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    WORD Presents: Oscars Trivia Night

    02/23/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

     

    $5.00
    SKU: triviavoucher

    Entrance to WORD Trivia. Voucher can be used towards anything in the store on the night of the event. 


    WORD Presents: César Brioso for LAST SEASONS IN HAVANA

    03/21/2019 - 7:30pm


    Last Seasons in Havana explores the intersection between Cuba and America’s pastime from the late 1950s to the early 1960s, when Fidel Castro overthrew Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. César Brioso takes the reader through the triumph of the revolution in 1959 and its impact on professional baseball in the seasons immediately following Castro’s rise to power.

    Last Seasons in Havana: The Castro Revolution and the End of Professional Baseball in Cuba Cover Image
    $29.95
    ISBN: 9781496205513
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2019

    Last Seasons in Havana explores the intersection between Cuba and America’s pastime from the late 1950s to the early 1960s, when Fidel Castro overthrew Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista.


    $5.00
    SKU: cesarvoucher

    $5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including Last Seasons in Havana. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher. 


    WORD JC Presents: Drag Queen Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam

    02/09/2019 - 11:00am

     

    Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam encourages the creativity and boundless energy and excitement of child's play as they relate to both gender neutrality and non-conformity while promoting positive LGBTQ role models. Harmonica Sunbeam will read oppression and ism-free books and timeless favorites in addition to leading participants in song between stories. 

    Thanks to our friends at Jersey City Pride for bringing Drag Queen Storyhour to downtown Jersey City.

    WORD JC Presents: Irvine Welsh for DEAD MEN'S TROUSERS

    02/28/2019 - 7:30pm

     

    Dead Men's Trousers Cover Image
    $26.99
    ISBN: 9781612197555
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Melville House - February 26th, 2019

    The International Bestseller from the author The New York Times called "blisteringly funny" — it's the wild and wooly crew from Trainspotting back for one last adventure


    $5.00
    SKU: welshvoucher

    $5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 voucher can be used toward anything in store, including Dead Men's Trousers. Please note that if you purchase a copy of the book from WORD there is no need to purchase a voucher. 


    WORD JC Presents: James Boice for WHO KILLED THE FONZ?

    02/19/2019 - 7:30pm

     

    Late October, 1984. Prince and Bruce are dominating FM radio. Ron and Nancy are headed back to the White House. Crockett and Tubbs are leading men everywhere to embrace pastels. And Richard Cunningham? Well, Richard Cunningham is having a really bad Sunday.

    Who Killed the Fonz? Cover Image
    $26.00
    ISBN: 9781501196881
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Simon & Schuster - February 19th, 2019

    The legendary 1950s-era TV show Happy Days gets reinvented as a gritty 1980s noir.

    Late October, 1984. Prince and Bruce are dominating FM radio. Ron and Nancy are headed back to the White House. Crockett and Tubbs are leading men everywhere to embrace pastels. And Richard Cunningham?


    New Fiction Book Group JC Discusses BLACK WAVE

    03/05/2019 - 6:00pm

    For more information on this group, click here

    Black Wave Cover Image
    $18.95
    ISBN: 9781558619395
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Amethyst Editions - September 13th, 2016

    Desperate to quell her addiction to drugs, disastrous romance, and nineties San Francisco, Michelle heads south for LA. But soon it's officially announced that the world will end in one year, and life in the sprawling metropolis becomes increasingly weird.


    WORD JC Presents: Chris Wilson for THE MASTER PLAN

    02/05/2019 - 7:30pm

     

    Join us at WORD Jersey City for an evening with Chris Wilson, author of The Master Plan: My Journey From Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose. Wilson was sentenced to life in prison at age 18, but managed to have his sentenced reduced to 16 years. After his release, Wilson became an entrpreneur and speaker; The Master Plan is his first book. 

    The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose Cover Image
    By Chris Wilson, Bret Witter, Wes Moore (Foreword by)
    $27.00
    ISBN: 9780735215580
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 5th, 2019

    The inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoir of a man who used hard work and a Master Plan to turn a life sentence into a second chance.


    WORD JC Presents: Joshua Levy and Nicole Melleby for SEVENTH GRADE VS. THE GALAXY

    03/05/2019 - 7:30pm

     

    Join us at WORD Jersey City for a launch party celebrating the release of Joshua Levy's debut middle-grade novel, Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy. You can also preorder a signed copy here

    ABOUT THE BOOK

    Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781541528109
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - March 5th, 2019

    PSS 118 is just your typical school--except that it's a rickety old spaceship orbiting Jupiter. When the school is mysteriously attacked, thirteen-year-old Jack receives a cryptic message from his father (the school's recently-fired-for-tinkering-with-the-ship science teacher).


    Gotham Writers Workshop at WORD JC

    02/10/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

     

    Join us at WORD Jersey City for a free creative writing class held by the Gotham Writers Workshop, led by instructor Cullen Thomas.  

    ABOUT CULLEN THOMAS

    Cullen Thomas is the author of the memoir Brother One Cell. His work has also appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Salon, The Rumpus, The Sonora Review, World Hum, Current Biography, and Penthouse.

    Finance Book Club JC Discusses PROFIT FIRST

    03/06/2019 - 6:00pm

    For more information on this group, click here

    Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine Cover Image
    $27.00
    ISBN: 9780735214149
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Portfolio - February 21st, 2017

    Author of cult classics The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small businesses break out of the doom spiral and achieve instant profitability.


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