Join the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Eagles, City Point and McNally Jackson Independent Booksellers for an evening of books and bubbly, plus a sneak peek at the new store, celebrating The 2019 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize Shortlist Finalists.

Fiction & Poetry Finalists

  • American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin by Terrance Hayes
  • How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin
  • If They Come for Us by Fatimah Asghar
  • Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Nonfiction Finalists

  • The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: A Border Story by Aaron Bobrow-Strain
  • Losing Earth: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich
  • Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance by Nick Estes
  • Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom

The Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize presented by the Brooklyn Eagles is generously underwritten by the Peck Stacpoole Foundation, with additional support from City Point.

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