Listarama: 2008 Lifeline Book Fair Purchases

I wanted to post the full list of books I purchased at the Lifeline book fair recently (which I will do in a few days to a week) and I decided to post the ones I purchased from my 2008 trip.

Following aren’t all the books I had purchased. In total I’d purchased 98 books at a price of $237. I gave 30 of those ones away as gifts and since then have gotten rid of a few more (I’ll type that in next to those books).

What books have you purchased from book fairs?

  1. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald (drove me up the wall so I have given it away)
  2. Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson (given away)
  3. The Age of Chaucer edited by boris ford
  4. A room of one’s own – Virginia Woolf
  5. A happy Death – Albus Camus
  6. The Last Days of Socrates – Plato (I was going to replace this copy because of the notes in it, but then I read it… It’s not part of my library anymore).
  7. Paris in the Twentieth Century – Jules Verne
  8. The Wind in The Willows
  9. The Odyssey of Homer – Richmond Lattimore Translation
  10. The Complete Alien Omnibus – Alan Dean Foster
  11. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky x 2
  12. Moby Dick – Herman Melville
  13. The Bad Beginning – Lemony Snickett
  14. Step Across The Line – Salman Rushide
  15. Mr Britling Sees It Through – HG Wells
  16. Emma – Jane Austen
  17. The Illearth War – Stephen Donaldson
  18. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
  19. Burmese Days – George Orwell
  20. The Love Poems of DH Lawrence (given away – not my type of poetry)
  21. Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Nietzsche
  22. WB Yeats Selected Poetry
  23. Blood and Chocolate – Annette Curtis Klause
  24. Dark Angel (as in the tv series but the prequel) – Max Allan Collins
  25. TS Elliot Selected Poems (given away)
  26. Tacitus – The Annals of Imperial Rome
  27. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
  28. The UFO Phenomenon: Mysteries of The Unknown
  29. Murder In The Cathedral – TS Elliot (given away)
  30. Pagan – Inez Barnay (given away)
  31. Love & Friendship – Jane Austen (argh! Austen! No thank you)
  32. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  33. Honore De Balzac (given away because it was in French which I can’t read anymore)
  34. The One Tree – Stephen Donaldson
  35. The Tempest – Shakespeare (not a fan of Shakespeare so given away)
  36. The Devil’s Dictionary – Ambrose Bierce
  37. Persuasion – Jane Austen (given away)
  38. The Thallium Enthusiasts and Other Australian Outrages – Noel Sanders
  39. Marxism – George Lichtheim
  40. Days of Atonement – Michael Gregorio
  41. The Celestine Prophecy – James Redfield
  42. Inside Mr Enderby – Anthony Burgess
  43. Aldous Huxley Volume 2: The Turning Points – Sybille Bedford
  44. Rock ‘n’ Roll Babes From Outer Space – Linda Jaivin
  45. Dark Demon Rising – Tunku Halim (this one showed promise, but I couldn’t quite get into it)
  46. Fugitive Pieces – Anne Michaels
  47. Kiss The Girls – James Patterson
  48. Contemporary Abnormal Psychology – Editor Brendan Maher
  49. The Metaphysical Poets – Editor Helen Gardner
  50. Great Short Works of Leo Tolstoy
  51. The Robber Bride – Margaret Atwood
  52. The X Files: Whirlwind – Charles Grant
  53. The Dancers At The End of The World Omnibus – Michael Moorcock
  54. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  55. Plays On A Human Theme – Cy Groves
  56. The Lair Of The White Worm – Bram Stoker
  57. The Oathbound Book 1 – Mercedes Lackey
  58. The Gold of Gods – Ench Von Daniken (too hard to get into and take seriously so I gave it away)
  59. The History of Mr Polly – HG Wells
  60. Straken – Terry Brooks (couldn’t bring myself to read it so it’s gone)
  61. The Road To Underfall – Mike Jefferies (didn’t do it for me so I gave it away)
  62. The Devils – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  63. Stranger Then Fiction – Martin Walsh
  64. The Republic – Plato
  65. Swallowing Clouds – Lillian Ng (turned out not to be my type of read so I gave it away).
  66. The Reader’s Digest Complete Library of The Garden

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