NPR commentator Andrei Codrescu reads from his new book, The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara & Lenin Play Chess today. The book, arranged in small sections, recounts an imaginary game of chess between Tristan Tzara, the father of Dada, and V.I. Lenin, the father of communism. Its poet vs. mass murderer, and theyre playing for the world. Codrescu signs copies of Posthuman after the reading. 7 p.m. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross. For information, call 713-525-9400 or visit www.menil.org. Free.
Mon., March 30, 2009