The first installment is scheduled for Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. Elizabeth Gaffney, author of The End of Wonder, a collection of stories set in WWII-era Brooklyn, will sit down with Marci Reaven, vice-president for History Exhibits at the New-York Historical Society, who is currently working on an exhibit titled "WWII & NYC."
The second installment, scheduled for March 1 at 7 p.m., will pair Arthur Phillips, author of The Tragedy of Arthur, a novel about a long-lost Shakespeare play being rediscovered, and James Shapiro, a leading Shakespearean historian.
The final installment will feature Colm Tóibín, author of Brooklyn, whose protagonist Eilis Lacey travels from Ireland to Brooklyn in the early 1950s, and Mick Moloney, Irish folklorist and musician. This one is scheduled for April 1 at 2 p.m.
Each "Fact/Fiction" event will be at the Brooklyn Historical Society's Othmer Library, 128 Pierrepont St. Entry comes with price of admission: $6 adults; $4 students, teachers and seniors; free for members and children under 12.