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VIRTUAL EVENT: Phuc Tran and Que Mai Phan Nguyen

Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In Cover Image

Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250194718
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 21st, 2020

For anyone who has ever felt like they don't belong, Sigh, Gone shares an irreverent, funny, and moving tale of displacement and assimilation woven together with poignant themes from beloved works of classic literature.


The Mountains Sing Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616208189
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 17th, 2020

The International Bestseller
A New York Times Editors’ Choice Selection
A Winner of the 2020 Lannan Literary Awards Fellowship
A Best Book of 2020: NPR's Book Concierge * PopMatters * Washington Independent Review of Books Real Simple The Buzz MagazineNB Magazine​ <


VIRTUAL EVENT: Lisa Brown and Andrew Sean Greer

 

Long Story Short: 100 Classic Books in Three Panels Cover Image

Join us on Instagram live for a virtual event with Lisa Brown and Andrew Sean Greer discussing Long Story Short! Starting at 5:00pm on the greenapplebooks Instagram.

About Long Story Short

Long Story Short: 100 Classic Books in Three Panels Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616205034
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020

Literature is long. Comics are short.
 
Does Proust get you down? Do you find The Unbearable Lightness of Being simply unbearable?


Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316316132
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 22nd, 2018

A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (The New York Times Book Review).

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
National Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017


Virtual Event: Micheline Aharonian Marcom and Sara Campos

The New American: A Novel Cover Image

Micheline Aharonian Marcom discusses her new novel, The New Americans, with Sara Campos on Zoom.

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The New American: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982120726
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 18th, 2020

One of 2020’s most anticipated books by The Millions and Ms. Magazine

The epic journey of a young Guatemalan American college student, a “dreamer,” who gets deported and decides to make his way back home to California.

One day, Emilio learns a shocking secret: he is undocumented.


A Brief History of Yes Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781564788498
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: Dalkey Archive Press - June 18th, 2013

Micheline Marcom describes her newest novel, "A Brief History of Yes"--her first since 2008's scathing and erotic "The Mirror in the Well"--as a "literary fado," referring to a style of Portuguese music that, akin to the American blues, is often melancholic and soulful, and encapsulates the feeling of "saudade"--meaning, loosely, yearning and nostalgia for something or someone irreparably lost.


VIRTUAL EVENT: Anne Raeff and Oscar Villalon

Only the River Cover Image

Join us on Zoom on Tuesday May 12th at 5:00pm PDT for Anne Raeff discussing her new novel Only the River with ZYZZYVA managing editor Oscar Villalon.

Only the River Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640093348
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - May 5th, 2020

A family displaced by World War II finds a new home in Central America, only to watch their fortunes rise and fall on the back of a revolution--from the California Book Award silver medalist and Simpson Literary Prize finalist.


VIRTUAL EVENT: Adrienne Miller and Dave Eggers

In the Land of Men: A Memoir Cover Image

Join us on Zoom on Thursday April 30th at 5:00pm PDT for a conversation between Adrienne Miller and Dave Eggers on In The Land of Men.

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In the Land of Men: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062682413
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Published: Ecco - February 11th, 2020

One of Vogue’s Best Books of the Year

One of Esquire’s Best Books of the Year

One of the Wall Street Journal’s Favorite Books of the Year


The Captain and the Glory: An Entertainment Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525659082
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Knopf - November 19th, 2019

A savage satire of the United States in the throes of insanity, this blisteringly funny novel tells the story of a noble ship, the Glory, and the loud, clownish, and foul Captain who steers it to the brink of disaster.


VIRTUAL EVENT: Stephanie Danler and Anna Wiener

Stray: A Memoir Cover Image

Join us on Wednesday May 20th at 5:00pm PDT on Instagram Live for a conversation between Stephanie Danler and Anna Wiener on her new memoir Stray.

About Stray

Stray: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101875964
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Published: Knopf - May 19th, 2020

From the bestselling author of Sweetbitter, a memoir of growing up in a family shattered by lies and addiction, and of one woman's attempts to find a life beyond the limits of her past. Stray is a moving, sometimes devastating, brilliantly written and ultimately inspiring exploration of the landscapes of damage and survival.


Sweetbitter (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911860
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Published: Vintage - April 4th, 2017

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Now a series on Starz

"Brilliantly written. . . . Outstanding."—The New York Times Book Review


VIRTUAL EVENT: Rufi Thorpe and Chloe Benjamin

 

The Knockout Queen: A novel Cover Image

Rufi Thorpe joins us on Instagram Live to discuss her new novel The Knockout Queen with Chloe Benjamin. Wednesday April 29th at 5:00pm PDT.

Praise for The Knockout Queen

The Knockout Queen: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656784
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

FINALIST FOR THE 2021 PEN/FAULKNER AWARD

"Full of verve... Revelatory." —Los Angeles Times

A dazzling and darkly comic novel of love, violence, and friendship in the California suburbs


VIRTUAL EVENT: C Pam Zhang and R.O. Kwon

How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image

Join us on Instagram Live on April 23rd at 5PM PDT for a discussion between C Pam Zhang and R.O. Kwon on How Much of These Hills is Gold. 

Praise for How Much of These Hills is Gold

How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525537205
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES  NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2020 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE


Offsite Event: Thor Hanson at the SF Botanical Garden

This event will be held at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122.

 

 

Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780465052615
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Published: Basic Books - July 10th, 2018

As seen on PBS's American Spring LIVE, the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers presents a natural and cultural history of bees: the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.


The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465097401
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Published: Basic Books - March 8th, 2016

As seen on PBS's American Spring LIVE, the award-winning author of Buzz and Feathers presents a natural and human history of seeds, the marvels of the plant kingdom.


Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780465028788
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Published: Basic Books - July 31st, 2012

As seen on PBS's American Spring Live, one of America's great nature-writers explores the magic and science of feathers


Offsite Event: TJ English (Free Admission)

This FREE event will be held at the Elks Lodge (450 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102). 

 

 

 

The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062568960
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: William Morrow - March 20th, 2018

“A mob saga that has it all—brotherhood and betrayal, swaggering power and glittering success, and a Godfather whose reach seems utterly unrivaled. What a relentless, irresistible read.” —Don Winslow, New York Times bestselling author of The Border


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