Friday, May 21, 2010

Friday Finds- Short & Sweet

Three great finds this week.

A galley of China MiƩville's new book, Kraken, came from my friends at Random House. I'm going to start on it the minute I get back from BEA and if I hadn't sworn to myself not to bring any print books with me I would start sooner.

A Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole, is one of those American classics I've always meant to read, so I got it from Bookmooch. Jon McGregor's If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things also came via Bookmooch, from Poland; I'm looking forward to both.

I'm going to substitute an Unfinished Friday next week as I'll be away at BEA and all my posts will be done in advance, but I hope you come back next week anyway.

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JoAnn said...

If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable things was a very unusual book - I enjoyed it!

rhapsodyinbooks said...

I've heard such good things about Kraken. I want to read Un Lun Dun - have not yet done so!

Carina said...

Those look really interesting! I've heard good things about If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things, I can't wait to hear what you think of it.

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Jessica said...

I got so excited from what I heard about Kraken that I arranged a copy to be sent to me from London -I'm not waiting for the US release!

Have fun at BEA. Look forward to reading about it!

Zibilee said...

I am so excited that you will be reading A Confederacy of Dunces!! It's one of my all time favorite books and I can't wait to hear what you think! Ya gotta love Ignatius!

bermudaonion said...

You're in for a big treat with A Confederacy of Dunces! I loved that book.

Alayne said...

Kraken is a great find and definitely on my TBR list. My finds are at The Crowded Leaf. Have fun at BEA! I am so jealous!

Hannah Young said...

These look great!
You can find mine at

Amy M. said...

I've heard very good things about KRAKEN.

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