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Books Beneath the Bridge

Monday, July 8 - Monday, August 12, 2013
7pm
Weekly on Monday
Granite Prospect
 
Books Beneath the Bridge

Books Beneath the Bridge Julienne Schaer

Our 2nd annual literature series returns to the Granite Prospect steps featuring 6 evenings curated by local, independent bookstores. Each program will include a reading, Q&A, and book signing with the authors. 


Monday, July 8th at 7pm – Freebird Bookstore: James Gulliver Hancock, All the Buildings in New York: That I've Drawn So Far

Monday, July 15th at 7pm – Greenlight Bookstore: Poetry with Sharon Olds and Edward Hirsch

Monday, July 22nd at 7pm** – powerHouse Arena: Colum McCann, TransAtlantic, in conversation with Bill Cheng

Monday, July 29th at 7pm – Community Book Store Park Slope: A reading of Swann's Way in celebration of its 100th anniversary featuring Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt, The Paris Review editor Lorin Stein, Carmela Ciuraru, and Damion Searls

Monday, August 5th at 7pm – WORD: 5 Borough Blues with Colson Whitehead (Manhattan) Victor LaValle, (Queens) Kevin Baker (Bronx), Alina Simone (Brooklyn), Binnie Kirshenbaum (Staten Island) 

Monday, August 12th at 7pm – Bookcourt: Ayana Mathis, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

 

* To hear the full audio recording of Martin Amis' Books Beneath the Bridge reading last year, click here.

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