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In Conversation: Jesse Eisenberg and Jon Raymond

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When:November 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Where:

First Congregational United Church of Christ

Academy Award–nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg, known for iconic film roles as well as regular pieces in The New Yorker and two critically acclaimed plays, presents his fiction debut, the whip-smart Bream Gives Me Hiccups: And Other Stories. The National Post called the collection, “Funny and poignant, a darkly comic look at family, insecurity, and, briefly, Cameroonian separatism.” Eisenberg will be in discussion with screenwriter and novelist Jon Raymond (Night Moves, Rain Dragon).

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