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    Kristy Leissle Presents COCOA

    03/18/2018 - 4:00pm

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn store.

    Dr. Kristy Leissle brings you an afternoon of chocolate politics. Kristy will share insights from her new book, Cocoa, and discuss geopolitics and personal politics in the cocoa and chocolate industries, using stories and images from her fieldwork on farms and in factories around the world.

    Cocoa Cover Image
    $19.95
    ISBN: 9781509513178
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Polity Press - March 12th, 2018

    Chocolate has long been a favorite indulgence. But behind every chocolate bar we unwrap, there is a world of power struggles and political maneuvering over its most important ingredient: cocoa.


    $5.00
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    $5 admission to see Kristy Leissle on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at WORD Bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including Kristy's new book. 


    WORD Presents Jon Raymond for FREEBIRD

    03/04/2018 - 6:00pm

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    Freebird Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781941040836
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Tin House Books - January 23rd, 2018

    The Singers, an all-American family in the California style, are about to lose everything. Anne is a bureaucrat in the Los Angeles Office of Sustainability whose ideals are compromised by a proposal from a venture capitalist seeking to privatize the city's wastewater.


    $5.00
    SKU: rayvoucher

    $5 Admission to see Jon Raymond on Sunday, March 4th at 6pm at WORD Bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Your voucher can be used towards anything in store, including Jon's book! 


    Claire L. Evans Presents BROAD BAND in conversation with Emily Yoshida

    03/06/2018 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn store.

    Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet Cover Image
    $27.00
    ISBN: 9780735211759
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Portfolio - March 6th, 2018

    If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you'll love Claire Evans' breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet--written out of history, until now.


    $5.00
    SKU: evansvoucher

    $5 admission to see Claire L. Evans on Tuesday, March 6th 2018 at WORD Bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Your $5 voucher can be used towards anything in store, including Claire's new book!


    Anjali Sachdeva and Kaethe Schwehn Present ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD and THE RENDING AND THE NEST

    03/22/2018 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn store.

    Join us for the launch of two provocative and intensely intelligent works of fiction.

    All the Names They Used for God: Stories Cover Image
    $26.00
    ISBN: 9780399593000
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Spiegel & Grau - February 20th, 2018

    An exhilarating debut story collection that explores the mysterious, often dangerous forces that shape our lives

    Named one of 2018's must-read books by Elle, Book Riot, and AM New York and one of February's top reads by Entertainment Weekly, Harper's Bazaar, Refinery29, Shondaland, PopSugar, Fast Company, and Bustle


    The Rending and the Nest Cover Image
    $26.00
    ISBN: 9781632869722
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    Published: Bloomsbury UK - February 20th, 2018

    A chilling yet redemptive post-apocalyptic debut that examines community, motherhood, faith, and the importance of telling one's own story.


    Gilmore Girls Book Group reads THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS by Arundhati Roy

    08/26/2018 - 5:00pm

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    The God of Small Things Cover Image
    $17.00
    ISBN: 9780812979657
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    Published: Random House Trade - December 16th, 2008

    The beloved debut novel about an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER


    Gilmore Girls Book Group reads SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM by Joan Didion

    05/27/2018 - 5:00pm

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    Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays Cover Image
    $15.00
    ISBN: 9780374531386
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - October 28th, 2008

    The first nonfiction work by one of the most distinctive prose stylists of our era, Joan Didion's Slouching Towards Bethlehem remains, decades after its first publication, the essential portrait of America--particularly California--in the sixties.


    Gilmore Girls Book Group discusses THE REMAINS OF THE DAY by Kazuo Ishiguro

    11/25/2018 - 5:00pm

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    The Remains of the Day Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780679731726
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Vintage - September 12th, 1990

    From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is the universally acclaimed novel--winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winning film.


    Gilmore Girls Book Group discusses BELOVED by Toni Morrison

    10/28/2018 - 5:00pm

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    Beloved Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781400033416
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    Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

    Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened.


    Gilmore Girls Book Group discusses BACKLASH by Susan Faludi

    09/23/2018 - 5:00pm

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    Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780307345424
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Broadway Books - August 15th, 2006

    From the author of In the Darkroom, a feminist classic and skillful examination of the attack on women's rights.


    Gilmore Girls Book Group reads THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS by Arundhati Roy

    08/26/2018 - 5:00pm
    The God of Small Things Cover Image
    $17.00
    ISBN: 9780812979657
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Random House Trade - December 16th, 2008

    The beloved debut novel about an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER


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