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    BK: Sharknados and Saints with Tiffany Reisz and Andrew Shaffer

    10/21/2014 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.Writing power-couple Tiffany Reisz (The Saint) and Andrew Shaffer (How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters) join forces to present an evening exploring supernatural weather patterns, erotica, and more. Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.

    The Saint Cover Image
    $14.95
    ISBN: 9780778316145
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    Published: Mira Books - June 24th, 2014

    Before she became Manhattan's most famous dominatrix, Nora Sutherlin was merely a girl called Eleanor


    How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters: Fight Back When Monsters and Mother Nature Attack Cover Image
    $14.99
    ISBN: 9780553418132
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    Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - July 8th, 2014

    Sharks Are Flying at Your Head at 300 mph.
    How Will You Survive?

    In the apocalyptic world we live in, Mother Nature is angry. Danger waits at every turn, and catastrophes like the Los Angeles sharknados have taught us that we need to be ready for anything. Too many lives have already been lost.


    BK: Eat More Better with Dan Pashman and Alex Eben Meyer

    10/16/2014 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.Let The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman and local illustrator Alex Eben Meyer teach you how to make everything you eat more delicious with a presentation and signing of Eat More Better, a definitive illustrated guidebook for anyone who loves food.Facebook RSVP encouraged but not required. 

    Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious Cover Image
    By Dan Pashman, Alex Eben Meyer (Illustrator)
    $24.99
    ISBN: 9781451689730
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    Published: Simon & Schuster - October 14th, 2014

    What if you could make everything you eat more delicious?


    BK: Lizzie Stark and Pandora's DNA

    10/15/2014 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.What does it mean to live with the genetic mutation BRCA? Lizzie Stark (Leaving Mundania) returns to WORD with her new book Pandora’s DNA, examining the legal quandaries, scientific developments, medical breakthroughs, and ethical concerns that surround the BRCA mutations.
    Facebook RSVP encouraged but not required.

    Pandora's DNA: Tracing the Breast Cancer Genes Through History, Science, and One Family Tree Cover Image
    $26.95
    ISBN: 9781613748602
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    Published: Chicago Review Press - October 1st, 2014

    2015 ALA Notable Book


    BK: Justin Taylor, Brian Morton, and David Ryan

    10/08/2014 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.Justin Taylor (Gospel of Anarchy) returns with his new short story collection, Flings, which captures the contemporary search for identity, connection, and a place to call home. He’ll be joined by fellow writers Brian Morton (Florence Gordon) and David Ryan (Animals in Motion) for a joint reading, Q&A, and signing.Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

    Flings: Stories Cover Image
    $23.99
    ISBN: 9780062310156
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    Published: Harper - August 19th, 2014

    In a new suite of powerful and incisive stories, Justin Taylor captures the lives of men and women unmoored from their pasts and uncertain of their futures.


    Florence Gordon Cover Image
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    ISBN: 9780544309869
    Availability: Out of Print
    Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 23rd, 2014

    A wise andentertaining novel abouta woman whohaslived life on her ownterms for seventy-fivedefiant and determined years, only to find herselfsuddenlythrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous and passionate, feminist icon to young women, invisible to almost everyone else.


    Animals in Motion: Stories Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9780985881238
    Availability: Backordered
    Published: Roundabout Press - July 15th, 2014

    Fiction. A giant elk is trapped inside the yard of a family of teenaged boys while their tyrannical father gradually shrinks to the size of a doll. A World War II veteran living at a Laurel Canyon ranch in the late '60s faces the threat of changing times and a disturbing, soon to be famous, cult at the next ranch over.


    BK: Matthew Gavin Frank in conversation with Marie-Helene Bertino

    10/07/2014 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.Author and poet Matthew Gavin Frank presents Preparing the Ghost, a mix of history, creative non-fiction, memoir, and poetry about the storied giant squid. He’ll be in conversation with author Marie-Helene Bertino (2 A.M. at the Cat’s Pajamas), followed by a Q&A and signing.Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

    Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First Photographer Cover Image
    $22.95
    ISBN: 9780871402837
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    Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - July 7th, 2014

    Moses Harvey was the eccentric Newfoundland reverend and amateur naturalist who first photographed the near-mythic giant squid in 1874, draping it over a shower curtain rod to display its magnitude.


    2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas Cover Image
    $25.00
    ISBN: 9780804140232
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    Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - August 5th, 2014

    An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters


    BK: Tipsy Trivia with Of All the Gin Joints: Stumbling Through Hollywood History

    10/02/2014 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Join author Mark Bailey and artist Edward Hemingway for a titillating conversation about the boozy side of Hollywood from their book, Of All the Gin Joints. Moderated by Karen Duffy and with a whiskey tasting sponsored by High West Distillery, there will be trivia, giveaways, cocktails, celebrities, and much more!

    Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.

    Of All the Gin Joints: Stumbling Through Hollywood History Cover Image
    By Mark Bailey, Edward Hemingway (Illustrator)
    $21.95
    ISBN: 9781565125933
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    Published: Algonquin Books - September 30th, 2014

    True tales of celebrity hijinks are served up with an equal measure of Hollywood history, movie-star mayhem, and a frothy mix of forty cocktail recipes.


    BK: An Evening with Nicholas Kaufman, Laird Barron, and L.A. Kornetsky

    10/01/2014 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.Nicholas Kaufmann returns to WORD with Die and Stay Dead, the sequel to Dying is My Business. He’s joined by Laird Barron (The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All) and L.A. Kornetsy (Doghouse) for a night of weird and wonderful fiction.Facebook RSVP encouraged but not required.

    Die and Stay Dead Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9781250036124
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    Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 30th, 2014

    In Die and Stay Dead, Nicholas Kaufmann's gripping sequel to Dying is My Business, A brutal murder in Greenwich village puts Trent and the Five-Pointed Star on the trail of Erickson Arkwright, the last surviving member of a doomsday cult. Back in the day, the Aeternis Tenebris cult thought the world would end on New Year's Eve of 2000.


    Occultation: And Other Stories Cover Image
    By Laird Barron, Michael Shea (Introduction by)
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9781597805148
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    Published: Night Shade Books - July 29th, 2014

    Winner of the 2010 Shirley Jackson Award, nine stories of cosmic horror from the heir apparent to Lovecraft's throne.


    Doghouse Cover Image
    By L. A. Kornetsky (With)
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9781476750040
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    Published: Pocket Books - July 22nd, 2014

    In the third novel in the "entertaining" (Library Journal) Gin & Tonic mystery series, the stakes are raised when Ginny Mallard and Teddy Tonica stumble on an underground dog fighting ring with bloody consequences.


    BK YA Not? Book Group: The Iron Trial

    10/18/2014 - 1:00pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

    The Iron Trial Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780545522250
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    Published: Scholastic Press - September 9th, 2014

    From NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a riveting new series that defies what you think you know about the world of magic.

    Most kids would do anything to pass the Iron Trial.

    Not Callum Hunt. He wants to fail.


    BK Romance Book Group: Dark Lover

    10/04/2014 - 2:45pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

    Dark Lover: The First Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780451468109
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    Published: Berkley Books - February 19th, 2014

    Return to where it all began in the first novel in the phenomenal Black Dagger Brotherhood series by #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward...


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