Crime Novel Night

with authors Rob Brunet, Tracey Landau & Thomas Pluck

SEPT 30 / TUE / 7:30 PM

[words] presents three unique crime authors in one exciting event:

Rob Brunet, Stinking Rich

Tracey Landau, The Queen of Diamonds

Thomas Pluck, Blade of Dishonor

Club Soccer 101

with author Luke Dempsey

OCT 9 / THU / 7:30 PM

Writing with the passion and panache of a deeply knowledgeable and opinionated fan, Luke Dempsey explains what makes each club distinctive: their origins, fans, and style of play; their greatest (and most heartbreaking) seasons and historic victories and defeats; and their most famous players—from Pelé, Eusébio, and Maradona to Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, and Ronaldo.

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A Day for Readers at Hachette Book Group

OCT 18 / SAT / 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Hachette Book Group
111 E 59th St
New York, NY 10022

$45 ADMISSION includes all panels detailed below, brunch, and a tote bag with selected free books!

Hachette Book Group’s Editorial Panel features a look behind the curtain at the world of publishing. Additionally there is a Narrative Nonfiction Panel, a Literary Fiction Panel, and a Special Book Club discussion with debut author Christopher Scotton, author of the forthcoming novel, THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH. All attendees will receive an advance copy of the novel to read before the event.

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Goodnight, Ark

with author Laura Sassi
OCT 18 / SAT / 11:00 AM

Beds are ready. Food is stored. Noah hollers, “All aboard!”

It’s bedtime on Noah’s ark, but the animals can’t sleep because of the storm. Two by two, they crowd into Noah’s bed, creating a sticky situation. Will Noah ever get them back to their own beds? Climb aboard the ark for this rollicking, yet ultimately restful bedtime story as Noah finds a way to make things calm and cozy, even in the midst of a storm. 

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Each Day I Like it Better

with author Amy S.F. Lutz

OCT 19 / SUN / 2:00 PM

In the fall of 2009, Amy Lutz and her husband, Andy, struggled with one of the worst decisions parents could possibly face: whether they could safely keep their autistic ten-year-old son at home any longer. Desperate to stop the attacks that endangered family members, caregivers, and even himself, Amy and Andy decided to try the controversial procedure of electroconvulsive therapy or ECT. 

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The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing

with author Mira Jacob

OCT 20 / MON / 7:30 PM

With depth, heart, and agility, debut novelist Mira Jacob takes us on a deftly plotted journey that ranges from 1970s India to suburban 1980s New Mexico to Seattle during the boom. The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing is an epic, irreverent testimony to the bonds of love, the pull of hope, and the power of making peace with life’s uncertainties.

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A Replacement Life

with author Boris Fishman

OCT 27 / MON / 7:30 PM

A singularly talented writer makes his literary debut with this provocative, soulful, and sometimes hilarious story of a failed journalist asked to do the unthinkable: forge Holocaust-restitution claims for old Russian Jews in Brooklyn, New York.

A Replacement Life is a dark, moving, and beautifully written novel about family, honor, and justice. 

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Edible Colors

with author Jennifer Vogel Bass

NOV 8 / SAT / 11:00 AM

Parents and their kids will delight in Edible Colors, a book that introduces early learners to color through pictures of unusual and everyday fruits and vegetables. The book’s striking imagery helps children appreciate the inherent beauty of good food.


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The Big Book of Sides

with author Rick Rodgers

NOV 15 / SAT / 5:00 PM

What’s a burger without fries, turkey without stuffing, or barbecue without coleslaw, baked beans, or macaroni and cheese—or all three? The Big Book of Sides contains more than 450 delicious recipes to complement any dish. With helpful tips on how to stock your pantry, easy-to-follow cooking techniques, gorgeous color photos, and main dish pairing suggestions, The Big Book of Sides is sure to become a trusted staple in your kitchen.

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