Books Acquired Recently

All of these books were bought with an eye toward my impending summer break, which begins in three weeks! Ames, Greg. Buffalo Lockjaw. New York: Hyperion, 2009. Greg Ames gave a reading from his novel-in-progress at Utica College this past week, and I enjoyed it to the point where I decided to buy a copyContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

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Books Acquired Recently

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., and Valerie A. Smith, eds. The Norton Anthology of African American Literature. 3rd ed. 2 vols. New York: Norton, 2014. I recieved an exam copy of these books from my local W.W. Norton representative. It took quite a while for Norton to update the first edition, so I am glad thatContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: NeMLA Edition

I have been at the Northeast Modern Language Association annual conference for the past few days. Normally this kind of convention offers excellent opportunities for book-buying. However, the conference has been a disappointment in this respect, as the selection at the bookfair was rather paltry. I only bought one book there. Hosseini, Khaled. The KiteContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: NeMLA Edition”