Brooklyn Bookbeat

Brooklyn author publishes ‘Leader’s Blueprint’

Brooklyn-based author Charles A. Archer recently celebrated the release of his latest book, “Everybody Paddles: A Leader’s Blueprint For Creating A Unified Team.” … Full Article

Part-time Brooklynite to release ‘Surrendering Oz’ — ‘Oz’ with a feminist twist

Part-time Brooklynite Bonnie Friedman will release her newest work, “Surrendering Oz: A Life in Essays,” on Nov. 10 at BookCourt at 7 p.m. with a reading, interactive audience Q&A and book signing event.   … Full Article

New NY-centric children’s book follows ‘Cat in the City’

Julie Salamon and Jill Weber, the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator team that brought readers “The Christmas Tree,” introduce  a new animal adventure in the tradition of “A Cricket in Times Square” with “Cat in the City” (Dial) — the tale of a streetwise feline living in  … Full Article

Writer to discuss mystery novel in Brooklyn

From the acclaimed author of “Last Things,” Jenny Offill’s “Dept. of Speculation,” newly out in paperback, paints a nuanced portrait of a complicated marriage – weaving in an element of mystery.  … Full Article

Lena Dunham talks up new book at BAM

"I’m so happy to be here on the last night of my tour," Lena Dunham, the acclaimed writer, director, producer and star of HBO's "Girls," told a packed room at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Tuesday night. … Full Article

Longtime Brooklynite Jenny Slate to read 'Marcel the Shell' in Cobble Hill

“Brooklyn is a place with a real beating heart, and I miss it,” famed actress and writer Jenny Slate told the Brooklyn Eagle in a recent interview. … Full Article

Brooklynite to release coming-of-age novel on Oct. 30

Brooklynite Judy Chicurel’s novel, “If I Knew You Were Going to be This Beautiful, I Never Would Have Let You Go,” (released on Oct. … Full Article

Greenpoint author to read from new non-fiction book

Local Greenpoint poet Tadeusz Chabrowski has recently published "Shreds of a Monk's Robe" (Bayberry Books), an epistolary, non-fiction book. … Full Article

In new book, writers, celebs reveal why they ‘Never Can Say Goodbye’ to New York

A poignant tribute to New York City, “Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on Their Unshakable Love for New York” (on-sale Oct. … Full Article

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