Two Park Slope institutions, Congregation Beth Elohim and Community Bookstore, are teaming up for a monthly reading and lecture series, Brooklyn by the Book to bring two literary heavy hitters, Paul Auster and Don DeLillo, in the same room.
Brooklyn by the Book is a monthly series that aims to “provoke discussion, celebrate the life of the mind and tap into the rich culture of writing and reading,” a release by the organizations said, in Park Slope and the broader community of Brownstone Brooklyn.
This event— on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Elohim— will feature two Park Slope-based authors, Paul Auster and Don DeLillo.
Auster, who is an award-winning author of 16 books of fiction and many other collections of poetry and memoirs, recently published his latests memoir, Winter Journal.
DeLillo, who has written 16 novels, tons of short stories, essays and plays, recently published his newest collection of short stories, The Angel Esmeralda.
The authors will come together for a conversation to discuss their work.
The event is free for members of CBE, but there is a $10 suggested donation for the public. To RSVP, or pre-purchase books, go to CBE’s website here.