Books on the Park

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: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Seal Press - September 13th, 2016

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."


9th Ave: Jennifer S. Cheng and Vi Khi Nao

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

 

 

 

Jennifer S. Cheng and Vi Khi Nao join us on Tuesday June 12th to celebrate the release of their new collections, Moon: Letters, Poems, Maps and Sheep Machine.

Fish in Exile Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894494
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Coffee House Press - November 1st, 2016

Praise for Vi Khi Nao:

"Here I was allowed to forget for a while that that is what books aspire to tell, so taken was I by more enthralling and mysterious pleasures." --Carole Maso


House A (Omnidawn 1st/2nd Book Contest) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430236
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Omnidawn - October 4th, 2016

House A investigates the tones and textures of immigrant home-building by asking: How is the body inscribed with a cosmology of home, and vice versa?


CANCELLED Maria Hummel and Sara Houghteling

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

 

 

Unfortunately due to a family emergency this event has been cancelled. We will be recscheduling for August. Check back on this page for updates.

 

Praise for Still Lives

 

Still Lives Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619021112
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 5th, 2018

"It's a thrilling mystery that will leave you wondering which characters you can and can't trust... There's a twist at the end that still keeps us up at night, it's THAT good." --Reese Witherspoon (A Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine Selection)


Motherland Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781619024663
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Counterpoint LLC - January 13th, 2015

Motherland is inspired by stories from author Maria Hummel's father and his German childhood, and letters between her grandparents that were hidden in an attic wall for fifty years.


Pictures at an Exhibition Cover Image
$16.50
ISBN: 9780307386304
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Vintage - February 9th, 2010

A sweeping and sensuous novel of a son’s quest to recover his family’s lost masterpieces, looted by the Nazis during the occupation.
 


9th Ave: Rex Sorgatz and Robin Sloan

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

 

 

Rex Sorgatz discusses his new book, The Encyclopedia of Misinformation, with Robin Sloan.

 

Sourdough: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374203108
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: MCD - September 5th, 2017

*One of Amazon's 20 Best Books of 2017*

Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, Barnes & Noble, and Southern Living

In his much-anticipated new novel, Robin Sloan does for the world of food what he did for the world of books in Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore


9th Ave: Kim Magowan

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

 

 

Kim Magowan discusses her new story collection, Undoing.

 

Praise for Undoing

 

Undoing: Stories Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780913785782
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Moon City Press - March 1st, 2018

In Kim Magowan’s aptly titled debut short-story collection, Undoing, characters are frequently caught with their eyes on the past, trying to discern where it all went wrong, whether that concerns a marriage that survives infidelity only to fade later into oblivion or the premature termination of an affair.


9th Ave: Nona Caspers

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

 

 

Nona Caspers discusses her new novel, The Fifth Woman.

 

Praise for The Fifth Woman

 

The Fifth Woman (Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction) Cover Image
By Nona Caspers, Stacey D'Erasmo (Selected by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781946448170
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Sarabande Books - August 7th, 2018

Years after Caspers's unnamed narrator loses her first lover in a tragic accident, she finds herself wondering, "What did she want from me? What are the things that matter?" In vivid, richly detailed vignettes, the book tracks the cyclical nature of grief and remembrance across a life fractured by loss.


Little Book of Days Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781933132693
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Spuyten Duyvil - February 1st, 2009

9th Ave: Kent Harrington

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

 

 

Kent Harrington discusses his new novel, Last Ferry Home, with Kevin Hunsanger.

 

Praise  for Kent Harrington

Last Ferry Home Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781943818860
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Polis Books - March 13th, 2018

"No one writes about the heart of darkness like Kent Harrington" -Michael Connelly


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Books on the Park