Books on the Park

9th Ave: Chaya Bhuvaneswar

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Chaya Bhuvaneswar discusses her new story collection, White Dancing Elephants.

 

Praise for White Dancing Elephants

White Dancing Elephants Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945814617
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Dzanc Books - October 9th, 2018

WINNER, DZANC BOOKS SHORT STORY COLLECTION PRIZE
WINNER, NARRATIVE MAGAZINE "TOP FIVE STORIES OF THE WEEK" FOR 2017
"What a bold, smart, exciting new voice, well worth listening to; what an elegant story collection to read and savor."
-Lauren Groff, author of Florida


9th Ave: D. Wystan Owen

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D. Wystan Owen discusses his new story collection, Other People's Love Affairs.

 

Other People's Love Affairs: Stories Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616207052
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Published: Algonquin Books - August 21st, 2018

"Owen writes exquisite stories that lodge somewhere in my chest and keep detonating--loudly, devastatingly--again and again."--Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You


9th Ave: Paul McHugh and Leah Garchik

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Paul McHugh discusses his new novel The Blind Pool with  Leah Garchik.

 

Praise for The Blind Pool

 

The Blind Pool Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780998732077
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Published: Elkheart Books - August 1st, 2017

A Russian crime ring scores entry to the USA by forging an alliance with a criminal gang that uses a West Texas private prison as their base. Felons are secretly released from that prison and sent out across the nation to work as hard-case enforcers.


9th Ave: John Copenhaver and Paddy Hirsch

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The Devil's Half Mile Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780765399137
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Published: Forge - June 5th, 2018

The Devil's Half Mile by Paddy Hirsch is a riveting historical thriller debut set in 1799 New York City

Seven years after a financial crisis nearly toppled America, traders chafe at government regulations, racial tensions are rising, gangs roam the streets and corrupt financiers make back-door deals with politicians... 1799 was a hell of a year.


Dodging and Burning: A Mystery Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781681776590
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Published: Pegasus Books - March 6th, 2018

In the summer of 1945, Ceola Bliss is a lonely twelve-year-old tomboy, mourning the loss of her brother, Robbie, who was declared missing in the Pacific. She tries to piece together his life by rereading his favorite pulp detective story "A Date with Death" and spending time with his best friend, Jay Greenwood, in Royal Oak, VA.


9th Ave: Kim Adrian and Amy Wallen

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Kim Adrian discusses her new memoir, The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet with Amy Wallen.

 

The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet: A Memoir (American Lives) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781496201973
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - October 1st, 2018

Clear-sighted, darkly comic, and tender, The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet is about a daughter's struggle to face the Medusa of generational trauma without turning to stone.


When We Were Ghouls: A Memoir of Ghost Stories (American Lives) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780803296954
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2018

When Amy E. Wallen's southern, blue-collar, peripatetic family was transferred from Ely, Nevada, to Lagos, Nigeria, she had just turned seven. From Nevada to Nigeria and on to Peru, Bolivia, and Oklahoma, the family wandered the world, living in a state of constant upheaval.


9th Ave: John Kaag

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John Kaag discusses his new book, Hiking With Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are.

 

Praise For Hiking With Nietzsche

Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374170011
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Farrar Straus and Giroux - September 25th, 2018

A revelatory Alpine journey in the spirit of the great Romantic thinker Friedrich Nietzsche


9th Ave: Damion Searls on Anniversaries

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Anniversaries (Boxed Set): From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl Cover Image
By Uwe Johnson, Damion Searls (Translator)
$39.95
ISBN: 9781681372037
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Published: New York Review of Books - October 16th, 2018

A landmark of 20th Century literature about New York in the late 1960s, now in English for the first time.


9th Ave: Heather Havrilesky

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Heather Havrilesky discusses her new essay collection, What If This Were Enough?

 

Praise for What If This Were Enough?

What If This Were Enough?: Essays Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385542883
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Doubleday Books - October 2nd, 2018

By the acclaimed critic, memoirist, and advice columnist, an impassioned collection tackling our obsession with self-improvement and urging readers to embrace the imperfections of the everyday


How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly's Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781101911587
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Published: Anchor Books - June 27th, 2017

A New York Times Love and Relationships Bestseller

A hilarious, frank, and witty collection of all-new responses, plus a few greatest hits, from the author of the beloved advice column "Ask Polly" in New York magazine's The Cut.


Disaster Preparedness Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9781594485466
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Published: Riverhead Books - December 6th, 2011

"Smart, hilarious, unique-- just terrific." --Anne Lamott


9th Ave: Juan Gabriel Vasquez

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Juan Gabriel Vasquez discusses his new novel, The Shape of the Ruins.

 

Praise for Juan Gabriel Vasquez

The Shape of the Ruins Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735211148
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Riverhead Books - September 25th, 2018

A sweeping tale of conspiracy theories, assassinations, and twisted obsessions -- the much anticipated masterpiece from Juan Gabriel V squez.


The Sound of Things Falling Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594632747
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 3rd, 2014

An intimate portrayal of the drug wars in Colombia, from international fiction star Juan Gabriel Vasquez.


Reputations Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735216860
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 19th, 2017

A brilliant novel about the power of politics and personal memory from one of South America's literary stars, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sound of Things Falling.


Lovers on All Saints' Day: Stories Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9781594634277
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 19th, 2016

From the award-winning, bestselling author of The Sound of Things Falling and Reputations, a brilliant collection of stories that showcases why he is one of the best writers--in any language--working today.


9th Ave: Kelli Maria Korducki

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Kelli Maria Korducki discusses her new book Hard To Do: The Surprising Feminist History of Breaking Up.

 

Hard to Do: The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up (Exploded Views) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781552453520
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Published: Coach House Books - January 9th, 2018

Whatever the underlying motives--be they love, financial security, or mere masochism--the fact is that getting involved in a romantic partnership is emotionally, morally, and even politically fraught.


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