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Venue details

  • Address:

    BookCourt 163 Court St
    Cobble Hill

  • Cross Street:

    between Dean and Pacific Sts

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  • Opening hours:

    Mon–Sat 9am–10pm, Sun 10am–9pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: F, G to Bergen St; R to Court St; 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall

  • Map

    1. BookCourt
      • 163 Court St
        Cobble Hill
      • 718-875-3677
      • 40.688603,-73.992503

What's on at BookCourt



Nicholson Baker: The Paul Chowder Chronicles

Fiction, Literature

  • Free

In The Anthologist, best-selling author Baker introduced Paul Chowder, a floundering and hilarious poet adjusting to the single life and ruminating on poetry. Baker, wisely, brought Chowder back a few years later in Traveling Sprinkler, and the two novels...

Charles Blow: Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Memoir, Nonfiction, Literature

  • Critics' pick
  • Free

Alice Walker (as in the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple) calls Blow's new book "a luminous memoir that digs deep into territory I've longed to read about." We think she knows of what she speaks. Journalist Blow mines the rich territory...

Charles Blow: Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Arno Camenisch: The Alp

Fiction, Literature

  • Free

Quick, what do you know about Swiss literature? Drawing a blank? Then take note: For the first time, Swiss author Camenisch’s slim, award-winning novel, The Alp, is available in English, and the writer makes a rare stateside appearance to read from and...

Marlon James: A Brief History of Seven Killings

Fiction, Historical

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  • Free

James, one of the most exciting stars on the literary scene today, returns to his native Jamaica in his much-anticipated new novel, which chronicles the 1976 attempted assassination of Bob Marley and from there spins a breathtaking story of CIA agents,...

Martin Amis: Zone of Interest

Literature, Historical

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The legendary author (and Brooklynite!) hardly needs an introduction, so let us just say: He's widely recognized as one of the greatest living British writers and has influenced hoards of contemporary novelists. Don't miss this rare chance to see and...

Lauren Oliver with Meg Wolitzer


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Think you don't like young adult fiction? These two phenomenal, best-selling writers are about to change your mind. Oliver, author of the hit "Delirium" trilogy, returns with Rooms, a suspenseful novel of family secrets and haunting memories. Joining...

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susan gardner

best book store ever! Knowlegable friendly staff -great owners- comfortable atmosphere and a whole host of events just about every night!