Red Hook, Brooklyn has suffered the worst of Sandy. Many homes are still without gas, water or power. It’s quite apocalyptic out there, and many have been displaced and are still waiting for FEMA aid.
Please come out to Defiance: A Literary Benefit. The event will take place at Littlefield, a performance space in Gowanus, and feature musicians Steve Earle and Stew; novelists Joseph O’Neill, Sam Lipsyte, and Rivka Galchen; nonfiction luminaries Phillip Lopate, Chuck Klosterman, Philip Gourevitch, Meghan O’Rourke, Deborah Baker, and Robert Sullivan.