Books on the Park

9th Ave: Augustus Rose and Robin Sloan

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Augustus Rose discusses his new novel, The Readymade Thief with Robin Sloan.

 

Praise for The Readymade Thief

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780735221833
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Published: Viking - August 1st, 2017

"The most must-read of all must-reads." --Marie Claire

"A kickass debut from start to finish." --Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad

Lee Cuddy is seventeen years old and on the run.


Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250037756
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Published: Picador USA - September 24th, 2013

A Winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize for First Fiction, named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, "Los Angeles Times," and "San Francisco Chronicle"
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9th Ave: Eugene Lim and Mauro Javier Cardenas

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Eugene Lim discusses his new novel, Dear Cyborgs, with Mauro Javier Cardenas.

 

Praise for Dear Cyborgs

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$14.00
ISBN: 9780374537111
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Published: Fsg Originals - June 6th, 2017

A fractal fable about the possibility and power of protest as told by three superheroes on their lunch break


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$15.00
ISBN: 9780986005022
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Published: Black Square Editions - November 1st, 2013

Fiction. Asian American Studies. "Beautifully written, so precise and accurate to real life that it is (fantastically) convincing, Eugene Lim's THE STRANGERS, with its multiple interwoven strands, reveals one surprising character and relationship after the next, and culminates in a skillfully devised and satisfying resolution. A fascinating and engrossing tale." Lydia Davis


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$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894463
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 6th, 2016

Extravagant, absurd, and self-aware, The Revolutionaries Try Again plays out against the lost decade of Ecuador's austerity and the stymied idealism of three childhood friendsan expat, a bureaucrat, and a playwrightwho are as sure about the evils of dictatorship as they are unsure of everything else, including each other.


9th Ave: Christopher Merrill and Leslie Roberts

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Christopher Merrill discusses his new memoir, Self-Portrait with Dogwood with Leslie Roberts.

 

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781595348098
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Published: Trinity University Press - February 14th, 2017

In the course of researching dogwood trees, beloved poet and essayist Christopher Merrill realized that a number of formative moments in his life had some connection to the tree named--according to one writer--because its fruit was not fit for a dog.


9th Ave: Chiara Barzini and Kate Schatz

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Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini

 

Chiara Barzini discusses her new novel, Things That Happened Before the Earthquake, with Kate Schatz.

 

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$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542272
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Published: Doubleday Books - August 15th, 2017

Welcome to LA? Nineties' Hollywood gets an Italian makeover in this poignant and ruefully funny coming-of-age novel featuring a teenage girl who's on shaky ground--in more ways than one.


Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399578861
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 27th, 2016

Educational and inspirational, this gift-worthy New York Times bestseller from the authors of Rad American Women A-Z, is a bold, illustrated collection of 40 biographical profiles showcasing extraordinary women from across the globe.


9th Ave: Mike Lala, D.A. Powell and Jacques Rancourt

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781885635532
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Published: University Press of Colorado - November 1st, 2016

Published by the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University
Winner of the 2016 Colorado Prize for Poetry


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$16.00
ISBN: 9781555976958
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 18th, 2014

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, now in paperback

D. A. Powell's fifth book of poetry, "Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys," explores the darker side of divisions and developments, the interstitial spaces of boonies, backstage, bathhouse, and bar. With witty banter, emotional resolve, and powerful lyricism, this collection demonstrates Powell's exhilarating range.


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$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976965
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 18th, 2014

D. A. Powell's first three groundbreaking books

Published together for the first time, D. A. Powell's landmark trilogy of "Tea," "Lunch," and "Cocktails" make up a three-course "Divine Comedy" for our day. With a new introduction by novelist David Leavitt, "Repast" presents a major achievement in contemporary poetry.


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$17.95
ISBN: 9780807166604
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Published: LSU Press - February 13th, 2017

9th Ave: Samantha Hunt and Clara Sankey

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Samantha Hunt discusses her new story collection, The Dark Dark with Clara Sankey.

 

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$15.00
ISBN: 9780374282134
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Published: Fsg Originals - July 18th, 2017

The acclaimed novelist Samantha Hunt's first collection of stories blends the literary and the fantastic and brings us characters on the verge girls turning into women, women turning into deer, people doubling or becoming ghosts, and more


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$14.95
ISBN: 9780544811812
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Published: Mariner Books - January 24th, 2017

A New York Times Editors' Choice * A Paris Review Staff Pick * An Indie Next Pick

"Hypnotic and glowing." -- New York Times Book Review

"An intriguing mystery with clues, suspense, enigmas galore, and an exhilarating, witty, poignant paean to the unexplainable, the unsolvable, the irreducibly mysterious."
-- Boston Globe


9th Ave: Glori Simmons

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Glori Simmons discusses her new story collection, Suffering Fools, winner of the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction.

 

About Suffering Fools

 

$19.95
SKU: 9780983231776p

 

A woman running a halfway house for paroled sexual predators is left wondering if her favorite has committed his most unthinkable crime yet. A groundskeeper who has just discovered that his ex is pregnant digs up an infant’s tombstone inscribed with his own name. A traumatic traffic collision sends an aging couple back into their decades long marriage. Whether it be a dying man spying on two teenage lovers or a new mother running from her colicky infant, the nine stories in Suffering Fools spring from the dark corners of our psyches, revealing the fears and contradictions that give shape to unconditional love.

 

What a gritty and brave world author Glori Simmons has created in Suffering Fools. This Pandora’s box of stories are chockablock with cheaters and deviants, colicky babies and mistaken parents, halfway houses and crime scenes, all of it beautifully balanced by a delicate understanding of love, ‘fluttering inside like a moth at a screendoor..." —Sharma Shields, Judge of the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction

 


9th Ave: Rachel Khong Book Release

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Rachel Khong discusses her debut novel, Goodbye, Vitamin with Esmé Weijun Wang. Complimentary beverages provided by Fort Point Beer Company.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781250109163
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - July 11th, 2017

A young woman returns home to care for her failing father in this fine, funny, and inescapably touching debut, from an affecting and wonderfully original new literary voice


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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.


9th Ave: Julia Glass

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Julia Glass discusses her new novel, A House Among the Trees.

 

Praise for Julia Glass

 

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$27.95
ISBN: 9781101870365
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Published: Pantheon Books - June 13th, 2017

In Julia Glass's fifth book since her acclaimed novel Three Junes won the National Book Award, she gives us the story of an unusual bond between a world-famous writer and his assistant--a richly plotted novel of friendship and love, artistic ambition, the perils of celebrity, and the power of an unexpected legacy.


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$15.95
ISBN: 9780307456113
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Published: Anchor Books - January 6th, 2015

Kit Noonan is an unemployed art historian with twins to support, a mortgage to pay, and a frustrated wife who insists that, to move forward, Kit must first confront a crucial mystery about his past. Born to a single teenage mother, he has never known the identity of his biological father.


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$16.00
ISBN: 9780385721424
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Published: Anchor Books - May 6th, 2003

An astonishing first novel that traces the lives of a Scottish family over a decade as they confront the joys and longings, fulfillments and betrayals of love in all its guises.


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