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Books Beneath the Bridge Series Continues with Scenic Backdrop

Books and bridges have long been defining components of Brooklyn’s identity, characterizing this scenic literary hub. A consummate mix of some of the borough’s finest qualities, Books Beneath the Bridge is the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s free summer literary series at which local, independent bookstores curate outdoor readings that include a Q&A and book signingContinue Reading “Books Beneath the Bridge Series Continues with Scenic Backdrop”

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Brooklyn Writer Tackles America’s Debt Crisis in New Satire

Cobble Hill Book Launch Party Slated for July 20 “Anyone who’s ever had trouble making ends meet is going to find themselves in this story,” Brooklyn-based writer Jenna Leigh Evans says of her new novel, “Prosperity,” which is set in a newfangled debtor’s prison. “And hopefully,” she adds, they’ll “even find the humor in it.”Continue Reading “Brooklyn Writer Tackles America’s Debt Crisis in New Satire”

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Hundreds Pack Sedaris Reading At Cobble Hill Bookstore

by Samantha Samel, Brooklyn Daily Eagle “Write every day,” famed author David Sedaris told a jam-packed room of writers and readers at BookCourt in Cobble Hill on Thursday night. Now on tour to promote the paperback edition of his most recent collection, “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls” (Little, Brown and Company/Back Bay Books), Sedaris —the acclaimed authorContinue Reading “Hundreds Pack Sedaris Reading At Cobble Hill Bookstore”