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Woke Reads Book Group

    Join us the second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm for Woke Reads, a book group led by WORD Manager, Hannah, at our Jersey City store. We'll discuss influential books by minority authors and how their stories relate to current events. 

    Please note there is no July or December meeting! 

     As always, book group picks are 10% off!

    The Fire Next Time Cover Image
    $13.95
    ISBN: 9780679744726
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

    Discussion: January 11, 2017


    March: Book One Cover Image
    By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
    $14.95
    ISBN: 9781603093002
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

    Discussion: February 8, 2017


    We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780312429485
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Picador USA - September 13th, 2016

    Discussion: March 8, 2017


    Crazy Brave Cover Image
    $14.95
    ISBN: 9780393345438
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 29th, 2013

    Discussion: April 12, 2017


    Oreo Cover Image
    By Fran Ross, Danzy Senna (Introduction by), Harryette Mullen (Afterword by)
    $14.95
    ISBN: 9780811223225
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - July 7th, 2015

    Discussion: May 10, 2017


    A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir Cover Image
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9780807062920
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Beacon Press - September 8th, 2015

    Discussion: June 14, 2017


    Americanah Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780307455925
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Anchor Books - March 4th, 2014

    Discussion: August 9, 2017


    How to Be Black Cover Image
    $14.99
    ISBN: 9780062003225
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Harper Paperbacks - October 30th, 2012

    Discussion: September 13, 2017


    Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780062363602
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: William Morrow & Company - December 6th, 2016

    Discussion: October 11, 2017


    The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781501126352
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Scribner Book Company - June 20th, 2017

    Discussion: November 8th, 2017

    We'll conclude our first year with a discussion of this beautiful series of essays in response to James Baldwin's seminal work, which was our January discussion book. No need to have read Baldwin, but we will have it on hand!