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 Political Coming of Age

Borough Hall Media Room, 209 Joralemon St
Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016
14:00
Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 14:00:00 09-18-2016 15:00:00 15 The Political Coming of Age Egyptian journalist Yasmine El Rashidi, author of the debut novel Chronicle of a Last Summer,... Borough Hall Media Room, 209 Joralemon St, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

Egyptian journalist Yasmine El Rashidi, author of the debut novel Chronicle of a Last Summer, Mauritian Ananda Devi, author of the prize-winning Eve out of Her Ruins, and Slovenian-Austrian Maja Haderlap, author of Angel of Oblivion, inspired by her family's experiences as a Slovenian minority in southern Austria during WW II, discuss the intersections of politics and identity and the role larger political realities play in shaping the lives of their characters--and the stories they chose to tell. Moderated by Gabriel Sanders, Tablet Magazine.


Authors at this event

Location

Borough Hall Media Room, 209 Joralemon St

209 Joralemon Street,
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