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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BHS Opens Year’s Programming with Author of Literary Brooklyn Tomorrow Evening; Building Tour Saturday
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 […]
Literary Brooklyn, written by Evan Hughes, chronicles the writers and artists who made Brooklyn home before Jonathan Lethem did. Today’s Daily News does a write-up of the book, along with the who’s who of Literary Brooklyn Heights: your Truman Capote, W.H. Auden, and the gang at February House. Read all about it here.
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