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Romance Book Group: The Lotus Palace

06/27/2015 - 2:45pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

The Lotus Palace Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780373777730
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Harlequin Books - August 27th, 2013

It is a time of celebration in the Pingkang li, where imperial scholars and bureaucrats mingle with beautiful courtesans. At the center is the Lotus Palace, home of the most exquisite courtesans in China... Maidservant Yue-ying is not one of those beauties. Street-smart and practical, she's content to live in the shadow of her infamous mistress--until she meets the aristocratic playboy Bai Huang.


BK: Amy Fleisher Madden presents A Million Miles

05/07/2015 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

At age 16, Amy Fleisher Madden started Fiddler Records. Ten years later, she started Death + Taxes magazine. Now, she's an advertising copywriter -- and novelist. Her debut novel, A Million Miles, follows 19-year-old Maddy Traeger as she drops out of college to go on tour with her favorite band. "Amy Fleisher Madden has written a singular coming of age story you won’t soon forget and won’t want to put down," says Marcy Dermansky.

Amy will be joined by musical guests to be announced.

BK: The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

05/12/2015 - 7:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Animator and artist Sydney Padua presents her new graphic novel (a collected version of her popular webcomic), which imagines an alternate timeline in which Ada Lovelace (the brilliant daughter of Lord Byron) and Charles Babbage (one of the fathers of the computer) use their computer brilliance to fight crime.

RSVP encouraged but not required.

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307908278
Availability: Backordered
Published: Pantheon - April 21st, 2015

THE THRILLING ADVENTURES OF LOVELACE AND BABBAGE . . . in which Sydney Padua transforms one of the most compelling scientific collaborations into a hilarious series of adventures.


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: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781555977016
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - February 14th, 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 (A Novel of the Iron Seas #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425244265
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - 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: A Novel 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 Harcourt - 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 . .


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
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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.

Sarah Tomlinson was born on January 29, 1976, in a farmhouse in Freedom, Maine.


Pieces of My Mother: A Memoir Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781492615385
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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."


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