Jersey City

Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses PERSEPOLIS

10/10/2019 - 7:00pm

 

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780375714573
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Published: Pantheon - June 1st, 2004

A New York Times Notable Book
A Time Magazine “Best Comix of the Year”
A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-seller

Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s graphic memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses CONVENIENCE STORE WOMAN

09/12/2019 - 7:00pm

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Convenience Store Woman Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802128256
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - June 12th, 2018

The English-language debut of one of Japan's most talented contemporary writers, selling over 650,000 copies there, Convenience Store Woman is the heartwarming and surprising story of thirty-six-year-old Tokyo resident Keiko Furukura.


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses EROTIC STORIES FOR PUNJABI WIDOWS

08/08/2019 - 7:00pm

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Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062645111
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 6th, 2018

Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Pick

A lively, sexy, and thought-provoking East-meets-West story about community, friendship, and women’s lives at all ages—a spicy and alluring mix of Together Tea and Calendar Girls.

Every woman has a secret life . . .


Garbage Water Thursdays JC Discusses HOW THE GARCIA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS

07/11/2019 - 6:00pm

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781565129757
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2010

"Poignant . . . Powerful . . . Beautifully captures the threshold experience of the new immigrant, where the past is not yet a memory." —The New York Times Book Review

Acclaimed writer Julia Alvarez’s beloved first novel gives voice to four sisters as they grow up in two cultures.


SANDANGAW Storytime at WORD JC

06/22/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join Sari-Sari Storybooks, the Filipino School of New York-New Jersey, and WORD in celebrating the launch of the newest Sari-Sari Storybook, Sandangaw: A Waray Tale. This is the first East Coast launch celebrating this charming story of tenacious little Sandangaw and his quest to grow.

We'll hear a reading of the story and play a short video from the author, Voltaire Q. Oyzon. There will be crafts for the kids and Filipino sweets will be served. 

Mystery Book Group JC Discusses WHO IS VERA KELLY?

07/02/2019 - 6:00pm

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Who Is Vera Kelly? (A Vera Kelly  Story #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793019
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Published: Tin House Books - June 12th, 2018

An NPR Best Book of the Year

"Gripping, subtle, magnificently written." —The New York Times Book Review

"A delectable page-turner . . . Vera Kelly introduces a fascinating new spy to literature’s mystery canon—one we hope sticks around long beyond this snappy, intimate debut." —Entertainment Weekly


Sangha On Newark Ave Book Group JC Discusses BUDDHISM: AN INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHA'S LIFE

07/25/2019 - 6:00pm

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Buddhism: An Introduction to the Buddha's Life, Teachings, and Practices (The Essential Wisdom Library) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250313683
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - April 30th, 2019

A modern guide to the teachings of Buddhism


WRBG Book Club JC Discusses SISTER LOVE

06/30/2019 - 3:00pm

 

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Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781938334290
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Midsummer Nights Press - February 15th, 2018

WRBG BOOK DISCUSSIONS: June 29th @ WORD BK & June 30th @ WORD JC, both at 3PM. 


Mystery Book Group JC Discusses ROOM

06/04/2019 - 6:00pm

 

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Room: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316098328
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 18th, 2011

The award-winning bestseller that became one of the most talked about and memorable novels of the decade, Room is "utterly gripping...a heart-stopping novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


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