Brooklyn Bookbeat

Brooklynite’s new book investigates 1870s murders in the borough

Well versed in the history of Brooklyn, Robert E. Murphy has delivered fascinating cultural pieces about the area and continues to do so with his new work “The Three Graces of Raymond Street.” … Full Article

R.L. Stine, king of kids horror books, to read at BookCourt

Children’s author R.L. Stine — known as the Stephen King of children’s literature —will celebrate the release of his new  book, “Don’t Stay Up Late” (St. Martin’s Press), with a talk and book signing on Saturday, April 18, at BookCourt, 163 Court St., Cobble Hill, at 7 p.m. … Full Article

T.C. Boyle to visit Cobble Hill for reading, discussion

“My art is my life,” renowned New York Times bestselling author T.C. Boyle told the Brooklyn Eagle in a recent interview. … Full Article

Book night in DUMBO: Jonathan Lethem's launch for ‘Lucky Alan’

Jonathan Lethem is one of Brooklyn's brightest literary stars. So what if he doesn't live here now? … Full Article

Theatre for a New Audience Announces 2015 Open Books Series

Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2015 Open Books series, featuring John Lahr, Andrea Most, and Alisa Solomon: three free evenings of conversation with the authors of some of American theatre's most acclaimed new books at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place.)  … Full Article

Jonathan Lethem to launch latest collection of stories in DUMBO

Renowned author and former Brooklynite Jonathan Lethem will return to the borough for his only New York appearance to launch his latest book, “Lucky Alan,” at DUMBO’s powerHouse Arena on Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m. … Full Article

City Tech’s Annual Literary Arts Festival features acclaimed novelist

New York City College of Technology (City Tech’s) 34th Annual Literary Arts Festival will take place on March 26, at the college’s Voorhees Theater, 186 Jay St., at 5:30 p.m. … Full Article

Stephen King coming to St. Francis College

It will be a scary evening in Brooklyn Heights when world-famous master of horror Stephen King comes to St. Francis College on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. to take part in a roundtable discussion at Founders Hall, 180 Remsen St. … Full Article

Brooklynite pens murder thriller

You may want to think twice about making that dumb blonde joke after reading Brooklynite Emily Schultz’s new novel, “The Blondes” (Thomas Dunne Books), which will be available April 21. … Full Article

Brooklynite’s debut novel leaves critics wanting more

With this crackling debut of “The One That Got Away” (Random House), author Bethany Chase has grabbed the attention of some of fiction’s most beloved novelists, including Emily Giffin, Patti Callahan Henry and Marisa de los Santos. … Full Article

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