HUFFINGTON POST
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

VIDEO: Jonathan Lethem Christens Greenlight Books

The unofficial Bard of Brooklyn stopped by Greenlight Books last night to christen the borough's newest independent bookshop. Jonathan Lethem, author of such notable Brooklyn titles as Motherless Brooklyn and Fortress of Solitude, read a portion of his new Manhattan-based novel, Chronic City, to a packed house as latecomers squeezed through the door like rush-hour riders on the 4 train. Watch our exclusive video from the event after the jump.

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