Every second Saturday, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library hold a dollar book sale. Absolutely everything is a dollar. I went with the change in my wallet, which was $2.36. It took so much self-control to limit myself to two books and not pull out my debit card and spend more than I planned. At one point, I even had six books in my hand. Haha. But, I narrowed it down to two. I got two amazing hardcover beautiful books by two of my favorite writers for just two bucks, and there was no tax!
After stopping by SantaCon (for more pictures click here) at Union Squared watching all of the excited and drunk Santas (which I cannot fully participate in until I am 21), I headed to the book sale.
I traveled in the pouring rain, waited in the angry rain for thirty minutes for the bus to finally show up, then rode all the way from Market Street to 17th and De Haro for the book sale. It was empty inside because of the rain and because it closed at two, and I got there around one.
I should have left after I picked up two books, but when you’re surrounded by them, it’s impossible not to. Ha. But, I finally decided on two short story collections by Poe and Twain. Here are my finds below!
- The Celebrated Jumping Frog and Other Stories- Mark Twain
- Edgar Allan Poe: 67 Tales- Edgar Allan Poe
What are your favorite pieces by Poe and Twain? Who’s your favorite writer, or what’s your favorite short story? Have you ever gotten a really great deal on books? Comment all about it in the comments below!
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