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my book game is vicious
April 13, 2010, 15:16
Filed under: trill

the other day i kicked off a birthday date with the almightiest one aka my moms with a stop at the annual rockliffe book sale and oooohweeee did i ever just step my personal library game up. my newest additions > your future aspirations.


(from left to right, top to bottom) hidden faces – salvador dalí, the roots of ayurveda: selections from sanskrit medical writings, the art of love – ovid, narcissus and goldmund – hermann hesse, the engineer of human souls – jósef škvořecky, the cowards – jósef škvořecky, an inexplicable story – jósef škvořecky, monsieur quixote – graham greene, go ask alice – anonymous, the curtain – milan kundera, johnathan livingston seagull – richard bach, nad prahou (bird’s-eye views of prague), international dictionary in 21 languages, lapham’s quarterly spring 2010: arts & letters, three short novels – joseph conrad, siddhartha (version française) – hermann hesse, les enfants terribles – jean cocteau, reveries of the solitary walker – jean-jacques rousseau, the hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy – douglas adams, one day in the life of ivan denisovich – alexander solzhenitsyn, sappho, steppenwolf – hermann hesse, doctor rat – william kotzwinkle, métaphysique des tubes – amélie nothomb, the heart of the matter – graham greene, the human factor – graham greene, spanish verse, la lenteur – milan kundera, l’ignorance – milan kundera, the final solution – michael chabon, the penguin book of carribean verse in english, an introduction to arabic literature – roger allen, boogaloo on 2nd avenue – mark kurlansky as well as 10 of the 27 books in the infamous time-life ‘foods of the world’ series……

some highlights.

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hey, I was at the rockliffe book sale too! picked up so many good ones
let me tell you, lapham’s quarterly is a gold mine of literary passages. really good stuff… it wouldn’t be hard to start a complete collection either, it started publication in mid 2007

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don’t you wish you had a library that nice in your neighbourhood

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