Books on the Park

9th Ave: Rachel Khong Book Release

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

 

 

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.


9th Ave: Daniel Wallace and Lori Ostlund

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Daniel Wallace discusses his new novel, Extraordinary Adventures, with Lori Ostlund.

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$25.99
ISBN: 9781250118455
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 30th, 2017

**One of PopSugar's Best 2017 Spring Books for Women** A large-hearted and optimistic novel, Extraordinary Adventures is the latest from the New York Times bestselling Daniel Wallace. Edsel Bronfman works as a junior executive shipping clerk for an importer of Korean flatware. He lives in a seedy neighborhood and spends his free time with his spirited mother.


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$15.95
ISBN: 9781616201647
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - May 15th, 2012

In his prime, Edward Bloom was an extraordinary man. He could outrun anybody. He never missed a day of school. He saved lives and tamed giants. Animals loved him, people loved him, women loved him. He knew more jokes than any man alive. At least that's what he told his son, William.


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$17.00
ISBN: 9781476790114
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Published: Scribner Book Company - July 26th, 2016

The debut novel from award-winning author Lori Ostlund--"smart, resonant, and imbued with beauty" (Publishers Weekly) that "provides considerable pleasure and emotional power" (The New York Times Book Review)--about a man who leaves his longtime partner in New Mexico for a tragicomic road trip deep into the mysteries of his own Midwestern childhood.


9th Ave: Kanishk Tharoor and Aaron Bady

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Kanishk Tharoor discusses his new story collection, Swimmer Among the Stars, with Aaron Bady.

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$25.00
ISBN: 9780374272180
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 14th, 2017

A] writer who is gifted not just with extraordinary talent but also with a subtle, original, and probing mind. Amitav Ghosh


9th Ave: Kerry Egan and Victoria Sweet

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Kerry Egan discusses her new book, On Living with Victoria Sweet.

 

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$24.00
ISBN: 9781594634819
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 25th, 2016

"A poetic and philosophical and brave and uplifting meditation on how important it is to make peace and meaning of our lives while we still have them." -Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat Pray Love


God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594486548
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 2nd, 2013

Look out for Victoria Sweet's new book, SLOW MEDICINE, coming October 2017


9th Ave: Laura Sook Duncombe

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Laura Sook Duncombe discusses her new book, Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas.

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781613736012
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Published: Chicago Review Press - April 1st, 2017

In the first-ever Seven Seas history of the world's female buccaneers, Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas tells the story of women, both real and legendary, who through the ages sailed alongside--and sometimes in command of--their male counterparts. These women came from all walks of life but had one thing in common: a desire for freedom.


9th Ave: Salutations on Transformations

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The fourth installment of our new event series, Salutations, returns with a night of letter-reading on Transformations.

Sponsored by Chronicle Books, Letters to My series, and Green Apple.

Letters to My Future Self: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452125374
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 25th, 2014

An Oprah's Favorite Things Pick for 2015


Letters to My Friend: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452159430
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 4th, 2017

This book of 12 prompted letters invites the writer to celebrate a cherished friendship, capturing favorite memories and sharing how much that special bond means. Filled out and sealed with the enclosed stickers, the booklet becomes a unique gift for friends of any age.


Letters to My Love: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452142678
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 11th, 2015

An Oprah's Favorite Things Pick for 2015


Letters to My Baby: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. [With Envelopes and Paper] Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452132952
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - August 5th, 2014

An Oprah's Favorite Things Pick for 2015


Letters to My Mom: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452149219
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 22nd, 2016

Mom will truly treasure this keepsake forever. The twelve fold-and-mail-style envelopes (ten prompted, two blank) invite sons and daughters to capture memories and express gratitude for Mom, seal up the envelopes with the included stickers, and postdate the letters. When Mom breaks the seals in the future, she'll receive an invaluable gift: a tangible reflection of her child's love.


Letters to My Dad: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452149226
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 22nd, 2016

This book of twelve letters (ten prompted, two blank) makes it easy for children of many ages--from tween to adult--to show Dad how much they care. Once filled out, sealed, and postdated, the letters become handwritten time capsules to give to Dad for Father's Day, holidays, or milestone birthdays. When he breaks open the seals in the future, he will find a priceless keepsake.


9th Ave: Bad Advice from Bad Women

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Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501134579
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 3rd, 2017

A collection of essays from today's most acclaimed authors--from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen--on the realities of making a living in the writing world.


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By Anna Pulley, Kelsey Beyer (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250072641
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 19th, 2016

Lesbian sex has been confounding people since the dawn of time. What is it that two women do together exactly? The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats ) is a humorous guide to lesbian sex, dating rituals, and relationships, and aims to dispel all myths.


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Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781627791830
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - November 4th, 2014


Hilariously imagined text conversations the passive aggressive, the clever, and the strange from classic and modern literary figures, from Scarlett O'Hara to Jessica Wakefield


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$16.00
ISBN: 9781939419699
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
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.


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$12.00
ISBN: 9780997044454
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Published: Consignment - January 8th, 2017

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ISBN: 9780997044409
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Published: Consigmnet - January 1st, 2016

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ISBN: 9780997044416
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Published: Consigment - January 1st, 2016

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