9th Ave: Ben Lerner - 10:04

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:00pm
This event will take place out our 9th Avenue location.
Green Apple is excited to host author Ben Lerner as we celebrate the release of his latest novel, 10:04 at our new location, Green Apple Books on the Park. Lerner will be in conversation with Dominic Luxford from The Believer. Festivities will kick off at 7 pm.
RSVP on our Facebook page.
ISBN: 9780865478107
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Faber & Faber - September 2nd, 2014

In the last year, the narrator of "10:04" has enjoyed unlikely literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal medical condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child. In a New York of increasingly frequent superstorms and social unrest, he must reckon with his own mortality and the prospect of fatherhood in a city that might soon be underwater.

ISBN: 9781566892742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Coffee House Press - August 23rd, 2011

Adam Gordon is a brilliant, if highly unreliable, young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, struggling to establish his sense of self and his relationship to art. What is actual when our experiences are mediated by language, technology, medication, and the arts? Is poetry an essential art form, or merely a screen for the reader's projections?

ISBN: 9781556592119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Copper Canyon Press - September 2004

"The Lichtenberg Figures," winner of the Hayden Carruth Award, is an unconventional sonnet sequence that interrogates the relationship between language and memory, violence and form. Lichtenberg figures are fern-like electrical patterns that can appear on (and quickly fade from) the bodies of people struck by lightning.

ISBN: 9781556593147
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Copper Canyon Press - March 2010

National Book Award finalist's third volume is layered with quick changes, false starts, and continuous reorientation

Email or call for price
ISBN: 9781556592461
Availability: Not Available
Published: Copper Canyon Press - October 2006

Library Journal honored Lerner's debut volume as a "Book of the Year."