Books on the Park

9th Ave: Su Hwang, Kazumi Chin, Heather June Gibbons, & Maw Shein Win

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

Bodega: Poems Cover Image

Su Hwang reads from her new poetry collection, Bodega. Also featuring readings from  Kazumi Chin, Heather June Gibbons, & Maw Shein Win.

Praise for Bodega

Bodega: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571315243
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 8th, 2019

Against the backdrop of the war on drugs and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, a Korean girl comes of age in her parents' bodega in the Queensbridge projects, offering a singular perspective on our nation of immigrants and the tensions pulsing in the margins where they live and work.


Having a Coke with Godzilla Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781943977338
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Published: Sibling Rivalry Press, LLC - March 14th, 2017

These poems by Kazumi Chin learn to create intimacy and connection in the age of social media. They embrace the consumption of pop culture and reflect back how this country is experienced by those who are marginalized and oppressed. They understand history, the work of ancestry, but sit in the here and now, inside the dearth and speed of information and reaches out a hand.


Her Mouth as Souvenir (Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781607816300
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Published: University of Utah Press - June 30th, 2018

Winner of the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize
 
In a startling voice propelled by desire and desperation on the verge of laughter, these poems leap from the mundane to the sublime, from begging to bravado, from despair to reverie, revealing the power that comes from hanging on by a thread.


Invisible Gifts: Poems Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781945665080
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Published: Manic D Press - May 1st, 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.


9th Ave: Ed Hardy and Jeff Gunderson

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Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin: Art of the New Tattoo Cover Image

Legendary American tattoo artist Ed Hardy discusses his groundbreaking tattoos, flash, drawings, and artworks with Jeff Gunderson, contributor to Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin:Art of the New Tattoo.

Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin: Art of the New Tattoo Cover Image
By Karin Breuer, Sherry Fowler (Contributions by), Jeff Gunderson (Contributions by), Ed Hardy (Contributions by), Joel Selvin (Contributions by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847867349
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Published: Rizzoli Electa - July 1st, 2019

Legendary American tattoo artist Ed Hardy's groundbreaking tattoos, flash, drawings, and artworks are gathered together for the first time in one brash book.


9th Ave: John James, Julia Guez and Richie Hofmann

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The Milk Hours: Poems Cover ImageIn an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image

The Milk Hours: Poems Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781571315083
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Published: Milkweed Editions - June 4th, 2019

Winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, The Milk Hours is an elegant debut that searches widely to ask what it means to exist in a state of loss.


In an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781945588372
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Published: Four Way Books - September 3rd, 2019

A close look at the rigors of our current cultural moment, In an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame offers readers a way to navigate vital questions: what does it mean to be “secure”? How do we make art amid complexity?


Second Empire Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781938584169
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Published: Alice James Books - November 3rd, 2015

"The delicate arc of these poems intimates--rather than tells--a love story: celebration, fear of loss, storm, abandonment, an opening forth. Richie Hofmann disciplines his natural elegance into the sterner recognitions that matter: 'I am a little white omnivore, ' the speaker of Second Empire discovers.


9th Ave: Jodie Hollander, Francesca Bell and Amanda Moore

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My Dark Horses (Pavilion Poetry Lup) Cover Image

Jodie Hollander reads from her new poetry collection, My Dark Horses. With readings by poets Francesca Bell and Amanda Moore.

About My Dark Horses

My Dark Horses Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781786940049
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: Liverpool University Press - September 1st, 2017

Set against the charms and vicissitudes of growing up in a family of musicians, Jodie Hollander's beautifully-structured and compelling debut follows the story of a daughter's maturing relationship with her mother.


Bright Stain Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597098618
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Published: Red Hen Press - May 7th, 2019

Unapologetically sensual and forthright, Bell explores desire, loss, faith, doubt, tenderness, and violence; and sex as experience, metaphor, and magnifying lens for relationships.


9th Ave: Jake Brennan and Dennis McNally

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Disgraceland: Musicians Getting Away with Murder and Behaving Very Badly Cover Image

Jake Brennan discusses his new book, Disgraceland: Musicians Getting Away With Murder and Behaving Very Badly with Dennis McNally.

Disgraceland: Musicians Getting Away with Murder and Behaving Very Badly Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538732144
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 1st, 2019

From the creator of the popular rock 'n' roll true crime podcast, DISGRACELAND comes an off-kilter, hysterical, at times macabre book of stories from the highly entertaining underbelly of music history.


9th Ave: Amanda Yates Garcia

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Initiated: Memoir of a Witch Cover Image

Amanda Yates Garcia discusses her new memoir, Initiated: Memoir of a Witch.

Praise for Initiated

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538763056
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 22nd, 2019

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes meets Women Who Run With The Wolves in this "gorgeously written, fierce, political, personal, and deeply inspiring" (Michelle Tea) memoir about finding meaning, beauty, and power through a life in witchcraft.


9th Ave: Joanna Howard, Rita Bullwinkel and Forrest Gander

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Joanna Howard discusses her new memoir Rerun Era with Rita Bullwinkel and Forrest Gander.

Praise for Rerun Era

Rerun Era Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781944211677
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Published: McSweeney's - October 15th, 2019

Rerun Era is a captivating, propulsive memoir about growing up in the environmentally and economically devastated rural flatlands of Oklahoma, the entwinement of personal memory and the memory of popular culture, and a family thrown into trial by lost love and illness that found common ground in the television.


Belly Up Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780998518435
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Published: Strange Object - November 15th, 2016

Belly Up is a story collection that contains ghosts, mediums, a lover obsessed with the sound of harps tuning, teenage girls who believe they are actually plants, gulag prisoners who outsmart a terrible warden, and carnivorous churches. Throughout these grotesque and tender stories, characters question the bodies they've been given and what their bodies require to be sustained.


Be With Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811226059
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Published: New Directions - August 28th, 2018

WINNER OF THE 2019 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
Publishers Weekly Best Poetry Book of 2018


Forrest Gander’s first book of poems since his Pulitzer finalist Core Samples from the World: a startling look through loss, grief, and regret into the exquisite nature of intimacy


9th Ave: Mesha Maren and M. Randal O'Wain

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Meander Belt: Family, Loss, and Coming of Age in the Working-Class South (American Lives ) Cover Image Sugar Run: A Novel Cover Image

Meander Belt: Family, Loss, and Coming of Age in the Working-Class South (American Lives ) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781496213310
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - October 1st, 2019

In Meander Belt M. Randal O’Wain offers a reflection on how a working-class boy from Memphis, Tennessee, came to fall in love with language, reading, writing, and the larger world outside of the American South.


Sugar Run: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616209810
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 8th, 2019

“A heady admixture of explosive plot and taut, burnished prose . . . Mesha Maren writes like a force of nature.” —Lauren Groff, author of Florida

In 1989, Jodi McCarty is seventeen years old when she’s sentenced to life in prison.


9th Ave: Kim Magowan

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The Light Source Cover Image

Kim Magowan discusses her new novel, The Light Source.

About The Light Source

The Light Source Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781732868663
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Published: 7.13 Books - July 31st, 2019

The relationship between Heather Katchadourian and Julie Howe is complicated. Over the past two decades, they've been just about everything to each other: boarding school roommates, best friends, lovers, rivals, even co-parents--both together and estranged. Will they find their way back to each other, or have they inflicted too much damage along the way?


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