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WORD BK Presents: Carrie Laben and Cara Hoffman for A HAWK IN THE WOODS

03/27/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Greenpoint for an evening with Carrie Laben, author of the new literary horror novel A Hawk in the Woods. She'll be joined in conversation by Cara Hoffman, author of Running and Be Safe I Love You

ABOUT CARRIE LABEN

A Hawk in the Woods Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781939905468
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Published: Word Horde - March 26th, 2019

When newscaster Abby Waite is diagnosed with a potentially terminal illness, she decides to do the logical thing... break her twin sister Martha out of prison and hit the road. Their destination is the Waite family cabin in Minnesota where Abby plans a family reunion of sorts.


Running Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476757582
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 20th, 2018

From the critically acclaimed author of Be Safe I Love You comes a haunting novel of love, friendship, and survival set in the red light district of Athens in the 1980s that New York magazine calls "a gauzy portrait of youthful longing, sticky romance, and regret."


WORD BK Presents: Josh Frank and Robert S. Bader for GIRAFFES ON HORSEBACK SALAD

03/28/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Calling all Marx Brothers and Dalí fans! WORD is excited to welcome Josh Frank to Greenpoint for a discussion of his new book Giraffes on Horseback Salad, a reimagining of the strangest movie never made. Josh will give a talk about the history behind the unlikely friendship between Dalí and the Marx Brothers and his approach to researching this lost film, then take questions from the audience. He will be joined in conversation by Robert S. Bader, a fellow expert on the Marx Brothers.

Giraffes on Horseback Salad: Salvador Dali, the Marx Brothers, and the Strangest Movie Never Made Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781594749230
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Published: Quirk Books - March 19th, 2019

This lushly illustrated graphic novel re-creates a lost Marx Brothers script written by modern art icon Salvador Dali.


$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, including Giraffes on Horseback Salad. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher. 


WORD BK Presents: Feminista Jones and Xavier D'Leau for RECLAIMING OUR SPACE

03/20/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780807055373
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Published: Beacon Press - January 29th, 2019

A treatise of Black women’s transformative influence in media and society, placing them front and center in a new chapter of mainstream resistance and political engagement


$5.00
SKU: jonesvoucher

$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, including Reclaiming Our Space. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher. 


WORD BK: Presents PIZZA STORYTIME! with Jon Burgerman

02/24/2019 - 3:30pm

 

We don't know about you, but our reason for living is pizza. Cheese pizza, vegan pizza, pepperoni pizza, Hawaiian pizza, grandma pizza—we don't discriminate, we'll eat it all. Join us in Greenpoint for a very special pizza storytime with Jon Burgerman, author of How to Eat Pizza, featuring real (free!) pizza provided by our neighbor Paulie Gee's Slice Shop. It'll be a real slice of fun! 

ABOUT JON BURGERMAN

How to Eat Pizza Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780735228856
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Dial Books - November 6th, 2018

Everyone's favorite meal talks back in this deliciously irreverent new picture book from the creator of Splat! and Rhyme Crime


WORD BK Presents: Hampton Fancher and Mary-Beth Hughes for THE WALL WILL TELL YOU

03/13/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Brooklyn for a special evening with Hampton Fancher, famed screenwriter of Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049. Hampton will be joined in conversation by Mary-Beth Hughes, author of the books Wavemaker II and Double Happiness.

ABOUT THE BOOK

The Wall Will Tell You: The Forensics of Screenwriting Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781612197616
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Published: Melville House - March 12th, 2019

A completely original guide to the screenwriter's art -- as only the writer of Blade Runner could concieve it.

The master speaks, in this unique guide for screenwriters -- and writers and artists of all kinds.


$5.00
SKU: wallvoucher

$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including The Wall Will Tell You. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher. 


The Loved Ones Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124982
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Published: Grove Press - June 14th, 2016

"Rich in sensory detail...a demanding read that rewards patience."--New York Times

"Edith Wharton and Henry James own the mansion housing this slant of prose, all style and substance, and Hughes moves ever closer to such mastery with...The Loved Ones."--Elle


WORD BK Presents: Katy Butler for THE ART OF DYING WELL

03/11/2019 - 7:30pm

 

The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501135316
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Published: Scribner - February 19th, 2019

A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life—from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath—by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door.

The Art of Dying Well is about living as well as possible for as long as possible and adapting successfully


WORD BK Presents: Leanna Renee Hieber and Elizabeth Mahon for MISS VIOLET AND THE GREAT WAR

02/28/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Miss Violet and the Great War: A Strangely Beautiful Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780765377463
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Published: Tor Books - February 26th, 2019

PRISM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR

A superb, standalone adventure in Leanna Renee Hieber's groundbreaking, critically acclaimed Strangely Beautiful series, full of passion and power.

From childhood, Violet Rychman has dreamed of a coming war, of death and battle on an unimaginable scale. She has seen and heard ghosts, who have loved and guided her.


Strangely Beautiful Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9780765377432
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Published: Tor Books - April 26th, 2016

Originally published as two books, Strangely Beautiful unites Leanna Renee Hieber's critically acclaimed novels in a single revised volume, restoring the author's original vision for the work.


Perilous Prophecy: A Strangely Beautiful Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780765377449
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Published: Tor Books - June 20th, 2017

Winner of the Prism Award for Best Fantasy Novel

“Tells a love story with exquisite detail.”—TrueBlood.net


Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History's Most Notorious Women Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399536458
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Published: TarcherPerigee - March 1st, 2011

Throughout history women have caused wars, defied the rules, and brought men to their knees. The famous and the infamous, queens, divorcées, actresses, and outlaws have created a ruckus during their lifetimes-turning heads while making waves. Scandalous Women tells the stories of the risk takers who have flouted convention, beaten the odds, and determined the course of world events.


$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including Miss Violet and the Great War. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher. 
 


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