Books Are Magic

Founded by author Emma Straub and filling a void after the closure of BookCourt — literally some shelves are from the BookCourt store — Books Are Magic has become a new center of literary community. An aggressive events schedules means the store has events almost every day of the week.

Events are listed on the store’s Facebook page.

225 Smith Street, Brooklyn
Accessible: Yes, upon request.
Sound system: Provided.
Alcohol: No.
Coffee: No.
Book sales: Full bookstore
Admission price: free.

Below, Books Are Magic hosts the launch of the latest issue of Epiphany magazine with a crowded reading.

Epihany Magazine launches an Issue in January 2020 at Books Are Magic










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