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April 29, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - April 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.

My Struggle: Book Four

My Struggle: Book Four
by Karl Ove Knausgaard

The fourth installment of Knausgaard's six-part saga of selfhood gets the English rendition.

Supermutant Magic Academy

Supermutant Magic Academy
by Jillian Tamaki

As Slate so aptly described it, "a boarding school drama laced with the supernatural."

Early Warning

Early Warning
by Jane Smiley

The veteran storyteller zooms in on an American family through a zoomed-out range of the '50s through the '90s.

Anger is an Energy

Anger is an Energy
by John Lydon

The legend speaks!

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)