Brooklyn Book Festival: September 23, 2012

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The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City presenting an array of literary stars and emerging authors who represent the exciting world of literature today. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart, diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages. More than 35,000 visitors and media from around the world converged on Borough Hall last year. The Festival is organized around themed readings and is devoted to timely and lively panel discussions. The inclusion of top national and international authors and new partners has expanded the Festival’s reach while continuing to celebrate and enhance Brooklyn’s contemporary and historic literary reputation. The upcoming Brooklyn Book Festival will take place on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 from 10am - 6pm at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza.

This year’s Brooklyn Book Festival will again feature outdoor stages in Borough Hall Plaza as well as venues inside historic Borough Hall. Programming will include panels and readings on an outdoor main stage, Target Children’s Area and special programming for teens, and a Literary Marketplace that includes local and national bookstores, publishers and literary organizations.

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Brooklyn Book Festival 2012