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November 27th, 2012

This Saturday: The Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair

The Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair on December 1, 2012 from noon until 6PM at The Old Stone House will be a wonderful holiday shopping odyssey for book lovers and those who love beautiful things.

Best of all, acclaimed author and Brooklyn legend PETE HAMILL will read from an early edition of “The Gift of the Magi” by O.Henry at 4:30 PM. Pete will also be SIGNING copies of his new book of stories about Brooklyn THE CHRISTMAS KID.

To open the holiday season, a group of independent Brooklyn booksellers with a shared interest in print history will fill the Old Stone House with some of their favorite rare, vintage, and out-of-print books. Get to know your local booksellers, and be surprised and inspired by books you didn’t even know you wanted!

Participants include:

Book Thug Nation, Williamsburg, est. 2009

Freebird Books, Cobble Hill, est. 2004

Honey & Wax Booksellers, Park Slope, est. 2012

Human Relations, Bushwick, est. 2012

Open Air Modern, Williamsburg, est. 2009,

P.S. Bookshop, DUMBO, est. 2006

Singularity & Co., DUMBO, est. 2012

Unnameable Books, Prospect Heights, est. 2006

Also for sale: antiquarian maps and prints of Brooklyn, offered by Prints Charming.

The ‘tails:

When: Saturday, December 1, 2012 from Noon until 6 p.m.
Where: The Old Stone House in Park Slope, 336 Third Street between 4th and 5th Avenues. Subway: The F train to 4th Avenue, the R train to Union Street.
Admission is free. Drinks and refreshments will be available.

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