My bookshelves are too full, so I would like to sell some of them! Every book’s condition is used-good and each book is 300 yen (unless otherwise noted).
If you are interested in more than one (or many!), I am willing to bargain.
I can meet you during the week after 5PM anywhere between Susenji and Tenjin.
On the weekend I can meet you anywhere from Susenji to Hakata area.
About a Boy – Nick Hornby
Humor, A grown-up adult living of his father’s fortune pretends to have a son to get women.
Atonement – Ian McEwan
Drama, The book the movie was based on. In pre-WWII Britain, a young girl sees something she doesn’t understand, and it effects everyone’s life.
Born to Rock – Greg Korman
Young Adult Novel, Humor, A boy finds out his birth father is a legendary punk rocker.
Cat’s Eye – Margaret Atwood (Condition is used-poor, so it’s only 150yen!)
Drama – A moderately successful artist talks about her childhood in America’s 1950, and how her friendship among girls can often be scarey
High Fidelity – Nick Hornby
Humor, A man running a record store hits a mid-life crisis.
My Name is Red – Orhan Pamuk
Drama/Thriller, Original in Turkish – In the 11C, a murder in the painters guild sparks a man hunt. Written from the perspectives of the four potential killers.
The Fourth Hand – John Irving
Humor, A lion eats a man hand. Then, four years later that man gets a hand transplant and falls in love with its widow
The Manchurian Candidate – Richard Condon
Thriller, Book the movie is based off of. The “original” spy story.
Until I Find You – John Irving
Drama/Dark Humor, A actor famous for his roles as a transvestite tells his life story.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick
The basis for the movie Blade.
The Road – Cormac McCarthy
The basis for the movie. In a post-apocalyptic world, a father and son try to survive
A Spell for Chameleon – Piers Anthony
A book full of puns. A boy without magic in a land of magic must find his skill before he is cast out.
Fragile Things – Neil Gaiman
A book of short stories by the author of the comic series Sandman.
Pyramids – Terry Prachett
A quick and light-hearted satire of the motion picture industry.
As I Lay Dying – William Faulkner
In the US South at the turn of the century, a farm-wife dies. He family takes her body to her childhood home to bury her. Famous for its stream-of-conscious writing style.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – James Joyce
Again stream of conscious. Life story of an Irish boy growing up at the turn of the century
Doctor Zhivago – Boris Pasternak
Banned in the USSR, the epic story of how the revolution effects Doctor Zhivago’s life
The Odyssey – Homer
Greek Epic. Does not have the Iliad
Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
Victorian novel. Two sister’s attempt to find husbands who fit their needs and wants
Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
Young Adult – The famous story with Blackbeard and the hidden treasure. Includes introduction.
Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt
Story of childhood in an extremely poor family in Limerick at the turn of the century. (Fictionalized, with debates to the accuracy of the information)
Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer (Condition is used-fair, so it’s only 200yen!)
True journalistic account of the tragedy on Mt Everest that occurred in May 1996. Includes not only the event, but also the relevant information leading up to it.
Helmet for my Pillow – Robert Leckie
One of the sources for A Band of Brother’s Pacific Arena. A memoir written about Leckie’s time during the War in the Pacific.
My Story – Dave Pelzer
Includes “A Child Called It,” “The Lost Boy,” and “A Man Named Dave.” Story of a Dave’s transition from his childhood with severely abusive mother to normal functioning adulthood. (Debate is ongoing over the severity of the abusive he suffered as a child).