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June 17, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - June 17, 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.

Broken Monsters

Broken Monsters
by Lauren Beukes

The novel that Stephen King described as "scary as hell" gets the paperback treatment.

Modern Romance

Modern Romance
by Aziz Ansari

Laugh and learn with comedian and aspiring Delilah Aziz Ansari.

City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology

City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology
edited by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The venerable San Francisco publisher/bookseller commemorates six decades of courageous, innovative poetry.

Don Quixote

Don Quixote
by Miguel De Cervantes, translated by Edith Grossman

Renowned translator Edith Grossman renders one of the world's oldest novels.

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)