Books on the Park

9th Ave: Chloe Benjamin

This event will be held at our 9th Ave. location.

 

 

Chloe Benjamin discusses her new novel, The Immortalists.

 

Praise for The Immortalists

 

The Immortalists Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735213180
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 9th, 2018

A dazzling family love story reminiscent of Everything I Never Told You from a novelist heralded by Lorrie Moore as a "great new talent."

If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?


The Anatomy of Dreams Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781476761169
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Atria Books - September 16th, 2014

Winner of the Edna Ferber Prize

Long-listed for the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize

"A sly, promising and ambitious debut." --Publishers Weekly

"Chloe Benjamin is a great new talent." --Lorrie Moore, author of Bark: Stories


9th Ave: Elsewhere Editions with Roger Mello and Daniel Hahn

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You Can't Be Too Careful! Cover Image
By Roger Mello, Daniel Hahn (Translator), Roger Mello (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671640
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Elsewhere Editions - April 4th, 2017

The White Rose is guarded closely by the gardener, who once caught a cold walking barefoot trying to find his shoes, which had been hidden by a cat, which was a gift from his younger brother, who was married to Dalva, who had inherited the cat from her uncle, who died of a broken heart awaiting a love letter that never arrived...


9th Ave: Ariel Gore

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Ariel Gore discusses her new novel, We Were Witches.

 

Praise for We Were Witches

 

We Were Witches Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781558614338
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Amethyst Editions - September 5th, 2017

Buying into the dream that education is the road out of poverty, a teen mom takes a chance on bettering herself, gets on welfare rolls, and talks her way into college. But once she's there, phallocratic narratives permeate every subject, and creative writing professors depend heavily on Freytag's pyramid to analyze life.


9th Ave: Karen and Jim Shepard

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The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941040720
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Tin House Books - September 12th, 2017

Given that most Americans proudly consider themselves non-political, where do our notions of collective responsibility come from? Which self-deceptions, when considering ourselves as actors on the world stage, do we cling to most tenaciously? Why do we so stubbornly believe, for example, that our country always means well when intervening abroad?


Kiss Me Someone: Stories Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941040751
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Published: Tin House Books - September 12th, 2017

9th Ave: Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris

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Her Right Foot Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris (Artist)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781452162812
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Chronicle Books - September 19th, 2017

"A friendly reminder of how America can be at its best." - Entertainment Weekly

If you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you'd mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her?


This Bridge Will Not Be Gray Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Tucker Nichols (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781940450476
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: McSweeney's - November 10th, 2015

One of Publishers Weekly's Best Picture Books of 2015.
The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world's first bright-orange bridge. But it wasn't supposed to be that way.


The Circle Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345807298
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Vintage Books - April 22nd, 2014

Now a Major Motion Picture starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. A bestselling dystopian novel that tackles surveillance, privacy and the frightening intrusions of technology in our lives.


Heroes of the Frontier Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101974636
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Vintage - June 27th, 2017

"A picaresque adventure and spiritual coming-of-age tale -- On the Road crossed with Henderson the Rain King... Deeply affecting." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


Ungrateful Mammals Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419724633
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 17th, 2017

Eggers is one of the most notable writers of his generation, recognized for such bestsell-ing and critically acclaimed books as A Hologram for the King, What Is the What, and The Circle. Before he embarked on his writing career, Eggers was classically trained as a draftsman and painter.


9th Ave: Loren Rhoads

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Loren Rhoads discusses her new book, 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die.

 

199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780316438438
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers - October 3rd, 2017

A hauntingly beautiful travel guide to the world's most visited cemeteries, told through spectacular photography and their unique histories and residents.


9th Ave: Carl C. Anthony

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Carl C. Anthony discusses his new book The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race.

 

The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781613320211
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: New Village Press - October 10th, 2017

This book by Carl C. Anthony offers a new story about race and place intended to bridge long-standing racial divides. The long-ignored history of African-American contributions to American infrastructure and the modern economic system is placed in the larger context of the birth of the universe and the evolution of humanity in Africa.


9th Ave: CAConrad and Dara Wier

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While Standing in Line for Death Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781940696553
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Wave Books - September 5th, 2017

"From these rituals come notes; from those notes come poems; and from those poems comes not just a view into his process, but an entrance into another present." --Boston Globe


In the Still of the Night Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781940696577
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Published: Wave Books - October 3rd, 2017

"Wier is a poet concerned with capturing the fluidity of thought and experience--and not diminishing its forward charge in doing so. Wier's lines have always had a wild whitewater crash to them, overwhelming any vessel she pours them into." --Boston Globe


9th Ave: Cristina Rivera Garza and Mauro Javier Cardenas

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Mexican writer Cristina Rivera Garza discusses her new novel, The Iliac Crest, with Mauro Javier Cardenas.

 

Praise for The Iliac Crest

 

The Iliac Crest Cover Image
By Cristina Rivera Garza, Sarah Booker (Translator), Elena Poniatowska (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781558614352
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Published: Feminist Press - October 10th, 2017

On a dark and stormy night, two mysterious women invade an unnamed narrator's house, where they proceed to ruthlessly question their host's identity. While the women are strangely intimate--even inventing a secret language--they harass the narrator by repeatedly claiming that they know his greatest secret: that he is, in fact, a woman.


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