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9th Ave: D. Watkins

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D. Watkins discusses his new book We Speak For Ourselves: A Word From Forgotten Black America.

Praise for We Speak for Ourselves

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781501187827
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Published: Atria Books - April 23rd, 2019

From the row houses of Baltimore to the stoops of Brooklyn, with searing conviction and full compassion, D. Watkins, New York Times bestselling author of The Cook Up and The Beast Side lays bare the voices of the most vulnerable and allows their raw, intimate stories to uncover the systematic injustice threaded within our society.


The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455537266
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 18th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
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Told by the man who lived it, The Cook Up is a riveting look inside the Baltimore drug trade as portrayed in the hit HBO series, The Wire.


The Beast Side: Living and Dying While Black in America Cover Image
By D. Watkins, David Talbot (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781510716391
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Published: Hot Books - September 27th, 2016

A New York Times Best Seller!

To many, the past 8 years under President Obama were meant to usher in a new post-racial American political era, dissolving the divisions of the past.


9th Ave: Jenny Odell

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Jenny Odell discusses her new book, How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention.

Praise for How To Do Nothing

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781612197494
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Published: Melville House - April 9th, 2019

A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention—and our personal information—that redefines what we think of as productivity, reconnects us with the environment, and reveals all that we’ve been too distracted to see about ourselves and our world


9th Ave: James Polchin

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James Polchin discusses his new book Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall.

About Indecent Advances

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781640091894
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 4th, 2019

A skillful hybrid of true crime and social history that examines the relationship between the media and popular culture in the portrayal of crimes against gay men in the decades before Stonewall.


9th Ave: Ocean Vuong

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Ocean Vuong discusses his new novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous.

Praise for On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525562023
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Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019

Named one of the most anticipated books of 2019 by Vulture, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Oprah.com, Huffington Post, The A.V. Club, Nylon, The Week, The Rumpus, The Millions, The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, and more.


Night Sky with Exit Wounds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556594953
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 5th, 2016

One of the most celebrated poetry books of the year:


9th Ave: Julia Phillips

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Julia Phillips discusses her new novel, Disappearing Earth.

Praise for Disappearing Earth

Disappearing Earth: A novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525520412
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Published: Knopf - May 14th, 2019

"Splendidly imagined . . . Thrilling" --Simon Winchester

"A genuine masterpiece" --Gary Shteyngart

Spellbinding, moving--evoking a fascinating region on the other side of the world--this suspenseful and haunting story announces the debut of a profoundly gifted writer.


9th Ave: Original Plumbing: The Best of Ten Years of Trans Male Culture

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Editors Amos Mac and Rocco Kayiatos discuss Original Plumbing: The Best of Ten Years of Trans Male Culture.

Praise for Original Plumbing

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By Amos Mac (Editor), Rocco Kayiatos (Editor), Tiq Milan (Introduction by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781936932597
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Published: Amethyst Editions - May 14th, 2019

Independently published from 2009 to 2019, Original Plumbing grew from a Bay Area zine to a nationally acclaimed print quarterly dedicated to trans men.


9th Ave: Voice of Witness: Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America

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Editors Steven Mayers and Jonathan Freedman discuss Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America with Lauren Markham.

About Solito, Solita

Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America (Voice of Witness) Cover Image
By Steven Mayers (Editor), Jonathan Freedman (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781608466184
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Published: Haymarket Books - April 16th, 2019

They are a mass migration of thousands, yet each one travels alone. Solito, Solita (Alone, Alone) is an urgent collection of oral histories that tells--in their own words--the story of young refugees fleeing countries in Central America and traveling for hundreds of miles to seek safety and protection in the United States.


The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101906200
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Published: Broadway Books - May 22nd, 2018

The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California—fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong.


9th Ave: Heather Hansman

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Heather Hansman discusses her new book, Down River: Into the Future of Water in the West.

Praise for Down River

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ISBN: 9780226432670
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 19th, 2019

The Green River, the most significant tributary of the Colorado River, runs 730 miles from the glaciers of Wyoming to the desert canyons of Utah. Over its course it meanders through ranches, cities, national parks, endangered fish habitats, and some of the most significant natural gas fields in the country, as it provides water for 33 million people.


9th Ave: Aysegül Savas

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Aysegül Savas discusses her new novel, Walking on the Ceiling.

Praise for Walking on the Ceiling

Walking on the Ceiling: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525537410
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 30th, 2019

A mesmerizing novel set in Paris and a changing Istanbul, about a young Turkish woman grappling with her past - her country's and her own - and her complicated relationship with the famous British writer who longs for her memories.


9th Ave: Jamil Jan Kochai and Elaine Castillo

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Jamil Jan Kochai discusses his new novel, 99 Nights in Logar with Elaine Castillo.

Praise for 99 Nights in Logar

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$25.00
ISBN: 9780525559191
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Published: Viking - January 22nd, 2019

“Funny, razor-sharp, and full of juicy tales that feel urgent and illicit . . . the author has created a singular, resonant voice, an American teenager raised by Old World Afghan storytellers.” —New York Times Book Review


America Is Not the Heart: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735222410
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Published: Viking - April 3rd, 2018

Named one of the best books of 2018 by NPR, Real Simple, Lit Hub, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Post, Kirkus Reviews, and The New York Public Library 


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