April 29th, 2005


From the Cataloguer's Desktop

Just a mini-list. But I HAD to post it ... I think the cataloguing gods were monitoring some of last night's conversation on fairy tales, 'cause I had a couple of goodies in today's batch o' books. :-) A couple of quirky fiction titles for you as well, due to helping out with another library this week.

Sweetness & Light : The Mysterious History of the Honeybee, by Hattie Ellis.

A View from the Eye of the Storm : Terror and Reason in the Middle East, by Haim Harari.

The Devil's Broker : Seeking Gold, God, and Glory in Fourteenth-Century Italy, by Frances Stonor Saunders.

The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry, by Legs McNeil & Jennifer Osborne.

Living With a Writer, edited by Dale Salwak.

Greed, Inc.: Why Corporations Rule Our World and Why We Let It Happen, by Wade Rowland.

Garlic and Sapphires : The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise, by Ruth Reichl.

The Good, the Bad, and the Undead, by Kim Harrison.

What Do You Say To A Naked Elf?, by Cheryl Sterling.

My Demon's Kiss, by Lucy Blue. Thrown in because Johnny Depp is mentioned in the acknowledgments ... I'll let you figure out why. ;-)

The Annotated Brothers Grimm, by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, edited by Maria Tatar.

Burned Alive : a Victim of the Law of Men, by Souad.

Fairy Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen, a new translation by Tiina Nunnally, edited by Jackie Wullschlager.

White Gold : The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and North Africa's One Million European Slaves, by Giles Milton.

The Bone Woman : A Forensic Anthropologist's Search for Truth in the Mass Graves of Rwanda,Bosnia, Croatia, and Kosovo, by Clea Koff.

Ghosting : a Double Life, by Jennie Erdal.