New Directions, publishers of too many good books to list in one place, is now 75 years old, and to celebrate they’re throwing themselves a party tonight. This is where the party’s taking place:

The Great Hall at Cooper Union
41 Cooper Square (Bowery & St. Marks Place)
New York

Some awesome authors and musicians are scheduled to read, including:

Paul Auster (video)
Carroll Baker
Paul Beatty
Thomas Beller
Anne Carson
Helen DeWitt
Rackstraw Downes
Francisco Goldman
Siri Hustvedt (video)
Nicole Krauss
Francine Prose
Lou Reed
Muriel Spark (video)
& Frederic Tuten

Come one, come all!