Books Acquired Recently

Coverley, Merlin. The Art of Wandering: The Writer as Walker. Harpenden: Oldcastle, 2012. Dorsey, Candas Jane. Black Wine. New York: Tor, 1997. —. Machine Sex and Other Stories. London: Women’s, 1990. I bought these three books (all from amazon.com’s network of independent sellers) as a result of reading Greg Bechtel’s collection of short stories BoundaryContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Desk Copy Edition

Over the past few weeks I’ve received desk copies of several novels that I’ll be teaching in the fall. They are all books that I already own which have been reprinted with different pagination than previous editions, hence the need for new copies. Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1969. New York:Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Desk Copy Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Nostalgia Edition

My parents have recently been completing some house renovations, and in the process of moving furniture around to accommodate these changes my mother has been de-accessioning some books. She asked whether I wanted any of them and I took a few, some because I have fond memories of them from childhood and some because IContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Nostalgia Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Cecconi, Mike. This is My Inside Voice. Utica: VBLP, 2015. Cecconi is a regular reader at the Tramontane Cafe’s poetry nights here in Utica, which I frequent occasionally. His chapbook came out a few months ago, and I finally got around to purchasing it (only $5.00!). I read it last night and it is fantastic.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”