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9th Ave: Roman Muradov

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Roman Muradov discusses his new book, On Doing Nothing: Finding Inspiration in Idleness.

 

Praise for On Doing Nothing

On Doing Nothing: Finding Inspiration in Idleness Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781452164267
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 3rd, 2018

In an age of obsessive productivity and stress, this illustrated ode to idleness invites readers to explore the pleasures and possibilities of slowing down. Beloved author and illustrator Roman Muradov weaves together the words and stories of artists, writers, philosophers, and eccentrics who have pursued inspiration by doing less.


(In a Sense) Lost and Found Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781907704956
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Published: Nobrow Press - September 16th, 2014

The first graphic novel by rising star Roman Muradov explores the theme of innocence by treating it as a tangible object--something that can be used, lost, mistreated. Roman Muradov's crisp delicate style conjures a world of strange bookstores and absurd conspiracies.



Jacob Bladders and the State of the Art Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781941250105
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Published: Uncivilized Books - December 13th, 2016

Jacob Bladders: illustrator, braggart, and victim of assault by thugs sent by the mysterious Charlie. Part satire of commercial art, part noirish detective story, part puzzle to be solved or left in pieces. Roman Muradov's latest is an ink-smeared Blakean vision of 1940s New York where Twitter exists as a network of pneumatic tubes, but artwork is still delivered by hand.


9th Ave: Meaghan O'Connell and Lydia Kiesling

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Meaghan O'Connell discusses her new memoir, And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I was Ready with Lydia Kiesling.

 

And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316393843
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Published: Little Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

One of the most anticipated books of 2018
-- Esquire, Elle, Nylon, Huffington Post, The Rumpus, GoodReads, The Millions, BookRiot.

"The biggest compliment of all: I used several hours of daylight childcare hours reading this book, just because I didn't want to put it down." -- Emma Straub


9th Ave: Harry Mathews Tribute

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The Solitary Twin Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811227544
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - March 27th, 2018

John and Paul were also visitors to the town. They were twins, as identical as can be. They wore the same clothes, chino trousers and open-neck sweaters, in John's case adorned with a faded maroon neckerchief.


My Life in CIA: A Chronicle of 1973 Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781564783929
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Published: Dalkey Archive Press - January 20th, 2015

In the early 1970s, Harry Mathews, then living in France, was commonly reputed to be a CIA agent--and so he decided to act the part. Part spellbinding thriller, part gag, this memoir documents Mathews's experiences as a would-be spy during the coup in Chile, Watergate, and the close of the Vietnam War, when various foreign agencies decided he would have to be liquidated....


Journalist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781564781659
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Published: Dalkey Archive Press - October 1st, 1997

As an aid to recovering from a nervous breakdown, the narrator of?"The Journalist"?begins to keep daily records of almost everything that goes on in his life, from how much he has spent on books and movies to what he eats.


9th Ave: Will Boast and Molly Antopol

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Will Boast discusses his new novel, Daphne with Molly Antopol.

 

Praise for Daphne

 

Daphne Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781631493034
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - February 6th, 2018

Elegantly written and profoundly moving, this spellbinding debut affirms Boast's reputation as a "new young American voice for the ages" (Tom Franklin). Born with a rare (and real) condition in which she suffers degrees of paralysis when faced with intense emotion, Daphne has few close friends and even fewer lovers. Like her mythic namesake, even one touch can freeze her.


Epilogue Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631490439
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 18th, 2015

For Will Boast, what looked like the end turned out to be a new beginning. After losing his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Boast finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism.


The Unamericans: Stories Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780393349962
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 6th, 2014

An absentee father, a former dissident from communist-era Prague, needles his adult daughter for details about her newly commissioned play when he fears it will cast him in an unflattering light. An actor, imprisoned during the Red Scare for playing up his communist leanings to get a part with a leftist film director, is shamed by his act when he reunites with his precocious young son.


9th Ave: Richard Powers

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Richard Powers discusses his new novel, The Overstory.

 

Praise for Richard Powers

 

The Overstory Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635522
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

An Air Force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies, and is sent back into life by creatures of air and light.


Orfeo Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393349849
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 2nd, 2014

A Chicago Tribune 'Best Books of 2014'


9th Ave: Rebecca Kauffman

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Rebecca Kauffman discusses her new novel, The Gunners.

 

Praise for The Gunners

The Gunners Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619029897
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - March 20th, 2018

"Perceptive, funny, and endearing . . . Reminiscent of The Big Chill and St. Elmo's Fire, this remarkable novel is just as satisfying and provides readers with an entire cast of characters who will feel like old friends upon finishing." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)


Another Place You've Never Been Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640090071
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - September 12th, 2017

Most of us have experienced what it's like to know what someone is going to say right before they say it. Or perhaps you have been shocked by the irrefutable phenomena of coincidence, when your life intersects with another's in the most unlikely way.


9th Ave: Joanna Scutts

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Joanna Scutts discusses her new book, The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hills Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It.

 

The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631492730
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - November 14th, 2017

You've met the extra woman: she's sophisticated, she lives comfortably alone, she pursues her passions unabashedly, and--contrary to society's suspicions--she really is happy. Despite multiple waves of feminist revolution, today's single woman is still mired in judgment or, worse, pity. But for a brief, exclamatory period in the late 1930s, she was all the rage.


9th Ave: Veronica Gerber Bicecci and Christina MacSweeney

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Empty Set Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894944
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Published: Coffee House Press - February 6th, 2018

"Veronica Gerber writes with a luminous intimacy; her novel is clever, vibrant, moving, profoundly original. Reading it made me feel as if the world had been rebuilt." --Francisco Goldman


9th Ave: Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali

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The Monk of Mokha Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781101947319
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - January 30th, 2018

The Monk of Mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.


The Circle Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345807298
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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
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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


A Hologram for the King Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307947512
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Published: Vintage - June 4th, 2013

A Hologram for the King takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together in the face of the global economy's gale-force winds.


What Is the What Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307385901
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Published: Vintage - October 9th, 2007

New York Times Notable Book
New York Times Bestseller


9th Ave: Myriam Gurba

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Myriam Gurba discusses her new memoir, Mean.

 

Praise for Mean

 

Mean Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894913
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Published: Coffee House Press - November 7th, 2017

True crime, memoir, and ghost story, Mean is the bold and hilarious tale of Myriam Gurba's coming of age as a queer, mixed-race Chicana. Blending radical formal fluidity and caustic humor, Gurba takes on sexual violence, small towns, and race, turning what might be tragic into piercing, revealing comedy.


Painting Their Portraits in Winter: Stories Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781933149905
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Published: Manic D Press - May 19th, 2015

In this artfully crafted collection of new short stories by award-winning author Myriam Gurba, nothing is as it seems on the surface. A Mexican grandmother tells creepy yet fascinating ghost stories to her granddaughters as a way to make them sit still ("How Some Abuelitas Keep Their Chicana Granddaughters Still So That They Can Paint Their Portraits in Winter").


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