Jon

Brookline Bookseller & Receiver Jon recommends:

 


$16.99
ISBN-13: 9780836218053
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1/1988

Doonesbury's doing reprints.
Cul de Sac is gone.
There's no Zippy in the Sunday paper.
The endless winter rolls (rolled) on and on.
Have some Calvin and Hobbes.
 
Any one will do.

~ recommended March, 2014


$14.95
ISBN-13: 9780393320978
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 2/2001

The peerless and honorable Geat warrior vanquishes ungodly night-stalkers, reigns wisely an grows old before facing a final fire-breathing nemesis: a trove of anciently-styled extremely and immediately re-readable phrasing.

~ recommended January, 2014


You Can't Win (Paperback)

$17.95
ISBN-13: 9781936239610
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Published: Feral House, 7/2013

On the larcenous road with Jack, a late-19th-century yegg (a multi-skilled thief), hophead (opium addict), jail-breaking convict. Black's memoir is a how-to / crime-doesn't-pay trek through the North American West, a distant cousin to Wisconsin Death Trip.

~recommended October, 2013


$28.00
ISBN-13: 9781455511884
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Published: Grand Central Publishing, 5/2013

Minor league baseball, where your future can hang on every pitch.
Birmingham, Alabama, where racially integrate baseball debuts in 1964, a year after the murderous Baptist church bombing.  And, ante - "Nation" Sox fans, the Birmingham Barons' rookie manager: Haywood Sullivan.

~recommended June, 2013


$27.95
ISBN-13: 9781605984223
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Published: Pegasus Books, 4/2013

~ recommended April, 2013 


$4.99
ISBN-13: 9780141321059
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Puffin Books, 4/2008

~ recommended January, 2013