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9th Ave: Anne Raeff Book Launch

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

 

Anne Raeff celebrates the release of her new novel, Winter Kept Us Warm.

 

About Winter Kept Us Warm

 

Winter Kept Us Warm Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619028173
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Counterpoint LLC - February 13th, 2018

A bold and haunting novel that sets love against the brutality of World War II and postwar life from the author of The Jungle Around Us, Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award


The Jungle Around Us: Stories Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780820349893
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: University of Georgia Press - October 2016

You ll see how beautiful it is in the morning jungle all around us, says one of the characters in Anne Raeff's story collection, referring to the way that the jungle that threatens can also provide solace. The jungle in these stories is both metaphorical and real, taking the reader from war-torn Europe to Bolivia and from suburban New Jersey to Vietnam.


9th Ave: Happy Hour with Chris Cosentino

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

 

 

Offal Good: Cooking from the Heart, with Guts Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780770435127
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - August 29th, 2017

The off cuts, the odd bits, the variety meats, the fifth quarter--it seems that offal is always hidden, given a soft-pedaled name, and left for someone else to eat. But it wasn't always this way, and it certainly shouldn't be.


9th Ave: Caspar Henderson

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A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780226291918
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: University of Chicago Press - November 30th, 2017

We live in a world that is known, every corner thoroughly explored. But has this knowledge cost us the ability to wonder? Wonder, Caspar Henderson argues, is at its most supremely valuable in just such a world because it reaffirms our humanity and gives us hope for the future. That's the power of wonder, and that's what we should aim to cultivate in our lives.


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The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780226213200
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: University of Chicago Press - November 10th, 2014

From medieval bestiaries to Borges's Book of Imaginary Beings, we've long been enchanted by extraordinary animals, be they terrifying three-headed dogs or asps impervious to a snake charmer's song. But bestiaries are more than just zany zoology--they are artful attempts to convey broader beliefs about human beings and the natural order. Today, we no longer fear sea monsters or banshees.


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: 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: 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

"I want to hold this book in one hand and a torch in the other and stand on an island someplace so everyone can see." --Lemony Snicket

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: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: 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: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
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: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: New Village Press - October 10th, 2017

Carl Anthony's memoir offers a new worldview to people of color. His work is both a personal story and an exposition of ideas that will appeal to those who appreciate thoughtful writing on issues of race, including individuals exploring their own identity and activists interested in democratizing power and advancing equitable policies for historically disenfranchised communities.


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
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
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.


9th Ave: Alejandro Saravia and María José Gimenez

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

 

 

Red, Yellow, and Green Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781771961417
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Biblioasis - October 24th, 2017

Traumatized by his past as a Bolivian soldier who, in a sudden coup d'etat, was forced to participate in atrocities, Alfredo flees to Montreal, haunted by the dead. He rides the Montreal metro and pours his guilt and shame into his writing, until he falls for a woman without a nation--a Kurdish freedom-fighter trying to blast an independent Kurdistan into existence.


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