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What You Missed On 8/6

Sometimes a Great Notion -- The Movie
"On Oregon" blogger Matt Love investigates a great Paul Newman drinking story (myth?) from the shooting of the film adaptation of Ken Kesey's Sometimes a Great Notion

There’s No Place Like Home
Guest blogger Joe Pernice (It Feels So Good When I Stop) on the joys of crazy parents

Intimate Objects
The Virginia Quarterly Review critiques Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry by Leanne Shapton

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Books mentioned in this post

  1. Sometimes a Great Notion
    Used Trade Paper $8.50
  2. It Feels So Good When I Stop Used Hardcover $4.95
  3. Important Artifacts and Personal...
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest...
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  5. Paul Newman: A Life
    Used Hardcover $7.95

  6. Godmother
    Used Trade Paper $4.95

  7. Rain Village
    New Hardcover $23.95

  8. Inherent Vice 1st Edition
    Used Hardcover $10.95
  9. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland... Sale Trade Paper $2.98
  10. I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other... Used Trade Paper $2.95
  11. Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking...
    Used Mass Market $4.50
  12. That Old Cape Magic
    Used Hardcover $5.50
  13. Bridge of Sighs (Vintage Contemporaries)
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  14. Empire Falls: A Novel
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  15. Stitches
    New Hardcover $27.95
  16. $20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable...
    Used Hardcover $6.95
  17. The Smiths: Meat Is Murder (33 1/3...
    Used Trade Paper $10.50
  18. When I Forgot Used Trade Paper $6.50
  19. Bodies: Big Ideas/Small Books Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  20. Half of a Yellow Sun
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  21. Isis Sale Hardcover $7.98
  22. Let the Great World Spin
    Used Hardcover $10.50
  23. Sacred Hearts
    Used Hardcover $2.95



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