Books on the Park

9th Ave: Kristen Arnett and Esmé Weijun Wang

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Kristen Arnett discusses her new novel, Mostly Dead Things with Esmé Weijun Wang.

Praise for Mostly Dead Things

Mostly Dead Things Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781947793309
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Published: Tin House Books - June 4th, 2019

The celebrated New York Times Bestseller

A Best Book of the Year pick at the New York TimesNPRThe New YorkerTIMEWashington PostOprahmag.comThrillistShelf Awareness, Good Housekeeping and more.


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


CANCELLED 9th Ave: John Corbett

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John Corbett discusses his new book, Pick up the Pieces: Excursions in Seventies Music.

Praise for Pick up the Pieces

Pick Up the Pieces: Excursions in Seventies Music Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780226604732
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 1st, 2019

Unless you lived through the 1970s, it seems impossible to understand it at all. Drug delirium, groovy fashion, religious cults, mega corporations, glitzy glam, hard rock, global unrest—from our 2018 perspective, the seventies are often remembered as a bizarre blur of bohemianism and disco.


9th Ave: Lary Bloom on Sol LeWitt

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Lary Bloom discusses his new biography, Sol LeWitt: A Life of Ideas.

About Sol LeWitt

Sol Lewitt: A Life of Ideas Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780819578686
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - April 2nd, 2019

An intimate portrait of a renowned conceptual artist


9th Ave: Bruce Conforth on Robert Johnson

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Bruce Conforth discusses his new book, Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson.

Praise for Up Jumped the Devil

Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781641600941
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Published: Chicago Review Press - June 4th, 2019

  • The Penderyn 2020 Music Book Prize (UK edition)
  • Living Blues Critics Choice Best Blues Book of 2019
  • Living Blues Readers Choice Best Blues Book of 2019
  • Certificate of Merit in the Best Historical Research in Recorded Blues, Soul, Gospel, or R&B category from ARSC (Association for Recorded Sound Collections)
An essential story of blues lore, blac


9th Ave: Karl Marlantes

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Karl Marlantes discusses his new novel, Deep River.

Praise for Deep River

Deep River Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780802125385
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 2nd, 2019

Karl Marlantes's debut novel Matterhorn has been hailed as a modern classic of war literature. In his new novel, Deep River, Marlantes turns to another mode of storytelling--the family epic--to craft a stunningly expansive narrative of human suffering, courage, and reinvention.


Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802145314
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Published: Grove Press - May 10th, 2011

An incredible publishing story--written over the course of thirty years by a highly decorated Vietnam veteran, a New York Times best seller for sixteen weeks, a National Indie Next and a USA Today best seller--Matterhorn has been hailed as a "brilliant account of war" (New York Times Book Review).


What It Is Like to Go to War Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802145925
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Published: Grove Press - September 11th, 2012

#3 on Amazon.com's 10 Best Books of 2011
The New Yorker Favorite Books from 2011
Hudson Booksellers Best Books of 2011
Barnes & Noble Best Nonfiction Books of 2011
St. Louis Post Dispatch Favorite Books of 2011
A Shelf Awareness Reviewer's Top Pick of 2011


9th Ave: Ruchika Tomar

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Ruchika Tomar discusses her new novel, A Prayer for Travelers.

Praise For A Prayer for Travelers

A Prayer for Travelers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525537014
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 9th, 2019

WINNER OF THE PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FOR DEBUT FICTION

SHORTLISTED FOR THE VCU/CABELL FIRST NOVELIST AWARD AND LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE
 
“[A] scorching desert-noir. . . . Like her nervy protagonists, Tomar is a taker of risks.”  —New York Times Book Review
 


9th Ave: Jérémie Royer and Roman Muradov

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Darwin: An Exceptional Voyage Cover Image
By Fabien Grolleau, Jeremie Royer (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781910620502
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Published: Nobrow - February 12th, 2019

This sweeping, intelligent and immersive biographical graphic novel from award-winning creators, joins legendary scientist Charles Darwin as a young man, as he embarks on his voyage on the H.M.S. Beagle.


Audubon, On The Wings Of The World [Graphic Novel] Cover Image
By Fabien Grolleau, Jeremie Royer (Illustrator), Etienne Gilgillan (Translated by), David Sutton (Translated by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781910620151
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Published: Nobrow - April 4th, 2017

At the start of the nineteenth century, John James Audubon embarked upon an epic ornithological quest across America with nothing but his artist’ s materials, an assistant, a gun and an all-consuming passion for birds...


Vanishing Act Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781683961505
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: Fantagraphics - November 13th, 2018

A polyphonic experimental graphic novel of 13 interconnected shorts stories.


9th Ave: Bobby Hundreds and Benny Gold

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Bobby Hundreds discusses his new book, This is Not a T-Shirt with designer Benny Gold.

Praise for This is Not a T-Shirt

This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374275792
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Published: MCD - June 25th, 2019

The story of The Hundreds and the precepts that made it an iconic streetwear brand by Bobby Hundreds himself


9th Ave: Nicole Dennis-Benn and Esmé Weijun Wang

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Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of Here Comes the Sun, discusses her new novel, Patsy with  Esmé Weijun Wang.

Praise for Patsy

Patsy: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631495632
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Liveright - June 4th, 2019

Best Books of 2019: Washington Post • O, The Oprah MagazineTime • NPR • People • Buzzfeed
A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Selection
Winner • Lambda Literary Award [Lesbian Fiction]
A Washington Post Lily Lit Club Selection
Longlisted • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
American Library Association • A Barbara Gittings L


Here Comes the Sun: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631492945
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Published: Liveright - June 6th, 2017

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
Winner of the LAMBDA Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction
Named a Best Book of 2016 by NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Bustle, San Francisco Chronicle, The Root, BookRiot, Kirkus Reviews, NYLON, Amazon, WBUR's "On Point", the Barnes & Noble Review, and Amazon (Fiction &


The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978273
Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Graywolf Press - February 5th, 2019

Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award


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