Christmas Gift Ideas: Themed Holiday Packs!

Good day, Montrealers! Only 6 days to Christmas! If you’ve been wracking your brain over which books a loved one may want, we may have the solution for you: Us folks at the shop have put together 3-book packs placed together based on themes @ 20% off, including: On the Lam, On the Fringes of Food, Expats in Paris, Noir, Travel, Under the Influence, and Mad Scientists. Check it out (taxes are included in the prices):

ON THE LAM (@ 20% off = $47)

For lovers of suspense, intrigue and foreboding.

~ Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood ~

~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment ~

~ Don Carpenter’s Hard Rain Falling ~

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ON THE FRINGES OF FOOD (@ 20% off = $47)

For the ambitious foodie.

~ Alexandre Dumas’s From Absinthe to Zest ~

~ Jonah Campbell’s Food & Trembling ~

~ The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book ~

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NOIR (@ 20% off = $35)

For all trenchcoat, pistol and shadow lovers.

~ David Montrose’s The Crime on Cote-des-Neiges ~

~ Chester Himes’s The Real Cool Killers ~

~ Derek Raymond’s He Died With His Eyes Open ~

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TRAVEL (@ 20% off = $52)

Fascinating new frontiers for Orientalist aficionados.

~ Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia ~

~ Patrick LLeigh Fermor’s The Traveller’s Tree ~

~ Marius Kociejowski’s The Pigeon Wars of Damascus ~

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EXPATS IN PARIS (@ 20% off = $43)

Gamblers, drinkers and horndogs unite!

~ F. Scott Fitzgerald’s This Side of Paradise ~

~ Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer ~

~ Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast ~

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UNDER THE INFLUENCE (@ 20% off = $30)

Man must get drunk. The best of life is intoxication. – Lord Byron

~Hans Fallada’s Short Treatise on the Joys of Morphinism~

~ F. Scott Fitzgerald’s On Booze ~

~ Tom Wolfe’s The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ~

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MAD SCIENTISTS (@ 20% off = $50)

…He is but a superficial thinker who would despise and refuse to hear of [our predecessors] merely because they are absurd.

– Charles MacKay

~ Nikola Tesla’s My Inventions and Other Writings ~

~ Adolfo Bioy Casares’s The Invention of Morel ~

~ John Glassie’s  A Man of Misconceptions ~

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All of the books listed are also available individually.

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