What are you doing Rynn!

found inside a secondhand book that washed in from america. the envelope was unopened.

Floored

The long quest to make myself an espresso in store got a step closer this week. Up came the lino. Then sanding and varnish et voila.

Next step: French doors instead of those three windows you can see. Work starts tomorrow!

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After

Surprise

A beautiful and amazing pop-up book from 1937. $40

Peep peep

New poetry from local, Bryan Walpert. $25

Listen to our podcast interview with him here:

https://theopenbook.co.nz/ears-wide-open/2018/8/9/21-bryan-walpert

New

New poetry from New Zealand writer, Gina Cole. $30

Listen to our podcast with her here:

https://theopenbook.co.nz/ears-wide-open/2018/8/3/20-gina-cole

Dynasty

Book of the day: Winston Churchill's narrative history of the United States, with some additions taken from his speeches by his grandson (confusingly also called Winston Churchill). $15