Monday, January 25, 2010

After a long hiatus...

A splash of color on this unseasonably warm, torrential & dreary Monday. Slush on the steps. Cold & dark in the store. Hmmm... But new books coming in all the time!

Latest acquisitions include:
Audio Books (yes, I have those!):
  • Summerland by Michael Chabon (used)
  • Diary by Chuck Palahniuk (used)
  • The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (used)
  • The Secret Life of Bees (used)by Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Full Cupboard of Life (used) by Alexander McCall Smith
  • The Devil Wears Prada (new) by Lauren Weisberger

Cool, old books include:
  • A Cynics Meditations by Walter Pulitzer (1904) Random (I swear!) sample:

If woman makes all the trouble in life, it's woman who makes life worth all the trouble.

  • Leftover Life to Fill by Caitlin Thomas (1957) widow of Dylan Thomas
  • Knitting Illustrated by M. Murray & J. Koster (1949)
  • The Story of the Bible (two vol., 1863, leather )w/800 color illustrations

About Maine
  • My Window Looks Down East by Elinor Graham (1951)
  • Pie for Breakfast by Lawrence & Marion Averill (1954)
  • Yankee Coast by Robert P. Tristram Coffin (1947)
  • The Interrupted Forest: A History of Maine's Wildlands by Neil Rolde (sc, 2001)

Poet Dave Morrison of Camden just published a new collection, Black Boat, Black Water, Black Sand ! Highly recommended! We have it signed!

Winnie & Lucy, our cashmere goats, say:


Stay tuned,