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Woke Reads Book Group

    Feeling worn down by the political cycle? Need some inspiration? #ownvoices, factual journalism, or even just thoughtful opinions? Join us the second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm for Woke Reads, a book group led by WORD Director, Hannah, at our Jersey City store. We'll discuss influential books by minority authors and how their stories relate to current events. The book reads across a variety of fiction, nonfiction, and genres so that we get a broad spectrum of stories. Conversations will get political but, like the books themselves, are based on understanding and are always respectful (and sometimes cheeky). 

    As always, book group picks are 10% off!

    There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce Cover Image
    $14.95
    ISBN: 9781941040539
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Tin House Books - February 14th, 2017

    Discussion: January 10, 2018


    Homegoing Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781101971062
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

    Discussion: February 14, 2018


    Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781476709130
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Atria Books - December 2nd, 2014

    Discussion: March 14, 2018


    On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Cover Image
    $8.99
    ISBN: 9780804190114
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Tim Duggan Books - February 28th, 2017

    Discussion: April 11, 2018


    The Argonauts Cover Image
    $15.00
    ISBN: 9781555977351
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Graywolf Press - January 26th, 2016

    Discussion: May 9, 2018


    Binti Cover Image
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9780765385253
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Tor.com - September 22nd, 2015

    Discussion: June 13, 2018


    1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus Cover Image
    $17.00
    ISBN: 9781400032051
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2006

    Discussion: July  18, 2018

    Please note that book group is meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in July only! 


    This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780062666154
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Harper Perennial - January 30th, 2018

    Discussion: August 8, 2018


    White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America Cover Image
    $17.00
    ISBN: 9780143129677
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Penguin Books - April 4th, 2017

    Discussion: September 12, 2018


    Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
    $16.95
    ISBN: 9780307742483
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

    Discussion: October 10, 2018


    The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781501126352
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Scribner Book Company - June 20th, 2017

    Discussion: November 12, 2018