Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Books - Recent Buys
This little stash are my recent buys:
First edition (USA) hardback of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook from Blue Cypress Books.
Phillipa Stockley's A Factory of Cunning and
Mark Salzman's Lying Awake from the Louisiana Philharmonic Book Sale.
Richard Flanagan's Gould's Book of Fish and Keri Hulme's The Bone People from DeVille's Books (for the
Umbra - a NOOCA student publication and
Bill O'Reilly's Who's Looking out for You from
The Bridge House Thrift Store.
Early Classic American Novels from the Friends of the
University of New Orleans Library Sale.
Well, technically not a purchase but a nice present from a friend, Alexandra Johnson's Leaving a Trace: On Keeping a Journal.
a blank journal made in Bangladesh from IN Exchange
a fair trade store on the Tulane University Campus.
The journal's cover is made from newspapers woven
together with string and pasted on a hard cardboard.
The rooster is hand drawn and the tacks are securely fastened.
The store also stock leather covered blank journals that have figures etched in (not sure of term) made in India.