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Brooklyn BookBeat “The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty” is the fourth novel from award-winning novelist and The Believer magazine founding co-editor, Vendela Vida. Vida will be at the powerHouse Arena at 37 Main St. in DUMBO on June 9 for a reading of her new novel. Character-driven and psychologically penetrating, this novel of ideas set in Read More →

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Brooklyn BookBeat: ‘Oscar Wao’ Author Draws Overflow Crowd to St. Francis College Junot Díaz fans spilled out onto Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights Thursday evening, eager to hear the Pulitzer Prize-winning author speak about his work at a St. Francis College event. While the fortunate ones packed the school’s Founders Hall, Díaz generously treated the crowd Read More →

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Brooklyn BookBeat: ‘The Blondes’ Author to Speak in Cobble Hill You may want to think twice about making that dumb blonde joke after reading Brooklynite Emily Schultz’s new novel, “The Blondes” (Thomas Dunne Books), which will be available April 21. Schultz takes a seemingly innocuous character trait — blonde hair — and turns it into Read More →