Check out the top 10 bestselling physical books at WORD Brooklyn for the month of March, 2015.
"My heart throws its head against my ribs, / it's denting every bone it's venting something it has known since I arrived and felt it beat."
Simon remembers every act of sin ever confessed to him. Pavel forgets what he has just played and rehearses the same melody over and over. Unable to recall faces, Veronika uses different perfumes to remember the ones she loves. "The Book of Memory Gaps" is a collection of darkly humorous mini-stories that examine our curious and capricious unconscious.
For many, Kim Gordon, vocalist, bassist and founding member of Sonic Youth, has always been the epitome of cool.
"Yes, the gods are on the park bench, the gods are on the bus, / ""The gods are all here, the gods are in us. / ""The gods are timeless, fearless, fighting to be bold, / ""conviction is a heavy hand to hold, / ""grip it, winged sandals tearing up the pavement -- / ""you, me, everyone: Brand New Ancients."
If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, you'd do best to hone your chops and avoid cliches (like the one that begins this sentence) by learning from the prime movers. "How to Write About Music" offers a selection of the best writers on what is perhaps our most universally beloved art form.
The best-selling author of "Library Lion "pairs with award-winning illustrator Matt Phelan to create a picture book gem with an unexpected twist.
From the author of "Never Let Me Go "and the Booker Prize-winning "The Remains of the Day"
"Adventurous, inquisitive and mirthful, Mark Adams gamely sifts through the eons of rumor, science, and lore to find a place that, in the end, seems startlingly real indeed." -Hampton Sides
"Infused with humor and pop culture references, Adams makes what could have been a tedious recitation of theories into an exciting adventure." -"Chicago Tribune
How can you solve a murder when the clues are so dumb?
Private investigator Trike Augustine may be a brainiac with deductive skills to rival Sherlock Holmes, but they're not doing him any good at solving the case of a missing gazzilionaire because the clues are so stupefyingly--well, stupid.
FLEX Distilled magic in crystal form. The most dangerous drug in the world. Snort it, and you can create incredible coincidences to live the life of your dreams.
FLUX The backlash from snorting Flex. The universe hates magic and tries to rebalance the odds; maybe you survive the horrendous accidents the Flex inflicts, maybe you don't.