Brooklyn Book Festival: Artisanal Everything

David Rees and Sam Anderson

Sunday 23 September, 2012
11am, $0

Borough Hall Plaza
209 Joralemon Street, Main Stage, Brooklyn, NY

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David Rees How to Sharpen Pencils, the world's only artisanal pencil sharpener, in conversation with Sam Anderson, critic at large for the New York Times Magazine. They discuss the artisanal culture of the Hudson Valley, Rees' pencil business (he hand-sharpens pencils for mail order customers), and the artisanalization of everything in Brooklyn, from mayonnaise to soda.
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