Tag: New Books

New Titles Posted, November 2008 (2nd)

New items on www.avalon.ph:

Labyrinths: Stories & Other Writings of Jorge Luis Borges
Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Treasury (2 Vols in 1, HB)
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Observatory Mansions by Edward Carey
Life of Pi: Illustrated Edition by Yann Martel (HB)
The Cat’s Pajamas Stories by Ray Bradbury
Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk (Hardbound 1st/1st)
When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh (Movie Cover, Ewan McGregor)
Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson (HB Signed)
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby (Non-Movie Cover)
You Shall Know Our Velocity! by Dave Eggers
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Come to Me by Amy Bloom
The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Greer
C’est la Vie by Suzy Gershman (American Woman in Paris…)
Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
Best Lesbian Erotica 2005 (10th Anniversary Edition)
The Prestige by Christopher Priest
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead Essential)
20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill (HB)
Ernesto Che Guevara: The Motorcycle Diaries
The Writer’s Guide to Fantasy Literature: From Dragon’s Lair to Hero’s Quest
Dragons of Fantasy by Anne C. Petty
How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays by Umberto Eco
Schott’s Original Miscellany by Ben Schott (HB)
The Best of Rilke (Walter Arndt Translation)
The Best American Poetry 1998 (John Hollander, Editor)
Questions About Angels: Poems by Billy Collins
Delaying the Real World: Make the World a Better Place
Best Food Writing 2002 (Edited by Holly Hughes)
A History of God by Karen Armstrong

For Auction:


Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk (Movie Cover, used)
Malinche by Laura Esquivel (Hardbound, UK)
Men On Men: Best New Gay Fiction
Men On Men 3: Best New Gay Fiction
Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto (PB)
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy (The Road)
The Complete Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales (HB Illustrated)
The Cave by Jose Saramago
Dr. Sax by Jack Kerouac (Hard-to-find)
The Guy Not Taken: Stories by Jennifer Weiner
Shogun by James Clavell (UK)
The Short Story: 50 Masterpieces (Edited by Ellen C. Wynn)
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams+Bonus
Mrs. Dalloway’s Party (Short Stories) by Virginia Woolf
Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby (UK Cover)
The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers
Selected Poems by T.S. Eliot
A Tree Within: Poems by Octavio Paz


Saving Face: How to Lie, Fake, & Maneuver…
Are You Normal? About Sex, Love, & Relationships
Bare Bones: Conversations on Terror with Stephen King
Espresso: Culture & Cuisine
The Marx-Engels Reader (2nd Edition)
The Fabulous Girl’s Code Red: A Guide to Grace under Pressure
The Masks of God, Vol. 3: Occidental Mythology
The Masks of God, Vol. 4: Creative Mythology
The Space Tourist’s Handbook
World’s Worst: Guide to the Most Disgusting Things on Earth
Diamond: The History of a Cold-Blooded Love Affair
James Joyce: The Critical Writings
The Essential Jung: Selected & Introduced by Anthony Storr
The Art of Creative Writing by Lajos Egri
Ancient Inventions: Wonders of the Past (HB)
The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang
More of the Straight Dope by Cecil Adams

Definitely more titles in the coming days!  Click and shop!


New Titles Posted, November 2008 (1st)


Books on Sale!  More than 150 quality titles for auction under PhP200.00.  I am in dire need of inventory space, please help! Please check out the Books on Sale category under auctions.

Some new titles (regular price) posted for auction, here’s the unsorted list:

The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy.. (HB, Tim Burton)
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? Stories by Raymond Carver
Folktales of Norway by Christiansen
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry
High Adventure (Adventure Anthology)
How to Walk in High Heels: The Girl’s Guide to Everything
The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis
Masterpieces of World Literature (Hardbound)
Away by Amy Bloom
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (ARC)
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (HB)
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams (HB)
World Mythology: An Anthology of Great Myths and Epics (3rd)
A Harvest of World Folk Tales (Edited by Milton Rugoff)
Yiddish Folktales (Library of Yiddish Classics)
The Villain’s Guide to Better Living (HB)
Finnegans Wake by James Joyce
A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake by Joseph Campbell (HB)
Genius Explained: Michael J.A. Howe
The Cat’s Pajamas: Stories by Ray Bradbury
The Awakenings by Oliver Sacks
All The Names by Jose Saramago
The Language of Genes by Steve Jones (Solving the Mysteries)
In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner
Low-Fat Top Secret Recipes (CPK, Nabisco, Outback)
Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik
From Metal to Mozart: Rock and Roll Guide to Classical Music
The Mammoth Book of Terror (Barker, Bloch, Campbell)
The Chronicles of the Round Table (Edited by Mike Ashley)
The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll (Amazon.com Best of 2001)
On The Road by Jack Kerouac
Ariel: Poems by Sylvia Plath
Anais Nin: In Favor of the Sensitive Man & Other Essays
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Happy bidding!


