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    BK: Bad Advice For Bad Women

    08/03/2017 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    BK: Panels to the People x WORD #1 (Comics Reading!)

    07/27/2017 - 7:30pm

    Panels to the People is a reading series showcasing the work of comics creators; WORD Brooklyn is its new home! 

    FEATURING!

    Lucas Adams (Atlas Obscura, New York Review Comics) 
    Steph Guez (Buzzfeed Comics) 
    Sara Lautman (The New Yorker) 
    Lucio Zago (Williamsburg Shorts)

    Hosted by Aubrey Nolan & Jeremy Nguyen.

    $5 admission with complimentary drink.

     

    BK: Humans Are Awesome Book Group Reads THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC

    05/13/2018 - 5:00pm
    This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780452288522
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Dutton Books - August 28th, 2007

    In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music--its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it--and the human brain.


    BK: Humans Are Awesome Book Group Reads GENES, CELLS, and BRAINS

    04/08/2018 - 5:00pm
    Genes, Cells, and Brains: The Promethean Promises of the New Biology Cover Image
    $19.95
    ISBN: 9781781683149
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Verso - April 8th, 2014

    Our fates lie in our genes and not in the stars, said James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. But Watson could not have predicted the scale of the industry now dedicated to this new frontier. Since the launch of the multibillion-dollar Human Genome Project, the biosciences have promised miraculous cures and radical new ways of understanding who we are.


    BK: Humans Are Awesome Book Group Reads SUBTERRANEAN FIRE

    03/11/2018 - 5:00pm
    Subterranean Fire: A History of Working-Class Radicalism in the United States Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781931859233
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Haymarket Books - May 1st, 2006

    Workers in the United States have a rich tradition of fighting back and achieving gains previously thought unthinkable, from the weekend, to health care, to the right to even form a union.


    BK: Humans Are Awesome Book Group Reads FOOD OF THE GODS

    02/11/2018 - 5:00pm
    Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge a Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution Cover Image
    $20.00
    ISBN: 9780553371307
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Bantam - January 1st, 1993

    An exploration of humans' symbiotic relationships with plants and chemicals presents information on prehistoric partnership societies, the roles of spices and spirits in the rise of dominator societies; and the politics of tobacco, tea, coffee, opium, and alcohol.


    BK: Humans Are Awesome Book Group Reads ABOUT LOOKING

    11/12/2017 - 5:00pm

    BOOK GROUP CANCELLED FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2017

    About Looking Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9780679736554
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Vintage - January 8th, 1992

    As a novelist, art critic, and cultural historian, Booker Prize-winning author John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civilization. In About Looking he explores our role as observers to reveal new layers of meaning in what we see.


    BK: Humans Are Awesome Book Group Reads WHY EVOLUTION IS TRUE

    10/08/2017 - 5:00pm
    Why Evolution Is True Cover Image
    $17.00
    ISBN: 9780143116646
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Penguin Books - January 26th, 2010

    "Coyne's knowledge of evolutionary biology is prodigious, his deployment of it as masterful as his touch is light." -Richard Dawkins


    BK: Humans Are Awesome Book Group Reads BIG HISTORY

    09/10/2017 - 5:00pm
    Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present Cover Image
    $19.95
    ISBN: 9781595588487
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: New Press - November 6th, 2012

    Extend the human story backward for the five thousand years of recorded history and it covers no more than a millionth of a lifetime of the Earth. Yet how do we humans take stock of the history of our planet, and our own place within it?


    BK: Humans Are Awesome Book Group Reads YOUR INNER FISH

    08/13/2017 - 5:00pm
    Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780307277459
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2009

    Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik, the "fish with hands," tells the story of our bodies as you've never heard it before. The basis for the PBS series.


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