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BK Music Writing Book Group: Do Not Sell at Any Price

09/19/2015 - 11:00am

All book group picks are 10% off!

The group will meet a week late this month, on Sept. 19, at 11 am.

Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 RPM Records Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451667066
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 9th, 2015

Discussion: September 12


BK: Gotham Writers' Workshop: Creative Writing 101 with Michael Leviton

08/30/2015 - 2:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Michael Leviton leads a workshop on the basics of creative writing. Leviton is the author of the children's picture book My First Ghost (Hyperion). He has published numerous illustrated paperbacks for Scholastic's READ 180 Literacy Program, and has worked as a celebrity picture book ghostwriter at HarperCollins, and as a screenwriter at RKO Pictures. He guest-lectures at the Parsons Pre-College Academy. He holds a BA from Wesleyan University.

Brenna Ehrlich presents Placid Girl

08/25/2015 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Brenna Ehrlich, founder of the small press/record label All Ages, presents her debut novel, Placid Girl. Hallie drowns out her boring life and dysfunctional parents with the music of Haze, a mysterious punk who disappeared years ago. When someone claiming to be Haze starts talking to Hallie online, naturally she's curious -- and skeptical. With a friend and an aspiring journalist, she heads off on a road trip to Haze's comeback show. 

BK: N.K. Jemisin presents The Fifth Season

08/04/2015 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

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The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316229296
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution. (The New York Times)


This is the way the world ends...for the last time.

A season of endings has begun.


Naomi Novik and Peter V. Brett at Books Beneath the Bridge

08/03/2015 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at Brooklyn Bridge Park; see here for more info and directions!

Uprooted Cover Image
Email or call for price and availability
ISBN: 9780804179034
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Del Rey Books - May 19th, 2015

WINNER OF THE NEBULA AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL - Naomi Novik, author of the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed Temeraire novels, introduces a bold new world rooted in folk stories and legends, as elemental as a Grimm fairy tale.


His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345481283
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Del Rey - March 28th, 2006

“Just when you think you’ve seen every variation possible on the dragon story, along comes Naomi Novik. . . . Her wonderful Temeraire is a dragon for the ages.”—Terry Brooks


The Skull Throne: Book Four of the Demon Cycle Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780345531483
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Del Rey Books - March 31st, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUZZFEED


The Warded Man: Book One of The Demon Cycle Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345518705
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Del Rey - March 23rd, 2010

As darkness falls after sunset, the corelings rise—demons who possess supernatural powers and burn with a consuming hatred of humanity.


BK: Slice Harvester with Colin Atrophy Hagendorf & Friends

08/19/2015 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Colin Atrophy Hagendorf's new book is a memoir in pizza. You read that right: Hagendorf set out to review every slice of pizza in Manhattan. In celebration of Slice Harvester, Hagendorf and five other readers will present readings about pizza:

Pilot Virulet
Scott Weiner
Suzy Exposito
Lola Pelligrino
Deenah Vollmer

The evening will close with a Q&A between Hagendorf and Vol. 1 Brooklyn's Jason Diamond. 

Slice Harvester: A Memoir in Pizza Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476705880
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2015

One of NPR’s Best Books of 2015

Over the course of two years, a twenty-something punk rocker eats a cheese slice from every pizzeria in New York City, gets sober, falls in love, and starts a blog that captures headlines around the world—he is the Slice Harvester, and this is his story.

Since its arrival on US shores in 1905, pizza has risen from an obscure ethnic food to


BK: Amanda Petrusich presents Do Not Sell at Any Price with Rob Sheffield

07/30/2015 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Essayist and music writer Amanda Petrusich celebrates the paperback edition of Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records, "a complex story of preservation, loss, obsession, and art." Petrusich will be joined by essayist and music-lover Rob Sheffield, author of Turn Around Bright Eyes.

RSVP encouraged, but not required.

Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 RPM Records Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451667066
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 9th, 2015

"A thoughtful, entertaining history of obsessed music collectors and their quest for rare early 78 rpm records" (Los Angeles Times), Do Not Sell at Any Price is a fascinating, complex story of preservation, loss, obsession, and art.


Pink Moon (33 1/3 #51) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780826427908
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Continuum - October 15th, 2007

Pink Moon explores how Nick Drake's third and final album has puttered and purred its way into a new millennium. Features interviews with producer Joe Boyd, string arranger Robert Kirby, and even the marketing team behind the VW Cabrio commercial that launched the album to platinum status more than thirty years after its release.


Turn Around Bright Eyes: A Karaoke Journey of Starting Over, Falling in Love, and Finding Your Voice Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062207630
Availability: Backordered
Published: It Books - May 20th, 2014

Once upon a time I was falling apart. Now I'm always falling in love.


BK: Jennifer Pashley in conversation with Julia Fierro

08/18/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Jennifer Pashley celebrates the release of The Scamp, in conversation with Cutting Teeth author Julia Fierro.

RSVP encouraged, but not required.

 

The Scamp Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941040119
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Tin House Books - August 10th, 2015


As fates become entwined, Rayelle must follow a haunted and twisted path--leading her toward a collision where loyalties will be betrayed, memories uncovered, and family bonds shattered. Unflinchingly dark and compelling, THE SCAMP confronts head-on the issues of family origins and the bonds between mothers, daughters, and sisters.


Cutting Teeth: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250068408
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 7th, 2015

One of the most anticipated debut novels of 2014, Cutting Teeth takes place one late-summer weekend as a group of thirty-something couples gather at a shabby beach house on Long Island, their young children in tow.


BK: Greenpoint Comedy Night

07/11/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Greenpoint Comedy Night returns with headliner Alingon Mitra (seen on Conan). Michael Karlik hosts Maurice Licorish, Emily Winter, Eric Owusu, Raj Sivaraman, and Emmy Blotnick. Admission is $6 and includes two free beers from series sponsor, The Brooklyn Brewery.

RSVP encouraged, but not required.

BK Book Group: Dept. of Speculation

08/01/2015 - 12:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

Dept. of Speculation (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345806871
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Vintage - October 7th, 2014

From the acclaimed author of Last Things comes a slim, stunning portrait of a marriage--a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of intimacy, trust, faith, knowledge, and the condition of universal shipwreck that unites us all.

ONE OF THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR - THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW


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