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    BK: Independent Bookstore Day

    05/02/2015 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

    Celebrate the many splendors of independent bookstores -- and pick up some exclusive Independent Bookstore Day chapbooks and other fun items --  with your favorite Greenpoint shop. We’ll be celebrating the first ever Independent Bookstore Day along with many other NYC bookstores, and joining forces with them for an IBD party at Powerhouse at 9 pm (see details here).

    The Infernal Cover Image
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9781555977016
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Graywolf Press - February 17th, 2015

    A fierce, searing response to the chaos of the war on terror--an utterly original and blackly comic debut


    The World Between Two Covers: Reading the Globe Cover Image
    $24.95
    ISBN: 9781631490675
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 4th, 2015

    Ann Morgan writes in the opening of this delightful book, "I glanced up at my bookshelves, the proud record of more than twenty years of reading, and found a host of English and North American greats starting down at me...I had barely touched a work by a foreign language author in years...The awful truth dawned. I was a literary xenophobe."


    The Iron Duke (Berkley Sensation) Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780425244265
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Berkley Books - January 3rd, 2012

    After freeing England from Horde control, Rhys Trahaearn has built a merchant empire. And when Detective Mina Wentworth enters his dangerous world to investigate a mysterious death, Rhys intends to make her his next conquest.


    BK: Jessica Hopper and The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

    05/11/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Jessica Hopper, a juggernaut of music writing and criticism, releases a collection of work from more than two decades in the front row.

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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: Patricia Park and Lisa Lutz

    05/20/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes places at our Brooklyn location. 

    Patricia Park launches Re Jane -- Jane Eyre recast in present-day Queens -- with Lisa Lutz and her new novel, How to Start a Fire, a story of “three women thrown together in college who grow to adulthood united and divided by secrets, lies, and a single night that shaped all of them.”

    RSVP encouraged but not required.

    Re Jane Cover Image
    $27.95
    ISBN: 9780525427407
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Pamela Dorman Books - May 5th, 2015

    "Re Jane is snappy and memorable, with its clever narrator and insights on clashing cultures."--Entertainment Weekly


    How to Start a Fire Cover Image
    $25.00
    ISBN: 9780544411630
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 12th, 2015

    -How to Start a Fire will keep you captivated from beginning to end.---Town & Country

    -Excellent . . . Over the course of the novel we come to know intimately these three complicated women.---Chicago Tribune

    -Whip smart and cunning, deeply funny and profoundly moving . . . A knockout.---Megan Abbott, author of The Fever


    BK: Memoir Night with Sarah Tomlinson and Melissa Cistaro

    05/26/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Sarah Tomlinson (Good Girl) and Melissa Cistaro (Pieces of My Mother) reflect on parents and growing up in their new memoirs.

    RSVP encouraged but not required.
     

    Good Girl: A Memoir Cover Image
    $25.00
    ISBN: 9781476748962
    Availability: Hard to Find
    Published: Gallery Books - April 21st, 2015

    Told with raw, rugged honesty, this heartrending memoir from journalist Sarah Tomlinson recounts her unconventional upbringing and coming-of-age as colored by her complicated relationship with her father.


    Pieces of My Mother: A Memoir Cover Image
    $24.99
    ISBN: 9781492615385
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Sourcebooks - May 5th, 2015

    "A story that lingers in the heart long after the last page is turned." HOPE EDELMAN, bestselling author of Motherless Daughters and The Possibility of Everything

    This provocative, poignant memoir of a daughter whose mother left her behind by choice begs the question: Are we destined to make the same mistakes as our parents?


    BK: Karim Dimechkie presents Lifted by the Great Nothing

    05/21/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Karim Dimechkie presents his first novel, Lifted by the Great Nothing, a coming-of-age story about a Lebanese-American young man who discovers he’s been living a lie.

    RSVP encouraged but not required.

    Lifted by the Great Nothing Cover Image
    $26.00
    ISBN: 9781632860583
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 19th, 2015

    Max doesn't remember his mother, who was murdered by burglars before they emigrated from Beirut to New Jersey. He lives with his father, Rasheed, who is enamored of his concept of American culture--baseball and barbeques--and tries to shed his Lebanese heritage completely. "When we are in America," Reed (for he goes by Reed in America, not Rasheed) tells Max, "we are Americans."


    BK: Nathan Larson, Stacy Wakefield, and Megan Abbott

    05/14/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Nathan Larson releases The Immune System, the third installment of his Dewey Decimal crime-fiction series, along with fellow Akashic author Stacy Wakefield and her new novel, The Sunshine Crust Baking FactoryMegan Abbott joins in celebration of the paperback edition of The Fever.

    RSVP encouraged but not required.

    The Immune System: A Dewey Decimal Novel (Akashic Urban Surreal) Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781617753398
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Akashic Books - May 5th, 2015

    "This final installment of the Dewey Decimal trilogy capably stands alone as a quirky, sparkly read that will embiggen your cerebellum."
    --Library Journal


    The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781617753039
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Akashic Books - May 5th, 2015

    Nominated for the Brooklyn Public Library's Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize for Fiction


    The Fever Cover Image
    $15.00
    ISBN: 9780316231046
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Back Bay Books - May 12th, 2015

    "THE FEVER holds true to its title: It's dark, disturbing, strangely beautiful and utterly unshakeable" -- Gillian Flynn.

    In this impossible-to-put-down "panic attack of a novel,"* a small-town high school becomes the breeding ground for a mysterious illness.


    BK: Deborah Lutz and The Bronte Cabinet

    05/13/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Victoriana scholar Deborah Lutz presents The Bronte Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects, which examines a series of artifacts from the Haworth parsonage where Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte lived most of their lives and wrote their novels.

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    The Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects Cover Image
    $27.95
    ISBN: 9780393240085
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 11th, 2015

    In this unique and lovingly detailed biography of a literary family that has enthralled readers for nearly two centuries, Victorian literature scholar Deborah Lutz illuminates the complex and fascinating lives of the Brontes through the things they wore, stitched, wrote on, and inscribed.


    BK: Andrew Knapp and Momo present Find Momo Coast to Coast

    05/19/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Andrew Knapp and his four-legged co-author, Momo, share photos and stories from their latest “where’s Momo” photo collection, Find Momo Coast to Coast, the followup to Find Momo.

    Find Momo Coast to Coast: A Photography Book Cover Image
    By Andrew Knapp, Andrew Knapp (Photographer)
    $14.95
    ISBN: 9781594747625
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Quirk Books - May 12th, 2015

    Momo loves to hide--and you'll love looking for him In this follow-up to the New York Times best seller Find Momo, the canine Instagram superstar (and his best buddy, Andrew Knapp) travel across the United States and Canada, visiting iconic landmarks and unique off-the-map marvels.


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