This coming Tuesday, July 28, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “An Evening With Bryan Stevenson” (photo), author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, and described by Bishop Desmond Tutu as “America’s Nelson Mandela.” Admission is $15; $10 for BHS and Green-Wood members; purchase tickets here.
On Thursday evening, July 30, starting at 6:30, a panel of distinguished writers about war, including National Book Award winner Phil Klay, author of Redeployment, will discuss their experiences and writing. The panel will be moderated by Brandon Willetts, Executive Director of Words After War. Admission is $5; free for BHS or Green-Wood members. Purchase or reserve tickets here.
There’s more information here about these and other future events at BHS.
Photo by James Duncan Davidson, under Creative Commons License.