Books on the Park

9th Ave: Noah Warren

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

 

 

Noah Warren reads from his first collection, The Destroyer in the Glass, winner of the 110th Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize.

 

 

The Destroyer in the Glass (Yale Series of Younger Poets #110) Cover Image
By Noah Warren, Carl Phillips (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300217155
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Published: Yale University Press - March 29th, 2016

Winner of the 2015 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize


9th Ave: Martin Seay and Robin Sloan

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Martin Seay will talk about The Mirror Thief (Melville House), one of the most talked-about debut novels of 2016, with Robin Sloan.

 

 

The Mirror Thief Cover Image
$30.75
ISBN: 9781612195148
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Published: Melville House Publishing - May 10th, 2016

A globetrotting, time-bending, wildly entertaining masterpiece hailed by the New York Times Book Review as "Audaciously well written...the book I was raving about to my friends before I'd even finished it."


Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250037756
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Published: Picador USA - September 24th, 2013

The New York Times Bestseller


9th Ave: Rachel Richardson, Tess Taylor, and Kimberly Grey

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Hundred-Year Wave (Carnegie Mellon Poetry) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780887486104
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Published: Carnegie-Mellon University Press - February 3rd, 2016

In Rachel Richardson's second collection of poems, she juxtaposes the grand quests of Ahab and Melville with the quotidian journeys of contemporary life. Hundred-Year Wave launches stories of marriage and motherhood over the currents of a nearly mythological ancestry: women and men who built their possessions out of iron and flour and whalebone and wool.


Work & Days Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781597097321
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 8th, 2016

In 2010, Tess Taylor was awarded the Amy Clampitt Fellowship. Her prize: A rent-free year in a cottage in the Berkshires, where she could finish a first book. But Taylor outside the city for the first time in nearly a decade, and trying to conceive her first child found herself alone. To break up her days, she began to intern on a small farm, planting leeks, turning compost, and weeding kale.


The Opposite of Light: Poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780892554713
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Published: Persea Books - April 18th, 2016

Can the notion of Romantic love withstand our endless postmodern moment? In these extraordinary poems, Kimberly Grey explores our abiding need for neatness, order, and symmetry in matrimony, considering our ideals for love and language in this digital age--its weightless, distracting, and inescapable pressures.


9th Ave: Joy Williams

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The legendary writer Joy Williams returns to Books on the Park to discuss her collection, Ninety-Nine Stories of God (Tin House).

 

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Ninety-Nine Stories of God Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941040355
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Published: Tin House Books - July 12th, 2016

Seattle Times, Minnesota Star Tribune, Huffington Post, and Publishers Weekly. From "quite possibly America's best living writer of short stories" (NPR), Ninety-Nine Stories of God finds Joy Williams reeling between the sublime and the surreal, knocking down the barriers between the workaday and the divine.


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The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101874899
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 8th, 2015

The legendary writer's first collection in more than ten years--and, finally, the definitive one. A literary event of the highest order.


The Quick and the Dead (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375727641
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Published: Vintage - January 8th, 2002

A Pulitzer Prize Finalist

From one of our most heralded writers--Joy Williams belongs, James Salter has written, "in the company of C line, Flannery O'Connor, and Margaret Atwood"--her first novel in more than a decade: the life-and-death adventures of three misfit teenagers in the American desert.


Ill Nature: Rants and Reflections on Humanity and Other Animals Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780762796502
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Published: Lyons Press - October 10th, 2015

Williams tackles a host of controversial subjects in this collection of nineteen impassioned essays dealing mostly with humanity's abuses of the natural world.


9th Ave: Brooks Roddan and Jay Harris on Mare Island

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Brooks Roddan discusses Mare Island (IF SF Publishing) with Jay Harris, former publisher of Mother Jones.

 

 

Mare Island Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780985977368
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Published: If SF Publishing - April 1st, 2016

Literary Nonfiction. California Interest. Photography. What would it be like to discover your very own ghost town? To stumble upon the place by accident and feel it grow more and more mysterious with every step you take?


9th Ave: Yaa Gyasi book launch

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Yaa Gyasi reads from her highly touted debut novel, Homegoing, at this book launch party.

 

 

Homegoing Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781101947135
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 7th, 2016

Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard First Book Prize
A New York Times 2016 Notable Book
One of Oprah's 10 Favorite Books of 2016
NPR's Debut Novel of the Year
One of Buzzfeed's Best Fiction Books Of 2016
One of Time's Top 10 Novels of 2016

"Homegoing is an inspiration." --Ta-Nehisi Coates


9th Ave: Mark Binelli

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Screamin' Jay Hawkins' All-Time Greatest Hits Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781627795357
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Published: Metropolitan Books - May 3rd, 2016

Mark Binelli turns his sharp, forceful prose to fiction, in an inventive retelling of the outrageous life of Screamin' Jay Hawkins, a bluesman with one hit and a string of inflammatory guises


Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis Cover Image
$19.80
ISBN: 9781250039231
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Published: Picador USA - November 5th, 2013

Detroit City Is the Place to Be is one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012


Sacco and Vanzetti Must Die! Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781564784452
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Published: Dalkey Archive Press - May 1st, 2006

The Nic Sacco and Bart Vanzetti of Sacco and Vanzetti Must Die are not exactly the infamous anarchists controversially sentenced to death by the United States government.


9th Ave: Staff Reading

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

 

 

When our booksellers aren't selling you other people's words, many of them are writing their own.

 

Join us for a night of readings featuring Green Apple booksellers past and present:

 

9th Ave: Mauro Javier Cardenas and Oscar Villalon

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Mauro Javier Cardenas discusses his debut novel, The Revolutionaries Try Again, with Oscar Villalon.

 

The Revolutionaries Try Again Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894463
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 6th, 2016

Extravagant, absurd, and self-aware, The Revolutionaries Try Again plays out against the lost decade of Ecuador's austerity and the stymied idealism of three childhood friends--an expat, a bureaucrat, and a playwright--who are as sure about the evils of dictatorship as they are unsure of everything else, including each other.


9th Ave: David Kessler, M.D.

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David Kessler discusses his bold new theory of mental suffering, Capture.

 

 

Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062388513
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Published: Harper Wave - April 12th, 2016

New York Times Bestseller

 


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