Brooklyn Voices: A Literary Series at St. Joseph's College

Greenlight Bookstore partners with St. Joseph's College to present the Brooklyn Voices series of literary presentations and discussions. Since 2012, the series has hosted luminary authors including Ta-Nehisi Coates, Teju Cole, Junot Diaz, Jonathan Franzen, Elizabeth Gilbert, Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, Greil Marcus, David Mitchell, Ann Patchett, Marie Ponsot, Patti Smith, Zadie Smith, Colson Whitehead, Hanya Yanagihara, and others at Tuohy Hall, part of the college’s historic Pratt-designed Brooklyn campus.

St. Joseph's College, Tuohy Hall is located at 245 Clinton Avenue (between Dekalb and Willoughby).   Click here for directions

Spring 2017 Season Events

Monday, February 6, 7:30 PM
John Darnielle presents Universal Harvester
In conversation with Donna Tartt
Tickets $28 (includes event admission and book)

John Darnielle, the musician behind the band the Mountain Goats, is also an acclaimed novelist: his first novel Wolf in White Van was nominated for the National Book Award, as well as being a New York Times bestseller. In his new novel Universal Harvester, life in a small Iowa town in the late 1990s takes a dark turn when mysterious footage begins appearing on VHS cassettes at the local Video Hut. Darnielle discusses his work with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donna Tartt, author of The Secret History, The Little Friend, and The Goldfinch. Book signing to follow. Each $28 ticket includes admission to the event, as well as a hardcover copy of Universal Harvester; books are distributed at the event.

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Tickets go live soon for events with Chris Hayes (April 8), Gabourey Sidibe (May 5), PEN World Voices (May 6) and Karl Ove Knausgaard (September 14) - check this space for updates!


* Can't make it to a Brooklyn Voices event? You can still order the book in the store or on our website and request signing or personalization; your book will be available for pickup or shipping following the event.  Note your signing or personalization request in the Order Comments field at checkout.