Monthly Archives: December 2011

Ford County: Stories by John Grisham

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Edition: Doubleday (November, 2009) – 1st ed. ISBN: 978-0385532457 Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket Page Count: 320 Paper Quality: Matte, trimmed (excellent) Original Language: English Other Notes: The first collection of short stories by mass market legal-thriller author extraordinaire, John Grisham Also available as: Kindle edition, Paperback, Mass Market Paperback, or as an Audio CD. When I was younger, I… Read more »

R.I.P. Christopher Hitchens

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Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) died yesterday, December 15th, 2011. Known for being confounding, especially with all the seemingly incompatible beliefs and interests that he possessed, Hitchens was truly one of a kind. I got my first introduction to Hitchens just a few years ago, when I read his God is not Great (2007). Ever since reading that work, I’ve been seeking… Read more »

The Juniper Tree: And Other Tales from Grimm

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The Juniper Tree: And Other Tales from Grimm – trans. Lore Segal & Randall Jarrell, and illus. Maurice Sendak. Pictured Edition: First edition, second printing (1974) from Farrar, Straus and Giroux (first published, 1973) ISBN: 0-374-18057-1 Binding: Two hardbound sewn books with a red dust wrapper and a blue dust wrapper, housed in a red slipbox with a Sendak image… Read more »