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Allusion is not Illusion

You'll pry my books off my cold, dead body. By the time you shift them all I'll be flat and dessicated.

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Winter's Tales
Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Penguin Classics)
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Already Dead
Charlie Huston
The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Lady Audley's Secret
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, David Skilton
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back
Thom Hartmann
The City, Not Long After
Pat Murphy
You Can Sketch: A Step-by-Step Guide for Absolute Beginners
Jackie Simmonds
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Martin Millar
Illuminated Manuscripts of Germany and Central Europe in the J. Paul Getty Museum - Thomas Kren, J. Paul Getty Museum Nice production quality, decent introductory essay for those unfamiliar with the general outline of medieval history. Most of the manuscripts themselves didn't wow me, but I've probably seen more medieval illumination than most people from the Western US. If you don't have the opportunity to see collections in the UK and Germany, the Getty's is nice enough. Since this book seems aimed at non-specialists it might have been helpful to include more extensive captions.