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    BK: Hold Your Own with Kate Tempest

    03/26/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    All the way from South-East London, celebrated poet, performer, and playwright Kate Tempest celebrates the U.S. release of Brand New Ancients and Hold Your Own.

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    Hold Your Own: Poems Cover Image
    $17.00
    ISBN: 9781632862051
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Bloomsbury USA - March 10th, 2015

    My heart throws its head against my ribs, / it's denting every bone it's venting something it has known since I arrived and felt it beat.


    Brand New Ancients: A Poem Cover Image
    $15.00
    ISBN: 9781632862075
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    Published: Bloomsbury USA - March 10th, 2015

    Yes, the gods are on the park bench, the gods are on the bus, / The gods are all here, the gods are in us. / The gods are timeless, fearless, fighting to be bold, / conviction is a heavy hand to hold, / grip it, winged sandals tearing up the pavement -- / you, me, everyone: Brand New Ancients.


    BK: Nina MacLaughlin presents Hammer Head

    03/25/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Journalist-turned-carpenter Nina MacLaughlin profiles her vocational and personal transformation with Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter. She'll be in conversation with Meredith Turits, Bustle's senior culture editor, and refreshments will be provided by Book Riot.

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    Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter Cover Image
    $24.95
    ISBN: 9780393239133
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    Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 16th, 2015

    Nina MacLaughlin spent her twenties working at a Boston newspaper, sitting behind a desk and staring at a screen. Yearning for more tangible work, she applied for a job she saw on Craigslist--Carpenter's Assistant: Women strongly encouraged to apply--despite being a Classics major who couldn't tell a Phillips from a flathead screwdriver.


    BK: Dawn Luebbe and My 1992 Diary

    03/24/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Upright Citizen’s Brigade cast member Dawn Luebbe goes back … way back … with My 1992 Diary, which is exactly what it sounds like. Not to be missed!

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    My 1992 Diary Cover Image
    $14.95
    ISBN: 9781419715860
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    Published: Abrams Image - March 24th, 2015

    Ready to revisit the early '90s--that golden era of big bangs, Bubble Tape, and doing the Bartman? Meet your tour guide: Dawn Luebbe, an 11-year-old Nebraskan obsessed with 90210 and writing Kurt Cobain-inspired poetry. In My 1992 Diary, Dawn shares with readers her zany, silly, and deadpan adolescent observations.


    BK: NYC Teen Author Festival presents The Perils of Perfection

    03/19/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    The Law of Loving Others Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781595147899
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    Published: Razorbill - January 8th, 2015

    Kate Axelrod's atmospheric, intense book captures perfectly the heady feeling of being on the edge of adulthood, when the abstract concept of love starts to have real and sometimes terrifying meaning and consequences. Emily Gould, author of "Friendship"
    THE LAW OF LOVING OTHERS . . .


    Keep Holding on Cover Image
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9780142426333
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Speak - April 23rd, 2013

    An honest romance and an empowering book about bullying --from the author of the City Love trilogy


    Life by Committee Cover Image
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9780062294067
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    Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 21st, 2015

    Secret: I kissed someone else's boyfriend.
    Assignment: Do it again.


    Tease Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780062305305
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    Published: Balzer + Bray - April 29th, 2014

    If you gulped through reading or streaming 13 Reasons Why, Tease is the book for you.


    In Deep Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781481401364
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    Published: Simon Pulse - July 8th, 2014

    Ultracompetitive Brynn from The Summer of Firsts and Lasts craves swimming victory--and gets in over her head--in this irresistible novel from Terra Elan McVoy.

    Swim.
    Push.
    Breathe.
    Swim.


    Wildflower Cover Image
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9780316251389
    Availability: Hard to Find
    Published: Poppy Books - July 1st, 2014

    "The best songs come from broken hearts."
    Bird Barrett has grown up on the road, singing backup in her family's bluegrass band and playing everywhere from Nashville, Tennessee, to Nowhere, Oklahoma. But one fateful night, when Bird fills in for her dad by singing lead, a scout in the audience offers her a spotlight all her own.


    BK: Four Way Books Press Night

    03/18/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Get to know Four Way Books with authors Daniel Wolff (The Names of Birds), Gregory Pardlo (Digest), Elizabeth T. Gray (Series: India), and Rachel Eliza Griffiths (Lighting the Shadow).

