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Postby wyatt » Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:55 pm

im into a book club too
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Postby abs » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:08 pm

wyatt wrote:what weird conspiracy books do you have?


some good stuff! my one coworker (true crime buff) is also really into this. I will report back. also, cults. books on cults.
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Postby tanaka » Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:06 am

AdamThomas wrote:Do you get Chinese language stuff? How about any of Barry Hugharts books?


i'll use this post as a good excuse to shill for cypress books in london: great selection of mandarin titles and english translations.

http://cypressbooks.com/
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Postby HUMANIMAL » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:57 pm

John Dark wrote:If anyone would like this bunch of eastern European (mostly Czech) literature, I'll send it to you for just the cost of shipping...book rate.

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I love The Other City by Michael Ajvaz, is any of this stuff like that?

Super lame of me to just lump it all together because it's Czech, I know.
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Postby John Dark » Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:17 pm

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John Dark wrote:If anyone would like this bunch of eastern European (mostly Czech) literature, I'll send it to you for just the cost of shipping...book rate.

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I love The Other City by Michael Ajvaz, is any of this stuff like that?


No clue, I haven't read any of 'em. They were given to me by a friend about five years ago, and I recently realized that I'll never get around to reading them.
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Postby blue sunshine » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:44 am

This is cool.

Can I give you like $50 and have you surprise me with some hand-picked favorites?
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Postby abs » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:25 pm

Yeah! But I’d want like, a hint of things you’ve enjoyed in the past to make sure I’m not off-base/giving you things you’ve read already.
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Postby mudd » Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:08 am

i need to watch this thread.

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Postby Big Oil » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:48 am

abs wrote:I used to recommend abebooks.com but HEY guess who bought them? Amazon.

seriously??

FUCK.
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Postby Geoff » Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:10 pm

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abs wrote:I used to recommend abebooks.com but HEY guess who bought them? Amazon.

seriously??

FU£$"4$%£$%.


really!
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Postby abs » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:25 pm

Yeah, it’s a bummer. Alibris is a decent alternative, though.
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Postby dmitry » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:09 pm

my books books books are here!
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Postby abs » Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:06 am

:D
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Postby big zorb » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:30 pm

when i am bored in des moines with little access to good bookstores i'm gonna be going hard as hell in this thread
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Postby Father Sogol » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:59 pm

you guys know about addall?

good way to try to avoid amazon (even tho they get listed too)

but def the best way to find cheaper expensive books

http://www.addall.com/
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Postby abs » Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:22 pm

big library sale in the area coming up -- I'm so stoked. always buy for the store but then also end up finding way too much stuff for myself. one of the days I look forward to most in the year.
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Postby abs » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:28 pm

oops, this isn't the "reading" thread :)
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Postby abs » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:08 am

have successfully sent out a number of packages -- enjoying this! please feel free to PM me if you'd like a book.
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Postby mudd » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:59 am

broken pms are holding me up here, sorry for the delay in reply.

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Postby dmitry » Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:00 pm

slowly, nathan and abs are building out the infrastructure of the anarchist future

imagine neuromancer, except pms are broken
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Postby chumpchange » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:36 am

Hey abs! I'm either too new or stupid to figure out PMs, but I'm looking for William Goldman novels and, in June, the new AM Homes collection. I'd also be down for book club if that happens. Thanks so much, this is great!
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Postby nite69 » Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:33 am

god, books are so damn good
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Postby abs » Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:44 pm

chumpchange wrote:Hey abs! I'm either too new or stupid to figure out PMs, but I'm looking for William Goldman novels and, in June, the new AM Homes collection. I'd also be down for book club if that happens. Thanks so much, this is great!



hi! I think you have too few posts to PM, if I recall the system. I will report back on the Goldham when I'm in work on Sunday.
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Postby blue sunshine » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:56 pm

I got my handpicked books books books!

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Postby abs » Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:27 am

yeahhhh!

that was an intimidating task! :o hope they're all "new to you" and enjoyable
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Postby blue sunshine » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:06 am

most definitely new to me! as corny as it sounds, one of the most exciting things in consuming any type of art is to explore avenues that you would not have on your own. thank you for the time and effort to do this, really makes me happy :)
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Postby chad » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:23 am

i love u abs
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Postby abs » Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:15 pm

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Postby ripersnifle » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:24 am

hey abs,
kind of an odd request, and i totally understand if this is completely outside the wheelhouse of thread if you want to ignore this:
i received word today from Dzanc Books that it would be ~$60 USD (international shipping - ~$35, book itself - $25) to ship their new edition of Joseph McElroy's Women and Men to me in Montréal, as they don't have an international distributor for the new edition apparently.

is there any small possibility of a chance that you could ship it to me for less than $35 USD?
if so, i would gladly buy the book from you!
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Postby abs » Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:16 pm

hey! so not being distributed widely in the US... seems hard to track down, and not out until the end of may anyway.

but i contacted dzanc to ask for an ARC, so i will let you know if i hear back from them -- in which case i'm sure it'll be less than $35 to ship out.
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