In Books, January 2013

In Books, January 2013

I seem to be behaving, thus far, this 2013, when it comes to amassing books. Fine, that’s still quite a number up there—and I have obviously rediscovered my fanaticism for good ol’ Steve—but they all came from the trusty, national secondhand bookstore that is Booksale. That is: The consolation is, my wallet didn’t burn as brightly. Because, you know, we really need less wallet-burning around these here parts. Yeah. Anyway, here’s a quick rundown of what I bought, and the respective feeble rationalizations for each purchase. [Continue reading.]

marginalia || Mouse Guard: Fall 1152, by David Petersen

I had to steal this book from the makeshift bookshelves beside Kael's desk, since I panicked a little about not having anything to read between work and home. I am neurotic that way, yes. But, anyhoo. Open Secrets was over and done with, Lorrie Moore's A Gate at the Stairs was still snuggled in my [...]