Brooklyn Bookbeat

Williamsburg author pens fiction novel based on environmental history

Writer and actress Jessica Blank knows how to craft a compelling narrative and real, gritty characters experiencing a range of emotions. … Full Article

VIDEO: Victim of El Chapo leads rally against Sean Penn in Brooklyn Heights

Protesters disrupted an appearance by actor Sean Penn in Brooklyn Heights on Tuesday night, protesting the sometime journalist for interviewing alleged drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman rather than helping authorities apprehend him. … Full Article

Brooklyn author uses life experience to pen new book about a westward journey in the ’60s

It is the 1960s and Will Langner is a high school thespian who cannot wait to get out of his Texas town and attend college in Austin, where he will never have to see any of his peers again. … Full Article

Sloane Crosley to present new collection of essays at Greenlight Bookstore

Bestselling, beloved author Sloane Crosley will present her brand new collection of essays filled with trademark hilarity, wit and charm at Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene on Monday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn author’s new domestic thriller combines suspense with motherhood

“The Perfect Mother” (HarperCollins, May 1), the riveting debut novel by Brooklyn author Aimee Molloy, is an impossible-to-put down domestic thriller. … Full Article

NYC author pens essay collection on how we form identities in life, politics, art

Alexander Chee has cemented his place as one of the most beloved novelists of his generation, and now, in his first collection of nonfiction, “How to Write an Autobiographical Novel” (April 17), he returns to the craft that sustained his early career at a wide variety of publications: the e … Full Article

Award-winning Brooklyn author Lisa Ko coming to Greenlight to discuss best-selling novel

Brooklyn Event: Wednesday, May 2 7:30pm Greenlight Bookstore-Fort Greene In Conversation with Heather Abel … Full Article

Pulitzer Prize-winning DUMBO author pens highly anticipated nonfiction book

Gilbert King’s “Devil in the Grove,” winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, was a landmark work of investigative nonfiction. … Full Article

Brooklyn author and illustrator publishes new book inspired by his son

“Our world can be a bewildering place, especially if you’ve only just got here. Your head will be filled with questions, so let’s explore what makes our planet and how we live on it. From land and sky, to people and time, these notes can be your guide and start you on your journey. … Full Article

New memoir explores psychological manipulation of child predators

In the early 1990s, a shocking scandal shook Manhattan’s Upper East Side when a highly-sought tennis coach was discovered to be a child predator. … Full Article

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