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    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.

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    ISBN: 9781250036124
    Availability: Backordered
    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.

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    By Laird Barron, Michael Shea (Introduction by)
    ISBN: 9781597805148
    Availability: Backordered
    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.

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    By L. A. Kornetsky (With)
    ISBN: 9781476750040
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    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 (Magisterium #1) Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780545522250
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    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!

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    ISBN: 9780451468109
    Availability: Backordered
    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...

    BK Romance Book Group: Knight in Shining Armour

    11/01/2014 - 2:45pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

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    ISBN: 9781451665635
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Gallery Books - March 27th, 2012

    New York Times bestselling author Jude Deveraux will capture your heart with signature classic novel, a time-travel romance featuring a present-day heroine and a dashing hero from the sixteenth century

    BK: What Writing Means in Singapore with Alvin Pang, Cyril Wong, and Jason Erik Lundberg

    10/09/2014 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location. What does the act of creative writing mean in a hyper-modern city-state where free expression cannot be taken for granted? Alvin Pang, Cyril Wong, and Jason Erik Lundberg -- three acclaimed authors from Singapore -- will read from their published work. Find out how they negotiate, subvert and push back against censorship, conservative community norms, corporate doublespeak and other barriers to free speech, and are bootstrapping a literary culture that is thriving despite the odds in the process.Facebook RSVP encouraged but not required.

    Tumasik: Contemporary Writing from Singapore Cover Image
    By Alvin Pang (Editor)
    ISBN: 9780984303625
    Availability: Hard to Find
    Published: Autumn Hill Books - July 1st, 2010

    Featuring contributions from 39 contemporary writers who represent some of the finest creative talent in the four major literary languages in Singapore today (Chinese, Malay, Tamil, and English), this anthology features complex, diverse, and cosmopolitan literature that breaks monocultural expectations.

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    ISBN: 9781492363682
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Createspace - September 29th, 2013

    "Jason Erik Lundberg's stories, launched from the real world on a trajectory to the surreal, fuse the idle daydream with the desperate heart. You should read them."
    -John Kessel, author of "The Baum Plan for Financial Independence and Other Stories"

    Brooklyn: A Steve/Bucky Fanzine Launch Party

    09/20/2014 - 5:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    Join Brooklyn Zine for a launch party celebrating Steve & Bucky, zines, and more.

    WHAT’S GOING ON? Artist Q&As! An information session about how to run your own fandom zine! Copies of the BROOKLYN zine for sale, as well as prints, posters, and other cool stuff! Drinks and snacks! Meet a bunch of cool fandom people and talk about how upset Steve & Bucky make you!!

    ALSO, THERE’S MORE! Free all day that Saturday? Good, come hang out with us!! Meet us at 1PM at Transmitter Park for a picnic potluck: bring something to share!

    THAT’S NOT EVEN ALL! After the launch, at 7:30PM, we’ll be moving to Broken Land Bar to drink our feelings!

    Facebook RSVP or web RSVP.


    BK Book Group: Bad Feminist

    11/01/2014 - 12:00pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

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    ISBN: 9780062282712
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Harper Perennial - August 5th, 2014

    From the author of Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, the New York Times Bestseller and Best Book of the Year at NPR, the Boston Globe, Newsweek, and many more

    A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay.

    BK Book Group: Good Lord Bird

    10/04/2014 - 12:00pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

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    ISBN: 9781594632785
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Riverhead Books - August 5th, 2014

    Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction
    Soon to be a major motion picture starring Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith
    A Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Oprah Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year

    BK: Gotham Writers' Workshop: Fiction with Jessica Penner

    09/28/2014 - 2:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.Join Jessica Penner for workshop on the ins and outs of fiction writing. Penneris the author of the novel in stories Shaken In The Water, (Foxhead Books), and her short fiction has appeared in Lost Writers, in the anthology Tongue Screws and Testimonies (Herald Press), and received an Honorable Mention for the Open City R. Rofihe Trophy. Her nonfiction has been published in the Bellevue Literary Review, The Fiddleback, Luna Luna, Rhubarb, and The Center for Mennonite Writing Journal. One of her essays was an honorable mention for the Burns Archive Prize for Nonfiction and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has taught at James Madison University and the Long Island Business Institute.

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    ISBN: 9780984748686
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Foxhead Books - February 1st, 2013

    Fiction. Women's Studies. 1903: a Mennonite woman gives birth to a daughter named Agnes. The child bears a birthmark known in Low German as Tieja Kjoaw, the Tiger's Scar. The mark portends greatness or tragedy.