Symphony Space Live Hear It ALL
Now Playing:
Thalia Kids' Book Club: Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan
facebook icon twitter icon google plus icon
Listen Everywhere

Symphony Space Live is now on Soundcloud so our programs can easily be played on any mobile device!

Having trouble listening in Safari? Here are instructions on how to play Soundcloud in Safari.

Follow Us

This project is funded by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

+ About the Performance
This program was recorded 11/08/2009 at Symphony Space.

The New York Times bestselling author of Uglies discusses his latest series-which takes readers on a fantastical adventure around the world, set in an alternate-history World War I, complete with living airships-with Matthew Cody (Powerless) and middle graders and teens ages 12 and up. The event includes a conversation with the audience, a creative writing project, and a book signing.

+ About the Artists

Matthew Cody's first novel, the superhero mystery Powerless, has been nominated as a Best Book for Young Adults 2010 by the American Library Association (ALA) and was chosen as a New Voices Pick by the Association of Booksellers for Children. He is currently working on his second book for Knopf. You can learn more about his works by visiting his website at

Scott Westerfeld is the author of the New York Times bestselling Uglies series. His other novels include The Last Days (an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and the sequel to Peeps), So Yesterday (another ALA Best Book for Young Adults), and the Midnighters trilogy. He has also written five science fiction novels for adults, including Evolution's Darling, which was selected as a New York Times Notable Book of 2000. Westerfeld alternates summers between New York and Sydney, Australia. Visit him on the web at or on twitter at

Explore the Archive