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9th Ave: Francisco Cantú

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Francisco Cantú discusses his new book, The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border.

 

The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735217713
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Riverhead Books - February 6th, 2018

"A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk - and lose - their lives crossing it. In a time of often ill-informed or downright deceitful political rhetoric, this book is an invaluable corrective."
--Phil Klay


9th Ave: Cheston Knapp and Matthew Zapruder

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Cheston Knapp discusses his new essay collection, Up Up, Down Down with Matthew Zapruder.

 

Praise for Up Up, Down Down

Up Up, Down Down: Essays Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781501161025
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Published: Scribner Book Company - February 6th, 2018

For fans of John Jeremiah Sullivan and Wells Tower, a "glittering," (Leslie Jamison), "always smart, often hilarious, and ultimately transcendent" (Anthony Doerr) linked essay collection from the managing editor of Tin House that brilliantly explores the nature of identity.


Why Poetry Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062343079
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Published: Ecco Press - August 15th, 2017

An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry's accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet Matthew Zapruder


9th Ave: Richard Robbins

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Richard Robbins discusses his new work, Overtaken by the Night: One Russian's Journey Through Peace, War, Revolution & Terror.

 

Overtaken by the Night: One Russian's Journey Through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780822945161
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - November 13th, 2017

Vladimir Fedorovich Dzhunkovsky was a witness to Russia's unfolding tragedy--from Tsar Alexander II's Great Reforms, through world war, revolution, the rise of a new regime, and finally, his country's descent into terror under Stalin. But Dzhunkovsky was not just a passive observer--he was an active participant in his troubled and turbulent times, often struggling against the tide.


9th Ave: Willy Vlautin

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Willy Vlautin discusses his new novel, Don't Skip Out on Me.

 

Praise for Willy Vlautin

 

Don't Skip Out on Me Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062684455
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 13th, 2018

From award-winning author Willy Vlautin, comes this moving novel about a young ranch hand who goes on a quest to become a champion boxer to prove his worth.


The Motel Life Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061171116
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 24th, 2007

With "echoes of Of Mice and Men"(The Bookseller, UK), The Motel Life explores the frustrations and failed dreams of two Nevada brothers--on the run after a hit-and-run accident--who, forgotten by society, and short on luck and hope, desperately cling to the edge of modern life.


The Free Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062276742
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 4th, 2014

Award-winning author of The Motel Life, Northline and Lean on Pete, Willy Vlautin demonstrates his extraordinary talent for confronting issues facing modern America, illuminated through the lives of three memorable characters who are looking for a way out of their financial, familial, and existential crises in The Free.


Lean on Pete Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780061456534
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 13th, 2010

" Vlautin] unearths a world Steinbeck would have recognised...where the American underclass still resides. Lean On Pete is an archetypal American novel, Huck Finn for the crystal-meth generation."
--Independent Extra


9th Ave: State Bird Provisions Happy Hour

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State Bird Provisions: A Cookbook Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781607748441
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 24th, 2017

The debut cookbook from one of the country's most celebrated and pioneering restaurants, Michelin-starred State Bird Provisions in San Francisco.


9th Ave: Jenny Sampson

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Skaters: Tintype Portraits of West Coast Skateboarders Cover Image
By Jenny Sampson (Photographer)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781942084419
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Published: Daylight Books - October 17th, 2017

The portraits in Skaters compel the subject, the photographer, and the viewer to slow down. These images, created with wet plate collodion, offer an honest glimpse into the skateboarders' core being: pensive, tough, playful, anxious, distracted, and innocent.


9th Ave: Madame Nielsen and Scott Esposito

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Madame Nielsen discusses their new novel, The Endless Summer with Scott Esposito. Sponsored by The Center for the Art of Translation.

The Endless Summer Cover Image
By Madame Nielsen, Gaye Kynoch (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781940953694
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Open Letter Books - February 13th, 2018

"The Endless Summer by Madame Nielsen is my literary discovery of the year." --Sjon


9th Ave: Charif Shanahan and Sam Sax

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Charif Shanahan and Sam Sax read from their latest poetry collections.

Into Each Room We Enter Without Knowing Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780809335770
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Published: Southern Illinois University Press - January 20th, 2017

In this affecting poetry debut, Charif Shanahan explores what it means to be fully human in our wounded and divided world.


Madness Cover Image
By Sam Sax
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143131700
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Published: Penguin Books - September 12th, 2017

An "astounding" (Terrance Hayes) debut collection of poems - Winner of the 2016 National Poetry Series Competition


9th Ave: Yasha Levine

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Yasha Levine discusses his new book Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet.

 

Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781610398022
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: PublicAffairs - February 6th, 2018

Despite the emergence of story after story about politically charged email hacks, corporate-security breaches, and secret drone strikes, we still think of the perpetrators as bad actors. Yet as Yasha Levine shows in this bracing book, the truth is simpler. The internet was built to be a weapon, and it's been getting ever more effective.


9th Ave: Anne Raeff Book Launch

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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: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Counterpoint LLC - February 13th, 2018

"Raeff writes with vivid assurance about Berlin, America, and Morocco, about men and women, about love and work. As the boundaries between characters shift, as past and present converge, Winter Kept Us Warm casts a dazzling spell. A wonderful novel." --Margot Livesey, author of Mercury and Criminals


The Jungle Around Us: Stories Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780820349893
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Published: University of Georgia Press - October 1st, 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.


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