Thursday, August 02, 2007

Some Recent Fiction Acquisitions

The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe
Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
England, England by Julian Barnes
The Emigrants by S. E. Sebald
Austerlitz by S. E. Sebald
The Sea by John Banville
The Fourth Bear by Jasper Fforde
Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe
If on a winter's night a traveler by Italo Calvino
Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith

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And, replacing my disintegrating 1889 copy of one of my favorite casual-reading poems, a good paperback edition of William Cowper's The Task.

2 Comments:

Blogger Cailleach said...

I'd be interested to see what you make of Banville's The Sea.

2:41 AM  
Blogger Howard said...

Haven't gotten to it yet. I'll let you know. Currently I'm reading Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann, about the murder of an Irish shepherd and the search for the murderer by his flock of sheep.

9:38 AM  

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