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The Leonard Lopate Show

Come See Leonard at the Brooklyn Book Festival!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Leonard will be hosting a conversation with writers Mary Gordon and Emma Straub at the Brooklyn Book Festival at noon on Sunday, September 21.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Lasker Award Winners; Vibraphone VirtuosoGary Burton; "The Muslims Are Coming!"; Brooklyn Book Festival

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Richard Scheller and Blake Wilson talk about the research that’s earned them prestigious Lasker Awards this year. Grammy Award-winner Gary Burton looks back on his 50-year-long career as one of the few openly gay musicians in jazz. Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah talk about their film “The Muslims Are Coming!” And we’ll get a preview of this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival!

The Leonard Lopate Show

Brooklyn Book Festival

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Johnny Temple, the publisher of Akashic Books and chair of the Brooklyn Literary Council, talks about the upcoming Brooklyn Book Festival, the largest free literary event in New York City. It takes place September 22, 10 am–6 pm, and Bookend events begin September 16.

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Features

WNYC's Picks for the Brooklyn Book Festival

Friday, September 16, 2011

More than 260 authors and panelists will be in downtown Brooklyn on Sunday for the sixth annual Brooklyn Book Festival. Panels are devoted to a wide range of topics during the day-long free fest. Everything from food politics to the Arab Spring to mystery writing to Mad Libs will be on the table. Here are some of WNYC's festival picks:

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Talk to Me

An Indian Lit Primer, Courtesy of Salman Rushdie and Tishani Doshi

Monday, September 13, 2010

On Sunday, a line of rain-sopped literary types wrapped around the block to hear British-Indian novelist Salman Rushdie speak to Indian poet and novelist Tishani Doshi at Brooklyn's St. Francis College auditorium.

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