The Brooklyn Book Festival, one of the best, most interesting and most fun literary events in New York City is happening on Sunday (September 13.) The event is from 10:00 am to 6 pm in Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza.
For those of you in New York City, please stop by an pay us a visit, we’ll be at table #92. In addition to the many publishers at the festival there are also a plethora of great panels and speakers. Some of the participants at this year’s festival include Thurston Moore, Paula Fox, Nicholson Baker, Paul Auster, Russell Banks, Steven Millhauser, Colson Whitehead, Pete Hamill, Gary Shteyngart, Melvin Van Peebles, Keith Gessen, Maud Newton, Lewis Lapham, Walter Kirn, Johathan Lethem, Oliver Sacks, Ben Marcus, Breyten Breytenbach and DJ Spooky.
There will also be a panel on New York City food, which will include Jonathan Deutsch, co-editor of Gastropolis: Food and New York City. The panel will be at 1:00 pm (just in time for lunch!) at the North Stage in Borough Hall Plaza.