Jimmy Breslin reading and discussion with Daniel Menaker, Eat, Drink & Be Literary at BAMcafe

April 2018

Interviews Reading Audio


Presented by the National Book Foundation and BAM

Jimmy Breslin tells the story behind his most recent book The Good Rat: A True Story, followed by a Q&A session with moderator Daniel Menaker and the audience.

New York native Jimmy Breslin is a long-time investigative journalist, columnist, and author of over twenty books, including The Church That Forgot Christ, The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight, and the biography of newsman/writer Damon Runyon, Damon Runyon: A Life. The recipient of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, Breslin has also received the George Polk Award for Metropolitan Reporting in honor of his work in Newsday.