Tuesday, May 01, 2007


These ought to keep the Buy-Books-Now demons happy for awhile.

Flannery O'Connor. The Habit of Being

Jim Crace. The Pesthouse

Michael Chabon. The Yiddish Policemen's Union

Christina Adam. Love and Country

Truman Capote. Other Voices, Other Rooms

And waiting for me at the public library are Ron Rash's Saints at the River; Matthew Sharpe's Jamestown; and Lore Segal's Shakespeare's Kitchen.

10 comments:

Richard Nash said...

By the way, Matthew Sharpe dedicates Jamestown to Lore Segal...

stefanie said...

I've had my eye on Jamestown. I'll be looking forward to what you think of it and all those books in your nice little pile there too!

LK said...

Very nice! Will look forward to hearing from what you think...

SFP said...

I read Sharpe's The Sleeping Father a few years back and really enjoyed it. I'm checking out the Segal since Sharpe recommended it at Amazon.

Richard, have you read Jamestown?

Literary Feline said...

And how long is "awhile" for you? If it's anything like my "awhile" it won't be very long. LOL

SFP said...

Well, I already have my eye on a book that's being published May 30. . .

J.S. Peyton said...

That's a beautiful pile of books you have there. I almost The Pesthouse yesterday so I can't wait to hear what you think!

bhadd said...

Stefanie beats Brian so I'll say something other than the arrangement of your books is very pleaseing. Oops I said what she said.

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cipriano said...

I was just looking at The Pesthouse last night, at the store. Rarely have I seen a book that so immediately drew me into its swirling vortex.
The jacket blurb is fantastic. I simply must have it.
-- Cip

Lesley said...

I'm glad I'm not the only one who keeps buying books even when there's plenty to read at home!