Books on the Park

9th Ave: Denise Clifton

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

 

 

Denise Clifton discusses her new book, Tables from the Rubble: How the Restaurants That Arose After the Great Quake of 1906 Still Feed San Francisco Today.

 

Tables from the Rubble: How the Restaurants That Arose After the Great Quake of 1906 Still Feed San Francisco Today Cover Image
$18.50
ISBN: 9780988274716
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Tandemvines Publishing LLC - November 28th, 2017

TABLES FROM THE RUBBLE transports readers to San Francisco in the years just after the Great Earthquake of 1906. Amid the ruins, restaurants rose to feed the hungry and lead the recovery.


9th Ave: Elizabeth Rush

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

 

 

Elizabeth Rush discusses her new book, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.

 

Praise for Rising

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781571313676
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Milkweed Editions - June 12th, 2018

Harvey. Maria. Irma. Sandy. Katrina. We live in a time of unprecedented hurricanes and catastrophic weather events, a time when it is increasingly clear that climate change is neither imagined nor distant--and that rising seas are transforming the coastline of the United States in irrevocable ways.


9th Ave: Victoria Patterson

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

 

 

Victoria Patterson discusses her new story collection, The Secret Habit of Sorrow.

 

The Secret Habit of Sorrow: Stories Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640090521
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Counterpoint LLC - July 17th, 2018

"Patterson is on a mission to bring our ghosts out of the shadows. These stories shine with empathy and find the humanness in all our struggles." —Joshua Mohr, author of All This Life


9th Ave: Laura Van Den Berg and Anthony Marra

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

 

 

Laura Van Den Berg discusses her new novel, The Third Hotel with Anthony Marra.

 

Praise for The Third Hotel

The Third Hotel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374168353
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Farrar Straus and Giroux - August 7th, 2018

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2018 by Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, and The Rumpus, and a Summer 2018 Read by Vulture, Nylon, Elle, Southern Living, and Alma


Find Me Cover Image
$16.50
ISBN: 9780374536077
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Fsg Originals - February 2nd, 2016

Long-listed for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize

After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut novel--a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world.


The Isle of Youth Cover Image
$15.40
ISBN: 9780374177232
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - November 5th, 2013

Laura van den Berg's gorgeous new book, The Isle of Youth, explores the lives of women mired in secrecy and deception.


What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781941531877
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Dzanc Books - March 28th, 2017

The stories in Laura van den Berg's rich and inventive debut illuminate the intersection of the mythic and the mundane: A failed actress takes a job as a Bigfoot impersonator. A botanist seeking a rare flower crosses paths with a group of men hunting the Loch Ness Monster.


The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780770436452
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Hogarth Press - July 19th, 2016

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena--dazzling, poignant, and lyrical interwoven stories about family, sacrifice, the legacy of war, and the redemptive power of art.


9th Ave: Lisa Locascio and Kate Folk

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

 

 

Lisa Locascio discusses her new novel, Open Me with Kate Folk.

 

Praise for Open Me

Open Me Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802128072
Availability: Coming Soon. Available for Pre-Order Now!
Published: Grove Press - August 14th, 2018

"Locascio's story of a young American abroad is unflinching in its portrayal of sex, desire, racism, and the excitement and confusion of youth.


9th Ave: Siobhan Adcock

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

 

 

 Siobhan Adcock discusses her new novel, The Completionist.

 

Praise for The Completionist

The Completionist Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501183478
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Simon & Schuster - June 19th, 2018

Included in Entertainment Weekly's "10 prescient new feminist dystopias to read after The Handmaid's Tale."

"Find her. You need to keep looking, no matter what. I'm afraid of what might've happened to her. You be afraid too."


9th Ave: Jessica Weisberg and Courtney Martin

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

 

 

Jessica Weisberg discusses her new book, Asking for a Friend: Three Centuries of Life, Love, Money and Other Burning Questions from a Nation Obsessed with Courtney Martin.

Asking for a Friend: Three Centuries of Advice on Life, Love, Money, and Other Burning Questions from a Nation Obsessed Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781568585345
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Nation Books - April 3rd, 2018

A delightful history of Americans' obsession with advice--from Poor Richard to Dr. Spock to Miss Manners


The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781580055796
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Seal Press (CA) - September 13th, 2016

Are we living the good lifeand what defines 'good, ' anyway?


9th Ave: Julia Dixon Evans

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

 

 

Julia Dixon Evans discusses her new novel, How to Set Yourself on Fire.

 

PRAISE FOR HOW TO SET YOURSELF ON FIRE

How to Set Yourself on Fire Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945814501
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Dzanc Books - May 8th, 2018

"It's not romantic," Torrey says. "It's physics. For every letter there is an equal and opposite, you know...letter."


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