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9th Ave: Chaya Bhuvaneswar and Lydia Kiesling

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Chaya Bhuvaneswar discusses her new story collection, White Dancing Elephants with Lydia Kiesling.

 

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781945814617
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Published: Dzanc Books - October 9th, 2018

"Chaya Bhuvaneswar's debut collection maps with great assurance the intricate outer reaches of the human heart. What a bold, smart, exciting new voice, well worth listening to; what an elegant story collection to read and savor.."
-Lauren Groff, author of Florida

"Stunning, evocative, electric...an exuberant collection."
-Kirkus Reviews (starred)


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The Golden State: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374164836
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Published: MCD - September 4th, 2018

LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION'S FIRST NOVEL PRIZE. An Amazon Best Book of the Month and named a fall read by Buzzfeed, Nylon, Entertainment Weekly, Elle, Vanity Fair, Vulture, Refinery29 and Mind Body Green

“A love story for our fractured era.” —Karen Russell, author of Vampires in the Lemon Grove and Swamplandia!


9th Ave: Kim Adrian and Amy Wallen

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Kim Adrian discusses her new memoir, The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet with Amy Wallen.

 

The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet: A Memoir (American Lives ) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781496201973
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - October 1st, 2018

Clear-sighted, darkly comic, and tender, The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet is about a daughter’s struggle to face the Medusa of generational trauma without turning to stone.


When We Were Ghouls: A Memoir of Ghost Stories (American Lives ) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780803296954
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2018

When Amy E. Wallen’s southern, blue-collar, peripatetic family was transferred from Ely, Nevada, to Lagos, Nigeria, she had just turned seven. From Nevada to Nigeria and on to Peru, Bolivia, and Oklahoma, the family wandered the world, living in a state of constant upheaval.


9th Ave: John Kaag

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John Kaag discusses his new book, Hiking With Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are.

 

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Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374170011
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 25th, 2018

One of Lit Hub's 15 Books You Should Read in September and one of Outside's Best Books of Fall

A revelatory Alpine journey in the spirit of the great Romantic thinker Friedrich Nietzsche


9th Ave: Damion Searls on Anniversaries

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Anniversaries (Boxed Set): From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl Cover Image
By Uwe Johnson, Damion Searls (Translated by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9781681372037
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Published: NYRB Classics - October 16th, 2018

A landmark of 20th Century literature about New York in the late 1960s, now in English for the first time.


9th Ave: Heather Havrilesky

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Heather Havrilesky discusses her new essay collection, What If This Were Enough?

 

Praise for What If This Were Enough?

What If This Were Enough?: Essays Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385542883
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Published: Doubleday - October 2nd, 2018

By the acclaimed critic, memoirist, and advice columnist behind the popular "Ask Polly," an impassioned collection tackling our obsession with self-improvement and urging readers to embrace the imperfections of the everyday


How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly's Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781101911587
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Published: Anchor - June 27th, 2017

New York Times Love and Relationships Bestseller
 
A hilarious, frank, and witty collection of all-new responses, plus a few greatest hits, from the author of the beloved advice column "Ask Polly" in New York magazine’s The Cut.


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ISBN: 9781594485466
Availability: Backordered
Published: Riverhead Books - December 6th, 2011

"Smart, hilarious, unique-- just terrific." --Anne Lamott

A thoughtful, witty memoir from the author of How to Be a Person in the World and the popular advice column, Ask Polly. 


9th Ave: Juan Gabriel Vasquez

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Juan Gabriel Vasquez discusses his new novel, The Shape of the Ruins.

 

Praise for Juan Gabriel Vasquez

The Shape of the Ruins: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735211148
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 25th, 2018

A sweeping tale of conspiracy theories, assassinations, and twisted obsessions -- the much anticipated masterpiece from Juan Gabriel Vásquez.


The Sound of Things Falling Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594632747
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 3rd, 2014

An intimate portrayal of the drug wars in Colombia, from international fiction star Juan Gabriel Vasquez.


Reputations Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735216860
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 19th, 2017

A brilliant novel about the power of politics and personal memory from one of South America's literary stars, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sound of Things Falling.


Lovers on All Saints' Day: Stories Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9781594634277
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 19th, 2016

From the award-winning, bestselling author of The Sound of Things Falling and Reputations, a brilliant collection of stories that showcases why he is one of the best writers—in any language—working today.
 


9th Ave: Valerie Wallace, Daniel Handler and Kevin Simmonds

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Valerie Wallace discusses her new poetry collection, House of McQueen with Daniel Handler and Kevin Simmonds.

Praise for House of McQueen

House of McQueen (Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781945588112
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Published: Four Way Books - March 6th, 2018

Winner of the Four Way Books Intro Prize as selected by Vievee Francis, Valerie Wallace’s House of McQueen is a fascinating, glittering debut by an assured new voice. Inhabiting the life and work of Alexander McQueen, Wallace builds a fantastical world using both original language and excerpts drawn from interviews, supermodels, Shakespeare, Poe, and more.


9th Ave: Lisa Hanawalt

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Lisa Hanawalt discusses her new graphic novel, Coyote Doggirl.

 

Praise for Coyote Doggirl

 

Coyote Doggirl Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781770463257
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - August 21st, 2018

A raucous and fierce Western by the BoJack Horseman producer/production designer and award-winning cartoonist


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Hot Dog Taste Test Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781770462373
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - June 14th, 2016

The new book from the James Beard Award-winning cartoonist and designer/producer of Netflix’s Bojack Horseman


My Dirty Dumb Eyes Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781770461161
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - May 28th, 2013

BEST OF THE YEAR NODS FROM AMAZON, THE WASHINGTON POST, AND USA TODAY'S POP CANDY BLOG!


9th Ave: Jessica Hopper

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Jessica Hopper, author of The First Collection of Criticism By A Living Female Rock Critic, dicusses her new memoir, Night Moves.

 

Night Moves Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781477317884
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Published: University of Texas Press - September 18th, 2018

Written in taut, mesmerizing, often hilarious scenes, Night Moves captures the fierce friendships and small moments that form us all. Drawing on her personal journals from the aughts, Jessica Hopper chronicles her time as a DJ, living in decrepit punk houses, biking to bad loft parties with her friends, exploring Chicago deep into the night.


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The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780983186335
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Published: Featherproof Books - May 12th, 2015

Jessica Hopper's music criticism has earned her a reputation as a firebrand, a keen observer and fearless critic not just of music but the culture around it. With this volume spanning from her punk fanzine roots to her landmark piece on R.


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