Advertisement

Brooklyn Bookbeat

In the digital age, when human tendencies and our lifestyles are constantly evolving, it can be difficult to discern who we are and how we engage with others and the world around us. … Full Article

‘A Diamond Is Forever’ novel challenges the commitment of ‘Forever’

“A Diamond Is Forever” – the slogan quoted again and again in diamond advertisements even today – is a central theme in Brooklyn author J. Courtney Sullivan’s newest novel, “The Engagements,” which will be featured June 17 at Community Bookstore at 7 p.m.   … Full Article

Hundreds pack Sedaris reading at Cobble Hill bookstore

“Write every day,” famed author David Sedaris told a jam-packed room of writers and readers at BookCourt in Cobble Hill on Thursday night. … Full Article

‘Orange Is The New Black’ based on Brooklynite’s memoir

When “Orange is the New Black” first premiered last summer, Brooklyn Eagle spoke to Piper Kerman — whose life and memoir, also titled “Orange is the New Black,” inspired the popular Netflix series. … Full Article

Brooklyn author to release ‘Now I See You’ at local bookstore

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 launched at BookCourt at 7 p.m. on June 24.   … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park announces 2014 Books Beneath the Bridge series line-up

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) has announced the full lineup for its third annual Books Beneath the Bridge series. … Full Article

Renowned writer David Sedaris to speak in Cobble Hill

David Sedaris, one of today’s most influential  writers, is coming to Brooklyn to discuss his latest collection, “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls” (Back Bay Books), on-sale in paperback June 3. … Full Article

Literary dads share stories on modern fatherhood in new anthology

With Father's Day just around the corner, a group of esteemed writers are sharing their experiences as fathers in a poignant collection titled “When I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood.” Edited by Brookl … Full Article

Two daring Brooklyn novelists to converse in Greenpoint

Susan Choi and Sarah McCarry, two acclaimed Brooklyn novelists, will appear at WORD Bookstore in Greenpoint on June 12 to discuss their recent work. … Full Article

Brooklynite’s latest novel brings Coney Island to life

Park Slope writer Andrew Lewis Conn burst onto the literary scene in 2003 with his avant-garde novel “P.,” described in the New York Times Book Review as “rambunctious, exhilarating, surreal, funny and moving” while Kirkus anoin … Full Article

DUMBO book launch party features show & tell

New York-based writer Courtney Maum will soon release her debut novel, “I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You” (on-sale June 10; Touchstone), in Brooklyn—with a night of “show & tell” featuring regret-themed stories. … Full Article

BDE TWITTER FEED

Join the conversation
  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year