Re: RARA-AVIS: tears in my beer

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 30 Jul 2002

miker, don't forget amazon and Powell's, which both have huge quantities of used and OOP hardboileds. I got my 2 Derek Raymonds at Powell's. Storage of tbrs is now my big problem, and I'm making use of the master bath.

Joy, who understands

> Due to the rara-avis list, my interest in books has now
> stretched beyond the admittedly tremendous selection of
> in-print books available at barnes and noble or borders.
> Many of the books I am interested in now are out of print.
> Can I still get them? Yes. At a good price? Thats iffy,
> Joy. I got two old Gores titles delivered to me for under
> $5 apiece, but I had to pay $15 for an old Peter Rabe tune,
> _The Box_. And I'd like to get a collection of essays that
> has a Bill Crider article in it. Only problem is they want
> over $200 for it.
> A lot of Willeford, Charles Williams, and Derek Raymond is
> out of print. Thats only the tip of the iceberg.
> Too much stuff outa print and going for more money than I
> got. Can I cry on your shoulder? Buy me a beer and I'll
> think of some more sad stories. ;-)

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