Brooklyn

WORD Presents Felicia Day

10/04/2019 - 7:30pm

FELICIA DAY is the author of Embrace Your Weird: Face Your Fears and Unleash Creativity and a New York Times bestselling memoir, You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). She is a professional actress who has appeared in numerous television shows and films, including SupernaturalThe Magicians, and Mystery Science Theatre 3000. Felicia is best known for her work in the web video world, behind and in front of the camera.

Dessa: My Own Devices

09/26/2019 - 7:30pm

A memoir in essay form, MY OWN DEVICES: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and
 Senseless Love is a glimpse into the life and mind of one of the most
unique artists in the music business, Dessa. Published in hardcover in 2018, the book was met with a diverse
range of fanfare fit for a multifaceted musician like Dessa, earning praise from the likes of Lin Manuel-Miranda
to NPR, it is now available in paperback.
 Dessa is a Minneapolis-born rapper with an inhaler in her backpack and a philosophy degree in her closet.

WORD BK Presents: BYOB Comedy Show

09/12/2019 - 10:30am

 

Join us at WORD for a morning comedy show where bringing your own baby is not only welcome but encouraged. There will also be cookies! Tickets are available below. 

 

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WELCOME TO BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) Comedy show that features only the HOTTEST and most hilarious comedians in the city! Each ticket gets one adult in with a baby for a one hour comedy show, free cookies, a fun, relaxing and safe environment for parents to meet other parents!

WORD BROOKLYN PRESENTS: CHRISTINA LAUREN, HANNAH ORENSTEIN & JASMINE GUILLORY FOR TWICE IN A BLUE MOON

10/21/2019 - 7:30pm

 

 

WORD is thrilled to be able to host authors Christina Lauren, Hannah Orenstein and Jasmine Guillory at our Greenpoint, Brooklyn location. 

 

Purchase of Twice In A Blue Moon or a $5 Admission Voucher is necessary to attend this event. 

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

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Twice in a Blue Moon Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501197420
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Gallery Books - October 22nd, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Unhoneymooners and the “delectable, moving” (Entertainment Weekly) My Favorite Half-Night Stand comes a modern love story about what happens when your first love reenters your life when you least expect it…

Sam Brandis was Tate Jones’s first: Her first love. Her first everything.


Love at First Like: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982117795
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - August 6th, 2019

Named a Best Book of Summer by Glamour, BuzzFeed, Cosmopolitan, and many more!

From the author of Playing with Matches, the rollicking tale of a young jewelry shop owner who accidentally leads her Instagram followers to believe that she’s engaged—and then decides to keep up the ruse.

Eliza Roth and her sister Sophie co-own a jewe


The Wedding Party Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781984802194
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Berkley - July 16th, 2019

As seen on The Today Show! 

The new exhilarating New York Times bestselling romance from the author of The Proposal, Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick!

 
Maddie and Theo have two things in common:

1. Alexa is their best friend
2. They hate each other


$5.00
SKU: bluemoonvouch

Voucher can be applied to any in-store purchase the night of 10/21/2019. Including the authors' titles. 


Embodying the Poetry of Wisława Szymborska

09/12/2019 - 7:00pm

About the Event

"Embodying the Poetry of Wisława Szymborska" is a theatrical poetry event performed by Open Heart Surgery Theatre. The evening will feature live music and excerpts from their US premiere of This Is Why We Live, opening September 19th at La MaMa, along with a discussion on Szymborska’s work led by Columbia professor Anna Frajlich. 

View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780156002165
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Mariner Books - May 26th, 1995

From one of Europe’s most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents life’s improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder of existence. Preface by Mark Strand.


Here Cover Image
By Wislawa Szymborska, Clare Cavanagh (Translated by), Stanislaw Baranczak (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780547592091
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Mariner Books - August 7th, 2012

An exciting collection of poems by Wislawa Szymborska. When Here was published in Poland, reviewers marveled, “How is it that she keeps getting better?” These twenty-seven poems, as rendered by prize-winning translators Clare Cavanagh and Stanislaw Baranczak, are among her greatest ever.


