Episode 7: The Future of the NYPL


Liz Hynes speaks with Caleb Crain and Charles Petersen about the NYPL’s Central Library Plan. A public discussion of the subject took place last night, May 22, at the Theresa Lang Community Center, at the Eugene Lang College of the New School for Liberal Arts.

National Book Critics Circle President Eric Banks moderated a panel consisting of NYPL Trustee and Harvard University Professor and University Librarian Robert Darnton; architect, preservationist, and architectural historian Mark Alan Hewitt; NYPL President Anthony Marx; David Nasaw, professor of history at the Graduate Center at CUNY; Joan Wallach Scott, professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton; and Charles Petersen, an n+1 associate editor and author of a piece on the NYPL, online now and forthcoming in Issue 14.

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