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Books, December 16, 2014

 

The stacks have rearranged somewhat. And yes, I’m still hoarding for vacation.

12.15.14 books

Stack one:

  • The Chatelet Apprentice / Jean-François Parot
  • Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood / Joachim C. Fest
  • The Return of the Discontinued Man / Mark Hodder
  • American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street / Paula Rabinowitz
  • Brown Girl Dreaming / Jacqueline Woodson
  • A Map of Betrayal / Ha Jin
  • The Thief-Taker Hangings: How Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard Captivated London and Created the Celebrity Criminal / Aaron Skirboll
  • La Belle Créole: The Cuban Countess Who Captivated Havana, Madrid, and Paris / Alina García-Lapuerta
  • The Accidental Apprentice / Vikas Swarup
  • Vango: Between Sky and Earth / Timothée de Fombelle

Stack two:

  • Dirty Rowdy Thing / Lauren Conrad
  • The Glass Magician / Charlie N. Holmberg
  • Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks / Keith Houston
  • Otherbound / Corrine Duyvis
  • A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi / Aman Sethi
  • Silverblind / Tina Connolly
  • Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte / Carol Berkin
  • Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths / Nancy Marie Brown
  • Citizens Creek / Lalita Tademy
  • Gandhi Before India / Ramachandra Guha
  • By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review / Pamela Paul

 

 

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Books, December 1 2014

I might have started hoarding for my Christmas vacation…

Books 12.01.14

Stack one:

  • The Ripper Affair / Lillith Saitcrow
  • The Paper Magician / Charlie N. Holmberg
  • The Return of the Discontinued Man / Mark Hodder
  • Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks / Keith Houston
  • Otherbound / Corrine Duyvis
  • A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi / Aman Sethi
  • Gabi, A Girl in Pieces / Isabel Quintero
  • A Bollywood Affair / Sonali Dev
  • Silverblind / Tina Connolly
  • American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street / Paula Rabinowitz

Stack two:

  • Evernight / Kristen Callahan
  • The Smuggler Wore Silk / Alyssa Alexander
  • Through No Fault of My Own: A Girl’s Diary of Life on Summit Avenue in the Jazz Age / Coco Irvine and Peg Meier
  • The Thief-Taker Hangings: How Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard Captivated London and Created the Celebrity Criminal / Aaron Skirboll
  • La Belle Créole: The Cuban Countess Who Captivated Havana, Madrid, and Paris / Alina García-Lapuerta
  • Love by the Morning Star / Laura L. Sullivan
  • The Accidental Apprentice / Vikas Swarup
  • The Chatelet Apprentice / Jean-François Parot
  • Vango: Between Sky and Earth / Timothée de Fombelle
  • Yes Please / Amy Poehler
  • Drivel: Deliciously Bad Writing By Your Favorite Authors / Julia Scott
  • A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York / Liana Finck
  • One Soul / Ray Fawkes

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