In Which Words Fail to Describe the Sheer Amount of Cold Outside

Breaking news: IT SUCKS OUT.

In non-breaking news, tonight’s New York City activities are a smorgasbord of delight. Martin Amis, Lawrence Wright, Jami Attenberg and DT Max all read and/or talk — SEPARATELY. So pick your poison. Plus, a panel at Housing Works on the issues of “free” culture, hosted by Maria Popova.