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Tuesday Thingers: Repeats


Today’s question: Work multiples. Do you own multiple copies of any books? Which ones? Can you share your list?

I have a number, but not all are listed in LT. I’ve got two copies of Confessions of a Shopaholic, one mass market paperback and the other trade. I own two copies of Grace Matelious's Peyton Place: a recent reprent and an 1950s hardcover that I bought at the Strand bookstore for $7.50. I own two copies of Jane Eyre; one’s a Bantam Classics edition, and the other is a Wordsworth Classics. I’ve also got two copies of Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason. One is a British edition that I bought in an English-language bookstore in Spain before the book came out in the US. The other is the trade US version. I own two copies of Barbara Tuchman’s The Distant Mirror; one edition was published in the ‘70s, the other more recently. I also own two copies of the same book with a different title: Alison Weir’s new biography of Katherine Swynford is called Katherine Swynford in the UK, and Mistress of the Monarchy in the US (my copy of the latter is an ARC). I love the book covers they do in the UK!

Comments

Amanda said…
I too love the UK book covers. I love perusing Waterstones bookstore. Seriously...why do they change the covers for the US versions?
Nicole said…
I didn't even know the Shopaholic book came in trade. I've only seen them in MM.

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