New Titles Posted, October 2008 (1st)

We created a new category on the Avalon.ph Auction Site – Novelty Items.  They make excellent gifts- low-priced and not easily available in local stores.

Check out the new listings: http://www.avalon.ph/auction/APViewInCat.asp?ID=70

Twisted Fish Card Game (Sealed)
The Book Lover’s Kit (Miniature Editions Pocket Pack)
Chocolate Recovery Bath (Mega Mini Kits)
Andy Warhol Men Address Book
The Calligraphy Writing Set (New)
Dreams of Flight Journal
John Singer Sargent’s Lady Agnew of Lochnaw Journal
Kenga Journal by Angela Adams
Nancy Drew Journal: The Secret in the Old Attic
Wallace & Gromit Journal
The Worst-Case Scenario Dating & Sex: Address Book
Lesbian Pulp Address Book
Wanderlust Phone Book
The Amazing Spider-Man Journal
Catwoman Vinyl Journal
Batman Morphing Journal
Catwoman Address Book
Batman Address Book
DC Superheroes Notepads: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman
Emily the Strange, Notepad: Lot of 3
Emily’s Little Black Book: Address Book

Books For Auction (Unsorted):

Pooh and the Philosophers (HB, used)
Primitive Mythology: The Masks of God by Joseph Campbell
The History of the Lord of the Rings Book 1-4 Set
The Witch in Every Woman by Laurie Cabot
The QPB Companion to The Lord of the Rings
Eragon by Christopher Paolini (Hardbound Deluxe Edition)
Eldest by Christopher Paolini (Eragon Sequel)
Chocolat: A Novel by Joanne Harris
Cat Tales: Classic Stories from Favorite Writers (HB)
Art & Lies by Jeanette Winterson (UK)
Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson (UK)
Lot of Travel Books (Singapore, Bangkok, Australia, Britain)
The Faces of Fantasy: A Fantasy Photographic Odyssey
A Medieval Miscellany (Hardbound)
Magical Spells for your Home (HB)
The Tales of the Otori Series (Book 1-4 Set)
Heaven’s Net is Wide: The First Tale of the Otori (HB)
Myths and Legends: A Legendary Collection
The Penguin Book of Scottish Folktales
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami (Pocketbook)
Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs (Pocketbook)
Realms of Dragons: The Worlds of Weis & Hickman (Hardbound)
Dilbert: Journey to Cubeville (Plus Finger Puppets!)
First Fiction: Anthology of 1st Published Stories
The Flanders Panel by Arturo Perez-Reverte
Einstein’s Dreams: A Novel by Alan P. Lightman
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
The New Food Lover’s Companion (2nd Ed./1995)

And check out new items posted on the Shopping Website:

The Great American Bathroom Reader (Fun Trivia!, Hardbound)
The Encyclopedia of Ignorance (Duncan/Weston-Smith)
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
The Prestige by Christopher Priest
The Extremes by Christopher Priest
Master/Slave: 30 Spanking/Stinging Tales from the Top/Bottom
A People’s History of Science: Miners, Midwives, & Low Mechanicks
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2003 (Dave Eggers)
Best Food Writing 2004 (Fifth Anniversary Edition)
Residence on Earth by Pablo Neruda (1973)
Uncle John’s Fast-Acting Long-Lasting Bathroom Reader (18th)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds
The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
The Wonder Spot by Melissa Bank
Super Chef: The Making of the Great Modern Restaurant Empire (HB)
Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Othe Essays by Stephen Hawking
Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel (Movie Cover)
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning & Importance of Fairy Tales by Bruno Bettelheim

Thank you very much