"""[This series of events in Midtown Manhattan] features authors of recently published books on food and drinks that have changed America and the world. Each program will include brief, lively presentations by authors, open dialogues with attendees, and samples of food and beverages based on recipes from the books. Authors will discuss the content of their books as well as the process by which they wrote their works. Expect surprises. Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the book, which authors will be delighted to autograph."""
First Up: January 31 with food historian Colleen Sen discussing her "Curry: A World History."