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Hilary Knight Chronicles ‘Girls’ Set Visit With Sketches

girlsHave you ever wanted to meet the cast of Girls?

Eloise series illustrator Hilary Knight spent some time at the TV show set. He secured this invitation by her a signed set of books to actress Lena Dunham  after learning that she has an Eloise tattoo on her back.

Vanity Fair reports that Knight chronicled the experience by sketching various moments throughout the day. Some of the moments he captured included seeing “a young fan admiring Dunham’s new ink” and witnessing a deliveryman bring the cast and crew lunch at Silvecup Studios. What do you think?

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GalleyCat Mingles with Library Lions

lion1.gif“Press? I could tell by your clothes…” sniffed one greeter at the New York Public Library’s black-tie Library Lions gala last night, analyzing this GalleyCat editor’s corduroy jacket, wrinkled slacks, and uncharacteristically snazzy leather shoes. The guests sipped cocktails in a lavishly decorated salon inside the library, the room decked out with candles, ten-foot-tall floral arrangements, and a paparazzi crew. For one glitzy night, NYC high society dined alongside media moguls like Si Newhouse and novelists like Colson Whitehead.

Once inside, this GalleyCat editor quizzed guests about the one thing that really matters in this world: books. Actor, author and host John Lithgow recalled his favorite library book: “At my library in Yellow Springs, Ohio, I checked out the entire short works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,” he recalled. “It was great storytelling.”

Author Fran Lebowitz reminisced about checking out a John O’Hara book with her mother’s library card. The librarian forced the young reader to call her mother to confirm that she could check out the racy title: “She didn’t care!” exclaimed Lebowitz. “That ruined my mother’s reputation at that library.”

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