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Brooklyn Brewery hosts Holiday Book Market

The Brooklyn Brewery is an excellent place to get a good craft beer, and on Monday night, it was also an excellent place to get a good book about craft beer. … Full Article

'Killer Heels' looks at the history of high heels

Shakespeare mentions high heels in "Hamlet," former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg praised them and fashion designers from Dior to Manolo Blahnik have bewitched women and men with their versions. … Full Article

Beer, spirit writers to speak at Brooklyn Brewery

Ten beer and spirit writers are coming together for the Holiday Book Market at the Brooklyn Brewery on Dec. 15. The authors — several of them from Brooklyn — will discuss their work and sign books. … Full Article

Writer resurrects Agatha Christie’s famous detective

Bestselling author Sophie Hannah’s new book revives an old character made famous by the grand dame of mystery writers, Agatha Christie. … Full Article

New book explores ‘History of New York in 101 Objects’

What objects do you associate with New York City? In a metropolis so full of distinctive objects and so densely populated — with people each bearing their own opinions — picking 101 of the most significant ones would be nearly impossible. … Full Article

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


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