Tuesday, June 5th: The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King with Rich Cohen & Nicholas Lemann
The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King Tenement Museum (108 Orchard St., Manhattan)
Free, RSVP requested
Known as El Amigo or simply Z, Samuel Zemurray started with nothing but a cart of freckled bananas and built a sprawling empire. Cohen weaves a historical profile of one of the great untold stories of the last 100 years.