Trash Talk? I Think Not


Word bookstore, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is bridging the gap between books and basketball. If you can answer five simple questions (sample: Who wrote Ulysses?), you might join the store’s summer basketball league. Talk on the bench will include jumpshots and the value of magical realism in post-narrative memoir. Bring your A-game.

New Yorkers can still sign up. Details are here. (Thanks to the indefatigable Galley Cat for the for the tip.)–David E