Books on the Park

9th Ave: Dav Pilkey

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

 

Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545504928
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 25th, 2015

George and Harold, and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have a good thing going. Two of them go to school, while the other two hide in the tree house and play video games all day -- then they switch But when their malicious gym teacher, Mr.


9th Ave: Hanya Yanagihara

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

 

 

Hanya Yanagihara joins us for a unique conversation about her sleeper hit, the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novel, A Little Life.

A Little Life Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385539258
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Doubleday Books - March 10th, 2015

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE


The People in the Trees Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345803313
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Published: Anchor Books - May 6th, 2014

A Best Book of the Year
The Wall Street Journal * Publishers Weekly * Huffington Post * Cosmopolitan
A Chicago Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book


9th Ave: Andrew DeGraff's Plotted

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

 

 

Andrew DeGraff will talk about Plotted, his collection of literary maps.

 

A few maps from Plotted:

Plotted: A Literary Atlas Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781936976867
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Published: Pulp - October 20th, 2015

This incredibly wide-ranging collection of maps - all inspired by literary classics - offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds. Andrew DeGraff's stunningly detailed artwork takes readers deep into the landscapes from The Odyssey, Hamlet, Pride and Prejudice, Invisible Man, A Wrinkle in Time, Watership Down, A Christmas Carol, and more.


9th Ave: Michael McGregor on Robert Lax

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

 

 

Michael McGregor discusses his biography of the poet Robert Lax, Pure Act.

 

Praise for Pure Act:

Pure ACT: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax Cover Image
$81.00
ISBN: 9780823268016
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Published: Fordham University Press - September 22nd, 2015

Excellence in Publishing Award, Association of Catholic Publishers
Honorable Mention, Catholic Press Association Book Award
Finalist, Religion News Association Book Award
Finalist, Washington State Book Award


Poems (1962-1997) Cover Image
By Robert Lax, John Beer (Editor)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781933517766
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Published: Wave Books - November 5th, 2013

"One of the great original voices of our times--a pilgrim in search of beautiful innocence."--Jack Kerouac

"Robert Lax's poems prove] yet again that the gift to be simple is the gift to be free, that less is more, and that least may sometimes be most."--John Ashbery


A Hermit's Guide to Home Economics Cover Image
By Robert Lax, Paul Spaeth (Editor)
$10.95
ISBN: 9780811223294
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - April 7th, 2015

Robert Lax's Hermit's Guide to Home Economics combines three long poems the poet composed on the Island of Patmos, where he lived a life separated from the rest of the world in the natural setting of that desert isle. Lax writes humorously about his hermit life, as if he were King Solomon doing a stand-up routine.


9th Ave: Art of Rock

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

 

 

 Paul Grushkin will discuss the latest edition of his legendary poster collection, The Art of Rock (Abbeville Press).

 

 

The Art of Rock: Posters from Presley to Punk Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780789212504
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Published: Abbeville Press - October 13th, 2015

The best-selling visual history of the rock concert poster, now available at an irresistible price


9th Ave: Christian Bök

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

 

 

Christian Bök will discuss The Xenotext, the first of three books chronicling his attempt to create an example of 'living poetry' by inserting a poem into the DNA of a living organism.

The Xenotext: Book 1 Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781552453216
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Published: Coach House Books - October 20th, 2015

"Many artists seek to attain immortality through their art, but few would expect their work to outlast the human race and live on for billions of years. As Canadian poet Christian Bok has realized, it all comes down to the durability of your materials."--The Guardian


Eunoia: The Upgraded Edition Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781552452257
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Published: Coach House Books - August 1st, 2009

The word 'eunoia, ' which literally means 'beautiful thinking, ' is the shortest word in English that contains all five vowels.


Crystallography Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781552451199
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Published: Coach House Books - April 19th, 1999

Published in 1994, Crystallography was a gem of a book, an instant hit that was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award. It has been unavailable for an ice age, and Coach House Books is proud to bring it back.


9th Ave: Rebecca Wolff & Martin Corless-Smith

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

 

 

 

One Morning? Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781940696133
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Published: Wave Books - September 1st, 2015

" Wolff's poems] are stylistic and tonal shapeshifters. Hip, contemplative, and dark and resistant to the hunky-dory, the New Agey, and the prescriptive, they're unnerving, funny, and occasionally subversive."--Bookforum


Bitter Green Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781934200988
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Published: Fence Books - December 1st, 2015

Martin Corless-Smith limns the lyric soul within limits of body, time, and interrelation. In this new work we find him losing and lost yet buoyant in visions of classicism and location.


9th Ave: David Thomson

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

 

 

Film critic David Thomson will discuss his new book, How to Watch a Movie.

 

 

How to Watch a Movie Cover Image
$27.45
ISBN: 9781101875391
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - November 3rd, 2015

From one of the most admired critics of our time, brilliant insights into the act of watching movies and an enlightening discussion about how to derive more from any film experience.


The New Biographical Dictionary of Film: Sixth Edition Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780375711848
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 6th, 2014

With more than 100 new entries, from Amy Adams, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Cary Joji Fukunaga to Joaquin Phoenix, Mia Wasikowska, and Robin Wright, and completely updated, here from David Thomson The greatest living writer on the movies (John Banville, New Statesman); Our most argumentative and trustworthy historian of the screen (Michael Ondaatje) is the latest edition of The New


The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies Cover Image
$19.80
ISBN: 9780374534134
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - October 15th, 2013

The definitive story of the medium that defines our times


9th Ave: Amy McCullough

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

 

 

Amy McCullough will regale us with stories from her adventures at sea, as told in The Box Wine Sailors.

 

The Box Wine Sailors: Misadventures of a Broke Young Couple at Sea Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781613733486
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Published: Chicago Review Press - November 1st, 2015

Amy and Jimmie were not sailors. Their experience included reading a few books, watching a couple of instructional videos, and sailing once a week for a year. They were land-lubberly, middle-class twentysomethings, audacious and in love. All they wanted was to be together and do something extraordinary.


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