For the past week or so I have had the house to myself in the evening, so I was here home alone, sleeping when all of the sudden in the wee hours of the morning I am startled awake by the sound of the smoke detector, which is not the way you want to wake up.
So my first thought is, Oh My God what is happening. And in a panic of half-sleep and with my brain not yet awake I jump out of bed without thinking of putting on my glasses or turning on any lights and start running out of my
I went back again today, because tomorrow is the last day and last time, I did not get to finish looking because my need for food began to out weigh my "need" for books.
So here is the second take:
The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain
The Cruise of the Dazzler by Jack London
Snow by Orhand Pamuk
The Moon and the Sixpense by W. Somerset Maugham