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*Canceled* Being There by Jerzy Kosinski *Sold Out*
April 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$25
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featuring Eliza Rose, Laszlo Birinyi, Sr., Fellow in Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures
“A modern classic, Being There is a brilliantly satiric look at the unreality of American media culture that is, if anything, more trenchant now than ever.”—Grove Press
“A quirky, brilliant novel starring Chauncey Gardiner, an enigmatic man who rises from nowhere to become a media phenomenon—‘a fabulous creature of our age'”—Newsweek
“Being There is one of those rare books which echoes in the mind long after you have finished it. It will survive as a seminal work of the Seventies.”—New York Post
Meeting Date: Tuesday, April 7
Register online or call 919.962.1544
As part of a book/film double-header, our Cinema School will feature the 1979 film version of Being There starring Peter Sellers on Wednesday, April 8 at 2 pm at the Chelsea Theater. Professor Rose will lead a discussion immediately following the film. Visit the Cinema School page for more information.