Brooklyn Book Briefs: Jan. 30

According to Brooklyn Eagle, this Wednesday, Jan. 30, Cobble Hill’s BookCourt presents an evening with Granta, a literary magazine that publishes fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Granta editor Patrick Ryan will host the event, facilitating a discussion on the Spring 2013 issue with André Aciman, Karen Russell and Jennifer Vanderbes – three of the issue’s featured writers – all of whom, in their new work,Continue Reading “Brooklyn Book Briefs: Jan. 30”


Thinking of retiring? Reinvent yourself instead

For most of us, when we envision the end of a career there is one word in particular that comes to mind: retirement. Historically, Americans have equated the end of a successful professional life with retirement plans, whether that might involve moving someplace warmer or quieter, or simply spending more time at home relaxing. But more and moreContinue Reading “Thinking of retiring? Reinvent yourself instead”