I think I showed admirable restraint at the Half Price Books warehouse sale, don’t you?
- Natalia Ginzburg, the Last Woman Left on Earth [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- The Postmenopausal Novel [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Farewell to Dr. John, Wherever You Is Now [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- A Pop Culture Photographer’s Epic Journey Through ‘The Seventies’ [FLAVORWIRE]
- Judith Kerr, Author Of ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea,’ Dead at 95 [HUFFPOST BOOKS]
- The Anti-Capitalist Power of Jean de La Ville de Mirmont’s Fiction [LITERARY HUB]
It’s always a good day for re-reading Rex Stout mysteries!
I’ve been enjoying my three days off…
The Book Hunters by Gordon Grant. Illustration for Collier’s, 1909:
- Looking for Lorraine [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- The Most Widely Unread Book Ever Acclaimed [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Gorgeous Photos of Scenes from ‘The Little Prince’–in LEGO [FLAVORWIRE]
- Top Ten Most Challenged Books Lists [ALA]
Laura Reading (1885) by Walter Crane:
I couldn’t resist this copy of Evelina (circa 1970), which I snagged for six cents less than the original price.
Isn’t the illustration beautiful?
I bought a great copy of the first paperback edition of Jack Kerouac’s Big Sur while on vacation.