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    BK Romance Book Group: Kushiel's Dart

    02/07/2015 - 2:45pm

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    Kushiel's Dart (Kushiel's Legacy #1) Cover Image
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9780765342980
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    Published: Tor Books - March 15th, 2002

    The land of Terre d'Ange is a place of unsurpassing beauty and grace. It is said that angels found the land and saw it was good...and the ensuing race that rose from the seed of angels and men live by one simple rule: Love as thou wilt.


    BK Music Writing Book Group: The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

    06/13/2015 - 2:00pm

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    The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic Cover Image
    $17.95
    ISBN: 9780983186335
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    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.


    BK Music Writing Book Group: The Hippest Trip in America

    05/09/2015 - 2:00pm

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    The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780062221049
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    Published: William Morrow & Company - March 24th, 2015

    An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, "the most accomplished black music critic of his generation" (Washington Post Book World).


    BK Music Writing Book Group: Rebel Music

    03/14/2015 - 2:00pm

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    Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture Cover Image
    $16.95
    ISBN: 9780307279972
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    Published: Vintage - December 2nd, 2014

    In this pioneering study, Hisham Aidi--an expert on globalization and social movements--takes us into the musical subcultures that have emerged among Muslim youth worldwide over the last decade. He shows how music--primarily hip-hop, but also rock, reggae, Gnawa and Andalusian--has come to express a shared Muslim consciousness in face of War on Terror policies.


    BK Music Writing Book Group: Exile in Guyville

    02/14/2015 - 2:00pm

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    Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville (33 1/3) Cover Image
    $14.95
    ISBN: 9781441162571
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    Published: Bloomsbury Academic - May 22nd, 2014

    Although Exile in Guyville was celebrated as one of the year's top records by Spin and the New York Times, it was also, to some, an abomination: a mockery of the Rolling Stones' most revered record and a rare glimpse into the psyche of a shrewd, independent, strong young woman.


    BK Music Writing Book Group: I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp

    01/10/2015 - 2:00pm

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    I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiography Cover Image
    $14.99
    ISBN: 9780062190840
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    Published: Ecco Press - February 18th, 2014

    From an early age, Richard Hell dreamed of running away.


    BK Romance Book Group: Never Judge a Lady By Her Cover

    01/03/2015 - 2:45pm

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    Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover (Rule of Scoundrels #4) Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780062068514
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    Published: Avon Books - November 25th, 2014

    RITA(R) Award-winning author Sarah MacLean reveals the identity of The Fallen Angel's final scoundrel in the spectacular conclusion to her New York Times bestselling Rules of Scoundrels series . . .


    BK: The Disagreement Reading Series presents Failure

    12/03/2014 - 6:30pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    The Disagreement presents Failure, bringing you two poets and two fiction writers, each with their own take on life and thwartedness. We’ll hear about viking ships and all the places we didn’t go, about New Orleans after Katrina, about awkward adolescent gropings, and about the human body being burned.

    It’s fall, a time to begin counting your regrets for the year, to add up all the things not accomplished. Come drown some of that contrition with us.

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    BK Indie Press Book Group: The TV Sutras

    12/20/2014 - 11:00am

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    The TV Sutras Cover Image
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9781937027391
    Availability: Backordered
    Published: Ugly Duckling Presse - May 1st, 2014

    Literary Nonfiction. Fiction. Memoir. Essays. Inspired by visionaries like Moses, William Blake, and Joseph Smith, Bellamy spent five months in 2009 receiving transmissions from her television set and writing brief commentaries on each. The sutras and commentaries in the present volume are the beginning of an intensive investigation into the nature of religious experience. What are cults?


    BK: Small Press Soiree with Rebbecca Brown, Robert Lopez, Alexandra Chasin, Paula Bomer

    12/09/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    A night of readings from proud small-press authors Rebbecca Brown (They Become Her), Robert Lopez (Part of the World), Alexandra Chasin (Brief), and Paula Bomer (Inside Madeleine).


     

    They Become Her Cover Image
    $14.00
    ISBN: 9780988924871
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    Published: What Books Press - October 1st, 2014

    Fiction. Rebbecca Brown's debut novel, THEY BECOME HER, received Honorable Mention in the 2009-2010 Starcherone Innovative Fiction contest. It tells the story of Delia Bacon, the first to propose that Shakespeare did not write his own works and whose own literary ambition inspired a life filled with fame and scandal.


    Kissed by Cover Image
    $17.95
    ISBN: 9781573661386
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: F2c - October 7th, 2007

    Alexandra Chasin's remarkable stories employ forms as diverse as cryptograms (in "ELENA=AGAIN") and sentence diagrams (in "Toward a Grammar of Guilt") to display her interest in fiction as al form constituted by print on the page, every bit as much as poetry.


    Inside Madeleine Cover Image
    $16.00
    ISBN: 9781616953096
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    Published: Soho Press - May 13th, 2014

    "With surgical insight, Inside Madeline delves into the most complex female territory imaginable and dissects until every honest bone is revealed. Bomer's prose doesn't flinch, doesn't filter--the bravery of these stories left me breathless."
    --Alissa Nutting, author of Tampa


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