Loot

Spoils of today’s trip to the Calcutta book fair, with her and her and her.

Prose:
The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales – Bruno Bettelheim
Flesh in the Age of Reason: How the Enlightenment Transformed the Way We See Our Bodies and Souls – Roy Porter
Lights Out for the Territory – Iain Sinclair
At Swim-Two-Birds – Flann O’Brien (I’d benevolently given away my copy last year so I was thrilled to find another. Vintage, in good condition too.)

Poetry (all Faber and Faber editions, if you’re interested in that sort of thing):
Electric Light – Seamus Heaney
New Selected Poems 1966-1987 – Seamus Heaney
Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis – Wendy Cope
Collected Poems 1937-1971 - John Berryman
Omeros – Derek Walcott

Carrying things back to Delhi is not going to be fun.

2 Comments to “Loot”

  1. Flannel Brains is my friend. I shall borrow At Swim from you when we are both home?

    -Jabberjee

  2. Nice posting.

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