Recent books—Daryaganj and more

I went to Daryaganj again last Sunday and bought me some new books.

  • Eon by Greg Bear (finished reading)
  • The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart (hardcover)
  • Hyperion by Dan Simmons
  • Smith of Wooten Major and Farmer Giles of Ham by J.R.R. Tolkien (almost done)
  • Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
  • A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
  • The Wind in the Willows by Grahame Cooper

All that for a total of Rs. 220 (around 5.6 US$) only. I love the place!

I’ve started applying the tag ‘daryaganj’ to books I’ve picked up there (on LibraryThing). I hope others start picking this habit up as well—it would be a lot of fun to see what books people manage to get their hands on.


Also, here’s my recent order on Sify:

  • Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  • Stardust by Neil Gaiman — already delivered, finished reading
  • The Wandering Fire by Guy Gavriel Kay (Fionavar Tapestry Book 2)
  • The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay (Fionavar Tapestry Book 3) — already delivered, can’t read this until I get book 2 though
  • Black Man by Richard Morgan

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