Books on the Park

Scott Hylbert: Task Lyst

This event will take place at our 9th Ave. location. 

 

Scott Hylbert joins us to discuss his new novel, Task Lyst

About Task Lyst
 

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$36.99
ISBN: 9781684423170
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Turner - July 16th, 2019

Do you need to have someone walk your dog? How about to deliver your groceries? Or your drugs? How about carry out a hit? Are you looking for a side hustle to pay the rent, but want to hide your influx of cash in bitcoin? Then the new on-demand services app, Task Lyst is all you need.


9th Ave: Rick Moody

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

The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Hope and Struggle in Matrimony Cover Image

Rick Moody discusses his new memoir, The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Hope and Struggle in Matrimony.

Praise for The Long Accomplishment

The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Hope and Struggle in Matrimony Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781627798440
Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - August 6th, 2019

[A] moving, funny, hauntingly brilliant memoir about marriage.” —Caroline Leavitt, The San Francisco Chronicle

Rick Moody, the award-winning author of The Ice Storm, shares the harrowing true story of the first year of his second marriage in this eventful, month-by-month account


9th Ave: Tim Murphy

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

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Tim Murphy discusses his new novel, Correspondents.

Praise for Correspondents

Correspondents Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802129376
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Grove Press - May 15th, 2019

"Murphy artfully connects multiple narratives to produce a sprawling tale of love, family, duty, war, and displacement. It is above all a stinging indictment of the ill-fated war in Iraq and the heavy tolls it continues to exact on its people."--Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner


9th Ave: Lily Bernheimer

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

The Shaping of Us: How Everyday Spaces Structure Our Lives, Behavior, and Well-Being Cover Image

Lily Bernheimer discusses her new book, The Shaping of Us: How Everyday Spaces Structure Our Lives, Behavior, and Well-Being.

The Shaping of Us: How Everyday Spaces Structure Our Lives, Behavior, and Well-Being Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781595348722
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Published: Trinity University Press - June 15th, 2019

The spaces we inhabit- from homes and workspaces to city streets--mediate community, creativity, and our very identity. Using insights from environmental psychology, design, and architecture, The Shaping of Us shows how the built and natural worlds subtly influence our behavior, health, and personality.


9th Ave: Sarah Parcak

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

Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past Cover Image

Sarah Parcak discusses her new book, Archaeology From Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past.

Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250198280
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 9th, 2019

An Amazon Best Science Book of 2019 A Science Friday Best Science Book of 2019 A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2019 A Science News Best Book of 2019Nature's Top Ten Books of 2019


9th Ave: Ronald E. Purser

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

 

McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781912248315
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Published: Repeater - July 9th, 2019

A lively and razor-sharp critique of mindfulness as it has been enthusiastically co-opted by corporations, public schools, and the US military.


Pause, Breathe, Smile: Awakening Mindfulness When Meditation Is Not Enough Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781683641759
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Published: Sounds True - September 1st, 2018

Pause . . . breathe . . . smile. Three small words, yet each contains a universe of wisdom. Let the title be your guide in this inspiring book on awakening to the full depths of mindful living. The Pause is about setting our intention before we think, speak, or act—the ethical dimension of mindfulness.


9th Ave: Tupelo Hassman and Laura Albert

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

Tupelo Hassman discusses her new novel, gods with a little g, with Laura Albert.

About gods with a little g

gods with a little g: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374164461
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 13th, 2019

"Triumphant . . . as heartwarming as it is beautifully written." —Michael Schaub, NPR

From the acclaimed author of Girlchild, this gritty, irreverent novel sees a young misfit grow into hope


The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things: Stories Cover Image
By JT LeRoy, Jeff Feuerzeig (Foreword by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062641274
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 23rd, 2016

National Bestseller

With a new foreword by Jeff Feuerzeig

A timely reissue of the extraordinary stories by JT LeRoy/Laura Albert that won international acclaim, to be timed with the theatrical release of the documentary Author: The JT LeRoy Story.


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By JT LeRoy, Billy Corgan (Foreword by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062641250
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 23rd, 2016

National Bestseller

Featuring a foreword by Billy Corgan

A reissue of the national bestselling novel by JT LeRoy/Laura Albert—published to coincide with the new Jeff Feuerzeig documentary: Author: The JT LeRoy Story, which will have a theatrical release in July 2016.


9th Ave: Simon Hanselmann

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

Simon Hanselmann joins us to discuss his new graphic novel Bad Gateway, the latest installment in the Megg and Mogg series.

About Bad Gateway

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$29.99
ISBN: 9781683962076
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Published: Fantagraphics - July 30th, 2019

Megg and Mogg, whose story is told in three previous, international, best-selling graphic novels, come to a breaking point in this volume.


One More Year Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781606999974
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Published: Fantagraphics - June 20th, 2017

The latest graphic novel in the New York Times best-selling comic series about a stoner witch, a cat, an owl, and a werewolf.


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Not available to order
ISBN: 9781606997437
Availability: Backordered--delivery time uncertain
Published: Fantagraphics - September 21st, 2014

This is a stoner-comedy webcomic collection; it’s about a witch, her cat and an owl.


Megg & Mogg In Amsterdam (And Other Stories) Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781606998793
Availability: Backordered--delivery time uncertain
Published: Fantagraphics - April 18th, 2016

The NYT Best-Selling comics series returns with depressed stoners Megg the Witch and Mogg the Cat in Amsterdam trying to repair their relationship: their friend Owl comes to rescue them.


9th Ave: Sarah Rose Etter and Rita Bullwinkel

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Sarah Rose Etter discusses her new novel, The Book of X, with Rita Bullwinkel.

Praise for The Book of X

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781937512811
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - July 16th, 2019

*Winner of the 2019 Shirley Jackson Awards for Novel
*The Believer Book Awards, 2019: Editors' Longlists in Fiction
*The Northern California 'Golden Poppy' Book Awards 2019, Fiction longlist
*2020 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award Longlist
*A Best Book of 2019 --Vulture, Entropy, Buzzfeed, Thrillist


Belly Up Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780998518435
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Published: Strange Object - November 15th, 2016

Belly Up is a story collection that contains ghosts, mediums, a lover obsessed with the sound of harps tuning, teenage girls who believe they are actually plants, gulag prisoners who outsmart a terrible warden, and carnivorous churches. Throughout these grotesque and tender stories, characters question the bodies they've been given and what their bodies require to be sustained.


9th Ave: Lila Savage

This event will be held at our 9th Ave. 
 

Lila Savage discusses her new novel, Say Say Say.

Praise for Say Say Say

Say Say Say: A novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780525655923
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Knopf - July 9th, 2019

One of the The Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Fiction Books of 2019 

"A gem of a book . . . lyrical, tender, and profoundly insightful."--Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone


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