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Brooklyn Public Library’s Annual Gala honors Brooklyn’s literary luminaries

BPL President & CEO Linda Johnson, Councilmember Rafael Espinal and BPL Board Chair Anthony W. Crowell. Photos by Stephen Mallon

Brooklyn Author Martin Amis Recognized, Among Others

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) on Tuesday hosted its 17th Annual Gala, honoring Brooklyn-based novelist and essayist Martin Amis; Chairman of the Brooklyn Public Library Board of Trustees Anthony Crowell; and The Charles H. Revson Foundation. The event began at the Wythe Hotel and moved over to the Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg, where dinner was provided by Blue Ribbon and live music by Rebirth Brass Band.  

Brooklyn-based writer Martin Amis, who was honored at the Gala, with his wife, writer Isabel Fonseca

BPL Board Member Peter Aschkenasy, Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna, Borough President Eric Adams and BPL President & CEO Linda Johnson

February 5, 2014 - 5:00pm


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