9.16.06 Save this Date: Brooklyn Book Festival
On Saturday, September 16, join Borough President Marty Markowitz and America’
s finest literary talents at Brooklyn Borough Hall for the first-ever
Brooklyn Book Festival. More than 70 top authors -- including local bards Jonathan
Lethem, Colson Whitehead, Jennifer Egan, Jhumpa Lahari, Rick Moody, Emily
Barton, and many more -- will be on hand to read from and talk about their work. Two
outdoor stages, two indoor “reading rooms,” readings on Brooklyn history,
politics, hip-hop, food, even comic books, and 70-plus book vendors will
transform Borough Hall and its surrounding plaza into a literary bazaar for the day.
For more information, www.visitbrooklyn.org
**Small Spiral Notebook will be sharing a table with Ballyhoo Stories!