lastnightsreading:

Eula Biss at Community Bookstore, 10/13/14

lastnightsreading:

Eula Biss at Community Bookstore, 10/13/14

Tags: lit

Thank you for coming, lastnightsreading!
lastnightsreading:

Alice McDermott at Community Bookstore, 10/9/14

Thank you for coming, lastnightsreading!

lastnightsreading:

Alice McDermott at Community Bookstore, 10/9/14

Tags: lit

Tiny dreams of flight

Writing Gothic Event next Tuesday, 10/7

Tuesday, October 7, 7pm

The Center for Fiction Presents:

Writing Gothic: A Lively Discussion of the Macabre

On the anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death, join us for a discussion about the darker side of fiction and the relevance of the gothic in literature today with Edward Carey, author of Heap Houseand Observatory Mansions, and Shelley Jackson, author of Half Lifeand Skin (a story tattooed serially on 2095 volunteers). There will be a short reading from Poe’s work, and Edward Gorey’s fur coat will make an appearance. Moderated by writer and bookseller A. N. Devers.

Marilynne Robinson is coming to Brooklyn!!

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Click here to buy tickets!

Marilynne Robinson in conversation with Paul Harding

Wednesday, October 22, 7:30pm at Congregation Beth Elohim

Marilynne Robinson’s stunning new novel, Lila, returns to the characters and setting of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gilead, in telling the…

Tags: lit

Important update from your friendly Community Bookstore

Important update from your friendly Community Bookstore

We’re hiring!

We’re hiring a part-time events assistant! If you love book events, are comfortable talking to large groups of strangers, and want to work with a belligerent cat, this might be the job for you. Contact Stephanie at events@communitybookstore.net for more information. 

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With special thanks to jennirl from wordbookstores for her help and for her smart ideas about creating this new position.

 

Tags: lit events jobs

We’re hosting Maira Kalman and Ira Glass at Brooklyn By the Book! GET TICKETS! 

We’re hosting Maira Kalman and Ira Glass at Brooklyn By the Book! GET TICKETS! 

Join us on 8/11 starting at 9 PM for a Murakami midnight release party! Featuring karaoke, snacks and a chance to win a limited number of signed copies when you buy a copy of Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki!
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/781461235207707/

Join us on 8/11 starting at 9 PM for a Murakami midnight release party! Featuring karaoke, snacks and a chance to win a limited number of signed copies when you buy a copy of Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki!

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/781461235207707/

lastnightsreading:

Kate Christensen at Community Bookstore, 5/15/14

Last night’s reading got Last Night’s Reading’d!

lastnightsreading:

Kate Christensen at Community Bookstore, 5/15/14

Last night’s reading got Last Night’s Reading’d!