The Brooklyn Reader

Paperback $19.00

Broadway Books | Mar 21, 1995 | 304 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | ISBN 9780517883792

  • Paperback$19.00

    Broadway Books | Mar 21, 1995 | 304 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | ISBN 9780517883792

  • Ebook$12.99

    Three Rivers Press | Jul 20, 2011 | 304 Pages | ISBN 9780307795359

Praise

"Lively, affectionate, moving pieces by the natives and transplants who have made Brooklyn one of America’s great literary landscapes." — Tallahassee Democrat

"Intelligently conceived and intelligently executed … a portrait of the borough as it might have been edited for William Shawn’s New Yorker." — Boston Sunday Globe

"There’s plenty of gems … one of the best is Capote’s evocation of the Heights and those first sentences: ‘I live in Brooklyn. By choice.’ " — New York

"Testaments to the mythic place Brooklyn was, and in many ways continues to be."–New YorkDaily News.

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