A Night with The Morning News and the Tournament of Books

Monday, March 24, 2014 at 7:00pm

Celebrate the Tournament of Books, the granddaddy of high-brow bracketology that pits the year's best books in a literary cage match with one winner: the coveted Rooster. Enter a giveaway for ToB swag, enjoy free drinks from our media partner, Tumblr, and hear readings from ToB judges past and present taking a break from the competition to celebrate their very favorite books:

  • author and New Yorker writer Elif Batuman (The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them)
  • author and co-proprietor of The Awl Choire Sicha (Very Recent History)
  • novelist Elliott Holt (You Are One of Them)
  • author and Oxford American editor Roger Hodge (The Mendacity of Hope)
  • New Yorker editor John McElwee
  • Andrew Womack and Rosecrans Baldwin (Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down), the co-founders of The Morning News

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