today's MUG 03.25.19

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If We Can Keep It is the new book by Michael Tomasky with the subtitle How the Republic Collapsed and How it Might Be Saved, which may have a particular resonance for some this Monday morning.




Tonight at The Explorers Club, Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia with Christina Thompson, 7pm, $25.




ODA New York, the design and architecture firm, has a new book of essays about the last decade of the city's changing faces titled Unboxing New York. There's a talk tomorrow, March 26, 6:30pm, 10 Jay St. [John] with Eran Chen of ODA about NYC's recent transformation. Free but register.




An illustrated lecture by Dr. Theresa Leininger-Miller at The Cooper Union focuses on two of the best-known works by sculptor Augusta Savage who emerged during the Harlem Renaissance. On May 3, the exhibit Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman opens at the New-York Historical Society.




The legacy of the Cassini spacecraft, in particular our enhanced understanding of Saturn, is the subject of a lecture by Jani Radebaugh at AMNH on Monday, May 13, $15.




Michael Lewis has a chat with Malcolm Gladwell for Mr. Lewis' new podcast Against the Rules at 92Y on Wednesday, April 3, 7:30pm, $55.




Melinda Gates has a new book out April 23 called The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World. She'll be at Symphony Space on April 24, $48.




On Thursday, April 18, 6:30pm, at the Tenement Museum, the screening of the short film We Are Witnesses: Becoming an American.




Kurt Andersen interviews Pico Iyer at NYPL on Wednesday, April 17, 6:30pm, about his book, out April 16, Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells, about home, family, rituals, and old age.




















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