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It is said that when you know the books a person keeps and the ones they give away, you have a window into their soul.  Actually, I don’t know if that’s “said” because I’m pretty sure I just made it up.  Nevertheless, below is a list of books I’m giving away today to Got Books? — which sends donated books overseas to our troops, or gives them to educators or nonprofits here in the U.S — glean what insight you can from it:

  • Agee, Jonis. A .38 Special and a Broken Heart. Minneapolis: Coffee House P, Distributor, Consortium Books Sales & Distribution, 1995.
  • Carre, John Le. The Constant Gardener. New York: Pocket Star, 2005.
  • Crossette, Barbara. Great Hill Stations of Asia. New York: Basic Books, 1999.
  • Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury. New York: Vintage, 1954.
  • Fenby, Jonathan. France On the Brink: A Great Civilization Faces a New Century. Grand Rapids: Arcade, 2000.
  • Harr, Jonathan. A Civil Action. New York: Vintage Books, 1996.
  • Hays, Rebecca, ed. The Cook’s Guide to Boston Restaurants, 2001-2002. New York: Boston Common P, 2001.
  • Hosseini, Khaled. A Thousand Splendid Suns. New York: Riverhead Books, 2007.
  • Koski-Karell, Art, ed. The Unofficial Guide to Life at Harvard. Cambridge, Mass.: Unofficial Publications, Harvard Student Agencies, Inc., 2000.
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa. The Namesake. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
  • Lewis, Michael. Panic!: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2009.
  • Lieven, Anatol. The Baltic Revolution Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the Path to Independence. New York: Yale UP, 1994.
  • Palmer, Grant H. An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins. New York: Signature Books, 2002.
  • Shakespeare, William. All’s Well That Ends Well. New York: Washington Square P, 2001.
  • Steinsaltz, Adin. The Thirteen Petalled Rose. New York: Basic Books, 1985.

Thanks again to EasyBib for letting me indulge my bibliography predilection.

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