Last book you bought?

 
    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 29 May 2012, 20:21
    The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth. Can't wait to read it tonight.

  • @Rippingheadache - I'm very interested in Barth's work...I picked up Giles-Goat Boy not long ago, but haven't gotten through it yet on my mountain of other behemoth novels. How's Sot-Weed?

    The last books I bought were Don Quixote (Cervantes), Moby-Dick (Melville), and The Life & Opinions of Tristam Dandy (Sterne) - so as to get more familiarized with classical experimental literature.

    "Every life is in many days, day after day. We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brothers-in-love. But always meeting ourselves."
    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 1 Jun 2012, 19:31
    Only a hundred pages in so far but it reads like some bizarre hybrid of Beckett, Fielding and perhaps a bit of Gaddis thrown in for a good measure. It's a pretty wild book and hilarious at the same time.

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    • 2 Jun 2012, 15:49
    Last book I bought was Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk and the reason why I bought it was because I've heard lot of good things about it and it was on this lovely small book store and didin't want to leave without buying anything.

  • Pygmy by Chuck Palahniuk and Catch 22 by Joseph Heller.

    • vtr420 said...
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    • 8 Jun 2012, 21:42
    Early British Economics from the XIIIth to the middle of the XVIII century by Max Beer, and On War by Carl von Clausewitz.

  • This month:

    Gwydion O'Heaghra - Moonlore: Myths and Folklore from Around the World
    Malcolm Hamilton - The Sociology of Religion: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives
    Gael Baudino - Strands of Starlight
    Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling (ed.) - Snow White, Blood Red
    Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling (ed.) - Black Thorn, White Rose

    • cdp1193 said...
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    • 14 Jun 2012, 19:08
  • Dacre Stoker & Ian Holt - DRACULA de Ondode
    Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol - Dead Souls
    Lewis Carroll - Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
    Lesley-Ann Jones - Freddy Mercury; The Definitive Biography

  • It was first down to 6.66€... but I waited another two weeks & bought it for 2.95€
    Les Rivieres Pourpres -by Jean-Christophe Grangé

    • dheu said...
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    • 15 Jul 2012, 21:29
    John Green - Looking for Alaska
    Chuck Palahniuk - Invisible Monsters remix

  • "Look Back in Anger" by John Osborne.

  • Stephen Hawking's "The Universe in a Nutshell".

  • BUYING A FISHING ROD FOR MY GRANDFATHER - GAO XINGJIAN, I just love nobel prize authors,

  • Wallace West's "Lords of Atlantis" (1963)*

    • Nepthys said...
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    • 28 Jul 2012, 22:27
    Kafka - Das Schloß
    (the one Kafka novel I still haven't read)
    Goethe - Die Leiden des jungen Werther
    (as is the case with most classic books I buy: I just want to see for myself what's it all about - and I'm trying to keep my German reading up)


    Ni!
    • cdp1193 said...
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    • 28 Jul 2012, 23:14
    Multatuli - Max Havelaar
    Louis Couperus - De stille kracht
    Bret Easton Ellis - American Psycho

  • Kate de Goldi - abends um 10
    I want to have it since months.

  • Bought in July:


    Paul Britton - Profil mordercy
    Marian Wiesław Wiśniewski - Kamienie w legendach i dziejach ludzkości
    Giles Blunt - Pora czarnych much
    Stella Grotowska - Religijność subiektywna. Studium socjologiczne na podstawie wywiadów narracyjnych
    Inga Iwasiów - Gender dla średnio zaawansowanych
    Richard Davenport-Hines - Odurzeni. Historia narkotyków 1500 – 2000
    Daniel Radosh - Rapture Ready! Adventures in the Parallel Universe of Christian Pop Culture
    Eric Christiansen - Krucjaty północne
    Karen Rose – Umieraj dla mnie
    Joanne Pearson (ed.) - Belief Beyond Boundaries: Wicca, Celtic Spirituality and the New Age
    Malise Ruthven - Fundamentalism: The Search For Meaning
    Carolyne Larrington - Feminist Companion to Mythology
    Gwilym Beckerlegge (ed.) - From Sacred Text to Internet
    David Gemmell – Legend
    Thomas Hardy - The Distracted Preacher and Other Tales
    Stefania Grodzieńska - Spotkanie ze mną
    Jaroslav Hašek - Medytacje nad kuflem piwa
    Arturo Pérez-Reverte – Złoto króla
    Arturo Pérez-Reverte – Kawaler w żółtym kaftanie
    Saki - Małomówność lady Anny
    Dorothy Uhnak – Policjantka
    Bryan A. Netherwood (ed.) - Medley Macabre: An Anthology of Stories of the Supernatural, Being Ghosts, Psychic Phenomena, Psychical Phenomena, Uncanny Mysteries
    Sean Russell - The Isle of Battle
    Marion Zimmer Bradley (ed.) - Sword and Sorceress 1
    Shirley Nicholson (ed.) - The Goddess Reawakening: Feminine Principle Today
    David Herbert (ed.) - Religion and Social Transformations
    James P. Spradley, David W. McCurdy (ed.) - Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology

  • Sometimes A Great Notion

    Sometimes A Great Notion by Ken Kesey is one of my favorite all time novels. Kesey also wrote One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest.

    Ken Stewart
    • eg0x said...
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    • 3 Aug 2012, 01:16
    William Shakespeare:

    *Hamlet
    *King Lear
    *Romeo and Juliet
    *The Two Gentlemen of Verona
    *A Midsummer Night's Dream

    John Varley:

    *Steel Beach

    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 3 Aug 2012, 08:09
    Birdsong by Faulks

  • Renegade by Robyn young.

    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 19 Aug 2012, 09:33
    I don't really buy books that often, I usually borrow them or get them from a library, but I think the last one I actually bought was Déjame que te cuente by Jorge Bucay. Personally I bought it because the short resume of it sort of got me. Turned out my father had it already, so I didn't really need to get it.

    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 19 Aug 2012, 09:33
    I don't really buy books that often, I usually borrow them or get them from a library, but I think the last one I actually bought was Déjame que te cuente by Jorge Bucay. Personally I bought it because the short resume of it sort of got me. Turned out my father had it already, so I didn't really need to get it.

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