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a buried life

It is 8:51 PM Tuesday night in the heat wave existence. I am home from helping once again at the Friends of the Library used books sale. After the used books sale we had to pack all the used books that did not sell. Also the last two hours of the sale was the five dollars a bag sale. Here is what I bought for five dollars tonight to ADD to our library.

"O Lost: A Story of the Buried Life" novel by Thomas Wolfe

"Tabloid City" a novel by Peter Hamill

"Generosity: An Enhancement" a novel by Richard Powers

"Critical Essays on Henry Miller" Edited by Ronald Gottesman

"The Future of The Past" by Alexander Stille

"C" a novel by Tom McCarthy

"The Lay Of The Love And Death Cornet Christopher Rilke" poetry by Rainer Maria Rilke [Translation By M.D. Herter Norton]

"Amsterdam" a novel by Ian McEwan

"Memoirs of a Beatnik" by Diane di Prima

"The thing about life is that one day you'll be dead" by David Shields

"Emilio's Carnival" a novel by Italo Svevo [A New Translation By Beth Archer Brombert]

"The Hermit" a novel by Eugene Ionesco

"Where Shall Wisdom Be Founds" essays by Harold Bloom

"Shad Of Shahs" biography by Ryszard Kapuscinski

"The Conquest Of A Continent: Siberia And The Russians" by W. Bruce Lincoln

"At Home and Abroad" travel by V. S. Pritchett

"Red Scare: A Study in National Hysteria, 1919-1920" by Robert K. Murray

"Snobbery: The American Version" by Joseph Epstein

"The Painter of Battles" a novel by Arturo Perez-Reverte

"Closing Arguments" a novel by Frederick Busch

"Taft" a novel by Ann Patchett

"Undue Influence" a novel by Anita Brookner

"The Humbling" a novel by Philip Roth

"Solstice" a novel by Joyce Carol Oates

"Nice Work" a novel by David Lodge

"Four Short Stories" by W. Somerset Maugham

"House Of Splendid Isolation" a novel by Edna O'Brien

"My Dream Of You" a novel by Nuala O'Faolain

"The Suicide Run: Five Tales Of The Marine Corps" by William Styron

"Kerouac at the "Wild Boar"" compiled by John Montgomery

"Doctor Fischer Of Geneva Or The Bomb Party" a novel by Graham Greene

"The Unhurrying Chase" by H. F. M. Prescott

"A High Wind In Jamaica" a novel by Richard Hughes

"Tenth of December" stories by George Saunders

These are the used books I got for five dollars tonight to add to our book collection.

Carol went somewhere tonight but I can't not recall right now where for sure. My brain is tired. What I should do is take another shower and sit in the dark and rest. I am tired from being out in the world. Tomorrow will soon be upon us in all its fury.

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