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9th Ave: Robin Sloan Book Release

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

 

 

Robin Sloan (bestselling author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore) celebrates the release of his new novel, Sourdough.

 

Sourdough Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374203108
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: MCD - September 5th, 2017

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250037756
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
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: John Kaag

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

 

 

Paperback release for John Kaag's new book, American Philosophy.

 

Praise for American Philosophy

American Philosophy: A Love Story Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374154486
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 11th, 2016

The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life around


9th Ave: Daniel Magariel

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

 

 

Daniel Magariel discusses his new book, One of the Boys.

 

Praise for One of the Boys

 

One of the Boys Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781501156168
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Scribner Book Company - March 14th, 2017

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
A "gripping and heartfelt" (The New York Times Book Review) story about two young brothers contending with the love they have for their abusive father, One of the Boys is a stunning, compact debut by a major new talent.


9th Ave: Caitlin Doughty

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

 

 

Caitlin Doughty discusses her new book, From Here to Eternity.

 

About From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393249897
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 3rd, 2017

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393351903
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 28th, 2015

Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty--a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre--took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life's work.


9th Ave: Daniel Handler and Matthew Zapruder

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

 

 

Daniel Handler discusses his new novel, All the Dirty Parts, with Matthew Zapruder.

 

Praise for All the Dirty Parts

All the Dirty Parts Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781632868046
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Bloomsbury USA - August 29th, 2017

We Are Pirates Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781608197767
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 6th, 2015

A boat has gone missing. Goods have been stolen. There is blood in the water. It is the twenty-first century and a crew of pirates is terrorizing the San Francisco Bay.

Phil is a husband, a father, a struggling radio producer, and the owner of a large condo with a view of the water. But he'd like to be a rebel and a fortune hunter.


Why We Broke Up Cover Image
By Daniel Handler, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316127264
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Little Brown and Company - December 3rd, 2013

I'm telling you why we broke up, Ed. I'm writing it in this letter, the whole truth of why it happened.


Adverbs Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780060724429
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 24th, 2007

Can Joe help it if he falls in love with people who don't make him happy? And what about Helena--she's in love, but somehow this isn't enough. Shouldn't it be? And if it isn't enough, does this mean she's not really in love? It certainly seems to be spoiling the love she's in. And let's say there's a volcano underneath the city--doesn't that make things more urgent?


Why Poetry Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062343079
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
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: Camille T. Dungy

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

 

 

Camille T. Dungy discusses her new book, Guidebook to Relative Strangers.

 

Praise for Guidebook to Relative Strangers

Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys Into Race, Motherhood, and History Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393253757
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 13th, 2017

As a working mother whose livelihood as a poet-lecturer depended on travel, Camille Dungy crisscrossed America with her infant, then toddler, intensely aware of how they are seen, not just as mother and child, but as black women. With a poet's eye, she celebrates her daughter's acquisition of language and discoveries of the natural and human world around her.


Trophic Cascade Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780819577191
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Published: Wesleyan - March 7th, 2017

In this fourth book in a series of award-winning survival narratives, Dungy writes positioned at a fulcrum, bringing a new life into the world even as her elders are passing on.


9th Ave: Karl Geary and Ethel Rohan

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

 

 

Karl Geary discusses his new novel, Montpelier Parade with Ethel Rohan.

 

Praise for Montpelier Parade

Montpelier Parade Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781936787555
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Catapult - August 22nd, 2017

Montpelier Parade is just across town, but to Sonny it might as well be a different world. Working with his father in the garden of one of its handsome homes one Saturday, he sees a back door easing open and a beautiful woman coming down the path toward him. This is Vera, the sort of person who seems destined to remain forever out of his reach.


The Weight of Him Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250092120
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 14th, 2017

At four hundred pounds, Billy Brennan can always count on food. From his earliest memories, he has loved food's colors, textures and tastes. The way flavors go off in his mouth. How food keeps his mind still and his bad feelings quiet. Food has always made everything better, until the day Billy's beloved son Michael takes his own life.


9th Ave: Josephine Rowe

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

 

 

Josephine Rowe discusses her new novel, A Loving, Faithful Animal.

 

Praise for A Loving, Faithful Animal

A Loving, Faithful Animal Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781936787579
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Catapult - September 12th, 2017

It is New Year's Eve 1990, in a small town in southeast Australia. Ru's father, Jack, one of thousands of Australians once conscripted to serve in the Vietnam War, has disappeared. This time Ru thinks he might be gone for good. As rumors spread of a huge black cat stalking the landscape beyond their door, the rest of the family is barely holding on.


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