Christine's Picks

Christine has great taste in books, and loves recommending the best of the best books she's read.

The Last Good Kiss Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780394759890
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - November 5th, 1988

An alcoholic bulldog, landscapes of the West, and the chase to find a woman who may or may not exist.


The Crying of Lot 49 Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780060913076
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 2006

A secret underground postal service! Housewives on LSD! Mop-tops with fake British Accents! Yoyodyne hipsters in sporty suits!


The Romantic Dogs: 1980-1998 Cover Image
By Roberto Bolano, Laura Healy (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811218016
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - November 2008

Beautiful and dark, Bolano explores the place he called home, himself, and the women he tried to love.


The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780679729976
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Published: Vintage - December 9th, 1996

Nabokov is an exquisite literary artist. He can paint a story like no other and these short stories are no exception.


The Stories of Breece D'J Pancake Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780316715973
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 2002

In its sadness there is a beauty that cannot be ignored. The unmistakable need to endure this life. A much under-appreciated writer for how amazing a storyteller he was.


The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307741202
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Published: Vintage Books USA - February 8th, 2011

Calvino's magical, imagined cities are concise and elegant, poetic and wistful, hellish and romantic.


The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780618526413
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Published: Mariner Books - April 21st, 2004

This book was published when McCullers was just twenty-three years old and masterfully captures the story of what it means to be an outsider in a small mill town in the south.


Willard and His Bowling Trophies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780848807900
Availability: Special Order
Published: Amereon Limited - November 1995

I love mysteries especially the ones that are both clever and inane. A comical adventure with a fun twist.