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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: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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


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
$15.99
ISBN: 9780156002165
Availability: Available from our distributor; 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: Available from our distributor; 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
$18.99
ISBN: 9780156011464
Availability: Available from our distributor; 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: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 (What She Felt #2) 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: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - September 5th, 2017

Discussion: October 25, 2019


Night Sky with Exit Wounds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556594953
Availability: Backordered
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: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Fabled Films Press - September 3rd, 2019

"This gentle adventure supports newly independent readers" --Booklist


The Tasty Treat: The Nocturnals Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781944020309
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Fabled Films Press - October 8th, 2019

"Beginning readers will enjoy this tale" --School Library Journal

In this adventure-filled Nocturnals Level 1 Early Reader, Dawn the serious fox is looking for her friends Where is Tobin the sweet pangolin and Bismark the wacky sugar glider? One by one, Dawn's friends appear with a tasty snack to share.


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: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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.
 


Rom-Com Rendezvous

09/17/2019 - 7:00pm

About the Event

Join William Morrow and Avon Books for the first-ever Rom-Com Rendezvous event! Hosted on the gorgeous rooftop lounge of The William Vale hotel in Brooklyn, this unique event will feature bestselling authors Tessa Bailey (Fix Her Up), Sonali Dev (Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors) and Alisha Rai (The Right Swipe). The authors will mix and mingle with guests before a panel discussion, led by Elena Nicolaou of Refinery29.

WRBG Book Club BK Discusses HOW LONG 'TIL BLACK FUTURE MONTH?

09/07/2019 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Three-time Hugo Award winner and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption that sharply examine modern society in her first collection of short fiction, which includes never-before-seen stories.

How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316491341
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Orbit - November 27th, 2018

"Whether she's exploring alien life forms or political machinations, self-sacrifice or monsters in New Orleans, Jemisin's characters are boldly drawn, complex, and so engaging. This is a great gift for any long-time fan and a solid introduction to her work for the curious, and I highly recommend you grab yourself the gorgeous hardcover version."—Book Riot/Swords & Spaceships


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