Brooklyn Bookbeat

The historic 19th century storefront at 161 Court St. in Cobble Hill that housed neighborhood bookstore BookCourt until 2016 has been replaced by a modern metal-and-glass one. … Full Article

Buildings that housed BookCourt are undergoing a makeover

The historic 19th century storefront at 161 Court St. in Cobble Hill that housed neighborhood bookstore BookCourt until 2016 has been replaced by a modern metal-and-glass one. … Full Article

Brooklyn writer pens WWII-era thriller

Bestselling Brooklyn author Susan Elia MacNeal keeps readers guessing with her new novel “The Prisoner in the Castle.” … Full Article

Two rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out

Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year. … Full Article

Brooklyn author’s debut novel explores war, forbidden love and motherhood

Crystal Hana Kim’s debut “If You Leave Me” is a sweeping tale of war, family, motherhood and forbidden love — the unforgettable saga of three intertwined lovers in Korea and the impossible choices they’re forced to make in the years following the civil war that sti … Full Article

Brooklyn writer uses Red Hook housing projects as backdrop for new novel

“Tight” by Torrey Maldonado is a fast-paced novel for middle-grade readers, that emphasizes the importance of finding your own identity, choosing friends you can depend on, and the power of walking away from a one-sided friendship. … Full Article

Brooklyn duo pays homage to childhood pastime, the blanket fort

At some point growing up, most of us threw a blanket over two chairs and declared it our clubhouse. … Full Article

Two Brooklyn writers teach readers the power of ‘Yes’

We feel empowered and excited when we do things that challenge us. … Full Article

'Laughing Grandmother' video makes picture book a big hit

The country's hottest book isn't a hit because of Oprah Winfrey or Donald Trump. It's all because of a laughing Scottish grandmother. … Full Article

Bushwick occult bookshop hosts public Kavanaugh hex

A bookstore in Brooklyn is taking the protests against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a whole new level — the supernatural. Catland, a specialty occult bookstore in Bushwick, is hosting an event on Oct. … Full Article

Photographer fights pit bull prejudice with book of portraits

Sophie Gamand’s much-anticipated “Pit Bull Flower Power” book will be published on Oct. 27 to coincide with Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and Pit Bull Awareness Month in October. … Full Article

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