Books on the Park

9th Ave: Yuri Herrera and Aaron Bady

 

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

 

 

The Transmigration of Bodies Cover Image
By Yuri Herrera, Lisa Dillman (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781908276728
Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: And Other Stories - July 5th, 2016

A plague has brought death to the city. Two feuding crime families with blood on their hands need our hard-boiled hero, The Redeemer, to broker peace. Both his instincts and the vacant streets warn him to stay indoors, but The Redeemer ventures out into the city's underbelly to arrange for the exchange of the bodies they hold hostage.


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Signs Preceding the End of the World Cover Image
By Yuri Herrera, Lisa Dillman (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781908276421
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Published: And Other Stories - March 10th, 2015

From the author of "A Silent Fury," available Summer 2020.


9th Ave: Brendan Jones

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

 

 

Brendan Jones reads from his debut novel, The Alaskan Laundry.

 

 

The Alaskan Laundry Cover Image
$16.45
ISBN: 9780544325265
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Mariner Books - April 26th, 2016

In waters as far and icy as the Bering Sea, a fierce, lost young woman finds herself through the hard work of fishing and the stubborn love of real friendship.
 
Tara Marconi has made her way from Philly to “the Rock,” a remote island in Alaska governed by the seasons.


9th Ave: Korby Lenker

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

 

 

Singer-songwriter Korby Lenker reads from his debut collection of stories, Medium Hero.

 

 

Medium Hero: And Other Stories Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781681625072
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Published: Turner - December 1st, 2015

Inside this book are stories about insects, piano teachers, talking birds, dead birds, ex-convicts, suicide attempts, tarot cards, and bible verses. Some of the stories happened to Korby and some of them he just made up. It doesn't really matter which are which.


9th Ave: Tom Bissell & Oscar Villalon

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Tom Bissell talks with Zyzzyva Magazine's Oscar Villalon about his latest book, Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve.

 

 

Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780375424663
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: Pantheon - March 1st, 2016

A profound and moving journey into the heart of Christianity that explores the mysterious and often paradoxical lives and legacies of the Twelve Apostles—a book both for those of the faith and for others who seek to understand Christianity from the outside in.


The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476730400
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 7th, 2014

Now a major motion picture—directed by and starring James Franco

From the actor who somehow lived through it all, a “sharply detailed…funny book about a cinematic comedy of errors” (The New York Times): the making of the cult film phenomenon The Room.

In 2003, an independent film called The Room—starring and written, produc


Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter Cover Image
$18.65
ISBN: 9780307474315
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Published: Vintage - June 14th, 2011

In Extra Lives, acclaimed writer and life-long video game enthusiast Tom Bissell takes the reader on an insightful and entertaining tour of the art and meaning of video games.
 


9th Ave: Vendela Vida

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Vendela Vida reads from her latest novel, The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty, at this paperback release party.

 

Diver's Clothes Lie Empty Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062110947
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Published: Ecco - March 15th, 2016

From the acclaimed author of Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name comes a taut, spellbinding literary thriller that probes the essence and malleability of identity


9th Ave: Dave Eggers and Tucker Nichols

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This Bridge Will Not Be Gray Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Tucker Nichols (Illustrator)
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781940450476
Availability: Out of Print. Not available to order.
Published: McSweeney's - November 10th, 2015

One of Publishers Weekly's Best Picture Books of 2015.

The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world's first bright-orange bridge. But it wasn't supposed to be that way.


9th Ave: Charlie Jane Anders

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Charlie Jane Anders, editor-in-chief of io9.com, reads from her novel, All the Birds in the Sky.

 

 

All the Birds in the Sky Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780765379948
Availability: Hard to Find. Not available to order.
Published: Tor Books - January 26th, 2016

Entertainment Weekly's 27 Female Authors Who Rule Sci-Fi and Fantasy Right Now
Winner of the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel
Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Paste's 50 Best Books of the 21st Century (So Far) List


9th Ave: Daniel Clowes

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Daniel Clowes will discuss Patience, the first new graphic novel he's published in five years, with Pete Crooks.

 

Patience Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781606999059
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Published: Fantagraphics - March 21st, 2016

The most anticipated graphic novel of 2016: from the creator of Ghost World.


Ghost World Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781560974277
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Published: Fantagraphics - April 1st, 2001

1998 Ignatz Award Winner, Outstanding Graphic Novel: The inspiration for the feature film and one of the most acclaimed graphic novels ever.


The Complete Eightball 1-18 Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781606997574
Availability: Hard to Find. Not available to order.
Published: Fantagraphics - July 4th, 2015

This is a two-volume, slipcased facsimile edition of the Daniel Clowes comics anthology; it contains the original installments of Ghost World, the short that the film Art School Confidential was based on, and much more.


Wilson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770460072
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - April 27th, 2010

AN ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL FROM THE OSCAR-NOMINATED SCREENWRITER AND AWARD-WINNING CARTOONIST


Mister Wonderful: A Love Story (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780307378132
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Published: Pantheon - April 12th, 2011

The fan-favorite Eisner Award-winning story, originally seri­alized in The New York Times Magazine, now collected and with forty pages of new material.
 


9th Ave: Molly Prentiss and Tom Barbash

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Molly Prentiss reads from and discusses her debut novel, Tuesday Nights in 1980, with Tom Barbash.

 

Tuesday Nights in 1980 Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781501121043
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 5th, 2016

“In one sentence, Ms. Prentiss captures a sense of intoxication and possibility that six seasons of voice-overs from Sarah Jessica Parker never could…Ms. Prentiss concludes her novel on a note that’s both ethereal and brutally realistic. She cauterizes wounds, but they’re still visible and bare.


Stay Up With Me: Stories Cover Image
$15.39
ISBN: 9780062258137
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Published: Ecco - May 20th, 2014

In the tradition of classic short stories by John Cheever and Tobias Wolff, those in Tom Barbash's evocative collection explore the myriad ways we try to connect to one another and to the sometimes cruel world around us. The newly single mother in "The Break" interferes with her son's love life over his Christmas vacation from college.


9th Ave: Rob Spillman and Glen David Gold

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Rob Spillman, one of the founding editors of Tin House Magazine, talks with Glen David Gold about his memoir, All Tomorrow's Parties.

 

All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802124838
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Published: Grove Press - April 5th, 2016

Rob Spillman--the award-winning, charismatic cofounding editor of the legendary Tin House magazine--has devoted his life to the rebellious pursuit of artistic authenticity. Born in Germany to two driven musicians, his childhood was spent among the West Berlin cognoscenti, in a city two hundred miles behind the Iron Curtain.


Sunnyside Cover Image
$19.75
ISBN: 9780307454980
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Published: Vintage - May 4th, 2010

A quintessentially American epic, Sunnyside stars the one and only Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin.  It’s 1916 and, after an extraordinary mass delusion where Chaplin is spotted in more than eight hundred places simultaneously, his fame is at its peak but his inspiration is at a low.  As he struggles to find a film project as worthy as himself, we are introduced to a dazzling


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