Brooklyn Book Beat
This Wednesday, December 12, powerHouse Arena will be hosting author and historian Stéphane Gerson for a reading and signing of his latest book, Nostradamus: How an Obscure Renaissance Astrologer Became the Modern Prophet Of Doom. In this biography, Gerson follows the history and influence of Michel de Nostredame, the Renaissance astrologer whose predictions have earned attention in the media long after his death in 1566. His work Prophecies continues to surface in pop culture and contemporary debates. Now, Gerson reveals fascinating details surrounding Nostredame’s life prior to the enduring Nostradamus dialogue.
The event will begin at 7pm. powerHouse Arena is located at 37 Main Street in Dumbo.