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Storytime at WORD BK With Shira Erlichman

05/19/2019 - 12:00pm

 

Join us at WORD for a special storytime featuring writer and artist Shira Erlichman, author of the new children's book Be/Hold

ABOUT THE BOOK

Be/Hold: A Friendship Book Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780999658420
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Penny Candy Books - April 2nd, 2019

In Be/Hold: A Friendship Book visual artist, poet, and musician Shira Erlichman opens with the line, "Sweetheart, sometimes when I'm feeling blue I put my ear to the wind & listen for you," building a one-of-a-kind story of friendship from her love of compound words (i.e. toothbrush, windbreaker, behold) in a book that uplifts, encourages, and honors the people we care about most.


Family Bookmaking Workshop at WORD BK

04/14/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

 

Join art educator Hayley Ferber for this family art workshop hosted at WORD Bookstore’s Greenpoint location. This intergenerational workshop invites families to create and be the authors of their very own books! Learn the accordion fold with pockets for special inserted pages! 


Session: Accordion Fold Books
Create your own accordion fold books with pockets. Design page inserts for your
pockets to tell your story!

$50.00
SKU: fambookmaking

Admission to the Family Bookmaking Workshop at WORD Brooklyn. Supplies included.


Admission to the Family Bookmaking Workshop at WORD Brooklyn for one additional family member. This admission fee will only be processed if you have also purchased the $50 base admission for the workshop. Supplies included.


WORD Presents: Victoria Shorr for MIDNIGHT: THREE WOMEN AT THE HOUR OF RECKONING

04/30/2019 - 7:30pm

 

WORD is excited to welcome Victoria Shorr to Brooklyn for a discussion of her new novel Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning, which explores the inner lives of Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Joan of Arc at pivotal moments in each of their histories. 

Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393652789
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 12th, 2019

Midnight is a study in the courage of three women--Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Joan of Arc. Jane Austen was poor in 1802, unmarried and homeless. She had outlines, ideas, and first drafts of her future novels but no place to sit and write them. It is at this bleak moment that she receives an offer of marriage from a rich man.


$5.00
SKU: shorrvoucher

$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.


WORD Presents: Bob Eckstein for THE ULTIMATE CARTOON BOOK OF BOOK CARTOONS

04/23/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD for a panel discussion with Bob Eckstein, editor of the new book The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons, and contributors David Borchatrt and Nick Downes. You may recognize Bob's work from his book Footnotes From the World's Greatest Bookstores, which features a beautiful illustration of our Brooklyn store! 

The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781616898045
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - April 2nd, 2019

This exuberant collection of cartoons is an enthusiastic love letter to books and bookstores. The cartoons celebrate and critique the literary world through the work of thirty-three of the masters of cartoon art, including Sam Gross, Roz Chast, Arnie Levin, Danny Shanahan, Peter Steiner, Mick Stevens, Nick Downes, Liza Donnelly, Bob Mankoff, and Michael Maslin.


$5.00
SKU: bobvoucher

$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.


Storytime at WORD BK with Benjamin Scheuer and Jemima Williams

04/14/2019 - 11:30am

 

Join us at WORD Brooklyn for a special storytime featuring a musical performance by Benjamin Scheuer, author of the children's book Hibernate With Me. Scheuer originally wrote a song called "Hibernate With Me" for his wife, Jemima Williams (who illustrated the book), when she was homesick for the U.K. after moving to NYC. Benjamin and Jemima will lead an interactive storytime and Benjamin will play "Hibernate With Me" as well as other songs. 

ABOUT BENJAMIN SCHEUER

Hibernate with Me Cover Image
By Benjamin Scheuer, Jemima Williams (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534432178
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2019

Based on the song of the same name by Benjamin Scheuer, Hibernate with Me is a gentle reminder that no matter how sad, small, or scared you feel, you are always worthy of love, and that brighter days are always ahead.

Sometimes you feel small.


WORD + the William Vale Present: COMEDY SEX GOD LIVE! with Pete Holmes

05/15/2019 - 7:30pm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ORDER A SIGNED COPY OF COMEDY SEX GOD, PLEASE CLICK HERE AND SPECIFY "SIGNED COPY" IN THE COMMENTS SECTION OF YOUR ORDER. 

WORD and the William Vale are proud to present comedian Pete Holmes for his new book Comedy Sex God. Pete will be joined in conversation by John Mulaney. Tickets are available below via Eventbrite. Get yours now for a hilarious evening with Pete (and WORD)! 

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