Books on the Park

9th Ave: Helen Oyeyemi

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Helen Oyeyemi discusses her new novel, Gingerbread.

 

About Gingerbread

Gingerbread: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634659
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2019

The prize-winning, bestselling author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and inventive novel.


What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594634642
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017

Winner of the PEN Open Book Award
An NPR Best Book of 2016

A Washington Post Notable Fiction Pick
A PBS NewsHour Best Book of 2016
A Slate Best Book of the Year
One of Esquire Magazine’s Best Books of 2016
One of Oprah.com’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016


White is for Witching Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633072
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2014

Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award
One of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists
From the acclaimed author of What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours and Gingerbread
 


Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633409
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2015

As seen on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where it was described as “gloriously unsettling… evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel García Márquez, Chris Abani and even Emily Dickinson,” and already one of the year’s most widely acclaimed novels:


Mr. Fox Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594486180
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 6th, 2012

Winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Fiction
One of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists


From the prizewinning young writer oWhat Is Not Yours Is Not Yours and 2019's Gingerbread, a brilliant and inventive story of love, lies, and inspiration.


CANCELLED 9th Ave: Translator Marian Schwartz

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OUR EVENT TONIGHT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE UNHEALTHY AIR CONDITIONS.

Horsemen of the Sands Cover Image
By Leonid Yuzefovich, Marian Schwartz (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781939810090
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Published: Archipelago - October 30th, 2018

Two novellas from one of the most exciting writers in contemporary Russia.


9th Ave: Salvatore Scibona

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Salvatore Scibona discusses his new novel, The Volunteer.

 

Praise for The Volunteer

 

The Volunteer: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525558521
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Published: Penguin Press - March 5th, 2019

A long-awaited new novel from a National Book Award Finalist, the epic story of a restless young man who is captured during the Vietnam War and pressed into service for a clandestine branch of the United States government


9th Ave: Esmé Weijun Wang Book Launch

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Esmé Weijun Wang discusses her new essay collection, The Collected Schizophrenias, with R.O. Kwon.

 

The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978273
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Published: Graywolf Press - February 5th, 2019

Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award


The Border of Paradise Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781939419699
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Published: Unnamed Press - April 12th, 2016

A remarkable multigenerational novel, The Border of Paradise transports readers into the world of an iconoclastic midcentury family.


The Incendiaries: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735213890
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 31st, 2018

Now a National Bestseller

"Religion, politics, and love collide in this slim but powerful novel reminiscent of Donna Tartt's The Secret History, with menace and mystery lurking in every corner." --People Magazine


9th Ave: Emily Yoon, Sam Sax, Monica Sok

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Emily Yoon, Sam Sax and Monica Sok read their latest poems.

A Cruelty Special to Our Species: Poems Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062843685
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Published: Ecco - September 18th, 2018

A piercing debut collection of poems exploring gender, race, and violence from a sensational new talent


Bury It (Wesleyan Poetry) Cover Image
By Sam Sax
$14.95
ISBN: 9780819577313
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Published: Wesleyan - August 1st, 2018

sam sax's bury it, winner of the 2017 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, begins with poems written in response to the spate of highly publicized young gay suicides in the summer of 2010. What follows are raw and expertly crafted meditations on death, rituals of passage, translation, desire, diaspora, and personhood.


9th Ave: Richard Chiem

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Richard Chiem discusses his debut novel, King of Joy.

 

Praise for King of Joy

 

King of Joy Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781593763091
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Published: Soft Skull Press - March 5th, 2019

"This novel is transfixing: an imaginative meditation on emotional survival, isolation, and the beauty and limitations of human connection. I love Chiem's writing." --Melissa Broder, author of The Pisces


9th Ave: Johannes Lichtman

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Johannes Lichtman discusses his new novel, Such Good Work.

 

Praise for Such Good Work

 

Such Good Work: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501195648
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 5th, 2019

A timely and provocative debut novel that Rivka Galchen calls “wisely comic and tremendously moving,” about a creative writing teacher whose efforts to stay sober land him in Malmö, Sweden, where drugs are scarce but the refugee crisis forces a very different kind of reckoning.

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE PERFECT TO DO GOOD

Jonas Anderson wants a fresh


9th Ave: Stevan Allred and Renee Macalino Rutledge

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Stevan Allred discusses his new novel, The Alehouse at the End of the World with Renee Macalino Rutledge.

 

The Alehouse at the End of the World Cover Image
By Stevan Allred, Reid Psaltis (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781942436379
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Published: Forest Avenue Press - November 6th, 2018

When a fisherman receives a mysterious letter about his beloved's demise, he sets off in his skiff to find her on the Isle of the Dead.


The Hour of Daydreams Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781942436270
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Published: Forest Avenue Press - March 14th, 2017

One marriage. Two wings. A village of witnesses.


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