BK: Music Writing Book Group: Girl in a Band

01/09/2016 - 2:00pm

Book group picks are 10% off! 

Girl in a Band: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062295903
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dey Street Books - December 2015


Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story—a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting beauty of Patti Smith's Just Kids.

BK: Romance Book Group: Slave to Sensation

04/02/2016 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm
Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling Novel, A #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425212868
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - September 5th, 2006

THE FIRST PSY/CHANGELING NOVEL from the New York Times bestselling author of Shards of Hope, Shield of Winter, and Heart of Obsidian...
The book that Christine Feehan called "a must-read for all of my fans."

BK: Romance Book Group: Sex Criminals

01/02/2016 - 2:45pm
Sex Criminals Volume 1: One Weird Trick (Sex Criminals Tp #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781607069461
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Image Comics - April 29th, 2014

"Great fun " - The Miami Herald
Named one of Time Magazine's top 10 graphic novels for 2013
Suzie's just a regular gal with an irregular gift: when she has sex, she stops time. One day she meets Jon and it turns out he has the same ability. And sooner or later they get around to using their gifts to do what we'd ALL do: rob a couple banks.

BK: Indies First Day

11/28/2015 - 12:00pm

Come celebrate your favorite Independent bookstore for Indies First Day, a national campaign of activities and events in support of independent bookstores, first envisioned by author Sherman Alexie in 2013. As usual, we'll host terrific local authors as honorary booksellers throughout the day to help sell books, share recommendations, and sign stock. 

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The Middlesteins: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455507207
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 4th, 2013

For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's enormous girth. She's obsessed with food--thinking about it, eating it--and if she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live.

This Must Be the Place Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937865436
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Civil Coping Mechanisms - May 2015

"These are my memories of the ghosts of myself. Be they real or not, they have made me, put me here, kept me alive and continue to do so." --Sean H Doyle.

BK: Kelsey Miller presents BIG GIRL: How I Gave Up Dieting and Got a Life

01/06/2016 - 7:00pm
This event takes place in our Brooklyn location.
Big Girl: How I Gave Up Dieting and Got a Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455532636
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 5th, 2016

A hilarious and inspiring memoir about one young woman's journey to find a better path to both physical and mental health.

BK: See You In the Morning book party with Mairead Case, Jessa Crispin, Selah Saterstrom, and Danielle Campbell

02/11/2016 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Join us to celebrate the release of Mairead Case's See You In the Morning (featherproof), with readings from her, Jessa Crispin, and Selah Saterstrom, and the premiere of a dreamy new short film by Danielle Campbell.

See You in the Morning Cover Image
ISBN: 9780983186359
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Featherproof Books - October 13th, 2015

See You In the Morning is a book about three 17-year-olds, Rosie, John, and the narrator, who take care of each other one summer in a small Midwestern town. Rosie is a mystic romantic whose dad earned so much money writing screenplays that she doesn't need an after-school job.

The Dead Ladies Project: Exiles, Expats, and Ex-Countries Cover Image
ISBN: 9780226278452
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 22nd, 2015

When Jessa Crispin was thirty, she burned her settled Chicago life to the ground and took off for Berlin with a pair of suitcases and no plan beyond leaving.

Slab Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566893954
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Published: Coffee House Press - August 11th, 2015

On a slab that's all Katrina left of her Mississippi home, Tiger tells her story, and it is as American as Horatio Alger, Schwab's Pharmacy, and a tent revival. She was a stripper, but is she now a performance artist and best-selling author, and it is really Barbara Walters she's narrating this tale to?


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