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April 8, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - April 8, 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.


After the Tall Timber

After the Tall Timber
by Renata Adler

The collected nonfiction of a true intellectual juggernaut.


The Folded Clock

The Folded Clock
by Heidi Julavits

Novelist and essayist Heidi Julavits presents a personal, structurally innovative look into an always aware, and sometimes fraught, mind.


My Journey with Maya

My Journey with Maya
by Tavis Smiley

The celebrated journalist and anchor Tavis Smiley remembers his mentor and friend, Maya Angelou.


The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt

The 2014 Pulitzer-winner gets the paperback treatment.


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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