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August 13, 2015

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - August 13, 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.

You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)
by Felicia Day

A memoir/how-to hybrid on being you despite internal or external interference.

Bright Lines

Bright Lines
by Tanwi Nandini Islam

Described by The Washington Post as a Brooklyn-by-way-of-Bangladesh Royal Tenenbaums, Tanwi Nandini Islam explores the wandering home that is the search for home.

The Good Little Book

The Good Little Book
by Kyo Maclear and Marion Arbona

The story of a young accidental intellectual.

Have a Little Pun

Have a Little Pun
by Frida Clements

An irresistible, beautifully illustrated ode to wordplay.

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)