Books on the Park

9th Ave: Lydia Fitzpatrick

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

Lydia Fitzpatrick discusses her debut novel, Lights All Night Long.

 

Praise for Lights All Night Long

Lights All Night Long: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558736
Availability: Coming Soon. Pre-Order Now!
Published: Penguin Press - April 2nd, 2019

A gripping and deftly plotted narrative of family and belonging, Lights All Night Long is a dazzling debut novel from an acclaimed young writer


9th Ave: Leslie Carol Roberts

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

Leslie Carol Roberts discusses her new book, Here Is Where I Walk.

 

About Here is Where I Walk

Here is Where I Walk: Episodes From a Life in the Forest Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781948908078
Availability: Coming Soon. Pre-Order Now!
Published: University of Nevada Press - April 3rd, 2019

It is in the Presidio of San Francisco, California, that Leslie Carol Roberts walks. The Presidio, America’s only residential national park tucked wholly into an urban setting, is a fading historic forest. Here is where Leslie’s memories of other places, people, and travels emerge.


9th Ave: Rachel Howard Book Launch

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

Rachel Howard joins us to launch her new novel, The Risk of Us.

 

Praise for The Risk of Us

The Risk of Us Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781328588821
Availability: Coming Soon. Pre-Order Now!
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 9th, 2019

A poignant, dazzling debut novel about a woman who longs to be a mother and the captivating yet troubled child she and her husband take in.

What is the cost of motherhood? When The Risk of Us opens, we meet a forty-something woman who deeply wants to become a mother.


9th Ave: T Kira Madden and Pam Zhang

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T Kira Madden discusses her new memoir, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, with Pam Zhang.

 

Praise for Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls

Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635571851
Availability: Coming Soon. Pre-Order Now!
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

“Frank and funny and powerful and surprising. An utterly gorgeous debut.”-Lauren Groff

One of the most anticipated books of 2019--Electric Literature, Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, The Millions, Hyphen, Lit Hub, Nylon, The AV Club, The Advocate, The Rumpus, The Week, Books are Magic


9th Ave: Will Kaufman on Woody Guthrie

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

Will Kaufman disucusses the life of Woody Guthrie and his new book, Mapping Woody Guthrie.

 

About Mapping Woody Guthrie

Mapping Woody Guthrie (American Popular Music #4) Cover Image
$37.73
ISBN: 9780806161785
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: University of Oklahoma Press - January 8th, 2019

"I ain't got no home, I'm just a-roamin' round," Woody Guthrie lamented in one of his most popular songs. A native of Oklahoma, he was still in his teens when he moved to Pampa, Texas, where he experienced the dust storms that would play such a crucial role in forming his identity and shaping his work.


Woody Guthrie's Modern World Blues (American Popular Music #3) Cover Image
$46.13
ISBN: 9780806157610
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: University of Oklahoma Press - October 12th, 2017


Mention Woody Guthrie, and people who know the name are likely to think of the "Okie Bard," dust storms behind him, riding a boxcar or walking a red-dirt road, a battered guitar strapped to his back.


9th Ave: Small Victories: The True Story of Faith No More

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Adrian Harte discusses his new book Small Victories: The True Story of Faith No More with Faith No More member Bill Gould and special guests.

 

Small Victories: The True Story of Faith No More Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781911036371
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Jawbone Press - September 12th, 2018

‘When I first heard about this Faith No More biography, I didn’t know what to think. But I have to give credit where it is due, it’s a quality piece. The man has done his research and it shows.


9th Ave: Marina Mularz

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

Marina Mularz discusses her new story collection, Welcome to Freedom Point.

 

Praise for Welcome to Freedom Point

Welcome to Freedom Point Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941561164
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: New American Press - January 15th, 2019

It's all happening in the small town of Freedom Point, Wisconsin Karlee Starr explores the rhythms of young love and snot-soaked heartache on a middle school dance floor. Thirteen-year-old Jacob Kentor suffers an identity crisis at Hooters. Desperate yeti hunting conceals the death of a marriage. A motivational speech ends in arrest.


9th Ave: Jeffrey Leong on the Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island

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Jeffrey Thomas Leong discusses his new book of translations Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island.

 

Praise for Wild Geese Sorrow

Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781944593063
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Calypso Editions - March 1st, 2018

Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island by Jeffrey Thomas Leong is the first new translation in almost 40 years and takes readers through the deep anger, sorrow, and loneliness felt by the Chinese immigrant detainees at the Angel Island Immigration Station between 1910-1940.


9th Ave: Reema Zaman

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Reema Zaman discusses her new memoir, I Am Yours.

 

Praise for I Am Yours

I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781948705110
Availability: Coming Soon. Pre-Order Now!
Published: Amberjack Publishing - February 5th, 2019

It is time.

It is time to free our voice.

To speak is a revolution.

For too long, through the most intimate acts of erasure, women have been silenced. Now, women everywhere are breaking through the limits placed on us by family, society, and tradition. To find our voices. To make space for ourselves in this world.


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