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The Museum of Extraordinary Things

Wednesday, December 31 7:00 PM

Blending fairy tale and historical fiction, Alice Hoffman's newest novel is set in 1911, when two disastrous fires shocked New York City, occurring just one month apart at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory and the Dreamland amusement park. Both the Lower East Side and Coney Island are brought to life in vivid detail. Hoffman will be joined in conversation by historian Suzanne Wasserman.


This event is free and seats are first-come, first-serve; however, you can reserve two seats with the purchase of The Museum of Extraordinary Things. Contact Laura Lee at or 212.431.0233 ext. 259 to purchase a book.


Events take place at 103 Orchard Street at Delancey Street, unless otherwise noted. Seating is available on a first-come, first serve basis.
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