Literary Brooklyn

For Want of a Stadium: A Story of Development, Displacement, and the Dodgers, a webinar presented by the Brooklyn Historical Society.

For Want of a Stadium

We all know the story: Despite their 1955 World Series win, in 1957 Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley uprooted Brooklyn’s beloved team, moving “Dem Bums” to the sun and palm trees in LA. But what was the impact on their adopted city? While the doors may be closed for the time […]

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers

Jenn Shapland, will be reading from her debut memoir, My Autobiography of Carson McCullers, at the Center for Fiction on February 20, 2020, in the BAM district. While working as an intern in the archives at the Harry Ransom Center, Jenn Shapland encounters the love letters of Carson and a […]