Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2017

Well, it’s that time again.  Time to, well, eat, drink and be literary.  Brooklyn Academy of Music (affectionately known as BAM) is hosting its annual event where regular schmoes like me get to have dinner and pick the brains of their favorite authors.  I attended last year’s event with guest author Zadie Smith (see my post here) and besides being in awe of Ms. Smith and her brilliant brain, I enjoyed the food, the crowd and the space itself.  Being surrounded by fellow book lovers was a joy. This year’s lineup proves to be a great one, with the likes of … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2017

Book Event – Eat, Drink & Be Literary

If you could have dinner with your favorite author, what question would you ask first? You may just have the chance to ask said question by attending Brooklyn Academy of Music’s writer series Eat, Drink & Be Literary.  The series, where ordinary folks like us can have dinner and drinks with a famous author, runs from February 16-June 8, 2016.  Brilliant writers such as Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James (A Brief History of Seven Killings), London-born sensation Zadie Smith (White Teeth, NW) and literary-agent-turned-memoirist Bill Clegg (Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man) will share a meal with fans while … Continue reading Book Event – Eat, Drink & Be Literary