April 1st, 2006

The Librarian

Fooling around ...

... after anotheranon's and timcharmorbien's example:

April Fool
anotheranoneggs your head.
hadesgirlhas a hundred large anchovy pizzas and a diet coke delivered to your door.
jennixenenlists you in the French Foreign Legion.
kat1392smiles. All the time.
lelainbuys you a Russian Bride.
mamsamsells your car on Ebay.
sealwhiskerslegally changes your name to MoonBeam Cappa.
semmie17paints your elderly relatives orange.
timcharmorbienshaves your cat.
tommdroidglues your kidneys to your bedroom ceiling.
Prank Me

From the Cataloguer's Desktop

Yes, even MORE titles to harass your local libraries and bookstores for ...

Wild girls : Paris, Sappho, and arts-- the lives and loves of Natalie Barney & Romaine Brooks, by Diana Souhami.

Grand theft Pentagon : tales of corruption and profiteering in the War on Terror, by Jeffrey St. Clair.

Pornified : how pornography is transforming our lives, our relationships, and our families, by Pamela Paul. Flipping throught the book, it appeared that the author knows the difference between erotica and pornography, and I glimpsed a few interesting thoughts/opinions ... worth surfing through at least. :p

Classic Feynman : all the adventures of a curious character, by Richard P. Feynman. Includes a CD of Feynman's best.

Sundown towns : a hidden dimension of segregation in America, by James W. Loewen.

Alphonse Mucha, by Sarah Mucha.

The Penland book of jewelry : master classes in jewelry techniques, by the Penland School of Crafts.

Creative silver chains : 20 dazzling designs, by Chantal L. Saunders.

Wolf : legend, enemy, icon, by Rebecca L. Grambo.

The courtier and the heretic : Leibniz, Spinoza, and the fate of God in the modern world, by Matthew Stewart.

My kind of sad : what it's like to be young and depressed, by Kate Scowen. lelain alert! for this one and for the next two titles ...

What to do when you're sad & lonely : a guide for kids, by James J. Crist.

The sibling slam book : what it's really like to have a brother or sister with special needs, edited by Don Meyer.

Calcium made interesting : sketches, letters, essays & gondolas, by Graham Chapman. This title was brought to you by the ULS cataloguer named S.

Being caribou : five months on foot with an Arctic herd, by Karsten Heuer.

Beneath Flanders Fields : the tunnellers' war, 1914-18, by Peter Barton, Peter Doyle and Johan Vandewalle.

The naked truth : Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka and other Viennese scandals, edited by Tobias G. Natter and Max Hollein.

A Pied Noir cookbook : French Sephardic cuisine from Algeria, by Chantal Clabrough.

Art on black, by d'bi.young.

Sex change, social change : reflections on identity, institutions, and imperialism, by Viviane Namaste.

Mezzaterra : fragments from the common ground, by Ahdaf Soueif.

Permanent midnight : a memoir, by Jerry Stahl.

Reading, writing, and leaving home : life on the page, by Lynn Freed.

The good doctor's guide to colds and flu, by Neil Schachter. This M.D. was paying attention in class when the bit about antibiotics being useless against viruses was taught. :p

Crime and deviance in Canada : historical perspectives, edited by Chris McCormick and Len Green.

Postcards from ex-lovers, by Jo-Anne Elder.

The unofficial LEGO builder's guide, by Allan Bedford.

Poems bewitched and haunted, edited by John Hollander.

The Oxford guide to library research, 3rd edition, by Thomas Mann.

Francis Bacon's studio, by Margarita Cappock.

Robert and Frances Flaherty : a documentary life, 1883-1922, by Robert J. Christopher.

Wicca's charm : understanding the spiritual hunger behind the rise of modern witchcraft and pagan spirituality, by Catherine Sanders.

Vows : the story of a priest, a nun, and their son, by Peter Manseau.

Off road, by Sean Murphy.

Treasury of African love : poems, quotations, proverbs, edited by Nicholas Awde.

Preemption : a knife that cuts both ways, by Alan Dershowitz.

The truth book : escaping a childhood of abuse among Jehovah's Witnesses, by Joy Castro.

Timothy, or, Notes of an abject reptile, by Verlyn Klinkenborg.