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  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

People’s Books and Culture (formerly the Penn Book Center)
130 South 34th Street

Join National Magazine Award winning journalist & best-selling author Jeff Sharlet (The Family, now a Netflix documentary series) in conversation with Jay Kirk (Avoid the Day) this Wednesday at the Penn Book Center. 2/19 at 6 pm. 130 South 34th Street.

Here is some early and well-deserved praise for Jeff's latest book, THIS BRILLIANT DARKNESS:

"A triumph of visual and written storytelling, both evocative and moving."
--PW, Starred Review

“A poignant and wholly intimate portrait of the lives of those who are often overlooked in our society, breathing a sense of humanity into a part of our world that is so often inhumane. A highly recommended book that is at times difficult to take in and difficult to put down.”
--Library Journal, Starred Review

“With shimmers of Robert Frank and James Agee, Sharlet’s images and words, hypnotic and haunting flares in the dark, coalesce into a trenchant work of witness and empathy.”
--Donna Seaman, Booklist