Jersey City

SANGHA ON NEWARK AVE Discusses ZEN MIND, BEGINNER'S MIND

11/21/2019 - 6:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice Cover Image
By Shunryu Suzuki, Trudy Dixon (Editor), Huston Smith (Preface by), Richard Baker (Introduction by), David Chadwick (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590308493
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Published: Shambhala - June 28th, 2011

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few."


WRBG Book Club JC Discusses THE YELLOW HOUSE

11/24/2019 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.

The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802125088
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Published: Grove Press - August 13th, 2019

“Extravagantly beautiful…. Enormously, achingly alive…. A howl of love and rage, playful and funny as well as hard and bitter.” —The New York Times


WRBG Book Club JC Discusses SHE WOULD BE KING

10/27/2019 - 3:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

She Would Be King: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450017
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 3rd, 2019

“Extravagantly beautiful…. Enormously, achingly alive…. A howl of love and rage, playful and funny as well as hard and bitter.” —The New York Times


WORD Presents Eric Thurm for Board Games

11/11/2019 - 7:00pm

 

WORD Jersey City is excited to host Eric D. Thurm for his newest title Avidly Reads: Board GamesJoin us on November 11th at 7 pm for a game night and q&a. 

 

Avidly Reads Board Games Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781479826957
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: New York University Press - October 8th, 2019

"How we should think about board games, and what do they do to us as we play them?"


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Sangha on Newark Ave discusses Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

10/24/2019 - 6:00pm

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

A penetrating examination of how we live and how to live better

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060839871
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 2nd, 2005

THE CLASSIC BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED MILLIONS

A penetrating examination of how we live and how to live better


WORD Presents Leah Vernon for Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim

11/12/2019 - 7:00pm

 

WORD Jersey City is excited to host Leah Vernon to discuss her debut title Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim. Join us on November 12th at 7 pm for an intimate conversation and q&a. 

 

Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780807012628
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Published: Beacon Press - October 15th, 2019

A searingly honest memoir of one young woman’s journey toward self-acceptance as she comes to see her body as a symbol of rebellion and hope and chooses to live her life unapologetically.


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WORD JC Presents: Seanan McGuire for ROSEMARY AND RUE

10/13/2019 - 6:00pm

 

 

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for a discussion with Seanan McGuire, author of the new book Rosemary and Rue

Rosemary and Rue (October Daye #1) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780756416119
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Published: DAW - October 1st, 2019

Celebrating ten years of the Hugo-nominated and New York Times-bestselling October Daye urban fantasy series comes a new hardcover anniversary edition of the book that started it all, with a new bonus novella.


WRBG Book Club JC Discusses EVERYTHING INSIDE

09/29/2019 - 3:00pm

ABOUT THE BOOK:

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Brother, I’m Dying, a collection of vividly imagined stories about community, family, and love.

Rich with hard-won wisdom and humanity, set in locales from Miami and Port-au-Prince to a small unnamed country in the Caribbean and beyond, Everything Inside is at once wide in scope and intimate, as it explores the forces that pull us together, or drive us apart, sometimes in the same searing instant.

Everything Inside: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525521273
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Published: Knopf - August 27th, 2019

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
WINNER OF THE STORY PRIZE
WINNER OF THE 2020 VILCEK PRIZE IN LITERATURE


From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Brother, I'm Dying, a collection of vividly imagined stories about community, family, and love.


Books and Cake at WORD JC

09/15/2019 - 1:00pm
The Trouble with Shooting Stars Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534428966
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 2019

“Brimming with hope and sparkling with magic…shines as bright as any shooting star.” —Cassie Beasley, author of Circus Mirandus
“Loving, imaginative, and gorgeously written…shines with magic and heart.” —Anne Ursu, author of The Lost Girl

Mary Poppins meets My Big Fat Greek Wedding in this he


The Battle Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534428720
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - August 27th, 2019

The game begins again in this gripping follow-up to The Gauntlet that’s a futuristic middle eastern Zathura meets Ready Player One!

Four years after the events of The Gauntlet, the evil game Architect is back with a new partner-in-crime—The MasterMind—and the pair aim to get revenge on the Mirza clan.


Love Sugar Magic: A Sprinkle of Spirits Cover Image
By Anna Meriano, Mirelle Ortega (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062498496
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Published: Walden Pond Press - February 5th, 2019

The second book in this breakout series that's been called "charming and delectably sweet." (Zoraida Córdova, award-winning author of the Brooklyn Brujas series)


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