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WORD Presents: Sally Thorne, Alexis Daria, Sarah MacLean, and Maya Rodale

04/09/2019 - 7:00pm

 

WORD is beyond thrilled to welcome Australian romance author Sally Thorne to our Greenpoint store for a panel discussion featuring Alexis Daria, Sarah MacLean, and Maya Rodale. Sally, Alexis, Sarah, and Maya will discuss the intergenerational appeal of romance and the agelesless of the genre, and following the discussion will take questions from the audience and sign books. 

99 Percent Mine: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062439611
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 29th, 2019

Readers and critics alike raved over USA Today bestselling author Sally Thorne’s smash hit debut, The Hating Game, which has sold in over 20 countries. Now she’s back with an unforgettable romantic comedy about a woman who finally has a shot at her long time crush—if she dares.


$5.00
SKU: sallyvoucher

$5 admission to the 4/9 Sally Thorne event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the day of the event.


WORD BK Presents: LaTonya Yvette and Glory Edim for WOMAN OF COLOR

04/17/2019 - 7:30pm

 

WORD is thrilled to welcome LaTonya Yvette for a celebration of her new book Woman of Color. LaTonya will be joined in conversation by Glory Edim, author of Well-Read Black Girl. Following their conversation, LaTonya and Glory will take questions from the audience and sign books. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Woman of Color Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419732942
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 2nd, 2019

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525619772
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Ballantine Books - October 30th, 2018

NOMINATED FOR AN NAACP IMAGE AWARD • An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature.


$5.00
SKU: womanvoucher

$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, including Woman of Color. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher. 


WORD BK Presents: Cat Winters and Andrea Janes for THE RAVEN'S TALE

04/15/2019 - 7:30pm

 

If you've ever wondered what Edgar Allan Poe was like as a teenager, then Cat Winters is here for you—her new book The Raven's Tale tells the story of an icon before he was an icon. WORD is excited to welcome Cat to our Greenpoint store for a conversation featuring Andrea Janes, founder of Boroughs of the Dead. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

The Raven's Tale Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419733628
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 16th, 2019

WORD BK Presents: Amos Barshad and David Marchese for NO ONE MAN SHOULD HAVE ALL THAT POWER

04/11/2019 - 7:30pm

 

WORD is thrilled to host Amos Barshad for the launch of his book No One Man Should Have All That Power: How Rasputins Manipulate the World. Amos will be joined in conversation by David Marchese. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

No One Man Should Have All That Power: How Rasputins Manipulate the World Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419734557
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2019

$5.00
SKU: amosvoucher

$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, including No One Man Should Have All That Power. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher. 


WORD BK Presents: Carrie Laben and Cara Hoffman for A HAWK IN THE WOODS

03/27/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint for an evening with Carrie Laben, author of the new literary horror novel A Hawk in the Woods. She'll be joined in conversation by Cara Hoffman, author of Running and Be Safe I Love You

ABOUT CARRIE LABEN

A Hawk in the Woods Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781939905468
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Word Horde - March 26th, 2019

When newscaster Abby Waite is diagnosed with a potentially terminal illness, she decides to do the logical thing... break her twin sister Martha out of prison and hit the road. Their destination is the Waite family cabin in Minnesota where Abby plans a family reunion of sorts.


Running Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476757582
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 20th, 2018

From the critically acclaimed author of Be Safe I Love You comes a haunting novel of love, friendship, and survival set in the red light district of Athens in the 1980s that New York magazine calls "a gauzy portrait of youthful longing, sticky romance, and regret."


WORD BK Presents: Josh Frank and Robert S. Bader for GIRAFFES ON HORSEBACK SALAD

03/28/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Calling all Marx Brothers and Dalí fans! WORD is excited to welcome Josh Frank to Greenpoint for a discussion of his new book Giraffes on Horseback Salad, a reimagining of the strangest movie never made. Josh will give a talk about the history behind the unlikely friendship between Dalí and the Marx Brothers and his approach to researching this lost film, then take questions from the audience. He will be joined in conversation by Robert S. Bader, a fellow expert on the Marx Brothers.

Giraffes on Horseback Salad: Salvador Dali, the Marx Brothers, and the Strangest Movie Never Made Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781594749230
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Quirk Books - March 19th, 2019

This lushly illustrated graphic novel re-creates a lost Marx Brothers script written by modern art icon Salvador Dali.


$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, including Giraffes on Horseback Salad. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher. 


WORD BK Presents: Feminista Jones and Xavier D'Leau for RECLAIMING OUR SPACE

03/20/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780807055373
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Beacon Press - January 29th, 2019

A treatise of Black women’s transformative influence in media and society, placing them front and center in a new chapter of mainstream resistance and political engagement


$5.00
SKU: jonesvoucher

$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, including Reclaiming Our Space. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher. 


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