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Posted: Fri Apr 6 2012
Henry Miller grew up not too far from this quaint literary emporium, and though this independent bookstore carries classics on par with the Tropic of Cancer author, the quaint shop also proffers more up-to-date titles. Weekly literary events, which feature an abundance of local, literary talent, are frequent at this bibliophile's hub.
WORD 126 Franklin St
What's on at WORD
To honor Sarah McCarry's latest young adult novel, a retelling of the Persephone myth titled Dirty Wings, she, Pan and Pellegrino sit down to discuss bad decisions—like getting trapped in the underworld, perhaps?
Fiction, Short stories, Literature
The Greenpoint Writers Group kicks off its fall events with readings by Jon Herzog, Nathaniel Kressen, Crispin Kott, Luke Ohlson, Danielle Pollack, Abby Ronner and Laura Weinert-Kendt. And oh, yes, free wine.
For crazed Haruki Murakami fans (in Brooklyn) who just can't wait for Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, welcome home. Count down to the midnight release while reading your favorite Murakami passage to the crowd and snacking on donuts...