Literature Readers and Collectible Book Hunters 2020
Reading is a meta-skill meaning its a skill that improves all your other skills. Moreover, we’re living in a time where books are plentiful, and can be found for free or for almost nothing. At thrift stores, estate sales, and even used media retail outlets, valuable books can be found by the knowledgeable hunter. This is my blog about reading and book hunting for fun, to improve skill, to learn about library science, and hopefully make a little bit of money along the way. While this blog serves as a record for myself, I also hope it can entertain and be of use to others of a like mind. -James Stoltz
My Grandpa was a last born child in a family with nine children. Like many last born children with older siblings always around to watch over him, he maintained a childish and impractical mentality into adulthood. Generally, he wasn’t good at handling problems, for example when he had a cataract, he refused to get itContinue reading “Reading in the woods to overcome caffeine addiction”
Exchange student Amanda Knox is young, well-off, and pretty. She has won life’s lottery. Unfortunately, at this particular time and place, (2007 Perugia, Italy) she doesn’t fit in. The hippie from Seattle is one of only a few American immigrants in Perugia at this time, making her a minority even among the foreigner population. TheContinue reading “Murder in Italy, a real life witch hunt.”
Today after running I went thrifting for books. My idea was it would help distract me from eating and the walking/driving would burn some additional calories. At Value Village I found this for $1: It’s a hardcover art book by Alan Frank, from 1979. The cheapest I could find a copy on both eBay andContinue reading “Thrift store finds: Galactic Aliens, others.”
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