This conversation with Paul HoldengrÃ±ber was held in the South Court Auditorium as a Richard B. Salomon Distinguished Lecture.
Clive James was interviewed about his book Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts, published by W.W. Norton. The book contains over 100 essays about many of the greatest thinkers, humanists, musicians, artists, and philosophers of the twentieth century. He strives to preserve for the future the humanistic memories necessary to retain civilization with essays on people he believes shaped the twentieth century. Spanning everything from the arts to politics, Mr. James organizes his profiles in alphabetical order.
This conversation with Paul HoldengrÃ±ber was held in the South Court Auditorium as a Richard B. Salomon Distinguished Lecture. close
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Paul Holdengraber Director New York Public Library->LIVE from the NYPL
Clive James Contributing Writer New Yorker Magazine
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