50% store capacity, and browsing for 10-15 minutes.
Please practice social distancing, and supervise your kids – no sitting or reading.
Limit touching books as much as possible – our staff can help you out if you need!
1111 8th Av. Brooklyn, NY 11215 – Seven days a week from 11-6pm
email firstname.lastname@example.org for recommendations and special orders
28 Adams St. Brooklyn, NY 11201 – Seven days a week from 10-7pm
email email@example.com for recommendations and special orders
Industry City (new location)
220 36th St., Building #2, Brooklyn, NY 11232 – Seven days a week from 10-6pm
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for recommendations and special orders
—Daniel & Susanne & Chris & Megan & Nick & Brittany
POWERHOUSE Holiday Gift Guide
This week while we’re still celebrating the opening of our (already wildly popular) new location in Industry City, we’re also celebrating the 8th anniversary of our Park Slope location, POWERHOUSE on 8th. As a thank you for your continued support, all pH and POW! titles will be 30% off at POWERHOUSE on 8th for the entire day tomorrow on Wednesday, November 25th. Stop in to POWERHOUSE on 8TH to take advantage of this special 8th anniversary deal.
All that excitement is a perfect way to cap off a tough year. Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are both coming up this week and we, along with the American Bookseller’s Association, are asking you to put #IndiesFirst for this Small Business Saturday! All of our store locations will be open on Friday and Saturday.
In addition to our curated selection of books, cards, gifts, and puzzles we will have our new POWERHOUSE Tote bags for sale! Purchasing one of these totes on this big shopping weekend is a great way to show your love for our stores and Archway Editions, the newest imprint of powerHouse Books! You can also purchase the totes online here! And scroll down to our brand new Holiday Gift Guide for even more ways you can support our stores this holiday season! a
Also check out our Ruth Bader Ginsburg books!
Celebrate the legacy of America’s favorite jurist with these delectable books about her life for all ages!
You can also buy an online gift card! You can use the code in our e-commerce store, or else take it into the store to be redeemed for a physical one.
We are now OPEN seven days a week in our two stores – bring your mask and wallet and get ready to shop and support your local indie bookstore!
1111 8th Av.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Seven days a week from 11-6pm
Email email@example.com for recommendations and special orders.
28 Adams St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Seven days a week from 10-7pm
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for recommendations and special orders.
Industry City 220 36th St., Building #2 Brooklyn, NY 11232 Seven days a week from 10-6pm Email email@example.com for recommendations and special orders.
– Susanne & Chris & Megan & Nick & Brittany
Upcoming Virtual Book Launches!
Virtual Book Launch: Love Poems for the Office by John Kenney
Tuesday, December 1, 7-8PMWith the same brilliant wit and biting realism that made Love Poems for Married People, Love Poems for People with Children, and Love Poems for Anxious People such hits, John Kenney is back with a brand new collection that tackles the hilarity of life in the office. From waiting in line for the printer and revising spreadsheet after spreadsheet, to lukewarm coffee, office politics, and the daily patterns of your most annoying–and lovable–coworkers, Kenney masterfully captures the warmth and humor of working the “9 to 5” in today’s modern era.
Memoir Monday: Michele Harper, Alicia Elliott, Elisa Gabbert, Carmen Maria Machado Tuesday, December 14, 8-9PMMemoir Monday is a collaboration between Narratively, Catapult, The Rumpus, Granta, Guernica, and Literary Hub to bring the very best first-person writing together in a weekly newsletter and a quarterly reading series.Register here
Virtual Book Launch: That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry
Tuesday, January 12, 7-8PMFrom the author of the wildly acclaimed Night Boat to Tangier, one of the New York Times’ 10 Best Books of 2019, stories of rural Ireland in the classic mode: full of love (and sex), melancholy and magic, bedecked in some of the most gorgeous prose being written today.Register here Buy the book
Did you miss ACID VIRGA?
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An infectious dance craze as the soul of Blackness in an alternate history of civilization truer than the “official” records, none of the dad-joke cheese of Pynchon and more densely well read, but with the same premonitory vision of America’s conspiratorial soul, but deeper and more fraught, both metaphor for and example of racism and suppression of Black accomplishment, hardly more than 200 pages with illustrations but encompassing all of recorded history, and enough packed in to give a different reading every time. If you believe that great American writing is destined to fulfill the world’s myths with the outsider vernacular of our culture, what you see in books like Moby Dick or The Making of Americans or Libra then this is maybe the Great American Novel; Dionysian Afrocentrism revealed as the pendulum controlling time. Offhandedly hilarious and incisively observant of the American situation, as relevant tomorrow as it was fifty years ago.
True crime journalist Michelle McNamara spent the last years of her life deeply obsessed with the then unsolved case of the infamous Golden State Killer. She scoured thousands of police reports and other documents, tracking down clues all over the internet with fellow civilian detectives and law enforcement officials alike. They were all searching for the violent psychopathic serial rapist and murderer who had terrorized California for over ten years before vanishing. After Michelle’s sudden death in 2016, her book was finished by her lead researcher and a fellow crime journalist using notes that Michelle left behind. Michelle’s enthralling writing immerses you in the time of the Golden State Killer attacks and will keep you awake at night. Part true crime story and part the story of Michelle’s obsession with a killer she never got to see brought to justice, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark is an instant classic.
Caught somewhere between fiction, memoir and collage, Sleepless Nights is a cerebral series of vignettes which follow a woman whose circumstances closely follows Hardwick’s. This book is a meditation on a life and trades plot for layers of deep description and thought. Hardwick was a dynamic critic, founder of The New York Review of Books and a courageous writer whose language drives this book forward, page by page, scene by scene.