Adina Hoffman


Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures has just been published by Yale University Press


All events are about Ben Hecht unless otherwise noted.

February 12: The Center for Jewish History, New York, in conversation with Phillip Lopate, 6:30 pm

February 13: Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA, 7 pm

February 19: Newberry Library, Chicago, 6 pm

February 20: University of Illinois at Chicago, 12 pm (about Till We Have Built Jerusalem)

February 20: Seminary Coop Bookstore, Chicago, in conversation with Jonathan Rosenbaum, 6 pm

March 1-3: Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, New York: Ben Hecht weekend, book signing
March 1: Notorious (dir. Alfred Hitchcock, 1946), 7 pm
March 2: Underworld (dir. Josef von Sternberg, 1927), 2 pm, followed by book signing
March 2: Crime Without Passion and The Scoundrel (dir. Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, 1934/35), 5 pm
March 3: Twentieth Century (dir. Howard Hawks, 1934), 3 pm
March 3: Where the Sidewalk Ends (dir. Otto Preminger, 1950), 4:30 pm

March 10: London Jewish Book Week, in conversation with Adrian Wootton, 3:30 pm

March 29: Beinecke Library, Yale University: Biography Symposium, in conversation with Kai Bird

April 2: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 4 pm

May 8: Garde Arts Center, New London CT, 7:30 pm


And in the meantime:

Windham Campbell Prizewinners Reading, 2013