Carroll Gardens author reveals ‘How Artists Work’


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Brooklyn BookBeat: New book explores daily routines of 161 masterminds Most of us know what made Beethoven and Charles Darwin famous. Most of us can recognize at least a couple of Andy Warhol’s works, and can probably name a Jane Austen novel. But most of us know very little about the daily routines of these […]

May 23, 2013

Notes from the underground: subway as bookstore?


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Brooklyn Author Sells Books on Subway with Quirky Sales Pitch In the age of all things digital, fewer and fewer people are going to bookstores to buy books and it is becoming increasingly difficult for authors to connect to their readers. But according to Brooklyn Eagle, Stephen Witt, the Brooklyn-based author of “American Moses” and […]

May 23, 2013

Provocative young author to speak in DUMBO


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From Vintage and Anchor Books/Random House From one of this generation’s most talked about, controversial, and hardest working young writers comes a novel about failed relationships, drug-induced depression, marriage, and death. Combining Bret Easton Ellis’s reckless characters with Siddhartha’s continually unsuccessful, earnest attempts at some kind of transcendence, “Taipei” by Tao Lin is an ode […]

May 23, 2013