Brooklyn Book Festival - Brooklyn Borough Hall
Hours: September 17-23, 10am-6pm
Borough Hall/Borough Hall Plaza - 718-802-3830
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Description: The Brooklyn Book Festival happens at various locations (consult website for specifics), and events are dedicated to nearly every literature genre. Readers of all ages will find their thing! Authors lined up for 2012 include Kurt Andersen, Paul Auster, Mary Higgins Clark, Billy Collins, Leela Corman, Andrea Cremer, Edwidge Danticat, Thomas Frank, Pete Hamill, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Katrina vanden Heuvel, John Hodgman, Derek Kirk Kim, Dennis Lehane, Philip Levine, Jaime Manrique, Terry McMillan, Carla Speed McNeil, Joyce Carol Oates, R.J. Palacio, Francine Prose, Esmeralda Santiago, Sapphire, Jon Scieszka, Adrian Tomine, Colson Whitehead, E.O. Wilson, James Wolcott. This is the first year the festival will be a week long event.