Sunday, October 13, 2013

Mailbox Monday

Thanks for joining me for Mailbox Monday! MM was created by Marcia, who graciously hosted it for a long, long time, before turning it into a touring event (details here).

Book Dragon's Lair is hosting in October.  Please stop by this friendly blog to find reviews and recommendations for your next fantasy novel, cozy mystery, romantic suspense, or who knows . . . .

One of the best things about living in Portland is Powell's Books and I am particularly lucky in that my office is a short 15 minute walk away.  On a lunchtime walk the other day, I did a quick swing through the famous City of Books and found a few, no surprise.

Without My Cloak by Kate O'Brien.  This won the James Tait Black Prize back in 1931.  I'm working my way through this list, so was excited to find a reprint.

Venusberg and Agents & Patients.  Anthony Powell (no relation to Powell's City of Books) is a favorite author of mine. I already have a copy of Venusberg, but loved the cover on this duel edition (the first American edition of both).

Faces in My Time, Vol. III of the memoirs of Anthony Powell.  I have the first two volumes and have been looking for these last two.

The Strangers Are All Gone, Vo. IV of the memoirs of Anthony Powell. 


  1. Being that close to Powell's would be dangerous! Enjoy your new books!

  2. I like the look of the Powell books! enjoy.

  3. Wow, great finds! I'm very envious :)

  4. What great looking titles - hop they are all good.

  5. I hope you enjoy your new books!

  6. Your books look tempting...they are all new to me. Enjoy!


  7. Hope you enjoy your new to me books!

    Here is my post

  8. Nice to be so close to Powell's Books.

    Enjoy your reads and your books.

  9. Being so close to Powell's is very nice! You found some nice treasures there!


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