Celebrate with KtB, Thurs. 3/10 in Brooklyn!

Dear Readers,

You are warmly invited to join Killing the Buddha this Thursday evening for:

Love You to Death! a raucous celebration of the publication of Ann Neumann‘s The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America (Beacon Press, February 2016) with a night of death-affirming readings by authors Scott KorbGordon Haber, and Peter Manseau (Melancholy Accidents: Three Centuries of Stray Bullets and Bad Luck, Melville House, March 2016).

With live banjo music and song by Ilan Moss and Alex Kramer. Lawyer Robin Goeman will instruct attendees on how to complete Advanced Directives.

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Get tickets for $5 here or at the door

Ann Neumann is a visiting scholar at The Center for Religion and Media at New York University. She has contributed to The New York TimesThe RevealerThe GuardianThe NationThe Baffler and Guernica, where she is a contributing nonfiction editor. The Good Death, her first book, was published by Beacon Press in February, 2016.

Gordon Haber holds an MFA from Columbia University and is a former Fulbright fellow. He is a regular contributor to Religion Dispatches and The Jewish Daily Forward. His recent fiction includes the best-selling Kindle Singles “False Economies” and “Adjunctivitis.” He does not live in Brooklyn.

Scott Korb is the author of Light Without FireLife in Year One, and coauthor of The Faith Between Us. He teaches at The New School and New York University and is on the MFA faculty at Pacific University. His latest coauthored book, Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy, was published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2014.

Peter Manseau holds a doctorate in religion from Georgetown University and is currently a fellow at the Smithsonian. Co-founder of Killing the Buddha with Jeff Sharlet, he is the author of Rag and BoneSongs for the Butcher’s DaughterVows, and One Nation Under Gods. His latest book, Melancholy Accidents, will be published by Melville House in March 2016.

Robin Goeman is a Brooklyn-based Attorney at Law who specializes in estate planning, guardianship and elder law. Her clients include seniors creating plans for themselves, children petitioning for guardianship of a parent, parents creating supplemental needs trusts for children, disabled adults planning for benefits and settlements, court-appointed work as court evaluator, and guardians who need representation.

See you there, Buddha-killers!