Monday, December 19, 2011

Mailbox Monday

Thanks for joining me for Mailbox Monday! MM was created by Marcia at A girl and her books (fka The Printed Page), who graciously hosted it for a long, long time, before turning it into a touring meme (details here).

Lady Q at Let Them Read Books is hosting in December.  Be sure and visit her terrific blog!

I got two books last week:

Alfred Edelman: Urban Compositions, photos by Alfred Edelman, essay by Kathleen Dean Moore, poetry by Paulann Petersen (Oregon's poet laureate), published by Pacific Northwest College of Arts.

Edelman was a Portland-based architect, photographer, and founder of Hotlips Pizza (yummmmmmmmm). This beautiful books features Edelman's photographs of urban fragments, coupled with Peterson's poems.  It is lovely.

Urban Compositions is available at The Gallery at Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland (or on line), Broadway Books, or directly from Jeana Edelman.

Murder on Board, three novels by Agatha Christie, an omnibus edition containing The Mystery on the Blue Train, Death in the Air, and What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw.

This one is going to kick off my Vintage Reading Challenge.  I still need to do my sign up post, but I am going to sign up to read 8 pre-1969 mysteries by women authors.


  1. The Agatha Christie sounds good, enjoy!

  2. Your challenge sounds great! I really need to read Agatha Christie one day!

  3. Yea Agatha Christie! I am doing the Vintage Challenge too! I am giving away a mystery over at my blog, not a vintage though. Hop over and enter. Merry Christmas and enjoy that Agatha Christie.


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