Friday, July 24, 2009

notes and pages

Albums I bought at Recycled Records on my last day of car ownership:
The Joshua Tree -- U2
Storm Front -- Billy Joel
Bob Marley and the Wailers Vol 1
Gather Round: Songs for Kids and Other Folks
Red Hot + Rhapsody: The Gershwin Groove

The first two were nostalgic picks. The third was because Cardo was asking me recently who Bob Marley was.

Books I bought today at Goodwill (none of which I've read before):
Colonize This!: young women of color on today's feminism -- Daisy Hernandez and Bushra Rehman (eds)
Naked -- David Sedaris
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn -- Betty Smith
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister -- Gregory Maguire
The Friday Night Knitting Club -- Kate Jacobs

Thirty dollars for the music and fourteen for the books. I love me some secondhand goods.

I also picked up a few new books for Pic, including Dear Mr Henshaw by Beverly Cleary. I loved this book when I was younger, especially the lunch box alarm. I'll probably read it myself here soon.

Right now, though, I'm reading my way through the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, thanks to Coach J lending them to me. I'm on the third book.


kate said...

OOoh, you got some books that I've been wanting to read. Please tell me if you like Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (I read Wicked and want to read more of his books) and/or The Friday Night Knitting Club. They've been on my list for awhile. I need to hit up some second hand places and see what I can find.

The Furie Queene said...

Dear Mr. Henshaw!!! I loved that book. I don't remember what it was about, but I remember "DeLiver DeLetter DeSooner DeBetter DeLater DeLetter DeMadder IGetter."

I read the first in the Lady's Detective Club series. Maybe the second, too. I don't remember. Fun reads, though.