Brooklyn Bookbeat

In his 156-page paperback, Hartford Hough, who lived on Greene Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant and graduated from Brooklyn’s Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in 1983, offers a compilation of … Full Article

Author spotlights world of nature in Brooklyn for young readers

City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) invites families and readers of all ages to visit Aaron Davis Hall for a book party celebrating the launch of author and illustrator Nina Crews’ new book “Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright” on Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m.   … Full Article

President of Planned Parenthood to launch book at the Brooklyn Public Library

President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, daughter of the late Gov. Ann Richards and featured speaker at the Women’s March on Washington Cecile Richards has spent a lifetime fighting for social justice and women’s rights. … Full Article

Directors of Center for Court Innovation release road map for reducing mass incarceration

Released on March 6 from The New Press, “Start Here” has been called a “clearly written, optimistic road map for moving beyond mass incarceration.” Authors Greg Berman, director of the Center for Court Innovation, and Julian Adler, director of policy and research at the Center for Court Innovatio … Full Article

Newbery Medal winner promotes new fantasy book in Brooklyn

“I sometimes get asked: Where on earth do your stories come from? And I usually respond with a lie: I have no idea. I do, of course.
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The birds’ portrayer of Brooklyn Bridge Park

The birdwatcher of Brooklyn Bridge Park

In her task of birdwatching, Heather Wolf has detected more than 150 species at Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll discusses latest book at Brooklyn Historical Society

Last Thursday, after being introduced by the president of the Brooklyn History Society, author Steve Coll took the stage to discuss his latest book “Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016.” … Full Article

Brooklyn author explores procrastination in new book

Andrew Santella is a writer living in Ditmas Park and a self-proclaimed procrastinator. … Full Article

“The Gargoyle Hunters” to be released in paperback

Iconic stone gargoyles can be found sprinkled all over New York City’s architecture. In his novel “The Gargoyle Hunters,” Prospect Heights resident John Freeman Gill breathes new life into these awe-inspiring sculptures. … Full Article

Bestselling author to discuss second novel in Brooklyn

From Kim van Alkemade, author of the New York Times bestseller, “Orphan #8,” comes a new and exceptional work of near-history fiction — “Bachelor Girl,” a gripping story about the destructive power of secrets and the redemptive power of love — set in New York City  … Full Article

Williamsburg resident Emma Gray releases feminist handbook

“The 2016 presidential election felt, in some ways, like a referendum on the value of women (and people of color and immigrants and refugees and Muslims … the list goes on), one that we had lost. On the evening of Nov. … Full Article


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