Books on the Park

Canceled: Joanna Hershon and Phyllis Grant

St. Ivo: A Novel Cover Image Everything Is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes Cover Image

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St. Ivo: A Novel Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780374268145
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 14th, 2020

"Hershon maintains a quiet terror throughout this slim, eccentric novel. . . Fiction full of complexity, devoted to reality. And in the end, a larger sense of purpose crashes down in a satisfying burst."
--Danya Kukafka, The New York Times Book Review


Everything Is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374150143
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 21st, 2020

One of Esquire's Best Cookbooks of 2020 and one of The Washington Post's Best Food Books of 2020

"In epigrammatic, nearly poetic diction, Grant . . . reminds us of how transformative the junctures where food and life collide can be." --The New York Times Book Review


CANCELED: Molly Wizenberg and Esmé Weijun Wang

 

The Fixed Stars Cover Image

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Praise for The Fixed Stars

The Fixed Stars Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781419742996
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Published: Abrams Press - August 4th, 2020

From a bestselling memoirist, a thoughtful and provocative story of changing identity, complex sexuality, and enduring family relationships
 
At age 36, while serving on a jury, author Molly Wizenberg found herself drawn to a female attorney she hardly knew.


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


Canceled: Joan Frank and Peg Alford Pursell

Where You're All Going (Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction) Cover Image

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Praise for Where You're All Going

Where You're All Going (Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781946448507
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Published: Sarabande Books - February 18th, 2020

Buzzfeed News, "15 Small Press Books To Kick Off Your 2020 Reading Season"

The Millions, "February Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated"


A Girl Goes Into the Forest Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945814877
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Published: Dzanc Books - July 16th, 2019

Following her acclaimed debut, Show Her a Flower, A Bird, A Shadow, award-winning author Peg Alford Pursell explores and illuminates love and loss in 78 hybrid stories and fables. A Girl Goes into the Forest immerses readers in the complex desires, contradictions, and sorrows of daughters, wives, and husbands, artists, siblings, and mothers.


Canceled: Katie Burke

Urban Playground: What Kids Say about Living in San Francisco Cover Image

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Praise for Urban Playground

Urban Playground: What Kids Say about Living in San Francisco Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781684630165
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Published: Sparkpress - April 7th, 2020

Rural areas cover 97 percent of the United States--yet more than 80 percent of the US population lives in urban areas. What is life like for the millions of children who populate our nation's cities?


CANCELED: Kaouther Adimi

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

Our Riches Cover Image

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Praise for Our Riches

"An understated, lyrical story of reading and resistance over the tumultuous generations."—Kirkus Reviews (Starred)

Our Riches Cover Image
By Kaouther Adimi, Chris Andrews (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811228152
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Published: New Directions - April 28th, 2020

The powerful English debut of a rising young French star, Our Riches is a marvelous, surprising, hybrid novel about a beloved Algerian bookshop
A Library Journal Best Book of the Year
Finalist for the PEN Translation Prize

 


CANCELED 9th Ave: Dennis Phillips and George Albon

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

Mappa Mundi Cover Image Lyric Multiples Cover Image

Mappa Mundi Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781584981404
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
(This book cannot be returned nor exchanged.)
Published: Talisman House, Publishers - September 15th, 2019

Lyric Multiples Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781937658922
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Published: Nightboat Books - November 1st, 2018

Lyric Multiples comprises four essays written over the last decade. The subject is poetry but the essays range over such topics as the evolution of the human call, ascensional modes of thinking, pop songs, the built environment and its discontents, the post-punk moment, its fruitful aftermath, and much else.


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