Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Location: Brooklyn Historical Society Great Hall

Map: 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn , New York 11201

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Past Events

Jaime Manrique — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, New York

“Love and Myth”: What drives the human impulse to create myths, and what can these stories tell us about the enduring power of love? Here, literary heavyweights Chigozie Obioma (An Orchestra of Minorities), Jaime Manrique (Like This Afternoon Forever), and Edwidge Danticat (Everything Inside) explore the mythology of love as it traverses borders and cultures. […]

Nina Revoyr — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

“Spirit of California”: Three authors discuss their latest books and how the setting of California has influenced their work. Kathleen Alcott (America Was Hard to Find) and Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami (The Other Americans) both set their novels in the mojave desert, while Nina Revoyr (A Student of History) chooses Los Angeles. This group […]


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