Tuesday, September 1, 2015

too many books

I bought a bunch more books recently.
  • Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk
  • Invisible Monsters Remix by Chuck Palahniuk 
  • Drawing of the Three by Stephen King
  • The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
  • A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge
  • Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
  • Shadow of the Giant by Orson Scott Card
  • Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
  • oddballs by William Sleator
  • Parasite Pig by William Sleator
I doubt I'll read any of these this year though.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015

nostalgic

Big Joe's Trailer Truck
by
Joe Mathieu
This was my favorite book as a child, before I started reading big books with more words and fewer pictures.

light reading

The INWO Book
by
Steve Jackson 

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Irish Option

Sheamus is WWE's new Mr. Money in the Bank.
If he successfully cashes in at any time, I will read Finnegans Wake by James Joyce.

acquisitions

I've been doing a little bit of book shopping lately. Mostly from Amazon. Here's what I've bought recently.
  • Sidetrack City - Kaz
  • Strange Toys - Patricia Geary
  • All We Need of Hell - Harry Crews
  • The Mirage - Matt Ruff
  • Finnegans Wake  - James Joyce
  • The Dance of Death - Hans Holbein the Younger
  • Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas - Chuck Klosterman
  • The Sugar Frosted Nutsack: A Novel - Mark Leyner
  • Big Joe's Trailer Truck - Joe Mathieu
  • Eleanor Rigby - Douglas Coupland
  • Post Office - Charles Bukowski
  • A Canticle for Liebowitz - Walter M. Miller, Jr.
  • Krazy Kat - Jay Cantor
The last 2 on the list I got at Gardeners used books. The 2 above those were bargain priced at B&N.