July 27, 2016 Comments Off on THE LAST SAMURAI : Events

For those in or near New York, the following events have been planned to mark the reissue of The Last Samurai:

Saturday July 30 7:30 pm

Helen DeWitt and Timo Andres,
THE LAST SAMURAI, an evening of music and reading
Tickets $20

National Sawdust
80 N 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY

Sunday July 31 5pm and 9pm

Screenings of Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai with brief introduction by Helen DeWitt,
book signing after 5pm showing

The Metrograph
6 Ludlow Street
New York, NY

Tuesday August 2 7:00 pm
Reading, book signing, PARTY!!!

Community Bookstore
143 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Hope to see you if you’re in town!

I will also be visiting various bookstores to sign copies of the new edition of The Last Samurai; the schedule is roughly as follows:

Monday August 1, NYC

2 pm — Posman’s Books, Chelsea Market
2: 30 pm — 192 Books
3 pm — The Strand
3:30 pm — Three Lives
4 pm — McNally Jackson

Tuesday August 2,  Brooklyn 

Afternoon — Greenlight Bookstore
6 pm — Community Bookstore (see above)
If any other bookstores feel they have been overlooked and would like me to drop by, please contact the New Directions publicist, Mieke Chew (

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