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What You Missed On 8/10

Book News for Monday, August 10, 2009
Farewell to Dave Weich, Helter Skelter revisited, and more

Migrating for Food
This week's guest blogger, Vegan Brunch author Isa Chandra Moskowitz, offers the perfect bagle recipe for non-New Yorkers

Small Press Conversation: Zach Dodson and Amelia Gray
A spirited exchange between small press authors Zach Dodson (Boring Boring Boring Boring Boring Boring Boring) and Amelia Gray (AM/PM)

Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth
Rain Taxi reviews The Wolverton Bible by Basil Wolverton

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Books mentioned in this post

  1. The Wolverton Bible New Hardcover $24.99

  2. The Birth of Venus
    Used Trade Paper $0.95
  3. The Abbess of Crewe Used Trade Paper $7.00
  4. The Bell Used Trade Paper $3.50
  5. Mariette in Ecstasy Used Trade Paper $8.00

  6. The Name of the Rose (Harvest in...
    Used Trade Paper $5.50
  7. The Prince (Bantam Classics) Used Mass Market $2.50
  8. Restoration: Tie-In Edition
    Used Trade Paper $4.50
  9. Jesus' Son Used Trade Paper $7.50
  10. True Talents Used Trade Paper $2.95
  11. Hidden Talents
    Used Trade Paper $4.00

  12. The Signal
    Used Hardcover $6.50
  13. Turn Me On: 100 Easy Ways to Use... Sale Trade Paper $1.50
  14. Unscientific America: How Scientific... Used Hardcover $8.95
  15. The Smiths: Meat Is Murder (33 1/3...
    Used Trade Paper $10.50
  16. What Makes Sammy Run?
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  17. The Lovely Bones: Deluxe Edition
    Used Trade Paper $9.00
  18. Straight Man: A Novel
    Used Trade Paper $6.50
  19. Bridge of Sighs (Vintage Contemporaries)
    Used Trade Paper $4.50
  20. Empire Falls: A Novel
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  21. Let the Great World Spin
    Used Hardcover $11.50
  22. Isis Sale Hardcover $7.98
  23. Half of a Yellow Sun
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  24. The Confessions (Penguin Classics) Used Mass Market $3.95
  25. My Life: An Attempt at an... Used Trade Paper $10.95
  26. Bodies: Big Ideas/Small Books Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  27. Long Walk to Freedom: The...
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  28. When I Forgot Used Trade Paper $4.50
  29. Twilight (Twilight Saga #1)
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  30. $20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable...
    Used Hardcover $6.95
  31. Revolutionary Road
    Used Trade Paper $5.50
  32. Stitches
    Used Hardcover $9.95
  33. ADA, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle...
    Used Trade Paper $8.95
  34. Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking...
    Used Mass Market $3.50
  35. Jaws Used Mass Market $3.95
  36. I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other... Used Trade Paper $5.50
  37. Sometimes a Great Notion
    Used Trade Paper $8.95
  38. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland... Used Trade Paper $2.95
  39. Important Artifacts and Personal...
    Used Trade Paper $10.00
  40. Inherent Vice
    Used Hardcover $11.95
  41. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest...
    Used Trade Paper $10.50

  42. Paul Newman: A Life
    Used Hardcover $10.50
  43. Rain Village
    New Hardcover $23.95

  44. Godmother
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  45. AM/PM
    Used Trade Paper $8.95
  46. Boring Boring Boring Boring Boring... Used Trade Paper $10.50
  47. Vegan Brunch: Homestyle Recipes...
    Sale Trade Paper $9.98
  48. Helter Skelter: TheTrue Story Of the...
    Used Trade Paper $8.95

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