Saturday, August 20, 2011

Book Bacchanalia 3

For those of you not familiar, Book Bacchanalia is our name for library discarded book sales, where we can get books for 10¢ to $1.00.

So Geary was out of town for this month's Book Bacchanalia. I had to brave crowds of bibliophiles by myself. Scary. But I can't think of a better way to start the day.

The gleaning: 36 books for $25.10. Here is what I got:

For myself:

A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry
The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd
Live Writing - Ralph Flet
Total Oblivion, More or Less - Alan Deniro
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
Writing The Script - Wells Root
A Sense of Wonder - Katherine Paterson
Soul Moon Soup - Lindsay Lee Johnson
The Poetry of Pablo Neruda
The New Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry
How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction
Prey - Michael Crichton
Masters of Dragonlance Art
Snow White, Blood Red - Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
The Reader - Bernhard Schlink
Renoir - Nancy Nunhead
Voyage of the Bassett - James Christensen
Anansi and the Talking Melon - Eric A. Kimmel
Sleep, Little One, Sleep - Marion Dane Bauer
Alice the Fairy - David Shannon
Rotten Teeth - Laura Simms
Nova's Ark - David Kirk
Armadillo Tattletale - Helen Ketteman
Orso: The Troll Who Couldn't Scare - Brad Theissen
The Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty & The Beast Tale - Laurence Yip
Sailor Moo: Cow at Sea - Lisa Wheeler

For others:

White Fang - Jack London
A Swiftly Tilting Planet - Madeleine L'Engle
The Ghost Children - Eve Bunting
The Bartimeus Trilogy, Book 1: The Amulet of Samarkand - Jonathan Stroud
The Grey King - Susan Cooper
In Your Own Words - Sylvia Cassedy
Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces - Carrie Stuart Parks
Drawing with Lee Ames - Lee J. Ames
How to Take Great Photographs - John Hedgecoe
Magical World of Unicorns - Michael Hague


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