09/21/2012 08:41 am ET | Updated Sep 21, 2012

Brooklyn Book Festival 2012 Features Karl Ove Knausgård, Granta, Ishion Hutchinson And More (PHOTOS)

At this point New Yorkers know Brooklyn’s reputation as the land of literary magazines, or as the Guardian called it, “a writers’ mecca.”

Therefore, it's no surprise more than 280 authors and swarms of bibliophiles are gathering in the borough to celebrate one of the most prominent literary events of the year: the 2012 Brooklyn Book Festival.

HuffPost has personally curated our favorites from the festival below. Happy reading!

2012 Brooklyn Book Festival