Friday, 2 June 2006

At the Payless Warehouse Sale.

Have been quite busy lately, so it was a blessing in disguise when my wisdom tooth decided it was time to come out. I thanked any diety that was willing to listen to me that I was given a chance to rest. I took the day off, let the wisdom tooth out at a dentist's in USJ, then went to the Payless Warehouse Sale at the 3K Inn in Subang.

The selections weren't half bad. These are what I walked away with (my wallet RM63.50 lighter than it had been):

Fiction
  • Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney
  • Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passos
  • Dark Star by Alan Furst
  • Valis by Philip K. Dick
  • Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
  • The Alienist by Caleb Carr
  • More Tales of the City by Armistead Maupuin
  • Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
  • A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
  • The Information by Martin Amis
  • Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
  • Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
  • Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, translated by Lowell Bair
  • Riding the Rap by Elmore Leonard
  • Postcards by E. Annie Proulx
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Non-Fiction
  • What to Read by Mickey Pearlman, PH.D.
  • Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
  • Star Trek Memories by William Shatner with Chris Kreski
Miscellaneous
  • The Pocket Book of Ogden Nash
Pretty cool, huh? Probably the only time you'll see me buy a book of poetry too :p

5 comments:

  1. 21 books for RM64?!?!?!?


    *bangs head onto wall*

    and i LIVE near 3k. :(

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  2. Yep, and I would've bought more if I had more hands! :D

    Yous till got time though... thing runs till Sunday, 10pm.

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  3. great list!! you are going to have a lot of fun

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  4. It is isn't it? I haven't started reading any of the books yet but my girlfriend has already dived into the copy of Secret Life of Bees... she seems to be enjoying it lots.

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  5. hey you got cat's eye *jelous* i've been meaning to get it, tapi asyik terbeli newer atwood books.

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