Friday Reads, Used Books Haul & TBR February 2019



Friday Reads, Used Books Haul & TBR February 2019

'John 1-12' New Testament IV Reformation Commentary On Scripture Edited By Craig S. Farmer

'John' Interpreted by Early Christian and Medieval Commentators [The Church's Bible]

'Exalted Above the Heavens: The risen and ascended Christ' by Peter C. Orr [New Studies In Biblical Theology]

'Father, Son, and Spirit: The Trinity and John's Gospel' by Andreas J. Kostenberger & Scott R. Swain

'The Spiritual Life' by Campegius Vitringa Translated And Edited By Charles K. Telfer Foreword By Richard Muller

'Fire Within: St Teresa Of Avila, St John of the Cross And The Gospel: On Prayer' by Thomas Dubay, S.M.

'The Year Of The Death Of Ricardo Reis' a novel by Jose Saramago Translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero

'The Hundred-Year House' a novel by Rebecca Makkai

'What Doncha Know? about Henry Miller' a memoir by Twinka Thiebaud

'Declarations Of Independence: Cross-Examining American Ideology' by Howard Zinn

'Free Women Free Men Sex, Gender, & Feminism' essays by Camille Paglia

'The English Vicarage Garden' Thirty Gardens Of Beauty And Inspiration Introduced by Miss Read

'Paris In The Present Tense' A Novel by Mark Helprin

'Ninth Street Women Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art' by Mary Gabriel

'The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, And Breakthroughs In Modern Art' by Sebastian Smee

'The Diaries of Emilio Renze: Formative Years' autofiction by Ricardo Piglia Translated by Robert Croll

'How Fiction Works' essays by James Wood

'Joyce And The G-Men: J. Edgar Hoover's Manipulation Of Modernism' by Claire A. Culleton
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It's definitely pronounced 'vicker-idge' - originally, when a Church of England priest became vicar of a church, they usually had a 'grace and favour' house and garden, known as a Vicarage. Most seasons would see some form of fete or coffee morning and therefore the house and garden was very important for hosting/entertainment etc. This started to happen shortly after the 'Capability Brown' era.