Archive for July, 2013

Woes of the True Policeman

Added on July 22, 2013

Woes of the True Policeman Roberto Bolano Hamish Hamilton, Canada, 2012 This is probably going to be the last of Bolano’s unfinished novels to be published. Bolano only had one novel published in English before his untimely death in 2003. Since then, his two masterworks, The Savage Detectives and 2666, have been translated into English, [...]

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Post Office

Added on July 15, 2013

Post Office Charles Bukowski Melbourne House Publisher, London, 1980 Post Office is Bukowski’s first novel. It is a somewhat autobiographical account of Bukowski’s shaky tenure with the U.S. Postal Service. According to¬†Born into This, a documentary on Bukowski’s life, Black Sparrow Press founder and owner, John Martin,¬†offered Bukowski 100 dollars per month for life on [...]

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Caran D’Ache Madison Pen & Pencil Set

Added on July 3, 2013

Caran D’Ache Madison Pen & Pencil Set This pen and pencil set, circa the late 1970′s, is made of sterling silver. They are in their original box and have the original instructions and guarantee which tucks into a special sleeve in the top of the clam shell case. The set even has its original hang [...]