Festival Day and Literary Marketplace --September 17, 2017
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
MetroTech Commons -- Downtown Brooklyn
Bookend Events -- Sept. 11 - 17, 2017
City wide

Microbes, Viruses and Destiny

Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon St
Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016
17:00
Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 17:00:00 09-18-2016 18:00:00 15 Microbes, Viruses and Destiny Microbes, Viruses and Destiny. In a micro to macro discussion, Carl Zimmer (Planet of Viruses)... Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon St, 250 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

Microbes, Viruses and Destiny. In a micro to macro discussion, Carl Zimmer (Planet of Viruses) and Ed Yong (I Contain Multitudes:The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life), converse about life, death, and destiny from the perspective of the scientific front lines of study about the microbial partners that both harm and protect us from viruses that we rightfully or wrongfully fear. Zimmer and Yong are just the popular science writers to wonk this down into insightful information for us to understand. Moderated by Sonia Shah (Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond).


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Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon St

250 Joralemon St,
Brooklyn, NY 11201


Festival Day and Literary Marketplace --September 17, 2017
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza

Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
MetroTech Commons — Downtown Brooklyn 

Bookend Events -- Sept. 11 - 17, 2017
City wide

The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. The Festival includes a week of Bookend Events taking place throughout New York City, a lively Children's Day and a celebratory Festival Day with more than 300 authors and 200 booksellers. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors, books and conversations. Past authors included Margaret Atwood, Margo Jefferson, Chester Brown, Salman Rushdie, Esmeralda Santiago, Libba Bray, Pete Hamill, Jacqueline Woodson, Ed Yong and hundreds more.

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza