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

New book explores the sexy, violent underside of ‘Romeo and Juliet’

On Thursday, June 11, at 8 p.m., the Morbid Anatomy Museum (424 Third Ave. … Full Article

New novel brings to life a small Long Island town

New Yorker Christopher Bollen brings his personal life into his fiction writing as he ventures into the world of Long Island in his newest book, “Orient.” … Full Article

‘From Selfie to Groupie’ book explores Jewish-American identity

This monthacclaimed artists Alina and Jeff Bliumis will publish “ … Full Article

‘Brooklyn Spaces’ compendium reveals diverse array of cultural hot spots

When industry largely left Brooklyn, long a manufacturing giant, a vast number of large, empty spaces were left scattered throughout one of the densest cities in the world. … Full Article

NY Transit Museum to host book launch for ‘Subway Adventure Guide: NYC’

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 all 30 subway lines.  … Full Article

‘The Great Bridge’ author McCullough celebrates Wright Brothers in latest book

David McCullough's latest work of history followed a spontaneous path, from a book about many Americans in Paris in the 20th century to the biography of just two. … Full Article

New novel explores Korean-American woman’s struggle

Brooklynite Patricia Park puts a contemporary spin on the classic novel “Jane Eyre” in a poignant debut novel by the Korean-American author.  … Full Article

BAM Book Talk: Joseph O’Neill reads from latest work ‘The Dog’

What do you get when you cross Irish and Assyrian descent with a multinational upbringing? To hear novelist Joseph O'Neill tell it, the result — his own, as a matter of fact — is someone who can create characters that will live anywhere, but are never quite at home. … Full Article

New novel explores how artist’s ambition shapes her life

Great art springs from a combination of talent, vision and sacrifice. But at what point is the sacrifice too great? In her new novel “The Life and Death of Sophie Stark,” Brooklyn writer Anna North explores how an artist’s ambition shapes her relationships and her life. … Full Article

New memoir explores complexities of motherhood

Why would a mother ever abandon her children? Is an abandoned child destined to grow up and make the same mistake? These are some of the questions Melissa Cistaro had after her mother abandoned her young family. … Full Article

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