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What You Missed On 8/17

The Biography Problem
Guest blogger Jessica Anthony, author of The Convalescent, on why she isn't even remotely qualified to write about "a sickly little Hungarian dude"

Growing Up Christian In the ’80s
Carlene Bauer, author of Not That Kind of Girl: A Memoir, reveals the secret Christian life of Archie

Book News for Monday, August 17, 2009
A new trailer for Where the Wild Things Are, open submissions for the Bellwether Prize, and more

The Bard of Gormenghast
Rain Taxi reviews Collected Poems by Mervyn Peake

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Brockman is the head writer for the daily Book News posts on the blog. In his free time he's hard at work on his fictional memoir, which changes titles daily.

The views and commentary posted by Brockman are entirely his own, and are not representative of the whole of Powell's Books, its employees, or any sane human being.

Books mentioned in this post

  1. Not That Kind of Girl: A Memoir Used Hardcover $10.50
  2. The Convalescent New Hardcover $20.50
  3. Collected Poems New Trade Paper $30.25
  4. Hiding Place the Triumphant True...
    Used Mass Market $3.50

  5. Mudbound
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  6. The Sum of All Fears Used Mass Market $3.50
  7. Men Are from Mars, Women Are from...
    Used Trade Paper $7.50
  8. Rainmaker
    Used Mass Market $2.95
  9. The Best of Everything Used Trade Paper $8.50
  10. Exodus Used Mass Market $3.95
  11. A Happy Marriage
    Used Hardcover $6.95
  12. Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott...
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  13. The Wild Things
    Used Hardcover $4.95
  14. Cartoons That Shook the World (09... Used Hardcover $18.00
  15. Personal Effects: Dark Art
    Used Hardcover $4.50

  16. Gormenghast (Oberon Modern Plays) New Trade Paper $22.50
  17. Titus Alone :Gormenghast 3 New Mass Market $12.50

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