Sunday, June 15, 2008

Erachet's Adventures in Libraryland

Lots of unpacking to do + enormous amounts of free time = shelves organized into library-like sections, including but not limited to:

YA
Literature
Shakespearean Drama
Foreign Language
Humor
Textbook-ish
Judaica

These sections are then arranged alphabetically by author.

For your viewing pleasure (click on the pictures for larger viewing):

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(In this photo: YA: The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide
by Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt by Douglas Adams, Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit, Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, Racso and the Rats of NIMH by Jane Leslie Conly, Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech, The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar by Roald Dahl, The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, So You Want to be a Wizard by Diane Duane, The Neverending Story by Michael Ende, The Princess Bride by William Goldman, Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb, Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones, The Lives of Christopher Chant by Diana Wynne Jones, Conrad's Fate by Diana Wynne Jones, The Magicians of Caprona by Diana Wynne Jones, Deep Secret by Diana Wynne Jones, Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones, Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones, The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones, The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, The Arabian Nights Entertainments edited by Andrew Lang, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis, Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine, Writing Magic by Gail Carson Levine, The Giver by Lois Lowry, The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Treasury by Betty Macdonald.

Adult: Emma by Jane Austen, Mansfield Park by Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, Wieland, or The Transformation by Charles Brockden Brown, Evelina by Frances Burney, My Antonia by Willa Cather, The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke, The Hours by Michael Cunningham, Four Complete Novels: Great Expectations, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Hard Times by Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe, The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Wit by Margaret Edson, Joseph Andrews and Shamela by Henry Fielding, Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Caleb Williams by William Godwin, The Odyssey by Homer, Short Shorts: An Anthology of the Shortest Stories edited by Irving Howe and Ilana Wiener Howe, Four Great Plays: A Doll's House, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder by Henrik Ibsen, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, Alone in the Forest by Mala Kacenberg, The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka, The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston)

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(In this photo: YA: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson, The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett, Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard Pyle, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, Falling Up by Shel Silverstein, The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, Heidi by Johanna Spyri, The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers by J.R.R.Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, The Once and Future King by T.H. White, Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer

Humour/Just for Fun: 101 President Jokes by Melvin Berger, Murphy's Law and Other Reasons Why Things Go Wrong by Arthur Bloch, "Wit" Rides Again by Des MacHale, The Honeymooners' Companion by Donna McCrohan (it came with the TV Show DVDs - my dad is obsessed), The Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents by Cormac O'Brien, Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book by Bill Watterson, Lost in Austen: Create Your Own Jane Austen Adventure by Emma Campbell Webster

Foreign Language: [can't type in Hebrew on here and don't feel like transliterating]

Adult: A Perfect Spy by John Le Carre, The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire, Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire, Collected Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Atonement by Ian McEwan, Paradise Lost by John Milton, Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, Metamorphoses by Ovid, The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe, The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, The King Must Die by Mary Renault, Pamela by Samuel Richardson, Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Pygmalion and Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw, Pygmalion and My Fair Lady by George Bernard Shaw, White Teeth by Zadie Smith, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark, East of Eden and The Wayward Bus by John Steinbeck, Dracula by Bram Stoker, The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Exodus by Leon Uris, Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole, The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, Orlando by Virginia Woolf, To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf)

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(In this photo: Shakespearean Drama)

2 comments:

Frayda said...

We have three books in common. The Giver by Lois Lowry, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, Exodus by Leon Uris

Have you ever read Jane Eyre? Its one of my top 4 books of all time.

Frayda said...

Sorry, 5 books. I also have Hamlet & Macbeth.