Books on the Park

9th Ave: Sara Mumolo and Caroline O'Connor Thomas

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

 

 

Sara Mumolo and Caroline O'Connor Thomas read from their latest poetry collections, Day Counter and Unusual Light Source.

 

Day Counter Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430601
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Published: Omnidawn - October 2nd, 2018

Sometimes collage essay, sometimes daybook, sometimes poetry, Day Counter offers snapshots of daily life--at home, in the workplace, and within the societal (often politically-charged) meeting-grounds we all navigate--that contemplates concepts of naming, distance between speaker and experience, and dissonance of reality through a vernacular directness that is underwired with formal control.


9th Ave: What Future 2018

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Co-editor Rose Eveleth, and contributors Lauren Smiley, and Annalee Newitz discuss What Future: The Year's Best Ideas To Reclaim, Reanimate And Reinvent Our Future.

 

What Future 2018: The Year's Best Writing on What's Next for People, Technology & the Planet Cover Image
By Meehan Crist (Editor), Rose Eveleth (Editor)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781944700669
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Published: Unnamed Press - September 18th, 2018

What Future: The Year's Best Writing on What's Next for People, Technology, and the Planet, edited by Meehan Crist and Rose Eveleth, is a best of the year anthology featuring new writing by and about the scientists, writers, journalists, and philosophers who are proposing the options that lay not just ahead, but beyond us.


9th Ave: Caroline J Thibeaux

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

 

 

Caroline J Thibeaux discusses her new book The Dragonglass Bowl: The Dream Walker's Path.

 

About The Dragonglass Bowl

The Dragonglass Bowl: The Dream Walker's Path Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780997440720
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Published: Rare Bird Books - August 7th, 2018

Is a dream a thing of Shadow or Light?

If you knew the truth would you dare to dream again?

For a thousand years the Light of Ashar has protected the land of Ellaria because the people of Ellaria have protected the secret, forgotten through time, of Dragonglass.


9th Ave: May-Lee Chai and Jamel Brinkley

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May-Lee Chai discusses her new story collection Useful Phrases for Immigrants with Jamel Brinkley.

 

Useful Phrases for Immigrants: Stories Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780932112767
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Published: Blair - October 23rd, 2018

In the title story of this timely and innovative collection, a young woman wearing a Prada coat attempts to redeem a coupon for plastic storage bins while her in-laws are at home watching the Chinese news and taking her private phone calls. It is the lively and wise juxtaposition of cultures, generations, and emotions that characterize May-lee Chai's amazing stories.


A Lucky Man: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781555978051
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 1st, 2018

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION


9th Ave: Dubravka Ugresic

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Fox Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781940953762
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Published: Open Letter - April 17th, 2018

Fox is the story of literary footnotes and "minor" characters--unnoticed people propelled into timelessness through the biographies and novels of others.


American Fictionary Cover Image
By Dubravka Ugresic, Celia Hawkesworth (Translator), Ellen Elias-Bursac (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940953847
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Published: Open Letter - September 25th, 2018

In the midst of the Yugoslav wars of the early 1990s, Dubravka Ugresic--winner of the 2016 Neustadt International Prize for Literature--was invited to Middletown, Connecticut as a guest lecturer.


Karaoke Culture Cover Image
By Dubravka Ugresic, David Williams (Translator), Ellen Elias-Bursac (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781934824573
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Published: Open Letter - October 23rd, 2011

Finalist for the NBCC award for Criticism.

"Ugresic is sharp, funny and unafraid. . . . Orwell would approve."--Times Literary Supplement


Europe in Sepia Cover Image
By Dubravka Ugresic, David Williams (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781934824894
Availability: Backordered
Published: Open Letter - February 18th, 2014

"Ugresic is sharp, funny and unafraid. . . . Orwell would approve."--Times Literary Supplement


9th Ave: Man Booker International Prizewinners Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft

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Flights Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525534198
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 14th, 2018

WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
AS FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES

A visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald" (Annie Proulx)

"A magnificent writer." --Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Prize-winning author of Secondhand Time


9th Ave: The Wall of Birds

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

 

 

Jane Kim and Thayer Walker discuss their new book, The Wall of Birds:One Planet, 243 Families, 375 Million Years.

 

The Wall of Birds: One Planet, 243 Families, 375 Million Years Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780062687869
Availability: Coming Soon. Pre-Order Now!
Published: Harper Design - October 23rd, 2018

A celebration of the diversity and evolution of birds, as depicted in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's magnificent 2,500-square-foot Wall of Birds mural by artist Jane Kim.


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