Monday, September 10, 2012

Amateur Hour No. 2 : HOAX! Featuring Alan Abel Hosted by Joshua Foer

As you may know, Alan Abel has been tricking the media into covering his ridiculous proposals for more than fifty years. Finally, the original master of the mass-market hoax will remove his hood and reveal his secrets!

Please join Institute Library members and host Joshua Foer for a conversation with Mr. Abel Tuesday, September 11, at 7:00 p.m.

The Institute Library, Main Floor
847 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 @ 7:00 p.m.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Library Members $5 Admission,Non-Members $10

Tickets available at

Light refreshments will be provided by Atticus Bookstore and Cafe, and limited editions of posters signed by Alan Abel and Josh Foer will be available for sale following the event.

Amateur Hour, the Institute Library's new monthly series curated by Joshua Foer and Jack Hitt, explores the passions and pursuits of America's most inspiring fanatics, obsessives, tinkerers, and collectors.For more information, please email 'home AT institutelibrary DOT org' or call (203) 562-4045.