The literary festival will feature conversations with Roxane Gay, Colson Whitehead and Jhumpa Lahiri, among others.
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The Hollywood cool factor of the Obama years was all but gone, but people came out to celebrate the press and the weekend’s other hero, Samantha Bee.
Programmed against one another, the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and Ms. Bee’s alternative end up in the same place — criticizing the president and the press.
The series, called “The M Word,” begins with a “Muslim Comedian on the Right to Joke,” a night of humor at Joe’s Pub.