Day: June 26, 2012

A quite intimidating stack

Freebies, Super Cheap Deals, and Extra Copies

Look here! It’s been a while since I had a moderate stack of books. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro – I was not supposed to buy a copy of this since I already read it and I have a much loved trade paperback of it. However, when I saw this blog post from my bookish friend, I got so jealous that I went to the nearest book store after office and inquired where I could find a striped edition of this book. And oh, I’m on a mission to collect those stripes. (June 18, 2012. NBS Bestsellers – Galleria. Php 549.00) Lamb in His Bosom by Caroline Miller – I nearly screamed and sputtered profanities when I saw this one. Not that it’s such an important book, but it is a very uncommon early Pulitzer winner. Its claim is that had it not won the Pulitzer back in the 30s, Gone with the Wind might never have been published. How true? (June 22, 2012. Book Sale – Makati Square. Php 50.00) House Made …