Books on the Park

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

Mare Island Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780985977368
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
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

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

 

 

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

 

 

Homegoing: A novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101947135
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Knopf - 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

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

 

 

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Screamin' Jay Hawkins' All-Time Greatest Hits: A Novel Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781627795357
Availability: Out of Print. Not available to order.
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
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250039231
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Picador - 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
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
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

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

 

 

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

 

The Revolutionaries Try Again Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894463
Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.
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: Mychal Denzel Smith

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

 

 

Mychal Denzel Smith discusses Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, with Jeff Chang.

 

 

Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781568585284
Availability: Hard to Find. Not available to order.
Published: Bold Type Books - June 14th, 2016

An unflinching account of what it means to be a young black man in America today, and how the existing script for black manhood is being rewritten in one of the most fascinating periods of American history.


9th Ave: Ashley Dawson and Eddie Yuen

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

 

 

Ashley Dawson discusses his book, Extinction: A Radical History, with Eddie Yuen.

 

Catastrophism: The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth (Spectre) Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781604865899
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: PM Press - October 5th, 2012

Amid a global zeitgeist of impending catastrophe, this book explores the culture of fear so prevalent in today's politics, economic climate, and religious extremism.


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