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January 2012 Book Porn

Made another trip to McKay's today and found quite a bit of interest in their Foreign Languages aisle. Languages fascinate me and I thought it'd be interesting to pick up elementary guides to Finnish and Gujarati, in case I want to learn bits and pieces of those language to go with the dozen or so grammars in other languages I already own. Picked up two books in French, and five in German, including Hesse's Der Steppenwolf, which I will read later this year or next.
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Whatever Holiday Shopping Guide 2014 Starts Monday!

Genres / Sci Fi : Whatever (5 hours ago)

Every year in the first full week of December I run a shopping guide for the holidays, and over the years it’s been quite successful: Lots of people have found out about excellent books and crafts and charities and what have you, ma... Read Post

Mid-August Used Book Porn and a Mini-Commentary

Genres / Fantasy : OF Blog of the Fallen (3 years ago)

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Genres / Fantasy : OF Blog of the Fallen (2 years ago)

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