Books on the Park

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
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Published: Polis Books - March 13th, 2018

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


9th Ave: Tessa Fontaine and Shawn Wen

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Tessa Fontaine discusses her new memoir The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts with Shawn Wen.

 

The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374158378
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 1st, 2018

Tessa Fontaine’s astonishing memoir of pushing past fear, The Electric Woman, follows the author on a life-affirming journey of loss and self-discovery—through her time on the road with the last traveling American sideshow and her relationship with an adventurous, spirited mother.


A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941411483
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Published: Sarabande Books - July 11th, 2017

An Indie Next Pick for July 2017

"7 Best Books of July," Men's Journal

"10 Titles to Pick Up Now," O, The Oprah Magazine

"Most Anticipated Books of 2017," The Millions


9th Ave: Daniel Gumbiner and Ross Simonini

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Daniel Gumbiner discusses his debut novel from McSweeney's The Boatbuilder with Ross Simonini.

 

The Boatbuilder Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781944211554
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Published: McSweeney's - May 15th, 2018

Long-listed for the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction. At 28 years old, Eli "Berg" Koenigsberg has never encountered a challenge he couldn't push through, until a head injury leaves him with lingering headaches and a weakness for opiates. Berg moves to a remote Northern California town, seeking space and time to recover, but soon finds himself breaking into homes in search of pills.


The Book of Formation Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612196688
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Published: Melville House - November 14th, 2017

This debut novel—told in interviews—spans 20 years in the rise and fall of the charismatic leader of a seductive self-help movement.


9th Ave: Ottessa Moshfegh

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Ottessa Moshfegh joins us on Wednesday July 11th to read from her new novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation.

My Year of Rest and Relaxation Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525522119
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Published: Penguin Press - July 10th, 2018

Entertainment Weekly’s #1 Book of 2018

A New York Times Notable Book and Times Critics' Top Books of 2018

The New York Times bestseller.


Homesick for Another World: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399562907
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Published: Penguin Books - December 5th, 2017

New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017

An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time

"I can’t recall the last time I laughed this hard at a book. Simultaneously, I’m shocked and scandalized. She’s brilliant, this young woman."—David Sedaris


Eileen: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143128755
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Published: Penguin Books - August 16th, 2016

Shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize and chosen by David Sedaris as his recommended book for his Fall 2016 tour. 


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McGlue (Fence Modern Prize in Prose) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781934200858
Availability: Backordered
Published: Fence Books - November 4th, 2014

Selected for the inaugural Fence Modern Prize in Prose by Rivka Galchen.

"Short-fiction genius Ottessa Moshfegh's first novel is a gorgeously sordid story of love and murder on the high seas and in reeky corners of mid-nineteenth-century New York and points North. McGlue is a wonderwork of virtuoso prose and truths that will make you squirm and concur."--Gary Lutz


9th Ave: Martha Davis

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

 

 

Martha K. Davis reads from her new novel, Scissors, Paper, Stone.

 

Praise for Scissors, Paper, Stone

Scissors, Paper, Stone Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597090469
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 16th, 2018

What is considered a family, and who gets to define it? In 1964, despite the racial tension occurring in a post-WWII America, Catherine and Jonathan adopt a baby girl from Korea. This unconventional choice brings disapproval from Catherine's family, which creates an even closer bond between her and her daughter.


9th Ave: The Apartment in Bab El-Louk

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The Apartment in Bab El-Louk Cover Image
By Donia Maher, Ganzeer (Illustrator), Ahmed Nady (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781850773061
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Published: Darf Publishers - April 3rd, 2018

This 'fabulous noir poem' has been simply described as 'the reflections of an old recluse in busy downtown Cairo neighbourhood of Bab El-Louk' by Egyptian artist, Ganzeer. Cairo-based writer Donia Maher was first published in Arabic by Dar Merit in 2014, and then received the Kahil Award 2015 for the Graphic Novel Prize.


9th Ave: Jennifer Egan

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Jennifer Egan joins us on Saturday, June 9th to celebrate the paperback release of Manhattan Beach.

Manhattan Beach: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476716749
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Published: Scribner - June 5th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NEW YORK’S “ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK” PICK

Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

The daring and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author.

Named One of the Best Books of the Year by NPR, Esquire, Vogue, The Washington Post,


A Visit from the Goon Squad Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307477477
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Published: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner
PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist
A New York Times Book Review Best Book


The Keep Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781400079742
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Published: Anchor - July 10th, 2007

Award-winning author Jennifer Egan brilliantly conjures a world from which escape is impossible and where the keep –the tower, the last stand –is both everything worth protecting and the very thing that must be surrendered in order to survive.


Look at Me: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385721356
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Published: Anchor - October 8th, 2002

A National Book Award Finalist


The Invisible Circus Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307387523
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Published: Anchor - October 9th, 2007

In Jennifer Egan’s highly acclaimed first novel, set in 1978, the political drama and familial tensions of the 1960s form a backdrop for the world of Phoebe O’Connor, age eighteen. Phoebe is obsessed with the memory and death of her sister Faith, a beautiful idealistic hippie who died in Italy in 1970.


Emerald City Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307387530
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Published: Anchor - October 9th, 2007

These eleven masterful stories – the first collection from acclaimed author Jennifer Egan – deal with loneliness and longing, regret and desire. Egan’s characters – models and housewives, bankers and schoolgirls – are united by their search for something outside their own realm of experience.


9th Ave: Lauren Groff and Lauren Groff

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

 

 

Lauren Groff reads from her new story collection, Florida. Also featuring a performance by opera singer Lauren Groff.

 

About Florida

 

Florida Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634512
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 5th, 2018

FINALIST FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 

ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2018

The universally acclaimed return of the New York Times bestselling author of Fates and Furies.

"Haunting and arresting." (New York Times Book Review)

"Outstanding." (The Boston Globe)

"Marvelous." (The Economist)


Fates and Furies: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594634482
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 13th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A FINALIST FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
NPR MORNING EDITION BOOK CLUB PICK
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, TIME, THE SEATTLE TIMES, MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE, SLATE, LIBRARY JOURNAL, KIRKUS, AND MANY MORE


Arcadia: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316434706
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Published: Hachette Books - July 13th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Timeless and vast... The raw beauty of Ms. Groff's prose is one of the best things about Arcadia. But it is by no means this book's only kind of splendor."---Janet Maslin, The New York Times


The Monsters of Templeton: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316434713
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Published: Hachette Books - July 13th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER -- the debut novel by the acclaimed author of Fates and Furies.

"The day I returned to Templeton steeped in disgrace, the fifty-foot corpse of a monster surfaced in Lake Glimmerglass."


Delicate Edible Birds: And Other Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316317771
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Published: Hachette Books - August 30th, 2016

From Lauren Groff, author of the critically acclaimed and bestselling novel Fates and Furies, comes Delicate Edible Birds, one of the most striking short fiction debuts in years.


9th Ave: Laura Catherine Brown and Maw Shein Win

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Made by Mary Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781936196883
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Published: C&r Press - June 1st, 2017

When Mary and Ann agree to a surrogacy partnership everything goes awry. Ann, a pre-school teacher, is desperate for the children she physically can't have. Mary, a 50-year-old pagan jeweler, hopes to make amends for years of maternal neglect.


Invisible Gifts: Poems Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781945665080
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Published: Manic D Press - April 10th, 2018

In her first full-length collection of poems, Win depicts a colorful world imbued with unexpected paradoxes: nature is both comforting and savagely unnerving; love is permanent and fleeting; the accuracy and flaws of memory abound.


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