Come and celebrate Devil's Night—the night before Halloween—as Susan Bernofsky discusses her translation of Jeremias Gotthelf'sThe Black Spider, a book about the devil, his spider servants, and a Swiss hamlet. "There is scarcely a work in world literature that I admire more" (Thomas Mann). With artist and art historian Martha Friedman.  Front-row seats will be given to those arriving in the best spider outfit, and a bottle of champagne to whoever comes in the best Susan Bernofsky.

Event date: 

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

52 Prince St
10012-3309 New York
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By Jeremias Gotthelf, Susan Bernofsky (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781590176689
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: NYRB Classics - October 8th, 2013