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BK: Romance Book Group: Fires of Winter

12/05/2015 - 2:45pm

As an off-shoot of our Romance of the Month with Sarah MacLean, we're delighted to introduce our new romance book group! Each month we'll choose one of Sarah's picks from the program to discuss in-store. The group will be curated and led by Hannah Burnett and Madeline Caldwell, and will meet on the first Saturday of the month at 2:45 p.m.

Fires of Winter (Haardrad Family #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780380757473
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Avon - February 5th, 2002

Lovely and dauntless, abducted by invaders from across an icy sea, Lady Breena vowed vengeance swearing no Viking brute would be her master no barbarian would enslave her noble Celtic heart, but then came Garrick Haardrad, the proud and powerful son of a ruthless Viking chieftain.


BK: W.B. Belcher presents debut novel Lay Down Your Weary Tune

02/04/2016 - 7:00pm

In this debut novel, a ghostwriter of the memoirs of a reclusive folk music icon—part Woody Guthrie, part Bob Dylan—attempts to glean fact from fiction, only to discover the deeper he digs into the musician’s past, the more his own past rises to the surface

Lay Down Your Weary Tune Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590517468
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Other Press - January 26th, 2016

In this debut novel, a ghostwriter of the memoirs of a reclusive folk music icon—part Woody Guthrie, part Bob Dylan—attempts to glean fact from fiction, only to discover the deeper he digs into the musician’s past, the more his own past rises to the surface


BK: Brooklyn For Peace presents Vincent Intondi

01/29/2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place in our Brooklyn location.

Brooklyn For Peace is committed to eliminating war and the social injustices that are its causes. Through active education on international and domestic issues, we empower our community and ourselves to be a productive force in securing a peaceful future for generations to come by building a world where peace is the first response to conflict. We promote U.S. policies based not on coercion and violence, but on peace, justice, democratic advancement, human rights and respect for international law.

African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement (Stanford Nuclear Age) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780804792752
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Stanford University Press - January 7th, 2015

Well before Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out against nuclear weapons, African Americans were protesting the Bomb. Historians have generally ignored African Americans when studying the anti-nuclear movement, yet they were some of the first citizens to protest Truman's decision to drop atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.


BK: Ann Morgan presents Beside Myself

01/28/2016 - 7:00pm

This event takes place in our Brooklyn location.

Six-year-old Helen and Ellie are identical twins, but Helen is smarter, more popular, and their mother's favorite. Ellie, on the other hand, requires special instruction at school, is friendless, and is punished at every turn.

Beside Myself Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632864338
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 12th, 2016

Six-year-old Helen and Ellie are identical twins, but Helen is smarter, more popular, and their mother's favorite. Ellie, on the other hand, requires special instruction at school, is friendless, and is punished at every turn.


BK: Rashod Ollison presents Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues, & Coming of Age Through Vinyl

02/01/2016 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780807057520
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Beacon Press - January 26th, 2016

A coming-of-age memoir about a young boy in rural Arkansas who searches for himself and his distant father through soul music

Growing up in rural Arkansas, young Rashod Ollison turned to music to make sense of his life. The dysfunction, sadness, and steely resilience of his family and neighbors was reflected in the R&B songs that played on 45s in smoky rooms.


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