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:Â On the Lam,Â On the Fringes of Food,Â Expats in Paris,Â 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’sÂ Crime and Punishment ~
~ Don Carpenter’sÂ Hard Rain Falling ~
ON THE FRINGES OF FOOD (@ 20% off = $47)
For the ambitious foodie.
~ Alexandre Dumas’sÂ From Absinthe to Zest ~
~ Jonah Campbell’sÂ Food & Trembling ~
~ The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book ~
NOIR (@ 20% off = $35)
For all trenchcoat, pistol and shadow lovers.
~ David Montrose’sÂ The Crime on Cote-des-Neiges ~
~ Chester Himes’sÂ The Real Cool Killers ~
~ Derek Raymond’sÂ He Died With His Eyes Open ~
TRAVEL (@ 20% off = $52)
Fascinating new frontiers for OrientalistÂ aficionados.
~ Bruce Chatwin’sÂ In Patagonia ~
~ Patrick LLeigh Fermor’sÂ The Traveller’s Tree ~
~ Marius Kociejowski’sÂ The Pigeon Wars of Damascus ~
EXPATS IN PARIS (@ 20% off = $43)
Gamblers, drinkers and horndogs unite!
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald’sÂ This Side of Paradise ~
~ Henry Miller’sÂ Tropic of Cancer ~
~ Ernest Hemingway’sÂ A Moveable Feast ~
UNDER THE INFLUENCE (@ 20% off = $30)
Man must get drunk. The best of life is intoxication. – Lord Byron
~Hans Fallada’sÂ Short Treatise on the Joys of Morphinism~
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald’sÂ On Booze ~
~ Tom Wolfe’sÂ The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ~
MAD SCIENTISTS (@ 20% off = $50)
…He is but a superficial thinker who would despise and refuse to hearÂ ofÂ [our predecessors] merely because they are absurd.
– Charles MacKay
~ Nikola Tesla’sÂ My Inventions and Other Writings ~
~ Adolfo Bioy Casares’sÂ The Invention of Morel ~
~ John Glassie’sÂ Â A Man of Misconceptions ~
All of the books listed are also available individually.