Kafka/Cerebus (Books Acquired, 1.31.2014 + Bonus Circumcision Anecdote)

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Picked up books last week, not needing them, but hey.

A digest of Kafka’s diaries; good stuff, great random reading.

This is a great little anecdote:

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Austerlitz is of course the name of a W.G. Sebald novel. From that novel:

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I also picked up the sixth issue of Swords of Cerebus by Dave Sim. It’s a second printing and in terrible shape and I already have the issues in other forms (reprint and graphic novel) but it’s still a pretty rare find. And I am a nerd.

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The book also includes a short little excellent wordless comic, “A Night on the Town,” where Cerebus parties with a corpse. I have the reprint somewhere else, but still:

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3 comments

  1. exitotter · February 7

    Incisive! (2nd take).

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    • Biblioklept · February 7

      LOL. Yeah. I do these from my iPhone (pics) and then edit them on the laptop, but the WordPress app updated, and the new version requires the blogger to select “draft” ahead of time or lose the work…weird set up. Anyway, yeah.

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  2. exitotter · February 7

    The magic revealed. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!
    Great piece B.

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