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    BK: Kenji Yoshino presents Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial

    04/23/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial: The Story of Hollingsworth V. Perry Cover Image
    $26.00
    ISBN: 9780385348805
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - April 21st, 2015

    A renowned legal scholar tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the trial that stands as the most potent argument for marriage equality


    BK: Self-Published Reading Series

    04/01/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Poet Ona Abelis and friends return for the second Self-Published Reading Series, celebrating NYC’S handmade verse, and starting off National Poetry Month. This month’s readers are Jessy Brodsky, Tracy Faud, Chelsea Claire Harlan, and Joseph Lamport.

    RSVP encouraged but not required.

    BK: Marilyn’s Monster Picture Book Party with Michelle Knudsen

    04/18/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    The singular Michelle Knudsen hosts a celebration of her latest illustrated saga, Marilyn’s Monster.

    RSVP encouraged but not required.

     

    Marilyn's Monster Cover Image
    By Michelle Knudsen, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9780763660116
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 10th, 2015

    The best-selling author of Library Lion pairs with award-winning illustrator Matt Phelan to create a picture book gem with an unexpected twist.


    BK: Threadbare Theatre Workshop presents: Or, The Whale

    04/22/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Brooklyn-based collective Threadbare Theatre Workshop presents a staged reading of Or, The Whale, its new adaptation of Moby-Dick, followed by a reception with comedian and voice actor Jen Tullock.

    Moby Dick Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780062085641
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - June 7th, 2011

    A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

    “Call me Ishmael.”


    BK: European (Comics) Invasion with Darryl Cunningham, Penelope Bagieu, Sergio Garcia Sanchez & Nadja Spiegelman

    04/10/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    The Age of Selfishness: Ayn Rand, Morality, and the Financial Crisis Cover Image
    By Darryl Cunningham, Michael Goodwin (Introduction by)
    $17.95
    ISBN: 9781419715983
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Abrams Comicarts - March 31st, 2015

    New York Times bestseller


    Exquisite Corpse Cover Image
    $19.99
    ISBN: 9781626720824
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: First Second - May 5th, 2015

    Zoe isn't exactly the intellectual type, which is why she doesn't recognize world-famous author Thomas Rocher when she stumbles into his apartment . . . and into his life.

    Zoe doesn't know Balzac from Batman, but she's going to have to wise up fast . . . because Rocher has a terrible secret, and now Zoe is sitting on the literary scandal of the century.


    Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure: A Toon Graphic Cover Image
    $16.95
    ISBN: 9781935179818
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Toon Graphics - April 7th, 2015

    Also available in Spanish as Perdidos en NYC: una aventura en el metro


    BK: Greenpoint Comedy Night

    03/14/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Greenpoint Comedy Night returns to WORD. Admission is $6 and includes two free beers from our sponsor, The Brooklyn Brewery. This month's lineup features headliner Mike Recine (seen on Conan). Audrey Murray hosts Lance Weiss, Michael Karlik, Damon Millard, Emily Winter, and Julian Guarino.

    BK Romance Book Group: For the Roses

    03/28/2015 - 2:45pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

    For the Roses Cover Image
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9780671870980
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Pocket Books - February 1st, 1996

    No one ever knew what kind of strays, from animals to weary travelers, Mary Rose Clayborne would bring home next.

    Sometimes her four brothers? runaway slave Adam, ax-pickpocket Douglas, gunslinger Cole, and con man Travis -- wondered whether her boarding school education did a lick of good now that their beautiful, impulsive little sister was back in Blue Belle, Montana.


    BK: Brooklyn's Historic Greenpoint with Brian Merlis and Riccardo Gomes

    04/02/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Revisit bygone Greenpoint with historical archivist, photo collector, and Brooklyn-native Brian Merlis along with Riccardo Gomes, a local historian born and raised in East New York. Brooklyn's Historic Greenpoint comprises hundreds of vintage photos and maps, and a comprehensive, fully indexed history of the neighborhood, covering schools, churches, transportation (trolleys, buses), fire, police, landmarks, industry, and more.

    BK Indie Press Book Group: Ban En Banlieue

    05/16/2015 - 1:00pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

    Ban En Banlieue Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781937658243
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Nightboat Books - January 6th, 2015

    Bhanu Kapil's Ban en Banlieue follows a brown (black) girl as she walks home from school in the first moments of a riot. An April night in London, in 1979, is the axis of this startling work of overlapping arcs and varying approaches.


    BK Book Group: The Infernal

    05/02/2015 - 12:00pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

    The Infernal Cover Image
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9781555977016
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Graywolf Press - February 17th, 2015

    A fierce, searing response to the chaos of the war on terror--an utterly original and blackly comic debut


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