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Literary Brooklyn

the Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life

by Evan Hughes

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Holt Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homes and haunts,
  • In literature,
  • Intellectual life,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • American Authors

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEvan Hughes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS144.B76 H84 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24827196M
    ISBN 109780805089868
    LC Control Number2011006652

      Read all about it — online! The annual Brooklyn Book Festival will return this fall for an all-virtual weeklong lineup of readings, author talks, and workshops for the borough’s bookworms on Sept. While COVID will force this year’s event to look much different from the typical crowds.   An engaging survey of Brooklyn’s literary tradition from Walt Whitman to Jonathan Lethem. A pastoral village of 5, when Whitman arrived in , Brooklyn was the nation’s third-largest city by the Civil War.

      It's hard to read anything about books without hearing gushing praise for Brooklyn, so I settled in for a brilliant work about immigration and America and New York and alienation and crushing hard work and etc. Brooklyn, though, is no The Jungle or Call It partially in ish Ireland and partly in Brooklyn, the novel follows spineless and benign Eilis through her voyage to the /5(K).   : Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life (): Hughes, Evan: Books/5(17).

    Brooklyn is a novel by Irish author Colm won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award and was longlisted for the Man Booker , The Observer named it as one of "The 10 best historical novels".   Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City. This past year, more than writers from around the world appeared for readings and panels in and around Downtown : Adam Kuban.


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After reading Literary Brooklyn I understood a couple of things: 1- Brooklyn freaking rocks. 2- To be a writer you either need an alcohol problem, to be poor, or have love problems, or all of the above.

I am happy I read the book, because it was interesting to get a history of literary Brooklyn and how a city can indeed influence a person's /5. In Literary Brooklyn, Evan Hughes tells a moving and important story you haven't heard and shows us how and why literature will continue to thrive in the American city.” ―Touré, author of Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness.

“A well-researched urban history book and a comprehensive literary biography that brims with fresh insights.” ―Booklist/5(17). Literary Brooklyn is a prismatic investigation into a rich literary inheritance, but most of all it's a deep look into the beloved borough, a place as diverse and captivating as the people who walk its Author: Evan Hughes.

Evan Hughes is the author of The Literary Brooklyn book of White Boy Rick (Atavist, Sep. ) and Literary Brooklyn (Henry Holt, ). He has written for New York, The New Republic, Wired, GQ, The New York Review of Books, the London Review of Books, The New York Times, The New Republic, The Boston Globe, n+1, The Awl, and other publications.

Brooklyn essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Brooklyn by Colm Toibin. Brooklyn: Subverting and Challenging Genre Conventions; Loneliness and Isolation in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ and ‘Brooklyn’ The Act of Literary Representation in 'Brooklyn'.

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We are looking forward to the fall and do hope that October will be a [ ]. Festival Information [email protected] Festival Mailing Address (where to send books) Brooklyn Book Festival Smith Street PMB # Brooklyn, NY Festival Programming and Publishers Liz Koch [email protected] Festival Site Address FESTIVAL DAY: Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY Children’s Day: MetroTech.

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Free 2-day shipping. Buy Literary Brooklyn - eBook at (K). Literary Brooklyn NPR coverage of Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life by Evan Hughes.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Evan Hughes, author of Literary Brooklyn, has written articles about literature for such publications as The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, n + 1, and the London Review of lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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In recent years, writers, journalists. This novel takes place in Brooklyn. It's also called Brooklyn. What a crazy coinkydink. But like most things in the magical world of Lit, this novel isn't just titled after its setting.

Brooklyn means a variety of things for Eilis throughout her coming-of-age journey. At the beginning, it's a bizarre, foreign land. Call It “Book-lyn” This Sunday, September 18th, Brooklyn will open its doors to dozens of authors, poets, playwrights and journalists from around the world – and thousands of their fans – for the annual Brooklyn Book Festival at Borough Hall and Cadman Plaza.

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The Brooklyn Book Festival takes place every year in September, and it is New York City’s largest free literary event. The festival features live readings, panel discussions, children’s activities and book signings.

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