• The Visionist:

    A Novel

    by Rachel Urquhart

    $26.00 List Price

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    Rachel Urquhart in conversation with Elissa Schappell

    In The Visionist, against the backdrop of a cold, unforgiving New England winter, Rachel Urquhart portrays an 1840s Shaker community in the midst of a religious revival that has teenage girls falling into trances and speaking in tongues. In conversation with novelist and editor Elissa Schappell. …

    In The Visionist, against the backdrop of a cold, unforgiving New England winter, Rachel Urquhart portrays an 1840s Shaker community in the midst of a religious revival that has teenage girls falling into trances and speaking in tongues. In conversation with novelist and editor Elissa Schappell.

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  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers:

    Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

    by Katherine Boo

    $17.99 List Price

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    Brooklyn By the Book: Katherine Boo In Conversation with Amy Waldman

    Katherine Boo marks the paperback debut of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, her Pulitzer-Prize winning chronicle of children and families struggling to survive in Mumbai’s slums. In conversation with Amy Waldman, author of The Submission. Reservations …

    Katherine Boo marks the paperback debut of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, her Pulitzer-Prize winning chronicle of children and families struggling to survive in Mumbai’s slums. In conversation with Amy Waldman, author of The Submission.

    Reservations encouraged. This event is free to CBE members. $10 suggested donation from the public. Books will be for sale through the Community Bookstore.

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  • Brooklyn Zine Fest

    BHS is home to a full weekend of Zines – self-published magazines by independent writers, artists, and publishers from Brooklyn and beyond. It’s the place to connect with your favorite creative, independent, and talented voices. Over 100 exhibitors present plus panel talks. Organized by Matt …

    BHS is home to a full weekend of Zines – self-published magazines by independent writers, artists, and publishers from Brooklyn and beyond. It’s the place to connect with your favorite creative, independent, and talented voices. Over 100 exhibitors present plus panel talks. Organized by Matt Carman and Kseniya Yarosh and named “the best reassurance that print will survive” by the Village Voice in 2013.

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  • The Empathy Exams:

    Essays

    by Leslie Jamison

    $15.00 List Price

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    If Only You People Could Follow Directions:

    A Memoir

    by Jessica Hendry Nelson

    $25.00 List Price

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    Sidewalks

    by Valeria Luiselli

    $15.95 List Price

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    On the Essay

    Join us for a discussion about the essay and its many forms, with essayists Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams; Jessica Hendry Nelson, author of If Only You People Could Follow Directions; and Valeria Luiselli, author of Sidewalks. Moderated by writer and Community Bookstore Events Coordinator,…

    Join us for a discussion about the essay and its many forms, with essayists Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams; Jessica Hendry Nelson, author of If Only You People Could Follow Directions; and Valeria Luiselli, author of Sidewalks. Moderated by writer and Community Bookstore Events Coordinator, Michele Filgate.

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