April 26, 2014

Brooklyn Zine Fest

The Brooklyn Zine Fest is a yearly exposition of self-published magazines in the greatest borough in the greatest city in the world.  Expanding to two days, BZF 2014 will be held on Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th, 2014 (from 11am to 6pm both days) at Brooklyn Historical Society at 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton St.) in Brooklyn Heights.  This third annual event will showcase approximately 150 writers, artists, and publishers from New York City and beyond over two days.

In addition to the main exhibition spaces where zine makers will offer their publications for sale (typically priced between $1 and $10), the Brooklyn Zine Fest 2014 will feature a series of panel talks in Brooklyn Historical Society’s beautiful Othmer Library.

As always, the BZF is free to attend, all ages,and open to everyone.

April 29, 2014

Diane Keaton

Join actress Diane Keaton as she talks about her new novel Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty. @ Barnes and Noble, 33 East 17th Street, 7:00 p.m.

Bryan Bishop

American radio personality Bryan Bishop recounts his heartbreaking and hysterical experience of cancer treatment and recovery in his memoir, Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.

April 30, 2014

Francine Prose

Popular author Francine Prose’s latest work, Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932: A Novel, centers around an extraordinary athlete and scandalous cross-dressing lesbian, Lou Villars, who finds a safe haven in the jazz venue’s loyal patrons. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m.

May 1, 2014

Lydia Denworth

As a science writer, Lydia Denworth dealt with her son’s hearing loss by delving into the science of hearing, child language acquisition, neuroplasticity, brain development and Deaf culture. She’s turned her investigation into a very readable book. @ Barnes and Noble, 150 East 86th Street, 7:00 p.m.