Poems New and Collected Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780156011464
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Mariner Books - November 16th, 2000

Described by Robert Hass as "unquestionably one of the great living European poets" and by Charles Simic as "one of the finest poets living today," Szymborska mesmerizes her readers with poetry that captivates their minds and captures their hearts.


$5 admission voucher to this event at our BROOKLYN store. Your voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.


WORD BK Presents: Neal Shusterman for The Toll

11/23/2019 - 4:00pm

Join us at WORD Greenpoint to celebrate the relase of The Toll, the highly-anticipated thrilling conclusion to the Printz Honor–winning Arc of a Scythe series!

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

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The Toll (Arc of a Scythe #3) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781481497060
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

In the highly anticipated finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. In a world that’s conquered death, will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created?

Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone.


Clone of Rhyming Couplets Book Club BK

08/27/2019 - 6:00pm

Do you, like we do, have an old soul? Wearing nothing but cozy sweaters and beanies with a notebook in one hand and a pen in the other? Do you like seeing the world through a different perspective than others? Is poetry more than a hobby? Is it a passion for you? Then WORD has the Book Group just for you. We, Ashante and Mustafa, are opening up our own little Poetry group for people who enjoy sitting back and reading the words and inspirations of authors who struggled, loved, and experienced.

She Just Wants to Forget Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781449497545
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 2nd, 2019

Discussion: August 22, 2019


Calling a Wolf a Wolf Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938584671
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Alice James Books - September 12th, 2017

Discussion: September 27, 2019


Don't Call Us Dead: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977856
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Graywolf Press - September 5th, 2017

Discussion: October 25, 2019


Night Sky with Exit Wounds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556594953
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 5th, 2016

Discussion: November 22, 2019


The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, Mark Eisner (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872864283
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: City Lights Publishers - City Lights Publishe - April 2004

Discussion: December 27, 2019


I Hope My Voice Doesn't Skip Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781449494247
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - June 5th, 2018

Discussion: January 24, 2020


Storytime at WORD BK with Josie Yee

10/06/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint for a special storytime featuring illustrator Josie Yee! Josie will be reading from the latest books in The Nocturnals series, followed by a special Draw A Character activity! 

ABOUT THE BOOKS

The Kooky Kinkajou: The Nocturnals Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781944020248
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Fabled Films Press - September 3rd, 2019

Tobin, Bismark, and Dawn are bored. There's nothing to do So when Karina the kinkajou comes along, she gives them a lesson on using their imaginations. Soon the three nocturnal friends are following Karina and the 'sparkle sprite' over rivers, under waterfalls, and to the end of a rainbow.

Includes bonus Nocturnals fun facts with a glossary of kooky words (Ages 6-8)


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The Tasty Treat: The Nocturnals Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781944020309
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Fabled Films Press - October 8th, 2019

In The Tasty Treat, Dawn the fox wakes up and goes looking for her friends, Tobin the pangolin and Bismark the sugar glider, to share a tasty treat--a pomelo Using basic language, emerging readers are introduced to the Nocturnal Brigade.

Includes bonus pronunciation guide (Ages 4-6)


WORD BK PRESENTS: SARA ALEXANDER for A ROMAN RHAPSODY

08/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Please note the special 3:00PM start time for this event.

About the book

A Roman Rhapsody Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496715500
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Kensington - August 27th, 2019

From the acclaimed author of Four Hundred and Forty Steps to the Sea and Under a Sardinian Sky comes a lyrical new novel set against a stunning Italian backdrop.
 


WORD BK PRESENTS: SARA ALEXANDER for A ROMAN RHAPSODY

08/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

About the book

A Roman Rhapsody Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496715500
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Kensington - August 27th, 2019

From the acclaimed author of Four Hundred and Forty Steps to the Sea and Under a Sardinian Sky comes a lyrical new novel set against a stunning Italian backdrop.
 


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