Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel

In other news

A book I ordered from Abebooks from the US arrived today, one week under 3 months since I ordered it. More often that not, the books that say 25 - 36 business days take considerably less time, not so this one :-). This was one of the pulp vigilante novels written by Barry Malzberg under a pseudonym.
Also, I am reading Anita by Keith Roberts, published when he was 35. Not without charm, it does show that the things about his writing style in the later works that struck me as being rather in the manner of a 'dirty old man' could not just be put down to his age.

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