April 29, 2017 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Independent Bookstore Day 2017 Schedule at Greenlight Bookstore:

632 Flatbush @ Fenimore
686 Fulton @ S. Portland
10 AM – close (both stores):
Independent Bookstore Day Exclusive merchandise for sale (both stores)

10 AM – close (both stores):
Kids Activities: Reading Without Walls (both stores):
Reading Without Walls is a nationwide program celebrating reading and diversity by encouraging kids to read books they wouldn’t normally choose on their own. Kids can take part in great Reading Without Walls activities in our kids section throughout the day, with cool take-homes and prizes too!

12:00 noon – 3:00 PM (Fort Greene)
Literary Celebrity Photo Booth
·       12 PM – 1 PM: Tayari Jones, author of Leaving Atlanta, Silver Sparrow and An American Marriage (forthcoming February 2018)
·       1 PM – 2 PM: Rakesh Satyal, author of Blue Boy and No One Can Pronounce My Name (forthcoming May 2017)
·       2 PM – 3 PM: Ashley C. Ford (Refinery29) and Isaac Fitzgerald (Buzzfeed), literary journalists and essayists

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Prospect Lefferts Gardens):
Literary Cocktail Party: Authors as Bartenders
·       Hannah Tinti (Animal Crackers, The Good Thief, The Twelve Live of Samuel Hawley) serves Moscow Mules and other vodka concoctions
·       Joshua Jelly-Schapiro (Island People, Nonstop Metropolis) serves Caribbean-inspired rum drinks
·       Garnette Cadogan (Nonstop Metropolis, Freeman’s) serves five-borough cocktails



Find Out What's Going On In PLG

Give us your email address and we'll let you know about our music, art, and cultural events in the neighborhood.

You're subscribed!