Brooklyn Book Briefs: Jan. 30


Events

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, […]

January 29, 2013

Thinking of retiring? Reinvent yourself instead


Non-fiction

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 more […]

January 29, 2013