How the AAUGH Blogger sometimes misses books

New releases

I put some effort into getting all the Peanuts books released in the United States… yet sometimes I miss one. For example, I missed this deluxe songbook that came out last year.

How did I miss this? Well, even though it was not distributed through the normal book distribution routes, it’s quite likely that I saw it at some point. And merely got it confused with this book, which I already have:

How foolish of me, right?

(Now I have to decide whether it’s worth $35 to fill this hole in my collection. Sigh.)

Classic finds
English Phrases to Comfort Your Heart

The next book in my Amazon Japan shipment falls into the adorable category of “Peanuts used to explain American culture”.¬†English Phrases to Comfort Your Heart with Snoopy by Nobu Yamada falls into that category. It also falls into the category of “books which are meant to be destroyed”, as each …

New releases
Look! A mook!

Mooks – that is, items with magazine-like content but sold more like a book – are popular in Japan. Many of them come bundled with extra items, and there have been a fair number with Peanuts items. Most often these are bags – a handbag or a tote of some …

New releases
Bringing up the rear

I’m interrupting my coverage of the shipment of books I got from Japan to cover another foreign book that just arrived. Now, I don’t try to collect every foreign Peanuts book. My collection is out of control as it is. I try to find books in languages that I don’t …