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July 29, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - July 29, 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.


The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector

The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector
by Clarice Lispector

New Directions follows the publication of Lispector's brilliant, numinous novels with a compendium of her story collections.


Will Not Attend

Will Not Attend
by Adam Resnick

A former Late Night With David Letterman writer reflects on a lifetime of the willful avoidance of others.


Kitchens of the Great Midwest

Kitchens of the Great Midwest
by J. Ryan Stradal

A tale of food and family with a twinge of Garrison Keillor.


On Writing

On Writing
by Charles Bukowski

It looks like there was more to it than drinking Miller and being mean to women!


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)

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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