Our own Barb Stuckey and Mike Daisey, featured as two of Time Out New York’s Spring’s Top 20 Book Events!
Barb Stuckey and Malcolm Gladwell with Adam Gopnik: “The Mechanics of Taste”
A pair of cerebral and articulate New Yorker writers (who also happen to enjoy gastronomy) sit with Barb Stuckey about the science behind our sense of taste. Stuckey is a food developer and the author of the new Taste What You’re Missing: The Passionate Easter’s Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good.92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave between 91st and 92nd Sts (212-415-5500, 92y.org). Mar 18 at 7:30pm; $29.
Selected Shorts: Mike Daisey
In shows such as The Last Cargo Cult and his current The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, storyteller Mike Daisey plows into his tales with gusto, taking on big targets (Apple, Amazon, et al.) from a highly personal perspective. Though tonight’s story selections and lineup of readers weren’t set as of press time, we do know that Daisey knows his way around a story, and is likely to pick cohorts with similar talents. Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St (212-864-5400, symphonyspace.org). Mar 28 at 7pm; $28, ages 30 and under $15.