The Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair Top Ten List

The Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair Top Ten List

The countdown is on - literally - for the September, 2016 Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair.  This can’t miss event will be held at the Brooklyn Expo Center, located at 79 Franklin St., in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th, 2016.  Here are the top ten reasons you simply must attend this fantastic celebration of remarkable books and works on paper.

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Why Do Some Great Books Make You Feel Like A Kid All Over Again?

Why Do Some Great Books Make You Feel Like A Kid All Over Again?

Like the first day back to school… it’s hard to believe that the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair (BABF) is really just around the corner!  This highly anticipated celebration takes place Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th at the Brooklyn Expo Center, located at 79 Franklin St., in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  With 100 dealers from all over the US and Europe, and many literary themed exhibits and events planned for the course of the three-day event, book lovers may just think they’ve found their own personal paradise!  

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Everyone Can Be A Superhero At The Upcoming Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair!

Everyone Can Be A Superhero At The Upcoming Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair!

What happens when you combine a world-class selection of the antique books and ephemera with three days of special displays, live literary-related entertainment, and family fun?  The third annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, of course!  And this year, the BABF is excited to host a fun-draising event for 826NYC as part of its opening evening. 

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Walt Whitman: A Brooklyn Honorary Native Son

Walt Whitman:  A Brooklyn Honorary Native Son

Although not born in Brooklyn, poet and author Walt Whitman (1819 –1892) spent a good part of his life in this borough.  He came to Brooklyn with his family when he was only 4 years old, and over time moved to and from this area, following professional opportunity as it surfaced.  Although Whitman was a prolific author, he is probably best known for his collection of poetry entitled Leaves of Grass, which indeed has direct and ongoing ties to Brooklyn. 

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