Books on the Park

9th Ave: Daniel Torday and Janis Cooke Newman

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

 

 

 

The Last Flight of Poxl West Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9781250081605
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Published: Picador USA - March 1st, 2016

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
WINNER OF THE 2015 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD /JJ GREENBERG MEMORIAL AWARD
FINALIST FOR THE 2017 SAMI ROHR PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD


A Master Plan for Rescue Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594633614
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 14th, 2015

Named a Best Book of 2015 by the San Francisco Chronicle
From the bestselling author of Mary: Mrs. A. Lincoln, a magical novel about the surprising acts we are capable of in the name of love.


9th Ave: Homero and Chloe Aridjis

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The great Mexican poet and environmental activist Homero Aridjis in conversation with his translator (and daughter) Chloe Aridjis about his new memoir, The Child Poet (Archipelago Books).

The Child Poet Cover Image
By Homero Aridjis, Chloe Aridjis (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671404
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Published: Archipelago Books - February 23rd, 2016

Homero Aridjis has always said that he was born twice. The first time was to his mother in April 1940 and the second time was as a poet, in January 1951. His life was distinctly cleaved in two by an accident. Before that fateful Saturday he was carefree and confident, the youngest of five brothers growing up in the small Mexican village of Contepec, Michoac n.


Asunder Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780544003460
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Published: Mariner Books - September 1st, 2013

Marie's job as a guard at the National Gallery in London offers her the life she always wanted, one of invisibility and quiet contemplation. But amid the hushed corridors of the Gallery surge currents of history and violence, paintings whose power belies their own fragility.


9th Ave: Helen Oyeyemi

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What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594634635
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 8th, 2016

Winner of the PEN Open Book Award
An NPR Best Book of 2016

A Washington Post Notable Fiction Pick
A PBS NewsHour Best Book of 2016
A Slate Best Book of the Year
One of Esquire Magazine's Best Books of 2016
One of Oprah.com's 10 Favorite Books of 2016


Boy, Snow, Bird Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633409
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2015

As seen on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where it was described as "gloriously unsettling... evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel Garc a M rquez, Chris Abani and even Emily Dickinson," and already one of the year's most widely acclaimed novels:


White Is for Witching Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633072
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2014

Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award
One of Granta's Best Young British Novelists
From the acclaimed author of Boy, Snow, Bird


Mr. Fox Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594486180
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 6th, 2012

Winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Fiction
One of Granta's Best Young British Novelists

From the prizewinning young writer of What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, a brilliant and inventive story of love, lies, and inspiration.


9th Ave: Lori Ostlund

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The Bigness of the World: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501117879
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Published: Scribner Book Company - February 16th, 2016

Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Prize, the Edmund White Award, and the California Book Award, Lori Ostlund's "heartbreaking and wonderful" (Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo) debut collection of stories about men and women confronting the unmapped and unexpected.


After the Parade Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781476790107
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 22nd, 2015

From Flannery O'Connor and Rona Jaffe Award winner Lori Ostlund, a deeply moving and beautiful debut novel about a man who leaves his longtime partner in New Mexico for a new life in San Francisco, launching him on a tragicomic road trip and into the mysteries of his own Midwestern childhood.


9th Ave: A. Igoni Barrett

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A. Igoni Barrett will read from his hilarious novel, Blackass (Graywolf Press).

 

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Blackass Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977337
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 1st, 2016

Furo Wariboko, a young Nigerian, awakes the morning before a job interview to find that he's been transformed into a white man. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. With his red hair, green eyes, and pale skin, it seems he's been completely changed. Well, almost. There is the matter of his family, his accent, his name. Oh, and his black ass.


Love Is Power, or Something Like That: Stories Cover Image
$16.50
ISBN: 9781555976408
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 7th, 2013

Vivid, powerful stories of contemporary Nigeria, from a talented young author


9th Ave: Danielle Dutton and Stephen Sparks

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Danielle Dutton, founder of Dorothy, a publishing project, will discuss Margaret the First with Green Apple's book buyer, Stephen Sparks.

 

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Margaret the First Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781936787357
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Published: Catapult - March 15th, 2016

Margaret the First dramatizes the life of Margaret Cavendish, the shy, gifted, and wildly unconventional 17th-century Duchess. The eccentric Margaret wrote and published volumes of poems, philosophy, feminist plays, and utopian science fiction at a time when "being a writer" was not an option open to women.


Sprawl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780979956232
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Published: Siglio Press - August 23rd, 2010

Inspired by a series of domestic still lifes by photographer Laura Letinsky, Danielle Dutton's absurdly comic and decidedly digressive novel Sprawl chronicles the mercurial inner life of one suburban woman (the dissolving marriage, the crumbs on the countertop, the drunken neighbor careening into the pool, the dead dog on the side of the road), constructing surprising taxonomies that rearra


9th Ave: Alexander Chee and Peter Orner

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Alexander Chee talks with Peter Orner about his long-awaited and highly anticipated novel, The Queen of the Night.

 

 

The Queen of the Night Cover Image
$30.80
ISBN: 9780618663026
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - February 2nd, 2016


"This book is a glorious performance . . . Enveloping, seductive." --Karen Russell

A National Bestseller, the mesmerizing story of one woman's rise from circus rider to courtesan to world-renowned diva--"a brilliant performance" (Washington Post).


9th Ave: Center for the Art of Translation presents Alvaro Enrigue

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Sudden Death Cover Image
By Alvaro Enrigue, Natasha Wimmer (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781594633461
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 9th, 2016

"Splendid" --New York Times
"Mind-bending." --Wall Street Journal
"Brilliantly original. The best new novel I've read this year." --Salman Rushdie


Hypothermia Cover Image
By Alvaro Enrigue, Brendan Riley (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781564788733
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Published: Dalkey Archive Press - May 2nd, 2013

A collection of linked stories, "micro-novels," and vignettes spanning two centuries and multiple continents.


9th Ave: Jim Krusoe & Natalie Baszile

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Jim Krusoe discusses his latest novel, The Sleep Garden, with Natalie Baszile.

 

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The Sleep Garden Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941040188
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Published: Tin House Books - January 27th, 2016

In an underground apartment building called "the Burrow"--essentially purgatory--"twilight souls" inhabit the space between life and death.


Queen Sugar Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143126232
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Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 2015

The inspiration for the acclaimed OWN TV series produced by Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay, returning for season three on May 29th and 30th


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