So I have a lot of "used but very good" copies (and some new ones) on their way to my house.
Yes, I am one of "those" students who finds out what the required book list is for classes BEFORE the first week of class. I track down the most "affordable" copies and have them delivered too.
- A Poetry Handbook - Mary Oliver
- Winesburg, Ohio - Sherwood Anderson
- The Violent Bear It Away: A Novel - Flannery O'Connor
- Creative Editing - Dorothy A. Bowles
- The O. Henry Prize Stories 2008
- Beloved - Toni Morrison
- The Gold-Bug and Other Tales - Edgar Allan Poe
- Young Goodman Brown and Other Short Stories - Nathaniel Hawthorne
- Media Writer's Handbook: Guide to Common Writing/Editing Problems - George Arnold
- One Writer's Beginnings - Eudora Welty
- Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist - Charles Brockden Brown
- The Triggering Town: Lectures & Essays on Poetry &Writing - Richard Hugo
- Volume D: The Romantic Period
- Volume E: The Victorian Age
- Volume F: Twentieth Century and After
Now that you have read thoroughly (skipped) this list, realize that I am actually looking forward to about 95% of these books. Yes. I said 95% (and just in case you're my professor, your book list is one of my "looking forward to").
No more $150-$200 science or math manuals (which I'll do absolutely nothing with after passing the class)...but these little gems...they are going in my LIBRARY (the one I'll have when I "grow up").