Almond Restaurant’s next Artists & Writers Night will be hosted by Zachary Lazar, author of four books, including the novel Sway, chosen as a Best Book of 2008 by the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, Publishers Weekly and Newsday, and the memoir Evening’s Empire: The Story of My Father’s Murder, a Best Book of 2009 in the Chicago Tribune.
His new novel is I Pity the Poor Immigrant. Lazar is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, NPR, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Fence, Brick and more publications. He lives in New Orleans, where he is on the faculty at Tulane University.
Recent Artists & Writers Night hosts have included artists Eric Fischl and Tucker Marder and composer Bruce Wolosoff.
Artists & Writers Night is Tuesday, January 5, at 7 p.m. at Almond, 1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton. The night will feature a family style three-course menu created by executive chef Jason Weiner. The cost is $45, which includes a glass of local wine or craft beer, tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Call 631-537-5665.