Books Acquired Recently

Ferguson, Alex. My Autobiography. London: Hodder, 2013. I am a huge Manchester United fan, so of course I had to buy Sir Alex’s autobiography. It will be interesting to see what events from his 26-year reign at Old Trafford (not to mention his successful time at Aberdeen) stood out to him enough to write about.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Post-Holiday Edition

I ordered a number of books with some holiday cash, and they have been trickling in through the mail recently. Gundy, Jeff. Somewhere Near Defiance. Tallahassee: Anhinga, 2014. Gundy is one of my favorite poets, and he was kind enough to send me a review copy of his new collection. I look forward to readingContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Post-Holiday Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Antique Edition

I received two antique books as belated holiday gifts from a relative who runs an antique shop. I am primarily interested in them as aesthetic objects, though the novel might be fascinating to read sometime. Dale, Annan. Dwellers in Gotham: A Romance of New York. New York: Eaton, 1898. This novel is actually still inContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Antique Edition”