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Friends Of The Brooklyn Heights Branch Library To Hold Gala

Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library will hold a fundraiser on October 21. Featured at the event will be author Evan Hughes. His ‘Literary Brooklyn’ looks at the rise of Brooklyn through the lens of many of its famous authors. The Brooklyn Eagle has published an interview with Hughes: What is your favorite bookstore […]

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BHS Opens Year’s Programming with Author of Literary Brooklyn Tomorrow Evening; Building Tour Saturday

The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) will open its 2012 series of events tomorrow evening, Wednesday, January 18, starting at 7:00, with a discussion on literature in Brooklyn, giving special emphasis to the Borough’s (then City’s) first literary great, Walt Whitman. Evan Hughes will discuss his recently published book Literary Brooklyn, […]

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Busy Sunday in Brooklyn Heights: Summer Space and Book Festival

Karl is on hand with cam to catch all the action, from opera by Martha Cardona Theater to the BHA’s Dog Show to palmistry to yoga to great photos at Summer Space on Montague Street, then to the Brooklyn Book Festival on Borough Hall Plaza, starting with literary troubadours covering the 1961 Tokens hit “The […]

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Columbia Heights “America’s Most Literary Street”

According to Evan Hughes, in the Daily Beast’s “Book Beast”: Columbia Heights, a short street in Brooklyn, just might be the most literary street in America. Columbia Heights is the closest street to the water in the quiet, leafy Brooklyn Heights neighborhood, and the authors who have lived there, if they were lucky, enjoyed commanding […]

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