We're excited for the 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival! Read on for info about author appearances, free doughnuts, book signings, a Russian dinner party and more, brought to you by Restless Books. Be sure to stop by BKBF Table #205 this Sunday and say hello!
Coffee and Doughnuts at Table #205
While supplies last on Sunday at Table #205, we'll be offering Dough Doughnuts and Stumptown Coffee for anyone who signs up for our newsletter. Spread the word!
Hamid Ismailov Book Signing - Sunday 9/19, 2:00 pm
Exiled Uzbek author Hamid Ismailov is making a rare U.S. appearance for the Brooklyn BookFestival. Stop by Table #205 to pick up a limited print edition of The Underground, available at an exclusive festival discount of $15
Location: Table #205, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Family and Home Discussion Panel - Sunday 9/21, 4:00 pm
Three acclaimed authors read from their work and discuss the role of family as a muse and social construct complete with old world ties, immigrant ambition, and parental guilt and self-sacrifice. Tiphanie Yanique (Land of Love and Drowning), Yelena Akhtiorskaya (Panic in a Suitcase), Hamid Ismailov (The Underground). Readings and discussion. Moderated by John Freeman.
Location: Borough Hall Media Room, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn
Imaginary Gardens With Real Robots in Them - Thursday 9/18, 7:00 pm
The Bridge Series in literary translation brings you three prominent translators of science fiction: Ross Benjamin (German), Terry Gallagher (Japanese), andMichael Kandel (Polish). They'll read and discuss their work at 7:00 pm, Thursday at Singularity & Co. bookstore: 18 Bridge St., Brooklyn.
Location: Singularity & Co. Bookstore, 18 Bridge St., Brooklyn, NY 1120