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Member: AzureMountain

Book tastes

History, esp. English 10th to 15th century Current events/politics. Including biography Religion. Any.

Don't get this!

Fiction

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Country

United States


Santa: Select books from Amazon.com

Store: Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com)

Amount to spend: $35 USD

BookCentric's picks so far.

ISBN/ASINLinkTitlePrice
:0393334155https://www.amazon.com/Gawain-Green-Knight-Verse-Translation/dp/0393334155/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?_encoding=UTF8&ref_=dbs_a_w_dp_0393334155&ref_=navm_em_hd_re_signinSir Gawain and the Green Knight13.71
9780452287471https://www.amazon.com/Her-Majestys-Spymaster-Elizabeth-Walsingham/dp/0452287472/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1544146182&sr=1-1Her Majesty’s Spymasterg13.69
0060909927https://www.amazon.com/Memoirs-Medieval-Woman-Times-Margery/dp/0060909927/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1544146527&sr=1-2&keywords=memoirs+of+a+medieval+womenMemoirs of a Medieval Woman5.89

Secret Santa

AzureMountain's Secret Santa is BookCentric. Help BookCentric pick the right book.

Comments/suggestions

mabith: Perhaps The Battle of Hastings or Edward the Elder by Harriet Harvey Wood, The Year 1000 by Robert Lacey, The Shia Revival by Vali Nasr, The Good Spy by Kai Bird, The Man Without a Face by Masha Gessen. (Tue, 04 Dec 2018 15:34:21 -0500)

seongeona:

Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright

How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky

Becoming by Michelle Obama

The Point of it All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors by Charles Krauthammer

Why Religion? A Personal Story by Elaine Pagels

(Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:41:11 -0500)

BookCentric: Hi! I selected you as my Santee because we share an interest in early English history... and then found that you already have a lot of my favorites! I wound up picking the biography of Francis Walsingham because I enjoyed it and it was one of the few Tudor-era books I have but you don't! Memoirs of a Medieval Woman I think you'll love. Sir Gawain is a wonderful read and one of the first works of English literature - I haven't read this particular translation, but it seems to be well-regarded so I picked it instead of the older translation I read. I hope you will let me know what you think! (Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:56:04 -0500)

lorannen: Unfortunately, prices shifted, and not in our favor. I had to swap editions of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight in order to fit all three of Santa's picks.

Done. (Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:37:33 -0500)

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