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Subway close by, quick bites at pizza and coffehouse nearby. Central Park few block over with great parks for kids to run around.
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Nice little bar in back corner of theater w/wine and beer -- ok to drink in your seats.
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“He has earned a reputation as one of the English language’s most original and moving wordsmiths.” —New York Times


*Aleksander Hemon *is the author of The Lazarus Project, a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award; Nowhere Man, a finalist for the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award; and The Question of Bruno.  Born in Sarajevo, he visited Chicago in 1992, intending to stay for a matter of months.  While he was there, Sarajevo came under siege, and he was unable to return home.  Hemon wrote his first story in English in 1995.  He was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in 2003, a MacArthur genius grant in 2004, and the _Chicago Tribune’s _Heartland Prize in 2008.  He lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter.

About the Ticket Supplier: Symphony Space

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. It reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts and touring.