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March 25, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - March 25, 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.


Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements
by Walidah Imarisha (Editor) and Adrienne Maree Brown

Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements by Walidah Imarisha (Editor) and Adrienne Maree Brown
http://www.wordbookstores.com/book/9781849352093
A unique collection of stories highlighting the intersection of fantasy and activism.


My Documents

My Documents
by Alejandro Zambra

A collection of short stories from the modern Chilean juggernaut.


Notes from a Dead House

Notes from a Dead House
by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Dostoevsky's unsparing account of life in a Siberian prison camp in a new translation by the celebrated duo Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.


Families, Families, Families!

Families, Families, Families!
by Suzanne Lang

A who's who of who's in the family!


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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