Brooklyn Bookbeat

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 … Full Article

Brooklynite pens murder thriller

You may want to think twice about making that dumb blonde joke after reading Brooklynite Emily Schultz’s new novel, “The Blondes” (Thomas Dunne Books), which will be available April 21. … Full Article

Brooklynite’s debut novel leaves critics wanting more

With this crackling debut of “The One That Got Away” (Random House), author Bethany Chase has grabbed the attention of some of fiction’s most beloved novelists, including Emily Giffin, Patti Callahan Henry and Marisa de los Santos. … Full Article

BAM Book Night: Fairy tales for grownups are Michael Cunningham’s next offering

Michael Cunningham, world-renowned novelist, never dreamed of growing up to be a writer. "I was much more visual...I thought I would be a painter," the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" revealed to an audience Wednesday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). … Full Article

Brooklyn native to discuss latest novel in Fort Greene

Brooklyn-born Bernice L. McFadden, author of nine novels and a three-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, will present her latest work, “Loving Donovan,” with award-winning author Terry McMillan on March 31 at BRIC. … Full Article

Brooklynite to share book of elegies in Cobble Hill

Brooklyn-based poet Patrick Phillips’ new collection “Elegy for a Broken Machine” consists of odes to the greatest loves and losses in our lives right alongside odes to the seemingly insignificant — cigarettes, a mattress, a mirror, our hair and more. … Full Article

Brooklyn book party features famed actors

"This is probably the most exciting thing I've ever done," author Andrea Chapin told a crowd in Brooklyn Heights Wednesday night. … Full Article

Collection of ‘Humorous’ mini-stories examines memory

“The Book of Memory Gaps,” by debut author Cecilia Ruiz, is a collection of darkly humorous mini-stories that examine the curious and capricious nature of memory. … Full Article

Gaiman, ‘Lemony Snicket’ share anecdotes, insight at BAM

What advice do two experienced authors have for aspiring writers? That's simple: Get to work.
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Three Brooklyn authors nominated for mystery writers’ Edgar Awards

Three Brooklyn mystery writers have been nominated for the 2015 Edgar Allen Poe awards (popularly called the Edgar Awards), to be presented on April 29 at the Mystery Writers of America’s gala banquet at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan. … Full Article

SFC Prof. to read from newest book that ‘Out-Twists Them All’

“A New Day in America,” St. Francis College professor Theo Black Gangi’s newest work, begins with a father’s quest to save his daughter in a post-apocalyptic world. … Full Article

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