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May 14, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - May 14th, 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.


Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You
by Celeste Ng

One of our favorite and most engrossing novels from last year is now out in paperback.


Carsick

Carsick
by John Waters

New in paperback, you haven't really seen our country until you've seen it through John Waters' eyes.


Hold Still

Hold Still
by Sally Mann

Riddled with stunning images (no surprise), this unique memoir delves into Mann's distant and more recent pasts and leaves the reader sifting through treasure troves of insight.


Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News

Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News

Long before Stephen Colbert or The Onion or snopes.com, Orson Welles's much discussed and misinterpreted radio play toyed with public perception and made people question the veracity of news.


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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