Archives for: "July 2005"

Did I mention that I like other extravagent things?

July 31st, 2005
I make one little comment on the blog about having an affinity for signed books and they start popping up. For the record I also like DVDs, I need a new suit, maybe some gift certificates...oh and you can just buy yourself stuff, too, from Amazon, just… more »

Christopher Paolini

July 24th, 2005
Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon, will begin promoting his new book, and second in the Inheritance Trilogy, Eldest in New York and moving on to 22 cities. A complete list of the tour stops is listed Here. Appearance of note: Michigan Wednesday,… more »

Book of the Month - August, 2005

July 20th, 2005
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby Rob is a pop music junkie who runs his own semi-failing record store. His girlfriend, Laura, has just left him for the guy upstairs, and Rob is both miserable and relieved. After all, could he have spent his life with… more »


July 19th, 2005
For the record, I do accept bribes. Oh, say you are going to be joining my family, by maybe marrying my brother. Dropping off an autographed copy of Nick Hornby's latest novel, A Long Way Down is a great start. If you are unfamiliar with the name Nick… more »

Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer

July 7th, 2005
With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man--also named Jonathan Safran Foer--sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog… more »