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Posted: Fri Apr 6 2012
Opened in 2009, Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore is run by owners familiar with the NYC publishing and bookselling worlds, both of whom brought with them an eye for a comfortable space and a selection that goes well beyond best-sellers. Fort Greene locals—many of whom are authors themselves—have heartily embraced the place and the community spirit endows its day-to-day operations as well as its event series.
Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St
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at South Portland Ave
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Subway: B, D, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Atlantic Ave–Barclays Ctr; C to Lafayette Ave; G to Fulton St
- 686 Fulton St
- 686 Fulton St
- Greenlight Bookstore
What's on at Greenlight Bookstore
Fiction, Short stories
Antrim's past work has earned comparisons to Italo Calvino and George Saunders, and his story collection, The Emerald Light in the Air, is one of our most-anticipated books of the season. Catch the author in conversation with Paris Review editor Lorin...
Many years ago, Richard Blanco left Cuba as a 45-day-old baby. And that exiled child grew up to become the youngest writer to deliver a poem at the presidential inauguration...not to mention the first Latino, immigrant and openly gay writer invited to...
- Critics' pick
A hotbed of literary innovation, Brooklyn is home to some of the best magazines and presses in the country, like (to name only a few) A Public Space, Archipelago Books, Melville House and Tin House. These folks and more gather to kick off the Brooklyn...
Debut author Goebel fetes his new book and sits down with literary man-about-town Tobias Carroll to talk about his coming-of-age novel, weaving together stories into one propulsive narrative and why none of these tales are ours.