This Month: Cream Puffs, Magicians & Dead Rock Stars

September 3, 2009

eatsleepreadwordDo you get our monthly newsletter? It’s the best way to receive the detailed scoop on what is new at the store each month. Our manager Stephanie puts together an all-around entertaining and very informative bulletin. We can only offer a mini version here at the blog, so to be sure you don’t miss out on the next one, please sign up for our newsletter here.

So, what’s up this month at WORD? We’ll tell you what’s going on at WORD. More events than you can shake a stick at! Go on, shake that stick all you want. The events will still be there. We’re having a cream puff contest and a clothing swap, we’re talking about dead rock stars and the genitalia of famous people, we’re hosting awesome authors like Lev Grossman and Frank Portman. And more. Much more.

botw2009-faceThe best place to grab details (besides our newsletter) is over at our events page. And another handy listing (with built-in RSVPs) can be found on our Facebook page. And of course we chat about the events often on Twitter. Finally, here’s a super quick, super short summary for our blog readers – beginning with tonight’s event:

-Sept 3: INDIE PRESS NIGHT with DZANC BOOKS five contributors read TONIGHT at 7:30 pm

-Sept 9: GASTRONOMY OF MARRIAGE LAUNCH & Cream Puff Contest! Launch event with debut author Michelle Maisto and Brooklyn Chowder Surfer Ben Sargent

-Sept 10: THE MAGICIANS with Lev Grossman, in conversation with Laura Miller of Salon

n64733511035_9813madiens-Sept 13: Come visit us at booth #30 at the BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL!

-Sept 15: OPHELIA JOINED THE GROUP MAIDENS WHO DON’T FLOAT – Classic lit signs on to Facebook – Chat with author Sarah Schmelling & Kera Bolonik

-Sept 16: TAXI CONFIDENTIAL LAUNCH event with Greenpoint author Amy Braunschweiger (and cab driver guests!)

-Sept 17: CHEAP THRILLS NIGHT! Book Launch, Clothing Swap & Comedy too! with Lauren Weber, author of IN CHEAP WE TRUST

-Sept 19: YA NOT? with Frank Portman, author of ANDROMEDA KLEIN (4 pm)

rockroll-Sept 20: WORD PLAY Family Event! reading with Alastair Reid, author of OUNCE DICE TRICE (3 pm)

-Sept 22: A DEBATE OF HISTORIC PROPORTIONS at THE DIAMOND BAR w/ authors David Farley and Tony Perrottet (7 pm)

-Sept 24: TALK ABOUT ROCK: The Trials, Tribulations, Hardships & Half-truths in Writing about Rock & Roll

All events at 7:30 pm except where noted – We hope to see you at the store soon!

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