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    Digest (Stahlecker Series Selections) Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781935536505
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    Published: Four Way Books - October 7th, 2014

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (2015)


    Lighting the Shadow Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781935536574
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    Published: Four Way Books - April 7th, 2015

    Lighting the Shadow is about a woman's evolving journey through desire, grief, trauma, and the peculiar historical American psyche of desire and violence. These poems explore the international and psychological wars women survive--wars inflicted through various mediums that employ art, race, and literature.


    Series India (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781935536550
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    Published: Four Way Books - April 7th, 2015

    Anchored by braided and unstable narratives of young Westerners in India, the poems in Series India explore the rich borderlands that run between the familiar and the foreign, illumination and opacity, gods and charlatans.


    The Names of Birds (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781935536529
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    Published: Four Way Books - April 7th, 2015

    A field guide to perception, The Name of Birds is about how we see the "natural world." That is, how we approach what isn't us and name what we see. It also offers detailed observations of common North American birds.


    BK: Ferrett Steinmetz presents Flex

    03/13/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Prolific short-story author and blogger Ferrett Steinmetz unleashes his debut novel, Flex, a "Breaking Bad-meets-magic urban fantasy novel."

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    Flex (Mancer #1) Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780857664600
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    Published: Angry Robot - March 3rd, 2015

    FLEX Distilled magic in crystal form. The most dangerous drug in the world. Snort it, and you can create incredible coincidences to live the life of your dreams.

    FLUX The backlash from snorting Flex. The universe hates magic and tries to rebalance the odds; maybe you survive the horrendous accidents the Flex inflicts, maybe you don't.


    BK: Cecilia Ruiz and Marshall Arisman

    03/12/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Artist and author Cecilia Ruiz releases her new illustrated collection, The Book of Memory Gaps, in conversation with Marshall Arisman, chair of the illustration department at the School of Visual Arts.

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    The Book of Memory Gaps Cover Image
    $16.95
    ISBN: 9780399171932
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    Published: Blue Rider Press - March 10th, 2015

    Simon remembers every act of sin ever confessed to him. Pavel forgets what he has just played and rehearses the same melody over and over. Unable to recall faces, Veronika uses different perfumes to remember the ones she loves. The Book of Memory Gaps is a collection of darkly humorous mini-stories that examine our curious and capricious unconscious.


    BK: The Hustle with Ashley C. Ford, Daniel Jose Older, and Cynthia Cruz

    03/08/2015 - 2:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    Join authors Ashley C. Ford (BuzzFeed), Daniel Jose Older (Half-Resurrection Blues), and Cynthia Cruz (The Glimmering Room) for the debut of a new discussion series. The Hustle brings emerging writers together in conversation about the business of writing: how writers pay the bills, how they get the work done, what they read, and more.

    Half-Resurrection Blues (Bone Street Rumba Novel #1) Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780425275986
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    Published: Ace Books - January 6th, 2015

    First in the ghostly urban fantasy series by New York Times bestselling author Daniel Jos Older

    "Because I'm an inbetweener--and the only one anyone knows of at that--the dead turn to me when something is askew between them and the living. Usually, it's something mundane like a suicide gone wrong or someone revived that shouldn'ta been."


    Wunderkammer Cover Image
    $15.95
    ISBN: 9781935536475
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    Published: Four Way Books - October 7th, 2014

    Within the world of Wunderkammer, or "cabinet of curiosities," Cynthia Cruz archives the ruinous, the sparkling, the traumatic, and the decadent. These poems, through sensuous impressions, mimic what it's like to wake from a dream only to realize you are still inside the dream.


    BK: Josh Cook presents An Exaggerated Murder

    03/05/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

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    An Exaggerated Murder Cover Image
    $16.95
    ISBN: 9781612194271
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    Published: Melville House Publishing - March 3rd, 2015

    How can you solve a murder when the clues are so dumb?

    Private investigator Trike Augustine may be a brainiac with deductive skills to rival Sherlock Holmes, but they're not doing him any good at solving the case of a missing gazzilionaire because the clues are so stupefyingly--well, stupid.


    BK: How to Write About Music

    03/03/2015 - 7:00pm

    This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

    How to Write about Music: Excerpts from the 33 1/3 Series, Magazines, Books and Blogs with Advice from Industry-Leading Writers Cover Image
    By Marc Woodworth (Volume Editor), Ally-Jane Grossan (Volume Editor)
    $27.95
    ISBN: 9781628920437
    Availability: Backordered
    Published: Bloomsbury Academic - February 26th, 2015

    If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, you'd do best to hone your chops and avoid cliches (like the one that begins this sentence) by learning from the prime movers. How to Write About Music offers a selection of the best writers on what is perhaps our most universally beloved art form.


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