Well-heeled young professionals have been choosing city life over the backyards and two-car garages of the suburbs for decades, and their demand for space in
Author: Alex Williamson
During a late-night experiment in Midwestern barn, a scientist searching for a cure for Alzheimer’s finds her consciousness suddenly transferred into her husband’s body. Twenty
Throughout our region, edible plants and mushrooms are abundant — even in urban areas like Brooklyn, if you know where to look. In “The Forager’s
Call him amazing. Call him spectacular. Either way, Spider-Man finally has a book worthy of his rich history. After extensive research, Brooklynite Matt Singer has
In “PAIN,” on sale Nov. 5 from Other Press, Israeli writer Zeruya Shalev lays out the destructive power of infidelity and obsession in searing detail,
From a massive farm atop a parking garage, to Olympic-sized skating rinks, to funky bars with stunning views, New York City’s rooftops have a lot
The Well-Read Black Girl Book Club is a Brooklyn-born club that has spread nationwide, created by and for black women who are passionate about books.
A new graphic memoir from David Heatley, author of “My Brain is Hanging Upside Down,” explores the author’s ironic relationship to 12-Step programs, an interest
In “We’re Still Here,” new anthology of comics written, drawn and edited entirely by transgender creators, Tara Avery and Jeanne Thornton have compiled 55 stories
In a tightly-woven community on the shoreline of Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, two young girls are missing. Their disappearance has ripple effects throughout the town, especially
Think you’ve got what it takes to entertain a spooky story-loving crowd with a tall tale, song, rap or rhyme? Then visit the Center for
In “The Remaking,” the latest work from Brooklyn-based horror writer Clay McCleod Chapman, Ella Louise is a shunned woman living in the woods outside of
PEN America has a calendar packed with literary events in store for Brooklynites this weekend. Lit Crawl NYC is happening this Saturday at Cobble Hill
Ta-Nehisi Coates addressed his teenaged son in “Between the World and Me,” his 2015 book written in the form of a letter that explored his
Every aspiring painter, writer or musician knows that pursuing a career in the arts takes a level of bone-deep dedication that not every profession requires.
In “M Train” and “Just Kids,” rocker and writer Patti Smith wrote about her early adulthood spent hanging around New York City, playing in punk
Armed with a minimalist style and self-conscious sense of humor, cartoonist Liana Finck amassed a devoted following for her Instagram comics, which eventually helped to
Three authors who specialize in books that inspire and empower children will take part in a panel at Books are Magic in Cobble Hill Sept.
When New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey published their initial story on the allegations of abuse against Harvey Weinstein, nothing could have
From the true roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, to Western imperialism as viewed through the lens of Jane Austen novels, cultural critic Edward Said was