Books on the Park

9th Ave: Keith Boykin


Join us on Monday, September 27 at 6pm PT when Keith Boykin discusses his book, Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America, at 9th Ave!

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Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781645037262
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Published: Bold Type Books - September 14th, 2021

A Cold Civil War has engulfed the nation.

After a deadly pandemic, shocking incidents of police brutality, a racial justice crisis, and the fall of a dangerous demagogue, America remains more divided than at any time in decades.


9th Ave: Katie Crouch and Rachel Levin


Join us on Thursday, September 23 at 6pm PT when Katie Crouch discusses her latest novel, The Embassy Wife, with Rachel Levin at 9th Ave!

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Embassy Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374280345
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 13th, 2021

"A smart, sparkling novel that is one part social satire, one part travelogue . . . Comical and cool.” Oprah Daily

In Katie Crouch's thrilling novel Embassy Wife, two women abroad search for the truth about their husbands—and their country.


Steamed: A Catharsis Cookbook for Getting Dinner and Your Feelings On the Table Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780762499151
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Published: Running Press Adult - May 4th, 2021

Whip, pound, grate, and grind your way to culinary catharsis with Steamed, an irreverent cookbook for when you need to get dinner and your feelings on the table.

Where is taking your feelings out with heavy mallets and sharp knives not just allowed—but encouraged? The kitchen, of course!


9th Ave: Grant Faulkner and Melanie Abrams


Join us on Friday, September 17 at 6pm PT when Grant Faulkner discusses his book All the Comfort Sin Can Provide with Melanie Abrams at 9th Ave!

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ISBN: 9781625570222
Availability: Backordered--delivery time uncertain
(This book cannot be returned nor exchanged.)
Published: Black Lawrence Press - July 15th, 2021

Fiction. With raw, lyrical ferocity, ALL THE COMFORT SIN CAN PROVIDE delves into the beguiling salve that sin can promise--tracing those hidden places most of us are afraid to acknowledge.


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The Joy of Cannabis: 75 Ways to Amplify Your Life Through the Science and Magic of Cannabis Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781728245928
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Published: Sourcebooks - April 5th, 2022

A sophisticated and humorous cannabis book to enhance your life through the science and magic of weed.


9th Ave: Marc Anthony Richardson and Carolina de Robertis

Cover image of Messiahs. It's an abstract image of reds, what looks like a slight blood splatter, and a shaky view through a window. There what looks like a drop of blue paint in the bottom right corner. On the bottom it says Messiahs in a light blue font and Marc Anthony Richardson in a light yellow font

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$17.95
ISBN: 9781573661904
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Published: Fiction Collective 2 - August 24th, 2021

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The President and the Frog Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593318416
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - August 3rd, 2021

An incandescent novel--political, mystical, timely, and heartening--about the power of memory, and the pursuit of justice, from the acclaimed author of Cantoras.


9th Ave: Matthew Clark Davison and Juli Delgado Lopera


Join us on Wednesday, July 7 at 6pm PT when Matthew Clark Davison is joined by author Juli Delagdo Lopera to discuss his novel, Doubting Thomas!
 

Doubting Thomas: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781612941998
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Published: Bywater Books - June 8th, 2021

Thomas McGurrin is a fourth-grade teacher and openly gay man at a private primary school serving Portland, Oregon's wealthy progressive elite when he is falsely accused of inappropriately touching a male student. The accusation comes just as Thomas is thrust back into the center of his unusual family by his younger brother's battle with cancer.


Fiebre Tropical Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781936932757
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Published: Amethyst Editions - March 4th, 2020

Winner for the 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction

Winner of the 2021 Ferro-Grumley Literary Award for LGBTQ Fiction

Finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Fiction


9th Ave: Kent Harrington and Kevin Hunsanger

Kent Harrington Last Seen cover image. Kent Harrington's name is big on the top half against a dark blue sky. Below is an image of a long pier, lit with tall lights and benches. "Last Seen" is written in gold font on the lower half of the cover.

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781951709235
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Published: Polis Books - May 18th, 2021

A captivating new novel from one of the best crime writers working today. In August, San Francisco is a cold beauty...and the perfect place for a killer targeting young women visiting the Bay Area. The latest victim is Emma Barre, a deaf French teenager. Emma is also brilliant and due to enter one of France's best universities.


9th Ave: Denise Larson and Debra Pollock

The cover of Denise Larson's Anarchy in High Heels. The cover is a true purple color with "Anarchy in" written in white and "High Heels" written in bright pink. It has an illustration of two high heels facing toe to toe, and a black and white photo of Larson in between them

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781647421366
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Published: She Writes Press - July 27th, 2021

Anarchy in High Heels is not a state of dress; it's a state of mind.

A San Francisco porno theater might be the last place you'd expect to plant the seed of a feminist troupe, but truth is stranger than fiction.


9th Ave: Jenny Bitner with Lisa Gray and Dominic Lim


Join us on Friday, June 25 at 6pm PT when Jenny Bitner reads from and discusses her book, Here is a Game We Could Play, with Lisa Gray and Dominic Lim!
Broadcast live from Green Apple Books

Here Is a Game We Could Play: A Novel Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781946724403
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Published: Acre Books - May 15th, 2021

A dreamlike novel set in Pennsylvania in the 1990s, Here Is a Game We Could Play is the story of Claudia, an intelligent eccentric trapped in the rundown industrial town she grew up in—a place plagued with troubling memories and hidden threats. Seeking escape from tedium, loneliness, and her obsessive fear of poisoning, Claudia retreats into books. . .


Virtual Event: Chaney Kwak and Daniel Handler


Join us on Tuesday, June 8 at 6pm PT when Chaney Kwak is joined by Daniel Handler for the launch of his book, The Passenger: How a Travel Writer Learned to Love Cruises & Other Lies from a Sinking Ship on Zoom!
 

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$18.95
ISBN: 9781567926972
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - June 8th, 2021

"Beautifully written and astutely observed. This is a marvelous book."
--Washington Post

"One of the best beach reads for summer 2021, titanic clarity and humor that's as dark as it is dry."
--Travel + Leisure


Bottle Grove: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632864277
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 27th, 2019

A razor-sharp tale of two couples, two marriages, a bar, and a San Francisco start-up from a best-selling, award-winning novelist.


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