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Rufussenex said "maybe" to attending Goodreads and Vroman's Book Swap!
date: October 17, 2009 04:00PM
location: Vroman's, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA, The United States
description: Come join Goodreads and Vroman's for a book swap! Bring all your summer reading and leave with some great stuff to carry you through the fall. All leftover books will be donated to Upward Bound House and the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.

Let's Be Frank Hot Dogs will be onhand to sell their famous gourmet hot dogs and sausages. This is a wonderful chance to meet readers in your area and pick up something good to read as well. This event will be held outside, between Vroman's and the Laemmle T
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The Sonnets by Ted Berrigan
The Sonnets
by Ted Berrigan
read in September, 2008
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The Sonnets are one of the best examples of what I call "phantom limb" poetry; you read it, and feel the trace of some emotion so viscerally that you are convinced it must be real, but upon thought and concentration and meditation realize is nothing ...more
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Between Meals by A.J. Liebling
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Liebling is mad. May all the world be as mad as he. A personal account of how he cultivated his passions for food–and love, and consequently, life–while in Paris as a young man, accompanied by his observations on Paris as an older man. Liebling at hi ...more
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Poems from the Greek Anthology by Kenneth Rexroth
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I like Rexroth's English: his and Waleys's and their use in translation were my seminal influences. It was through them that the possibilities of modern free verse had their first powerful impact. These translations of Greek poetry are fine, but not ...more
date: August 15, 2009 01:00PM
location: Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA, The United States
description: Come join Goodreads and Book Soup for another fun book swap!

Bring all that embarrassing light summer reading you've been distracting yourself with and find something serious to take you into the fall...All leftover books will be donated to the new Silver Lake Library. There will also be a DJ and the Kogi Taco Truck!

*To make sure that you receive all future invites to local events, please join the Goodreads Official Southern California Events group!

*A note about parking...it's tough on Sunset Blv
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Correspondence by Guy Debord
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Body Brokers by Annie Cheney
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Cheney's account of brokers stealing morgue cadavers slated for cremation and cutting them up for sale like so many pieces of meat makes a lie of the whole facade of benevolent, scientific, medical altruism in America.

We, in short, have reached the
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Secrets Of The Sword by César Lecat Bazancourt
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"Brilliant conversation, you know, cannot be maintained without something to smoke." And so, eleven days of cigars after dinner at a French hunting lodge in 1900 serves as an excuse for the Baron's meditation on the art and role of fencing, dueling, ...more
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Sleeping it Off in Rapid City by August Kleinzahler
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Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord
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