Book Haul!

Over the last year and a half since I’ve been interning in publishing and working in a bookstore, I’ve acquired more books than I ever have at any other point in my life. I mean, I’ve gone in to interview for jobs and walked out with a bag full of books in my hand. It’s pretty much what I’ve always dreamed of.

So I think, in light of all these new books, I’ll start posting Book Hauls, something that I’ve seen on Tumblr and other places where book nerds like me drool over their new acquisitions. And my most recent Book Haul looks like this:

photo(7)I think this particular Book Haul is pretty representative of my love of queer writers (Burroughs, Foucault, and Genet) and experimental writers (Burroughs, O’Brien, Barthelme, and DeLillo). In fact, I’d say that this book haul is pretty representative of the things I read the most!


About thebaffledkingcomposing

Pamela DiFrancesco is a writer with a community college degree in journalism, a fancy art school degree in fiction and a penchant for community organizing. A native of Pennsylvania coal country, Pamela lives in Astoria, Queens, writes, and does whatever else it takes to pay the bills. In the past, Pamela has worked for newspapers and taught children journalism in an after-school program. Pamela's fiction can be found on the web at Cezanne's Carrot and Monkeybicycle, in print in The Carolina Quarterly (who nominated "The Chuck Berry Tape Massacre" for the Best American Mystery Writing anthology) and forthcoming in The New Ohio Review. When not writing, Pamela practices acts of love and kindness in hopes of a radically different world, and is preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse through acts of badassery.
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2 Responses to Book Haul!

  1. foxtaylor says:

    I was just thinking about posting book hauls as well! And now I’m gonna. Funnn

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