Bittersweet Memories of Growing Up in 'Another Brooklyn'

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On an unidentified Brooklyn street, a group of children play in the water from an opened fire hydrant in the wake of the New York City blackout, Brooklyn, New York, New York, July 14, 1977.

National Book Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson joins us to talk about her new novel, Another Brooklyn. She tells the story of August, a woman who reflects on her coming-of-age in Brooklyn during the 1970s, and remembers the friendship, heartbreak and danger that shaped her life.

Event: On Monday, September 12th at 7:30 p.m., Jacqueline Woodson will be in-conversation with Carl Hancock Rux at Greenlight Bookstore (686 Fulton Ave., Brooklyn).