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March 4, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - March 4, 2015

In the Largehearted Word series, the staff of Brooklyn's WORD bookstore highlights several new books released this week.

WORD Bookstores are independent neighborhood bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Jersey City, New Jersey. Our primary goal is to be whatever our communities needs us to be, which currently means carrying everything from fiction to nonfiction to absurdly cute cards and stationery. In addition, we're fiends for a good event, from the classic author reading and Q&A to potlucks and a basketball league (and anything set in a bar). If a weekly dose of WORD here isn't enough for you, follow us on Twitter: @wordbookstores.


Children of the Days

Children of the Days
by Eduardo Galeano


A daybook of history and fantasy merged in a baffling, riveting portrait of the day-by-day world.


Our Endless Numbered Days

Our Endless Numbered Days
by Claire Fuller

A mysterious pair of boots leads a humble, hardworking family away from the sanctity of their homestead.


Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven

Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven
by John Eliot Gardiner

A loving, exhaustive study of J.S. Bach by John Eliot Gardiner, one of his most erudite listeners and performers.


The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant
by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Booker-winning narrative master returns with novel that's fit to be a saga.


WORD Brooklyn links:

WORD website
WORD Facebook page
WORD on Instagram
WORD Tumblr
WORD Twitter


also at Largehearted Boy:

other Word Bookstores Books of the Week (weekly new book highlights)

List of Online "Best of 2014" Book Lists

Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (weekly comics & graphic novel highlights)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
guest book reviews
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)


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