09/14/2010 03:28 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Brooklyn Book Festival: Rainy Day, But Still 'Surrounded By A Crush Of Readers'

The Brooklyn Book Festival, after all, is the only book event I know of where you come out of the subway right into the heart of the fair. There is no point of entry, no acclimatization; one minute, you're on the 4 train, and the next, you're surrounded by a crush of readers, walking, talking, perusing vendors and their wares.

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