October 3, 2006 - breathing again

Six weeks of chaos, madness, confusion, out of which I stumble with treasures in hand.

Hornby Island, at second hand:
  • Doug Jones, My Brother's Farm: Reflections on Life, Farming, and the Pleasures of Food ($4)
  • Wayne Grady, Chasing the Chinook: On the trail of Canadian words and culture ($6)
Victoria, garage sale:
  • Bill Bryson, In a Sunburned Country ($2)
Salmon Arm, Bookingham Palace:
  • Oliver Sacks, The Island of the Colorblind ($6.99)
  • Chip Kidd, The Cheese Monkeys: A Novel in Two Semesters ($9.48)
  • Michael PJ Kennedy (ed.), Going Top Shelf: An Anthology of Canadian Hockey Poetry ($2.99)
Victoria, Grafton Books:
  • Alexander Pope, Works, Volume II (Imitations and Translations) - 1756 ($85)
Birthday presents:
  • Douglas Coupland, JPod
  • Julian Barnes, A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters
Granville Island, Blackberry Books (buy two, get one free):
  • John Vaillant, The Golden Spruce ($21)
  • Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife ($22)
  • Orhan Pamuk, Snow ($21)
Vancouver, Canterbury Tales:
  • Tom Wayman, Did I Miss Anything? Selected Poems 1973-1993 ($7.95)
  • Bronwen Wallace, The Stubborn Particulars of Grace ($5.95)


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