Brooklyn Bookbeat

From restaurants and bars to landmarks and museums, “Subway Adventure Guide: New York City” explores more than three dozen end-of-the-line destinations spread throughout the five boroughs and … Full Article

Legally blind mother of three to celebrate paperback release of memoir in Park Slope

Brooklyn author Nicole C. Kear’s memoir “Now I See You,” which focuses on Kear’s journey as a legally-blind mother of three, will be released in paperback July 14 — and the author will celebrate with an event at Community Bookstore (143 7th Ave. in Park Slope) at 7 p.m. … Full Article

New Book highlights ‘fascinating tapestry’ of Brooklyn Heights

Robert Furman, president of the Brooklyn Preservation Council Foundation, will release his new book “The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of America’s First Suburb,” on July 13, bringing to life one of New York’s most historic neighborhoods — Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklyn Book Festival announces star-studded lineup for 10th anniversary

At a lively evening event in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday, the Brooklyn Book Festival (BKBF) and Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council announced the initial line-up of the first 150 national and international authors slated to take part in the 10th A … Full Article

Acclaimed novelist Rachel Kushner concludes BAM’s 2015 Eat, Drink & Be Literary program

Where is the line between fact and fiction? It can be a blurry one even in fiction, where fact isn't even fact. … Full Article

Maria ‘The Ice Cream Girl’ pens children’s book

Maria Campanella has made a living selling ice cream from her truck for more than 25 years but these days she is also offering a bit of wisdom along with scoops of vanilla and chocolate. … Full Article

Novelist Bakopoulos to premiere college-town tale in Greenpoint

Dean Bakopoulos, whose work New York Times best-selling author Lorrie Moore has praised as “full of insight and inspiration and the best kind of divine comedy,” returns with the keenly funny and honest “Summerlong.”    … Full Article

Novelist to read from thriller in DUMBO

“The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty” is the fourth novel from award-winning novelist and The Believer magazine founding co-editor, Vendela Vida.  … Full Article

She Writes Press, hybrid publishing company, announces 12-city book tour

Hybrid publishing company She Writes Press is introducing a traditional book tour to its non-traditional business model. … Full Article

Brooklyn author to release debut novel focusing on Jewish history

“Safekeeping,” by Brooklyn resident Jessamyn Hope, is an expansive debut novel about love, the inevitability of loss and the courage it takes to keep starting over. … Full Article

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