What books did you get for your holiday of choice?

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the Marshall Fine Cassavetes bio
Gotham: A History of New York to 1898
Japanese Portraits by Donald Richie
Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World by David Rieff

I also got a Labyrinth gift card.

C0L1N B... (C0L1N B...), Wednesday, 27 December 2006 19:04 (fourteen years ago) link

Samuel Johnson - Selected Essays
Frank Kogan - Real Punks Don't Wear Black
Rory Stewart - The Places In Between

Also a B&N gift card.

o. nate (o. nate), Thursday, 28 December 2006 00:23 (fourteen years ago) link

Just exchanged some stuff in return for:

The Confidence Man; his masquerade
Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of New York Cabaret
Eric Schlosser's Reefer Madness (discounted to $4!)

C0L1N B... (C0L1N B...), Thursday, 28 December 2006 00:39 (fourteen years ago) link

Of the many millions of books that are on my wishlist, I got one. I got one other book too. But don't worry, because I got plenty of fucking cappuccino mugs with sachets of crap cappuccino in them, that probably cost more than a book.

I don't understand why people just don't bloody well buy me books.

accentmonkey (accentmonkey), Thursday, 28 December 2006 12:44 (fourteen years ago) link

today i bought:

'logic: a very short introduction'
collier, 'the art of ingeniously tormenting' (17th (18th?) century treatise on nagging)
browne, 'urne-burial' (new penguin great ideas ed.)
gass, 'omensetter's luck' (looking for this for a while now, £2 in oxfam)
mayhew, 'london labour and the london poor' (£2.50 in oxfam)

can anyone recommend a textbook on logic once i get through the oup thingy on it?

tom sandbox west (thomp), Thursday, 28 December 2006 21:49 (fourteen years ago) link

Brothers Karamazov _ Dostoevsky

People of Paper - Salvador Plascencia

Carry Me Down - M.J. Hyland

And apparently some more on the way for me in the mial.

Arethusa, Friday, 29 December 2006 05:29 (fourteen years ago) link


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