The Common in the City

  A literary celebration of place  

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Featuring ANDRÉ ACIMAN reading from his new novel HARVARD SQUARE, live music, a silent art auction, and locally crafted food and drink

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
New York University
20 Cooper Square, 7th floor
 New York, NY 10003

Come to The Common's second annual celebration in the city!

Aciman will read from his new novel about love, friendship, and becoming American in late ’70s Cambridge. The evening also features twenties jazz by NYC Hot 3; a silent art action of original prints, paintings, textiles, jewelry, and rare books; catering by new West Village restaurant Swine; beer from Brooklyn Brewery; and wine from Old Bridge Cellars.

Tickets are $50 per person. All proceeds benefit The Common Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, and our mission to publish place-based literature and art from around the world.

Click here to purchase your ticket or support the event, if you can't attend.

Click here to bid in our Silent Auction!

Win original prints, paintings, textiles, jewelry, and rare books



With thanks to the following sponsors


Wine is graciously provided by Old Bridge Cellars. Beer is lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery.

For information on corporate and high-level individual sponsorship, please write to Jennifer Acker at