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BK: Mira Grant presents Chimera

11/24/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Mira Grant presents Chimera, the third and final book in the dystopian Parasitology/Forced Evolutions series.

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Chimera (Parasitology #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316381031
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Orbit - November 24th, 2015

The final book in Mira Grant's terrifying Parasitology trilogy.

The outbreak has spread, tearing apart the foundations of society, as implanted tapeworms have turned their human hosts into a seemingly mindless mob.


Symbiont (Parasitology) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316219013
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Published: Orbit - October 13th, 2015

THE SECOND BOOK IN MIRA GRANT'S TERRIFYING PARASITOLOGY SERIES.


THE ENEMY IS INSIDE US.

The SymboGen designed tapeworms were created to relieve humanity of disease and sickness. But the implants in the majority of the world's population began attacking their hosts, turning them into a ravenous horde.


Parasite (Parasitology #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316218924
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Published: Orbit - October 7th, 2014

A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease.


BK: Gerard Koeppel presents City on a Grid: How New York Became New York

11/17/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

On a scale comparable to the construction of the Erie or Panama canals, transforming the swamps and hills of Manhattan into the illustrious city of today was a project of mammoth proportion. In City on a Grid, Gerard Koeppel tells of how the legendary grid came to be, who did it and why, and what it meant for the growing United States.

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ISBN: 9780306822841
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Published: Da Capo Press - November 10th, 2015

You either love it or hate it, but nothing says New York like the street grid of Manhattan. Created in 1811 by a three-man commission featuring headstrong Founding Father Gouverneur Morris, the plan called for a dozen parallel avenues crossing at right angles with many dozens of parallel streets in an unbroken grid.


BK: Freda Love Smith presents Red Velvet Underground with Ira Robbins

11/13/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Rock drummer/Northwestern University lecturer/Paste staff writer/baker and chef Freda Love Smith presents her new memoir, Red Velvet Underground, a distillation of her many and varied talents and experiences. Ira Robbins, musician, music journalist, and Trouser Press founder, joins for a conversation.

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Red Velvet Underground: A Rock Memoir, with Recipes Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781572841758
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Published: Agate Midway - October 13th, 2015

Part memoir, part cookbook, and all rock and roll, Red Velvet Underground tells the story of how musician Freda Love Smith's indie-rock past grew into her family- and food-centric present.


BK: Every Little Thing coloring book party with Payton Cosell Turner

11/12/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Join the coloring craze with the exquisite, kaleidoscopic designs of Payton Cosell Turner at this participatory event!

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Every Little Thing: A Flat Vernacular Coloring Book Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781101905753
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Published: Potter Style - November 3rd, 2015

Enter a magical world filled with your favorite little things.


BK: A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising with Madeline Levine, Timothy Snyder, Alissa Valles, and Edwin Frank

11/16/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781590176658
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Published: NYRB Classics - October 27th, 2015

On August 1, 1944, Miron Białoszewski, later to gain renown as one of Poland’s most innovative poets, went out to run an errand for his mother and ran into history. With Soviet forces on the outskirts of Warsaw, the Polish capital revolted against five years of Nazi occupation, an uprising that began in a spirit of heroic optimism. Sixty-three days later it came to a tragic end.


Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101903452
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - September 8th, 2015

A brilliant, haunting, and profoundly original portrait of the defining tragedy of our time.


BK: Music Writing Book Group: One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band

10/10/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band Cover Image
By Alan Paul, Butch Trucks (Foreword by), Butch Trucks (Introduction by), Jaimoe (Afterword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250040503
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 24th, 2015

A New York Times Best seller!

One Way Out is the powerful biography of The Allman Brothers Band, an oral history written with the band's participation and filled with original, never-before-published interviews as well as personal letters and correspondence. This is the most in-depth look at a legendary American rock band that has meant so much to so many for so long.


BK: Music Writing Book Group: I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway

12/12/2015 - 2:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451647860
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Published: Scribner Book Company - November 4th, 2014

"A biography that will send readers back to the music of Mavis and the Staple Singers with deepened appreciation and a renewed spirit of discovery" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)--from the acclaimed music journalist and author featured prominently in the new HBO documentary Mavis


BK: Matthew Kressel presents King of Shards with Rajan Khanna

11/10/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Nebula Award and World Fantasy Award nominee Matthew Kressel presents King of Shards, the first installment in The Worldmender Trilogy. Fellow fantasy author Rajan Khanna (Rising Tide) joins for a reading and conversation.

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ISBN: 9781630230289
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Arche Press - October 13th, 2015

Across the ineffable expanse of the Great Deep float billions of shattered universes: the Shards. Populated with vengeful demons and tormented humans, the Shards need Earth to survive just as plants need water. Earth itself is kept alive by 36 righteous people, 36 hidden saints known as the Lamed Vav.


Rising Tide (Ben Gold) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781633881006
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Published: Pyr - October 6th, 2015

Ben Gold sacrificed his ship in an effort to prevent pirates from attacking the hidden city of Tamoanchan. Now Malik, an old friend turned enemy, has captured Ben and Miranda—the scientist Ben loves. With Miranda held hostage, Ben has to do Malik's dirty work. Miranda has plans of her own, though.


BK: Zagreb Noir with Ivan Sršen, Dijana Jelača, and Buzz Poole

11/04/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Akashic Books continues its eclectic, inventive series of region-focused anthologies with Zagreb Noir, edited by translator, publisher, and author Ivan Sršen. Join Sršen, Dijana Jelača of St. John's University, and editor Buzz Poole, the international coordinator for the Croatian Lit Link Festival, for a night of conversation on contemporary Croatian literature.

Zagreb Noir (Akashic Noir) Cover Image
By Ivan Srsen (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781617753084
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Published: Akashic Books - November 3rd, 2015

"Zagreb, Croatia--its culture and its touchstones--will be terra incognita for many U.S. readers...Notable is Nora Verde's 'She-Warrior, ' in which a young woman's carefully planned anarchist activities are smacked down by a triple helping of reality."
--Publishers Weekly


Our Man in Iraq Cover Image
By Robert Perisic, Will Firth (Translator)
$14.00
ISBN: 9781936787050
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - April 2nd, 2013

"Robert Perisic depicts, with acerbic wit, a class of urban elites who are trying to reconcile their nineties rebellion with the reality of present-day Croatia. . . . The characters' snide remarks could easily sound cynical but the novel has a levity informed by the sense of social fluidity that comes with democracy."--The New Yorker


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