Brooklyn

BK: Neil Swaab presents The Secrets to Ruling School (Without Even Trying)

09/01/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Illustrator/author Neil Swaab presents his allegorical primer on surviving the first week of middle school, known in the book as the "Worst Place in the Entire World." Middle-schoolers and kids of all ages are exuberantly invited to attend.

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Secrets to Ruling School (Without Even Trying) (Secrets to Ruling School #1) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781419712210
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 1st, 2015

BK: Ryan Berg presents No House to Call My Home with Gabriel Matthews

08/26/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

NYC-based activist and social worker Ryan Berg presents No House to Call My Home: Love, Family, and Other Transgressions, a look into the lives of LGBT teens entrenched in what Berg describes as a "deeply flawed" foster care system. During his time here in New York, Berg worked with young people who have battled extreme poverty, racism, homophobia, transphobia, and years of abandonment and abuse.

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ISBN: 9781568585093
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Bold Type Books - August 25th, 2015

In this lyrical debut, Ryan Berg immerses readers in the gritty, dangerous, and shockingly underreported world of homeless LGBTQ teens in New York.


BK: Vol. 1 Brooklyn presents Porochista Khakpour and Benjamin Moser on Clarice Lispector

08/27/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

In celebration of the release of Clarice Lispector's The Complete Stories, the collection's editor and Lispector biographer Benjamin Moser discusses the author's work with novelist Porochista Khakpour (The Last Illusion), presented by Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

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By Clarice Lispector, Benjamin Moser (Editor), Katrina Dodson (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780811219631
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - August 25th, 2015

The recent publication by New Directions of five Lispector novels revealed to legions of new readers her darkness and dazzle.


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ISBN: 9781620403068
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Bloomsbury USA - March 3rd, 2015

From the critically acclaimed author of Sons and Other Flammable Objects comes a bold fabulist novel about a feral boy coming of age in New York, based on a legend from the medieval Persian epic the Shahnameh, the Book of Kings.


BK: Robert Kloss and Joshua Mohr with Bradley Spinelli

09/17/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Robert Kloss, author of The Revelator, and Joshua Mohr, author of All This Life, present their new novels and are joined in conversation with Bradley Spinelli, author of Killing Williamsburg

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By Robert Kloss, Matt Kish (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781939419507
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Published: Unnamed Press - September 15th, 2015

Manifest Destiny drives American expansion westward, building an early 19th-century society with genocidal brutality. This is the context that frames "The Revelator's" protagonist: a young orphan named Joseph. Reared on nights spent carousing with drunks and con men, the young protagonist dreams of something more.


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$25.00
ISBN: 9781593766030
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Published: Soft Skull Press - July 14th, 2015

Morning rush hour on the Golden Gate Bridge. Amidst the river of metal and glass a shocking event occurs, leaving those who witnessed it desperately looking for answers, most notably one man and his son Jake, who captured the event and uploaded it to the internet for all the world to experience.


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$13.00
ISBN: 9780615801414
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Published: Le Chat Noir - April 29th, 2013

In 1999, the Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg is hit by an epidemic of suicide. The burgeoning hipster enclave rapidly becomes a macabre spectacle, witnessed and deftly described by Benson, a reflexively cynical Gen-Xer and New York transplant.


BK: Amy Stewart presents Girl Waits With Gun

09/08/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Horticulturalist, bookseller, and author Amy Stewart (The Drunken Botanist) returns to WORD with her first novel, Girl Waits With Gun.

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ISBN: 9780544409910
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 1st, 2015

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Drunken Botanist comes an enthralling novel based on the forgotten true story of one of the nation’s first female deputy sheriffs.

Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold.


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$22.95
ISBN: 9781616200466
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 19th, 2013

The Essential, New York Times–Bestselling Guide to Botany and Booze

“A book that makes familiar drinks seem new again . . .


BK: Kate Harding presents Asking For It

09/10/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

In Asking for It:The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture -- And What We Can Do about It, Kate Harding combines in-depth research with an in-your-face voice to make the case that 21st-century America supports rapists more effectively than victims.

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780738217024
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Published: Da Capo Lifelong Books - August 25th, 2015

In the era of #metoo, a clear-eyed, sharp look at rape culture, sexual assault, harassment and violence against women--and what we can do about it.

"A timely and brilliant book." (Jessica Valenti)


Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780399534973
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Published: TarcherPerigee - May 5th, 2009

From the leading bloggers in the fat-acceptance movement comes an empowering guide to body image- no matter what the scales say.


F*ck Feelings with Sarah Bennett and Michael Bennett

09/19/2015 - 4:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

F*ck Feelings: One Shrink's Practical Advice for Managing All Life's Impossible Problems Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781476789996
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 1st, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

The only self-help book you’ll ever need, from a psychiatrist and his comedy writer daughter, who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can’t change, and do the best with what you can control—the first steps to managing all of life’s impossible problems.

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BK: New York Foundation for the Arts 30th Anniversary Reading

07/28/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

In celebration of its 30th year, the New York Foundation for the Arts brings a few of its past fellows, including Luc Sante, Amanda Stern, Donna Masini, and Deanna Fei. Memoirist and NYFA board member Said Sayrafiezadeh hosts!

Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374528997
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 24th, 2003

Luc Sante's Low Life is a portrait of America's greatest city, the riotous and anarchic breeding ground of modernity.


Girl in Glass: How My
$26.00
ISBN: 9781620409916
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - July 14th, 2015

Deanna Fei was just five-and-a-half months pregnant when she inexplicably went into labor. Minutes later, she met her tiny baby who clung to life support inside a glass box. Fei was forced to confront terrifying issues: How to be the mother of a child she could lose at any moment. Whether her daughter would survive another day--and whether she should.


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$25.00
ISBN: 9780812993585
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Published: Dial Press - August 13th, 2013

The first short story collection from a writer who calls to mind such luminaries as Denis Johnson, George Saunders, and Nathan Englander

FINALIST FOR THE PEN/ROBERT W. BINGHAM PRIZE NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKPAGE AND BOOKISH


BK: Lauren Willig with Beatriz Williams and Sarah MacLean

08/06/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Lauren Willig celebrates The Lure of the Moonflower, part of the Pink Carnation series, with Beatriz Williams (Tiny Little Thing) and Sarah MacLean (The Rogue Not Taken).

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The Lure of the Moonflower (Pink Carnation #12) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451473028
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Published: Berkley - August 4th, 2015

In the final Pink Carnation novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla, Napoleon has occupied Lisbon, and Jane Wooliston, aka the Pink Carnation, teams up with a rogue agent to protect the escaped Queen of Portugal.
 


The Rogue Not Taken: Scandal & Scoundrel, Book I Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062379412
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Published: Avon - December 29th, 2015

Lady Sophie’s Society Splash


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$26.95
ISBN: 9780399171307
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 23rd, 2015

In the summer of 1966, Christina Hardcastle--"Tiny" to her illustrious family--stands on the brink of a breathtaking future. Of the three Schuyler sisters, she's the one raised to marry a man destined for leadership, and with her elegance and impeccable style, she presents a perfect camera-ready image in the dawning age of television politics.


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