Wednesday, October 04, 2006

new stuff

Yesterday the books I ordered from Hungry Tiger Press arrived:

The Living House of Oz by Edward Einhorn, illos by Eric Shanower

The Scarecrow and Tin-man of Oz, text & illos by W.W. Denslow (this volume collects stories the original illustrator of The Wizard of Oz created for newspaper funny pages after he broke with L. Frank Baum and the Broadway adaptation of Wizard was a big success.

Downtown today I picked up The Gay Metropolis, a history of gay New York of which I've heard good things. It was $1 on the clearance shelf.

And I bought Harvey Pekar stuff. The new issue of American Splendor and the new paperback of The Quitter.


David Lee Ingersoll said...

I love the round design of Oz houses with their mostly cheerful but sorta sinister grinning faces. I want one!

Glenn Ingersoll said...

I've thought about a dome house but furniture tends to come with straight edges and corners which, it seems to me, would leave you with unused half-moon shaped spaces wherever you pushed something up against the wall.

Yes, I lie awake worrying about it.