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    Spanish Language Book Club reads Estrella Distante

    04/23/2018 - 6:00pm

    Join us in Jersey City for a book club reading Spanish languag books by latinx authors and led by bookseller Shevanee Cesar. The book discussion will balance between Spanish and English, so whether you are looking to increase your fluency or looking for a place to discuss the wide breadth of great literature written in Spanish, join us to discuss these wonderful books! 

    As always, book group picks are 10% off!

    Estrella Distante Cover Image
    $15.00
    ISBN: 9780307476128
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Vintage Espanol - July 11th, 2017

    El delirante y perturbador misterio de un impostor


    WORD Presents Trivia Night!

    05/05/2018 - 6:00pm

    Well no one told ya life was gonna be this way.... As if! Join WORD for our monthly Trivia Night Saturday Mary 5th at 6pm and dominate your friends and the competition with your knwoledge. We recommend ruling this pub style trivia game with such catchphrases as "It's Hammertime" and, if you're feeling more cooperative, "By our powers combined!". Our host with the most, Vincent Onorati, husband to WORD owner Christine, is a culture connoisseur and will be changing the theme each month.

    $5.00
    SKU: triviavoucher

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


    WORD & Jersey City Pride Present Drag Queen Story Hour

    04/28/2018 - 11:00am

    Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam audaciously encourages the creativity and boundless energy & 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. 

    WORD Presents Kushanava Choudhury for The Epic City

    04/12/2018 - 7:30pm

    Please join us at WORD, Jersey City for a conversation celebrating Epic City with author Kushanava Choudhury and his editor, Callie Garnett, as they discuss Kushanava's experiences that led him to write the book, his journalism, and Calcutta today. Join us for a glass of wine and this invigorating discussion!

    About the Book:

    The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta Cover Image
    $28.00
    ISBN: 9781635571561
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 9th, 2018

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Ondaatje Prize
    Shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year

    A masterful and entirely fresh portrait of great hopes and dashed dreams in a mythical city from a major new literary voice.

    Everything that could possibly be wrong with a city was wrong with Calcutta.


    WORD Bookstore and Jersey City Writers present a Panel on Publishing

    04/29/2018 - 1:00pm

    The Infinite Doctrine of Water Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781947896017
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Terrapin Books - April 1st, 2018

    The gorgeous poems of Michael T. Young's The Infinite Doctrine of Water offer the rewards of deep reflection. The poet's sharp eye and attentive ear capture the delicate light and shadow of urban life and personal memory.


    Storytime with Louie Chin for DON'T ASK A DINOSAUR

    05/19/2018 - 11:00am

    Don't Ask a Dinosaur Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781576878415
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: POW! - April 17th, 2018

    Don't Ask a Dinosaur is about a party that goes wildly awry when a pack of dinosaurs with very unique physical attributes attempt to help set up.


    WORD Presents Trivia Night!

    04/07/2018 - 6:00pm

    Get your nerd on WORDies!

    Join us for our monthly trivia night Saturday April 7th at 6pm with Vincent Onorati, the host with the most and husband to Christine, the store owner. Vinnie is a culture connoisseur and will be changing the theme each month. 

    $5.00
    SKU: triviavoucher

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


    Garbage Water Thursday's Reads Nakano Thrift Shop

    04/12/2018 - 6:00pm
    The Nakano Thrift Shop Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781609453992
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Europa Editions - June 6th, 2017

    From the author of Strange Weather in Tokyo comes this funny, heartwarming story about love, life, and human relationships that features a delightfully offbeat cast of characters.


    Mystery Book Group discusses THE MAGPIE MURDERS

    04/25/2018 - 6:00pm

    Mystery Book Group discusses this celebration of Golden Age detective fiction with a twist by this jack of all trades author. As always, book group picks are 10% off! 

    Magpie Murders: A Novel Cover Image
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9780062645234
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

    "Magpie Murders is a double puzzle for puzzle fans, who don’t often get the classicism they want from contemporary thrillers." --Janet Maslin, The New York Times


    WOKE Reads discusses THE ARGONAUTS

    05/09/2018 - 6:00pm

    Join the WORDies as we discuss Maggie Nelson's amazing work. As always the book group read is 10% off!

    The Argonauts Cover Image
    $15.00
    ISBN: 9781555977351
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Graywolf Press - January 26th, 2016

    An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family


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