Brooklyn

WORD Presents Johnny Dwyer for The Districts

10/03/2019 - 7:00pm

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of the book OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only. 

The Districts: Stories of American Justice from the Federal Courts Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781101946541
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Knopf - October 1st, 2019

An unprecedented plunge into New York City's federal court system that gives us a revelatory picture of how our justice system, and the pursuit of justice, really works.


$5.00
SKU: dwyervoucher

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


WORD Presents Amy Rigby

10/08/2019 - 7:00pm

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of the book OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only. 

 

“One of America’s greatest songwriters”  Nashville Scene

Girl To City: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780578536163
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Southern Domestic - October 8th, 2019

$5.00
SKU: rigbyvoucher

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


WRBG Book Club BK Discusses SULA

09/28/2019 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison’s soulful and resonant second novel traces the lives of two unforgettable characters through friendship, betrayal, and reconciliation.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

TONI MORRISON has been the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is the Robert F. Goheen Professor of Humanities at Princeton University. 

Sula (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400033430
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

“Extravagantly beautiful…. Enormously, achingly alive…. A howl of love and rage, playful and funny as well as hard and bitter.” —The New York Times


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. 

 

DESCRIPTION: 

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

 

**VENUE CHANGE*** This will now be held at Greenpoint Church 136 Milton St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, just around the corner from WORD Brooklyn and 1 block from the Greenpoint Ave stop on the G train. 

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

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Twice in a Blue Moon Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501197420
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
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: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
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
$14.95
ISBN: 9780156002165
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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

Toll Tour update: due to a personal emergency, Neal had to cancel his appearance. He offers his sincere apologies for any inconvenience. We hope top reschedule this event for January 2020. 

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!

The Toll (Arc of a Scythe #3) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781481497060
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
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
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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
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 5th, 2017

Discussion: October 25, 2019


Night Sky with Exit Wounds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556594953
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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 1st, 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


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