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

Author to discuss ‘The Untold Story Of Women in Iran’ in DUMBO

Historian Dr. Nina Ansary, born in Tehran, is an expert in the women’s movement in Iran. … Full Article

Brooklyn author to release ‘Torn,’ final installment of ‘Feuds’ duology

In Brooklyn writer Avery Hastings’ debut book, “Feuds,” she created a severely segregated world in which humanity has divided itself in two categories: “Priors,” genetically modified super-humans and “Imps,” imperfect humans. … Full Article

Brooklyn native pens book on Sandy Koufax

Next year will mark 50 years since Los Angeles Dodgers pitching great Sandy Koufax announced his retirement at the premature age of 30 due to arthritis in his pitching arm. … Full Article

BBP’s 2015 Books Beneath the Bridge series to feature Jami Attenberg and Dennis Dunaway, among others

Books Beneath the Bridge, a free summer literary series hosted by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC), is returning to Brooklyn Bridge Park for its fourth season. … Full Article

Lawyers’ book ‘5@55’ tells how to plan for future

Judith D. Grimaldi and Joanne Seminara have something in common with the Boy Scouts of America. Like the Boy Scouts, “Be Prepared” could be their motto. … 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

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