Brooklyn

WORD BK Presents: Christie Grotheim and Andrea Rothman

05/29/2019 - 7:30pm

 

WORD is excited to welcome authors Christie Grotheim and Andrea Rothman for a discussion about their books The Year Marjorie Moore Learned to Live and The DNA of You and Me. Christie and Andrea will be joined in conversation by Rachel Aydt, an NYC-based writer and teacher. 

The Year Marjorie Moore Learned to Live Cover Image
$16.50
ISBN: 9781942762461
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Heliotrope Books LLC - April 2nd, 2019

Marjorie Moore always wants more--and often feels she ends up with less. Forever searching elsewhere, she is consumed with wanting, or in her opinion, needing. Feeling trapped by her town and her family, she escapes through shopping, pill popping, and fantasizing about a possible affair with a friend from high school.


The DNA of You and Me: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062857811
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Published: William Morrow - March 12th, 2019

“Refreshing.... Asks urgent questions about female ambition. Fans of Lab Girl have found a worthy successor.”—Real Simple


$5.00
SKU: moorevoucher

$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 Allison Pataki and Marya Myers

05/19/2019 - 1:30pm

 

WORD is beyond excited to welcome Allison Pataki and Marya Myers to Greenpoint for a storytime with their new children's book, Nelly Takes New York: A Little Girl's Adventures in New York

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Nelly Takes New York: A Little Girl's Adventures in the Big Apple (Big City Adventures) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425040
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 14th, 2019

The Big Apple may be hiding in the place you least expect it in this spunky introduction to the best parts of New York.

Nelly lives in New York, the greatest city in the world.

Every morning, she wakes up to the rumble of the subways and the honking of cars.
Every morning, she can smell the food cart downstairs and hear the rat-a-tat-tat of the street musicians outside.


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

Exquisite and nuanced in its storytelling, Midnight crafts intimate, humanizing portraits of Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Joan of Arc that ask us to behold the women behind the icons.


$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.


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