A partial glance at my book cart/wishlist

April 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

At the end of this week, Lent ends and my Lenten sacrifice of buying or trading no books ends.  This didn’t mean that I didn’t add titles to my Amazon cart for purchase in the weeks following Easter, so for those few who are curious about which works have struck my fancy, here are the book-related contents of my Amazon cart, plus a few others that I likely will order/buy elsewhere:

Danilo Kiš, Basta, pepeo; Rani jadi : za decu i osetljive 

Claudia Rankine, Don’t Let Me Be Lonely:  An American Lyric 

Frederic Morton, Thunder at Twilight:  Vienna 1913/1914 

Milorad Pavić, Hazarski Rečnik 

Max Brooks, The Harlem Hellfighters 

Daša Drndić, Sonnenschein/Trieste 

José de Almada Negreiros, Nombre de Guerra 

Karen Russell, Sleep Donation (e-book)

Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance 
 
Teju Cole, Every Day is for the Thief

David James Poissant, The Heaven of Animals

Dinaw Mengestu, All Our Names

David Grossman, Falling out of Time
 
Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (eds.), The Time Traveler’s Almanac

Emma Donoghue, Frog Music

Hilda Hilst, With My Dog Eyes 

It’ll probably be a couple of months before I buy them all (having to be more careful with my money this summer, when I’m earning only one paycheck while I take a college course in order to renew my teaching license for another five years), but these should be high priorities for both reading and reviewing in the next few months.
 
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