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Rosie Perez to introduce award-winning music writer

Since his writing career began over a decade ago, Fort Greene resident Nelson George — author of numerous books, including “Where Did Our Love Go? … Full Article

Theatre for a New Audience presents ‘Open Books’

Called “a daring and rigorous historical reinterpretation that defies critical consensus on Artaud” and “profoundly original” by critics, Kimberly Jannarone’s unflinching book “Artaud and His Doubles” (University of Michigan Press, 2012) explores the surprisingly deep and troubling connections be … Full Article

Walter Mosley, Angela Davis and other literary icons to appear at 12th National Black Writers Conference in Brooklyn

The 12th Annual National Black Writers Conference, featuring such literary icons as Walter Mosley, Angela Davis, Maryse Conde and others, will be held from March 27-30 at Medgar Evers College.  … Full Article

Sisters wage pop culture war at DUMBO book launch

Sisters Eve and Leonora Epstein — one from Generation X, the other from Generation Y — compare their lives through the lens of TV, music, technology and pop culture in their new book, “X vs. … Full Article

Bestselling author to launch ‘Pete Rose’ in Cobble Hill

On Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m., New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Kostya Kennedy will be signing copies of “Pete Rose: An American Dilemma” at BookCourt in Cobble Hill. … Full Article

Acclaimed writers to appear in conversation in Cobble Hill

Esteemed author Therese Walsh will appear in Brooklyn on March 10 to discuss her new novel, “The Moon Sisters,” with fellow author Barbara O’Neal, who recently published “The All You Can Dream Buffet.” The two will speak at BookCourt in Cobble Hill at 7 p.m., after which they will sign book … Full Article

New novel intertwines mythology and history

Anne Fortier’s New York Times bestselling debut “Juliet” quickly became an international bestseller published in 33 territories worldwide, and her new novel, “The Lost Sisterhood” (Ballantine Hardcover; March 11), already has received similar recognition. … Full Article

St. Francis to host acclaimed author and poet

Emphasizing the importance of women entrepreneurs, the St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship and the Women's Studies Program are coming together to bring a series of successful women to campus to teach others about overcoming obstacles and building a solid business. … Full Article

Jeffrey Eugenides reads, draws laughs at BAM

"It’s great to be here, back in Brooklyn," Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides told a jam-packed room at the BAMCafé Wednesday night. … Full Article

‘House Hold’ discusses importance of place

Tracing her own history by conjuring the spaces that shaped it, Brooklyn author Ann Peters, in her poignant memoir “House Hold: A Memoir of Place,” invites readers to journey with her from  … Full Article

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