October 28 - VOCAL sale

VOCAL is Voices of Concern for Animal Life, a local nonprofit group that does excellent work dealing with urban animals. Today is their seventh annual book sale: small, but with books donated from excellent people who therefore have good taste in books. (Mostly.) For a total of $28.50, I picked up:


  • James Anderson, Sawney’s Letters and Cariboo Rhymes
  • Doris Bircham, Where Blue Grama Grows
  • Gary Geddes, Skaldance
  • Anne Szumigalski, Doctrine of Signatures
  • Paul Wilson, The Long Landscape (autographed)
  • Andrew Wreggitt, Making Movies
  • Andrew Wreggitt, Man at Stellaco River
  • Patricia Young, The Mad and Beautiful Mothers

  • John Berger, And our faces, my heart, brief as photos
  • David R. Boyd, ed., Northern Wild: Best Contemporary Canadian Nature Writing
  • Italo Calvino, If on a winter’s night a traveler
  • Noam Chomsky, 9-11
  • Lee E. Harding and Emily McCullum, eds., Biodiversity in British Columbia: Our Changing Environment
  • John Harris, Small Rain
  • Michael Levey, The Dolphin History of Painting: The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (volume 6)
  • Vincent Massey, On Being Canadian
  • Noel Perrin, Second Person Rural
  • Wallace Stegner, Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West
  • P.G. Wodehouse, Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves


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