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Storytime at WORD BK with Yuko Katakawa

07/21/2019 - 12:00pm

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint for storytime with author and illustrator Yuko Katakawa. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Let's Scare Bear Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823439539
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Holiday House - July 9th, 2019

"Let's scare bear!" says the tiny mouse. But the pint-size bully's plan backfires in this takeoff of a Japanese tale.

Mouse, Fox, Spider, and Snake all want to scare Bear. But Bear is the bravest animal in the forest--nothing scares Bear.

Except, maybe, one thing.


WORD BK Presents: STENCILETTER Workshop with Charles & Thorn

07/28/2019 - 1:00pm

 

Join us at WORD for a workshop with Charles & Thorn, creators of the Stenciletter Stencil Lettering Kit. Purchase of the kit is not required for entry, but is encouraged as Spencer and Kelly will be leading participants in crafts from the book. 

ABOUT CHARLES & THORN

Stenciletter: Stencil Lettering Kit Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781616898052
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - June 11th, 2019

As a technique for quickly and inexpensively reproducing shapes and images, stencils have been used by artists and craftspeople for centuries. This playful and unique kit contains four die-cut stencils housed in a clear pocket on the back of the workbook: geometric shapes (2), ornamental shapes (1), and one pre-cut alphabet (1).


WORD BK Presents: LUMINOUS VOLUMES

06/14/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint for a reading featuring Maria Baker, Ian Caskey, Jeremy MacKenzie Johnston, David McClelland, and Tom Newton, contributors to Luminous Volumes, the companion book to NYC-based band's Skryptor's debut album. 

ABOUT LUMINOUS VOLUMES

Luminous Volumes: By Skryptor Cover Image
$12.85
ISBN: 9780998521152
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Aqualamb - March 21st, 2019

WRBG Book Club BK Discusses SISTER LOVE

06/29/2019 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

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Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781938334290
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Midsummer Nights Press - February 15th, 2018


“In Kindred, Octavia Butler creates a road for the impossible and a balm for the unbearable. It is everything the literature of science fiction can be.” —Walter Mosley


Greenpoint Writers Group Reading

06/06/2019 - 7:00pm

 

North Brooklyn's finest artisanal writing collective are at it again.

The Greenpoint Writers Group returns to WORD on with all new work and free wine to go around. 

Spectators seeking the raw, the bold, the unfinished – look no further. After a cold-warm-no-cold-again spring, the collective is launching straight into performance mode to hopefully heat things up once and for all. Doors will open at 6:45 PM and the reading will being at 7 PM.

Storytime at WORD BK with Ricardo Cortés

06/16/2019 - 12:00pm

 

WORD is excited to welcome author and illustrator Ricardo Cortés to Greenpoint for a storytime featuring his new books Party: A Mystery and Sea Creatures From the Sky. (Parents, you may recognize his work from the instant classic Go the Fuck to Sleep.) 

ABOUT RICARDO CORTÉS

Party: A Mystery Cover Image
By Jamaica Kincaid, Ricardo Cortes (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781617757167
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Black Sheep - June 4th, 2019

"Seeing the story illustrated with artwork by Ricardo Cort's gives it new life, and gives readers a whole new way of being drawn in. Kincaid and Cort's also capture the kind of wonder that children see new experiences through, making this adventure a particularly heartwarming read."
--Bookstr


Sea Creatures from the Sky Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781617756160
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Black Sheep - April 3rd, 2018

"The phenomenal artwork is what truly makes this book special. The landscapes of the sea, the sky, and outer space are breathtaking. Cort s's different blending and thinning of the colors create a world of beauty. This fascinating tale of perspective and point of view makes a fine addition for most collections."
--School Library Journal


Seriously, Just Go to Sleep Cover Image
By Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781617750786
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Akashic Books - March 27th, 2012

"Now there's a version, complete with more of the gorgeous, yet weirdly subversive illustrations. The best part? It's still funny.


WORD BK Presents: James Polchin for INDECENT ADVANCES

06/27/2019 - 7:00pm

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint for a discussion with James Polchin, author of the new book Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall. James will be joined in conversation by author Jim Downs. 

Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640091894
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 4th, 2019

" A] fascinating new book on the treatment of gay men in true crime and crime fiction that] reexamines the violence that people at the Stonewall Inn had faced every day, and the rage crackling up underneath . . . What makes Polchin's readings stand out is the way he pursues an underlying story across several seemingly separate crimes." --Alexander Chee, The New Republic


$5.00
SKU: polchintix

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


WORD BK Presents: Domenica Ruta for LAST DAY

06/13/2019 - 7:30pm

 

WORD is excited to welcome Domenica Ruta to Greenpoint for a discussion of her new book Last Day. She will be joined in conversation by fellow author Leigh Newman.

Last Day: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525510819
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Spiegel & Grau - May 28th, 2019

The fates of a cast of seemingly unconnected people converge during the celebration of an ancient holiday in “a darkly glittering novel” (The New York Times) that brings to mind Station Eleven and The Age of Miracles.

“A beautifully written, thought-provoking book about life at the end.”—Refinery29


$5.00
SKU: rutavoucher

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


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