Monday, March 24, 2008


Thanks to my friend Brian and his digital camera, here's a picture of the giant, swelling pile of Free Books in our stairwell. Seriously, stop by and take some (click to enlarge):And here's a picture of why we're moving, in a nutshell. This was also snapped in our stairwell:You can see that this is a picture of ivy actually growing through the wall of our building. You can see that this is not a small amount of ivy. What's more, you can see that our building's Caliban-like super actually spotted the ivy growing through the wall while he was repainting the stairwell and proceeded to paint over it in the same hideous institutional green as the rest of the hallway. I thought I got lazy at my day job? But we're taking apathy to new heights here, people.


Anon said...

Congrats on the move but sorry to hear that you have to give up books. It's like a law somewhere, a person shouldn't be separated from their books, it's just not natural. If you must get rid of them you should at least try to get some money out of the situation. Does Barnes and Nobel (I refuse to call it the Yale bookstore) buy used books? Even good will pay you for your pain. You can even help support one of the handful of used books stores in the area. They need your help. Bryn Mawr, that coffeeshope/bookstore over in Hameden, or if you're willing to take the trek, that enormous book store in Niantic. Better yet hold on to them. Books a precious resource.

Anonymous said...

Dersu said:

I prefer "Institutional Green" to "Papal Gold". I still think that you are going to miss your Ivy League home.

Anonymous said...