Brooklyn Bookbeat

Novelist to read from thriller in DUMBO

“The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty” is the fourth novel from award-winning novelist and The Believer magazine founding co-editor, Vendela Vida.  … Full Article

She Writes Press, hybrid publishing company, announces 12-city book tour

Hybrid publishing company She Writes Press is introducing a traditional book tour to its non-traditional business model. … Full Article

Brooklyn author to release debut novel focusing on Jewish history

“Safekeeping,” by Brooklyn resident Jessamyn Hope, is an expansive debut novel about love, the inevitability of loss and the courage it takes to keep starting over. … Full Article

‘Not for Tourists’ guidebook explores inner-workings of NYC

Say hello to beautiful city photos and original illustrations that have been handcrafted in the same tradition of the finest house-cured meats in Brooklyn or the chewiest coal-fired pizza crust in Manhattan. … Full Article

New book explores the sexy, violent underside of ‘Romeo and Juliet’

On Thursday, June 11, at 8 p.m., the Morbid Anatomy Museum (424 Third Ave. … Full Article

New novel brings to life a small Long Island town

New Yorker Christopher Bollen brings his personal life into his fiction writing as he ventures into the world of Long Island in his newest book, “Orient.” … Full Article

‘From Selfie to Groupie’ book explores Jewish-American identity

This monthacclaimed artists Alina and Jeff Bliumis will publish “ … Full Article

‘Brooklyn Spaces’ compendium reveals diverse array of cultural hot spots

When industry largely left Brooklyn, long a manufacturing giant, a vast number of large, empty spaces were left scattered throughout one of the densest cities in the world. … Full Article

NY Transit Museum to host book launch for ‘Subway Adventure Guide: NYC’

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 all 30 subway lines.  … Full Article

‘The Great Bridge’ author McCullough celebrates Wright Brothers in latest book

David McCullough's latest work of history followed a spontaneous path, from a book about many Americans in Paris in the 20th century to the biography of just two. … Full Article


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