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December, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

November, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Picture purr-fect: ‘Felines of New York’ captures city kitties

Books: These cats are getting their moment in the sunbeam! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Reason for the season-ings: Book from Do or Dine chef explains the laws of flavor

Books: Justin Warner, the inventive chef behind the beloved but recently-shuttered restaurant, has a new project: a cookbook. Comment

October, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Eagle-eyed librarians name the most Brooklyn books of the year

Books: They’ve got the write stuff! Comments (1)

They’ve got it ‘Made’: New book celebrates Brooklyn’s culinary creators

Books: Locavores have some new required reading! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Brooklyn’s type: Literary prize to crown ultimate Kings County book

Books: Move over “homes and churches” — Brooklyn is the borough of books! Comments (1)

Let the write one in: The six authors on the short list

Books: Meet the creators nominated for writing the most Brooklyn book! Comment
Books: Call it a Southern Brooklyn Gothic. Comment
Books: The only thing filthier than the Gowanus Canal are the tycoons who built it. Comments (2)

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

September, 2015

No kidding: TV writer pens serious young adult novel

Books: He’s getting heavy. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Finally! Fodor’s releases travel guide to Brooklyn

Books: It is a guide to the only place that matters. Comments (3)
Books: These musicians are booked up! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Romantic rivals: New book tracks Irish-Italian relations in New York

Books: It has been a hate-love relationship. Comments (4)

August, 2015

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Bright-eyed and brush detailed: Insomniac artist paints comics about her life

Books: It is the opposite of a dream diary. Comment

There it is again! New Bookmobile is back!

Books: We just can’t get enough of this Bookmobile! Comment

Teaches of peaches: Local food writer focuses on the summer fruit

Books: Going to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches? For that you need recipes! Comments (3)

July, 2015

Marriage material: Local author discusses attending 30 weddings

Books: Weddings: fun-filled festivities or matrimonial misery? Comment

You ain’t zine nothin’ yet: Five publishers to catch

Books: They are leaving their imprint. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

June, 2015

Get the scoop

Books: New book blows the lid off artisan ice cream! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

The in-cider: Author talks home-brew cider

Books: She thinks that making cider in the house rules. Comment
Books: Holy literacy promotion, Batman! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Whiskey business: Bourbon-book author names his top Brooklyn bars

Books: He is giving it to us straight. Comments (1)

May, 2015

The best beach reads this summer

Books: Brooklyn booksellers offer their top picks. Comment
Books: Call me, Ishmael. Comments (2)
Books: This writer wants you to put down the smart phone and pick up a ballpoint pen! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)
Books: Bookish bikers and bikish bookers teamed up for the Brooklyn Public Library’s “Bike the Branches” event on May 9, riding to libraries in neighborhoods near and far across the borough in an attempt to see who could hit the most checkpoints, or just have a nice ride. Comments (1)

Almanac of awesome! Sloper writes guide to fascinating folks

Books: He is fascinated by the fascinating. Comment

Under the covers: P’Slope author pens book about bedbugs

Books: This book is not a horror novel, but it will strike fear into your heart. Comment

Bards to recite Coney-inspired poems on the Wonder Wheel

Books: What an a-muse-ment park! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)

April, 2015

Snap chats! Meet your favorite local author in a F’Greene photobooth

Books: Author selfies are the new author signings. Comments (2)

Staple goods: Brooklyn Zine Fest draws thousands to B’Heights

Books: They look good on paper. Comment

Writers celebrate the lost Bard of Bay Ridge

Books: They’re turning over a new page on an old master. Comments (2)

Gil-ded pages: Sorrentino’s Ridge-centric literature

Books: Familiarize yourself with Gilbert Sorrentino’s many meditations on Bay Ridge. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Fright fight! Stephen King vs. R.L. Stine

Books: Both men have written books about evil clowns. Both men are coming to Brooklyn. Comments (14)

Writers to give marathon reading of pro-vaccination book in Dumbo

Books: They are taking a jab at the vaccination debate. Comment

Read ’em and eat! Fest to celebrate food mags of all flavors

Books: Get ’em while they’re hot — and still in print! Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)

No filter: Red Hook Houses kids snap photos for new book

Books: Take a look inside. Comment

March, 2015

P’Height food writer offers modern twists on Passover staples

Books: These aren’t your bubbe’s matzo balls. Comments (1)
Books: These guys really get to the point. Comments (4)

‘Heather Has Two Mommies’ to be re-launched in Dumbo

Books: Twenty-five years on, and Heather still has two mommies — but now they’re married. Comments (2)

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks of new lit. Comment

New novel details the horrors of apartment-hunting in Brooklyn

Books: This is a different kind of scary story. Comments (2)

Bensonhurst author describes leaving the Hasidim

Books: This writer is in the spotlight, losing his religion. Comments (2)

Slope writer rails against social media in new book

Books: A Park Slope author has written a new book outlining what he sees as the potential perils of our collective addiction to social media — and he’s promoting it on Twitter. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks of new lit. Comment

Mock meat! Comedians spoof Brooklyn restaurants in new book

Books: Brooklyn’s hottest restaurant is Fuds. This place has everything... Comments (1)

Brooklyn author demystifies contemporary art

Books: You don’t need an art degree to understand contemporary art — just this book. Comment

February, 2015

Dead-ford Avenue! Murder mystery author sets new book in Williamsburg

Books: Mystery is afoot in Williamsburg. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks of new lit. Comment

Boerum Hill war vet finds critical acclaim with short story collection

Books: Not all war stories take place on the battlefield. Comment

Boerum Hill poet pens book about life in conflict zones

Books: He is a different kind of war reporter. Comment

East Flatbush artist to recount life in 1960s Selma

Books: The cinema isn’t the only place to learn about Selma this Black History Month. Comments (1)
Books: Ain’t no party like a political party! Comments (1)

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new lit. Comment

Acclaimed Sunset Park author found inspiration at neighborhood mosque

Books: Sometimes to get the story, you have to sacrifice some soles. Comments (1)

Oh my gods! F’Greene author schools kids on Greek mythology through comics

Books: This story time will be epic! Comment

Bulldogs? Bull s---: New book denounces purebreds

Books: This should give you paws for thought. Comment

January, 2015

Fool me twice! Slope duo pen children’s book on storied dessert

Books: Talk about a sweet story! Comment

New novel explores life between Brooklyn and Haiti

Books: This is a very different tale of two cities. Comment
Awesome: Deputy editor Nathan Tempey takes over arts desk duties to press arts editor Ruth Brown on her new book about coffee culture. Comments (6)

Truck yeah! P’Slope illustrator turns garbage trucks into superheroes

Books: This guy loves talking trash! Comment

A special feature from our pals at NYU: Coney Island’s letters man

Books: Here is the winner of a competition pitting students from New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute against one another to see who could write the best preview of a new book about Coney Island. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new literature. Comment

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