Some Really Lovely Books Acquired, 1.21.2014 (Thanks Ryan!)

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I was pleasantly surprised to get a box of great stuff in the mail from Ryan Mihaly, a frequent contributor to this blog (check out the second part of his interview with translator Ilan Stavans). Inside the handsome Penguin Classics Goethe was this little card:

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I had never even heard of The Thoughtbook, Fitzgerald’s boyhood diary. Sample:

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Tom Clark is The Best.

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And always Hell.

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Thanks again, Ryan!

2 thoughts on “Some Really Lovely Books Acquired, 1.21.2014 (Thanks Ryan!)”

  1. That’s fantastic. Really, this is the goal I have for life… One day (quite far off!) there will be someone, somehow, for some reason will give me some excellent gems.

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