Date(s) - 09/29/2016
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Richard Zacks discusses his new book, Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the- World Comedy Tour (Doubleday; April 15, 2016; $29.95), the untold story of how in 1895 Samuel Langhorne Clemens — the highest paid writer in America — succeeded in losing his entire family’s fortune, only to win it all back and rehabilitate his reputation through the world’s first global standup comedy tour. Registration requested.
Cost BPMM Members: Free; Not-Yet BPMM Members: $10
Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (Pelham Bay Park), 895 Shore Road, The Bronx, 10464
Public Transportation: Take the #6 train to Pelham Bay Park Subway Station, then take the Westchester Bee-line #45 bus.