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Alfonzo Returns As Cyclones Manager

(Edgardo Alfonzo)

Mets icon Edgardo Alfonzo, will return as manager for the 2019 season, his sixth year with the Cyclones organization and third as manager. “Fonzie” will be joined on the bench by hitting coach Delwyn Young, pitching coach Josué Matos and coach Endy Chávez.

Chávez is known for authoring one of the best moments in Mets history when he reached over the left field fence to rob Scott Rolen of a grand slam in the seventh game of the 2006 NLCS. This will be his first season as a coach.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Trigger” Concludes Frank Marr Trilogy

Trigger: A Frank Marr Novel

By David Swinson

Mulholland; hardcover, $27.00; available Tuesday, February 12

Frankie Marr returns in all his jittery, mordant brilliance, as he has kicked his addiction to cocaine, but he’s drinking more, and he has lost the woman he’s crazy about. The one thing that hasn’t changed is how he moves through the nation’s capital, balancing accounts his way.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “How To Disappear” In A Very Public Age

How To Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a time of Transparency

By Akiko Busch

Penguin Press; 224 pages, hardcover; $26.00; available Tuesday, February 12

In an era in which people are on social media constantly sharing pictures and what they’re thinking at any given moment. We are encouraged to reveal, share, and promote ourselves, and that pressure does not just come just from our peers, but from vast and pervasive technology companies that want to profit from patterns in our behavior.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Killer Thriller” By Lee Goldberg

Killer Thriller

By Lee Goldberg

Thomas & Mercer; 288 pages, hardcover; $24.95; available Tuesday, February 12

Lee Goldberg, the author of more than thirty bestselling novels,  introduced his new series featuring acclaimed author and reluctant hero Ian Ludlow in last year’s critically acclaimed True Fiction.

Now, Ludlow is back in the highly anticipated sequel Killer Thriller, which features the same, clever mix of exhilarating action, rapid-fire dialogue, and the sly subversion of genre tropes that made the debut of this series such a smash hit.

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