Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Books bought today in a poverty-stricken frenzy

The Rush for Second Place and Other Writings - William Gaddis

Table Talk: Sweet and Sour, Salt and Bitter - A.A. Gill

The Ruin of Kasch - Roberto Calasso (trans. William Weaver and Stephen Sartarelli)

The Xmas Files: the Philosophy of Christmas - Stephen Law

The Browning Version - Terence Rattigan

Our Country's Good - Timberlake Wertenbaker*

The End of Mr. Y - Scarlett Thomas

Thin Ice - Alan Ford**

Total: £30

Yes, I have a problem. No, I don't plan to deal with it.

* WHAT a name!
** Yep, Brick Top.

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