The OF Blog: Things recently purchased

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Things recently purchased

It's now been a week since I started buying (e-)books again after giving that up for Lent.  Thought I'd list some of the books purchased (including several that were free).  The majority of these are e-books, with a couple of print editions as well:

José de Almada Negreiros, A Engomadeira (Portuguese; e-book)

Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Le Roman de la Rose (French; poetry; e-book)

J.K. Huysmans, A Rebours (French; e-book)

J.K. Huysmans, Là-Bas (French; e-book)

Comte de Lautrémont, Le Chants de Maldoror (French; e-book)

Comte de Lautrémont, Poésies (French; poetry; e-book)

Paul Verlaine, Oeuvres de Paul Verlaine (French; poetry; e-book)

Ugo Riccarelli, Il dolore perfetto (Italian; e-book)

Giorgio Montefoschi, La casa del padre (Italian; e-book)

José Donoso, Historia personal del "Boom" (Spanish; e-book)

Teju Cole, Every Day is for the Thief (e-book)

Karen Russell, Sleep Donation (e-book)

J.R.R. Tolkien, Bilbo's Last Song (illustrated poetry e-book)

Rose Fox and Daniel José Older (eds.), Long Hidden:  Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History (anthology; e-book)

Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer (eds.), The Time Traveler's Almanac (anthology; e-book)

Marie NDiaye, Trois femmes puissantes (French)

Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance

Stanislao Nievo, Le isole del paradiso (Italian)

Danilo Kiš, Rani jadi:  za decu i osetljive (Serbian)

Already finished five of these and hope to make more progress on the others in the coming weeks.  Any you are curious about?

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