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AAUW Used Books Sale 2014 or make way for Lucia

This afternoon I got at the AAWL Used Books Sale around 2:30 PM. My friend Tim showed up soon after I got in line for used book sale. The doors for the used books sale did not open till 4 o'clock PM. So Tim and I talked till the doors opened for the general public to look at the used books and to buy what they could find for their own libraries. I am right now very tired so I do not know if what am writing makes sense but I will list the used books I got today for our library-

"Make Way For Lucia: The Complete Lucia, including Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Miss Mapp, The Male Impersonator, Mapp and Lucia, The Worshipful Lucia, and Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson Introduction by Nancy Mitford

"Bright Young People: The Lost Generation of London's Jazz Age" by D. J. Taylor (I have in our library Taylor's biography on the life of George Orwell.)

"James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist" biography by Stan Gebler Davies

"The Enlightenment: An Interpretation: The Science of Freedom" by Peter Gay

"Michelet" biography by Roland Barthes

"Where Angels Fear To Tread" a novel by E. M. Forster

"The Age Of Excess: The United States from 1877 to 1914" American History by Ray Ginger

"Queen of the Underworld" a novel by Gail Godwin

"Cotton Mather: The Young Life Of The Lord's Remembrancer 1663-1703" biography by David Levin

"Themes: The Biography" by Peter Ackroyd

"My Past & Thoughts" memoir by Alexander Herzen [Introduction by Isaiah Berlin]

Alexander Herzen

"Night Soldiers" a novel by Alan Furst

"The Foreign Correspondent" a novel by Alan Furst

"A Closed Eye" a novel by Anita Brookner

"The Untouchable" a novel by John Banville

"Speak, Memory" memoir by Vladimir Nabokov

"Honey For The Bears" a novel by Anthony Burgess

"The Golden Age" a novel by Gore Vidal

"Collected Essays" by Graham Greene

"The South" a novel by Colm Toibin

"In the Forest" a novel by Edna O'Brien

"The Night Inspector" a novel by Frederick Busch

"Graham Greene: An Intimate Portrait by His Closest Friend and Confidant" by Leopoldo Duran

"A Void" a novel by Georges Perec [Translated by Gilbert Adair]

"Henry David Thoreau: A Profile" Edited by Walter Harding

"The Music Of Chance" a novel by Paul Auster

"Istanbul: Memories and the City" memoir by Orhan Pamuk

"A Tale Told By Moonlight" a novella by Leonard Woolf

"I Thought My Father Was God And Other True Tales From NPR's National Story Project" Edited by Paul Auster

"A Year of Reading Proust: A Memoir In Real Time" by Phyllis Rose

"The Quest for Proust" by Andre Maurois

"Isadora: A Sensational Life" biography by Peter Kurth

"Tolstoy" biography by A. N. Wilson

I would write more but too tired. I plan to go tomorrow morning back to this used books sale to see if I can find any more used books to ADD to our library. I volunteer tomorrow morning at the book nook from 10 AM till 1 PM. Existence keeps decaying.

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