Brooklyn Bookbeat

Instagram sensation Mari Andrew to discuss debut book in Brooklyn

Mari Andrew started doodling when she worked at a bakery — and she took some license with the display case labels. When customers noticed and began telling her the drawings brightened their days, Andrew realized she could use her hobby to connect with people. … Full Article

Kopecky shares wisdom learned from near-death experiences in new book

Robert Kopecky is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and animation-designer-turned spiritual author. What inspired the change? Kopecky had three near-death experiences. … Full Article

Author to speak about new book of short stories in Brooklyn

From an author The New York Times calls “heart-rending and comically absurd” comes a collection of stories bursting with absurdist plot twists and laced with trenchant wit. … Full Article

Brooklyn Author Sally Kohn pens book about finding common ground among political foes

CNN’s Sally Kohn is a Brooklyn resident known for her ability to make friends across the political aisle. … 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.
 … Full Article
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


  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year