13 May 2006 - Saturday


As expected, I went to the UT Press tent sale with my father yesterday. I spent a couple of hours at the "hurt books" tables, gently pushing my way between other shoppers to get to the tables in the first place, then waiting for the pack to move so that I could survey new sections of the merchandise. I balanced a heavy box of books on one arm, using the other arm to pluck promising books from the piles. The hurt books, by the way, were generally new but slightly damaged; they cost $3 per paperback and $5 per hardcover.

Said al-Andalusi (trans. Semaan I. Salem and Alok Kumar), Science in the Medieval World: "Book of the Categories of Nations"

Wm. Roger Louis, ed., More Adventures with Britannia: Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain

Bernard Gordon, Hollywood Exile: or How I Learned to Love the Blacklist

Michael Gagarin and Douglas M. MacDowell, trans., Antiphon and Andocides

Donald Margulies, Nora Glickman, Elise Thoron, Ari Roth, Corey Fischer, Jeffrey Sweet, Motti Lerner, Marilyn Clayton Felt, and Jennifer Maisel, Nine Contemporary Jewish Plays

Pinchas H. Peli, Torah Today: A Renewed Encounter with Scripture

Harry Huntt Ransom, The Conscience of the University, and Other Essays

Daniel Dinello, Technophobia! Science Fiction Visions of Posthuman Technology

Julius Getman, In the Company of Scholars: The Struggle for the Soul of Higher Education

T. H. White, The Book of Merlyn: The Unpublished Conclusion to The Once and Future King

Tony Mendoza, Cuba -- Going Back

Susan A. Spectorsky, trans., Chapters on Marriage and Divorce: Responses of Ibn Hanbal and Ibn Rahwayh

Joseph H. Hobbs, Mount Sinai

After exhausting the tent sale, we headed to Half Price Books for some additional speculation.

An Evening in Paris (music CD)

W. H. D. Rouse, trans. Great Dialogues of Plato (Republic, Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Ion, Meno, Symposium)

Fernand Braudel (trans. Richard Mayne), A History of Civilizations

The Book of Common Prayer

Roy Porter and Mikluas Teich, eds., Revolution in History

Alvaro de Silva, ed., The Last Letters of Thomas More

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