Books on the Park

9th Ave: Esme Wang and Amy Berkowitz

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

 

 

Esme Weijun Wang will discuss her debut novel, The Border of Paradise.

 

About The Border of Paradise:

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781939419699
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Published: Unnamed Press - April 12th, 2016

A remarkable multigenerational novel, The Border of Paradise transports readers into the world of an iconoclastic midcentury family.

In booming postwar Brooklyn, the Nowak Piano Company is an American success story. There is just one problem: the Nowak's only son, David. A handsome kid and shy like his mother, David struggles with neuroses.


Tender Points Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781937421151
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Published: Timeless, Infinite Light - June 20th, 2015

Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. Disability Studies. TENDER POINTS is a narrative fractured by trauma.


9th Ave: Christopher Cerf and Henry Beard

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

 

 

Christopher Cerf and Henry Beard discuss their collaboration, Spinglish: The Definitive Dictionary of Deliberately Deceptive Language.

 

Spinglish: The Definitive Dictionary of Deliberately Deceptive Language Cover Image
$30.25
ISBN: 9780399172397
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Published: Blue Rider Press - June 2nd, 2015

Spinglish the devious dialect of English used by professional spin doctors is all around us. And the fact is, until you ve mastered it, politicians and corporations (not to mention your colleagues and friends) will continue putting things over on you, and generally getting the better of you, every minute of every day without your even knowing it.


9th Ave: Sarah Schulman

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

 

 

Sarah Schulman reads from her new novel, The Cosmopolitans.

 

Praise for Sarah Schulman:

 

The Cosmopolitans Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781558619043
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Published: Feminist Press - March 15th, 2016

A modern retelling of Balzac's classic Cousin Bette by one of America's most prolific and significant writers. Earl, a black, gay actor working in a meatpacking plant, and Bette, a white secretary, have lived next door to each other in the same Greenwich Village apartment building for thirty years.


9th Ave: Daniel Torday and Janis Cooke Newman

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

 

 

 

The Last Flight of Poxl West Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250081605
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Published: Picador USA - March 1st, 2016

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
WINNER OF THE 2015 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD /JJ GREENBERG MEMORIAL AWARD
FINALIST FOR THE 2017 SAMI ROHR PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD


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ISBN: 9781594633614
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 14th, 2015

Named a Best Book of 2015 by the San Francisco Chronicle
From the bestselling author of Mary: Mrs. A. Lincoln, a magical novel about the surprising acts we are capable of in the name of love.


9th Ave: Homero and Chloe Aridjis

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

 

 

The great Mexican poet and environmental activist Homero Aridjis in conversation with his translator (and daughter) Chloe Aridjis about his new memoir, The Child Poet (Archipelago Books).

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By Homero Aridjis, Chloe Aridjis (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671404
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Published: Archipelago Books - February 23rd, 2016

Homero Aridjis has always said that he was born twice. The first time was to his mother in April 1940 and the second time was as a poet, in January 1951. His life was distinctly cleaved in two by an accident. Before that fateful Saturday he was carefree and confident, the youngest of five brothers growing up in the small Mexican village of Contepec, Michoacan.


Asunder Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780544003460
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Published: Mariner Books - September 1st, 2013

Marie's job as a guard at the National Gallery in London offers her the life she always wanted, one of invisibility and quiet contemplation. But amid the hushed corridors of the Gallery surge currents of history and violence, paintings whose power belies their own fragility.


9th Ave: Helen Oyeyemi

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

 

 

 

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634635
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 8th, 2016

Winner of the PEN Open Book Award
An NPR Best Book of 2016

A Washington Post Notable Fiction Pick
A PBS NewsHour Best Book of 2016
A Slate Best Book of the Year
One of Esquire Magazine's Best Books of 2016
One of Oprah.com's 10 Favorite Books of 2016


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$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633409
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2015

As seen on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where it was described as "gloriously unsettling... evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Chris Abani and even Emily Dickinson," and already one of the year's most widely acclaimed novels:


White Is for Witching Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633072
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2014

Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award
One of Granta's Best Young British Novelists
From the acclaimed author of Boy, Snow, Bird


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$16.00
ISBN: 9781594486180
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 6th, 2012

Winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Fiction
One of Granta's Best Young British Novelists

From the prizewinning young writer of What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, a brilliant and inventive story of love, lies, and inspiration.


9th Ave: Lori Ostlund

This event will take place at our 9th avenue location.

 

The Bigness of the World: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501117879
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Published: Scribner Book Company - February 16th, 2016

Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Prize, the Edmund White Award, and the California Book Award, Lori Ostlund's "heartbreaking and wonderful" (Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo) debut collection of stories about men and women confronting the unmapped and unexpected.


After the Parade Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781476790107
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 22nd, 2015

From Flannery O'Connor and Rona Jaffe Award winner Lori Ostlund, a deeply moving and beautiful debut novel about a man who leaves his longtime partner in New Mexico for a new life in San Francisco, launching him on a tragicomic road trip and into the mysteries of his own Midwestern childhood.


9th Ave: A. Igoni Barrett

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

 

 

A. Igoni Barrett will read from his hilarious novel, Blackass (Graywolf Press).

 

Praise for A. Igoni Barrett:

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977337
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 1st, 2016

Furo Wariboko, a young Nigerian, awakes the morning before a job interview to find that he's been transformed into a white man. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. With his red hair, green eyes, and pale skin, it seems he's been completely changed. Well, almost. There is the matter of his family, his accent, his name. Oh, and his black ass.


Love Is Power, or Something Like That: Stories Cover Image
$16.50
ISBN: 9781555976408
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 7th, 2013

Vivid, powerful stories of contemporary Nigeria, from a talented young author


9th Ave: Danielle Dutton and Stephen Sparks

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

 

 

Danielle Dutton, founder of Dorothy, a publishing project, will discuss Margaret the First with Green Apple's book buyer, Stephen Sparks.

 

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781936787357
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Published: Catapult - March 15th, 2016

A Lit Hub Best Book of 2016 - One of Electric Literature's Best Novels of 2016 - An Entropy Best Book of 2016

"The duchess herself would be delighted at her resurrection in Margaret the First.... Dutton expertly captures the pathos of a woman whose happiness is furrowed with the anxiety of underacknowledgment." --Katharine Grant, The New York Times Book Review


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$18.00
ISBN: 9780979956232
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Published: Siglio Press - August 23rd, 2010

Inspired by a series of domestic still lifes by photographer Laura Letinsky, Danielle Dutton's absurdly comic and decidedly digressive novel Sprawl chronicles the mercurial inner life of one suburban woman (the dissolving marriage, the crumbs on the countertop, the drunken neighbor careening into the pool, the dead dog on the side of the road), constructing surprising taxonomies that rearra


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