Brooklyn Reading Saturday Afternoont: Dalia Sofer


Speaking of Brooklyn, NBCC member Charlotte Abbott is curating the new “Cosmopolis: Immigrant Writers in New York,” a free series at the Brooklyn Public Library, beginning Saturday, October 4, at 4 pm with a reading by Iranian-American novelist Dalia Sofer. She’ll read from her novel “The Septembers of Shiraz,” and join WNYC’s Leonard Lopate in a conversation about her work. Upcoming in the Comopolis series: On November 1 at 4pm, NBCC and Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Diaz will discuss “The Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”; and on December 6 at 4pm, Lara Vapnyar will discuss “Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love.”

The events will take place in the Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture, located at the Central Library, at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn (#2 or #3 train to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum).