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    BK: Cameo Boneyard Poetry Night with Gabe Kruis, Filip Marinovich, and Billy Cancel

    02/18/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Join poets Gabe Kruis, Filip Marinovich, and Billy Cancel for a night of readings, followed by a signing.

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    $17.00
    ISBN: 9781933254807
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    Published: Ugly Duckling Presse - March 1st, 2011

    Poetry. Filip Marinovich's second book spans the Otts, the outs, and many outposts. Travel with Filip and meet the phantoms of airplane chewing gum and beat on a drum with a Molotov cocktail. "What's happening? What is happening to me?


    BK: Tommy Siegel and Van Doodles

    02/17/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    BK Romance Book Group: Hot Under Pressure

    03/07/2015 - 2:45pm

    All book group picks are 10% off!

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    ISBN: 9780312534400
    Availability: Hard to Find
    Published: St. Martin's Press - March 27th, 2012

    Hot Under Pressure

    Louisa Edwards
    Prepare to turn up the heat with the final book in the sizzling "Rising Star Chef" trilogy from romance author Louisa Edwards.


    BK: Tim O’Mara presents Dead Red

    02/27/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Tim O’Mara introduces the third Raymond Donne mystery, Dead Red, a homespun saga based in our very own north Brooklyn.

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    ISBN: 9781250058638
    Availability: Hard to Find
    Published: Minotaur Books - January 20th, 2015

    New York City school teacher Raymond Donne has no idea how bad his night is going to get when he picks up the phone. Ricky Torres, his old friend from his days as a cop, needs Ray's help, and he needs it right now---in the middle of the night.


    BK: James Penner presents Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years

    02/26/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    Dr. James Penner, Associate Professor of English at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, discusses his study of the pre-flower-power psychadelic writings and experiments of Timothy Leary and company.

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    By James Penner (Editor)
    $19.95
    ISBN: 9781620552353
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Park Street Press - July 21st, 2014

    The first collection of Leary’s writings devoted entirely to the research phase of his career, 1960 to 1965

    • Presents Leary’s early scientific articles and scholarly essays, including those on the Harvard Psilocybin Project, the Concord Prison Project, and the Good Friday Experiment

    • With an editor’s introduction that examines the Harvard Drug Scanda


    Brooklyn Launch for Redeployment with Phil Klay and Maxwell Neely-Cohen

    02/24/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    National Book Award-winner Phil Klay launches the paperback edition of Redeployment, in conversation with fellow author Maxwell Neely-Cohen (Echo of the Boom).

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    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780143126829
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    Published: Penguin Books - February 24th, 2015

    Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction · Winner of the John Leonard First Book Prize · Selected as one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book ReviewTimeNewsweekThe Washington Post Book World, Amazon, and more 


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    ISBN: 9781940207179
    Availability: Out of Print
    Published: Rare Bird Books, a Barnacle Book - April 15th, 2014

    Efram gets kicked out of every school in the known universe.

    Molly is raised in total isolation by survivalists.

    Steven grows up globetrotting with his ex-spy father.

    Chloe rules three thousand students with an iron fist.


    BK: Gotham Writers Workshop on Character

    02/22/2015 - 2:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    Edward Einhorn, author of the picture books A Very Improbable Story and Fractions In Disguise, and the middle-grade novels The Living House of Oz and Paradox In Oz, leads a workshop on the development of character in storytelling.

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    By Edward Einhorn, David Clark (Illustrator)
    $7.95
    ISBN: 9781570917745
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    Published: Charlesbridge - March 25th, 2014

    Crack the case with George Cornelius Factor in this entertaining math adventure that introduces simplified and reduced fractions with equal parts intrigue and humor.


    BK: Greenpoint Comedy Night

    02/21/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Brooklyn Launch for Leanna Renee Hieber and The Eterna Files

    02/11/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    Leanna Renee Hieber returns to WORD with her new novel, The Eterna Files. Join her for an evening of Victoriana, the supernatural, and the quest for immortality.

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    ISBN: 9780765336743
    Availability: Hard to Find
    Published: Tor Books - February 10th, 2015

    London, 1882: Queen Victoria appoints Harold Spire of the Metropolitan Police to Special Branch Division Omega. Omega is to secretly investigate paranormal and supernatural events and persons. Spire, a skeptic driven to protect the helpless and see justice done, is the perfect man to lead the department, which employs scholars and scientists, assassins and con men, and a traveling circus.


    BK: Dating is the Worst with Melissa Pimentel, Sara Benincasa, and Brendan Jay Sullivan

    02/09/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    Join Melissa Pimentel for the release of Love by the Book, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Sara Benincasa (Great) and Brendan Jay Sullivan (Rivington Was Ours) for a celebration/lamentation of the vagaries of love.

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    $16.00
    ISBN: 9780143127284
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    Published: Penguin Books - February 3rd, 2015

    A laugh-out-loud debut novel that will delight fans of Bridget Jones's Diary and HBO's Girls


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    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780062222695
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    Published: HarperTeen - April 8th, 2014

    In this contemporary retelling of The Great Gatsby, by comedian Sara Benincasa, a teenage girl becomes entangled in the romance and drama of a Hamptons social circle and is implicated in a scandal that shakes the summer community.


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    $16.99
    ISBN: 9780062125583
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    Published: It Books - August 27th, 2013

    Lady Gaga's old friend and former DJ Brendan Jay Sullivan paints a vivid picture of the downtown scene from which she emerged.


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