaped Breyer’s intellectual persona.

Other LIVE from the NYPL Fall 2010 programs include:

JONATHAN LETHEM
in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 7:00PM
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DAVID CHANG, RENE REDZEPI & RUTH REICHL
in conversation
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 7:00PM
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LIVE from the NYPL and The Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers
DAVID GROSSMAN & NICOLE KRAUSS
in conversation
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 7:00PM
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STEVEN JOHNSON & KEVIN KELLY
in conversation
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 8:00PM
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THE MOTH
OMG: Stories of the Sacred
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 8:00pm
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W.S. MERWIN
in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 7:00PM
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ANGELA DAVIS & TONI MORRISON
in conversation
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 7:00PM
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ANTONIA FRASER
in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 7:00PM
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SLAVOJ ZIZEK
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:00PM
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EDWIDGE DANTICAT
in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 7:00PM
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ANTONIO DAMASIO & MARINA ABRAMOVI
in conversation
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 7:00PM
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SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7:00PM
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ZADIE SMITH
in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 7:00PM
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DEREK WALCOTT
The Robert B. Silvers Lecture
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 7:00PM
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NATIONAL LAMPOON REVISITED
Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 7:00PM
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About LIVE from the NYPL
LIVE from the NYPL is a series of vigorous and provocative conversations, debates, and performances at The New York Public Library curated by Paul Holdengräber, Director of LIVE from the NYPL. Recent participants have included William Kentridge, Patti Smith, John Waters, The Velvet Underground, Wes Anderson, Werner Herzog, Christopher Hitchens debating Al Sharpton, an opera based on The Elements of Style by Maira Kalman and Nico Muhly, Gunter Grass in conversation with Norman Mailer, Miranda July with David Byrne and Becky Stark, Aline and R. Crumb, Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain, Harold Bloom, Nicholas Kristof, and Orhan Pamuk. For more information, please visit http://www.nypl.org/live or email live(at)nypl(dot)org.

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