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    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


    WOKE Reads discusses ON TYRANNY

    04/11/2018 - 6:00pm

    Join the WORDies as we discuss Timothy Snyder's pocket sized guide to surviving the 21st century with the lessons of the darkest hours of the 20th century. 

    As always, book group picks are 10% off!

    On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Cover Image
    $8.99
    ISBN: 9780804190114
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Tim Duggan Books - February 28th, 2017

    #1 New York Times Bestseller


    WORD Presents Lisa Ko for THE LEAVERS

    04/26/2018 - 7:30pm

    The Leavers Cover Image
    By Lisa Ko
    $25.95
    ISBN: 9781616206888
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Algonquin Books - May 2nd, 2017

    FINALIST FOR THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

    Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed, Bustle, and Electric Literature


    $5.00
    SKU: kovoucher

    This voucher is good towards entrance to this event in our Jersey City location. The $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including The Leavers! Please note that if a copy of the event book is purchased at the store, there is no need to purchase a voucher as well. 
     


    WORD Presents Tim Miller for WHAT'S COOKING MOO MOO? Storytime

    04/21/2018 - 11:00am

     

    Join us in Jersey City for storytime with Tim Miller, author and illustrator of the Moo Moo and Snapsy the Alligator books, for a celebration of his latest book What's Cooking Moo Moo? and a reading and drawing demonstration. We're so excited to welcome Tim and brighten up our Saturday morning storytime. 

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    What's Cooking, Moo Moo? (A Moo Moo and Mr. Quackers Book) Cover Image
    By Tim Miller, Tim Miller (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780062414410
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Balzer + Bray - April 3rd, 2018

    Moo Moo serves up another half-baked scheme—and loyal Mr. Quackers goes along for the ride—in this madcap follow-up to Moo Moo in a Tutu.

    Yes, for real! The hilarious cow-and-duck duo are opening their own five-star restaurant. You’ll want to see what udderly ridiculous antics they get up to in their new adventure.


    WORD Presents James Campion for Accidentally Like a Martyr

    07/17/2018 - 7:30pm

    Join us for an unrivaled literary and musical experience! James Campion joins us at WORD Jersey City, guitar in tow, for a celebration of the life and music of Warren Zevon, rock singer-songwriter and musician. Warren Zevon songs are like chapters in a great American novel. Its story lies in the heart of his and our psyche.

    Accidentally Like a Martyr: The Tortured Art of Warren Zevon Cover Image
    $24.99
    ISBN: 9781617136726
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Backbeat Books - June 5th, 2018

    (Book). Warren Zevon songs are like chapters in a great American novel. Its story lies in the heart of his and our psyche. The lines are blurred. We never seem to know if we are looking in a mirror or peering through a window; we only know that when we listen we see something .


    WORD & The JC Free Public Library Present A Sinner in Mecca

    04/12/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    $25.00
    SKU: meccaticket

    Admission to Thursday, April 12th author event with Parvez Sharma at Harborside and a signed copy of A Sinner in Mecca presented by the Jersey City Public Library: Five Corners Branch and WORD Bookstores. 


    JC: Storytime with Jessie Sima for Harriet Gets Carried Away

    03/24/2018 - 11:00am

    Harriet Gets Carried Away Cover Image
    By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481469111
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2018

    From the author and illustrator of the bestselling Not Quite Narwhal comes a sweet and funny story about remembering where you belong, no matter how far you roam, or what you're wearing when you get there.


    Not Quite Narwhal Cover Image
    By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481469098
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

    In the tradition of Uni the Unicorn and Gaston, this heartwarming and adorable debut picture book tells the story of a young unicorn who was born under the sea to a family of narwhals.


    Storytime! with Gwendolyn Javor

    03/17/2018 - 11:00am

    This event takes place in our Jersey City store.

    Join us at WORD for storytime with Absurdimals: Lola Goes to School, with author Gwendolyn Javor. 

    Absurdimals is the first in a series of children's books about a group of hybrid animals who represent the diverse, changing faces of society and empower kids to embrace individuality. 

    WORD Presents The Wonder Down Under with authors Ellen Stokken Dahl and Nina Brochmann, M.D.

    03/19/2018 - 7:30pm

    The Wonder Down Under: The Insider's Guide to the Anatomy, Biology, and Reality of the Vagina Cover Image
    $26.99
    ISBN: 9781681440217
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Quercus Books - March 6th, 2018

    A joyful and indispensable guide filled with astonishing, important, and little-known information about the vagina that will equip a new generation to make informed choices about their sexual health and happiness.


    $5.00
    SKU: wondervoucher

    This voucher is good towards entrance to this event in our Jersey City location. The $5 voucher can be used towards anything in the store, including The Wonder Down Under! Please note that if a copy of the event book is purchased at the store, there is no need to purchase a voucher as well. 


    WORD Presents THINKING IN FULL COLOR for International Women's Day

    03/08/2018 - 7:30pm

    Thinking In Full Color, a Jersey City-based theater company focused on sharing stories by women of color, is back at WORD Jersey City for International Women's Day!

    TIFC is excited to return to their favorite local bookstore which has been carrying the In Full Color Anthology since 2016.

    We'll be featuring women from multiple seasons of our hit show In Full Color, reading pieces from the In Full Color Anthology as well as sharing new works. We will also be discussing female authorship, social issues, literature and more.

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