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Working as a Generalist at Powell's City of Books means that I work all over the store. A different colored room every day, from literature and poetry to science fiction and erotica. I handle children's books, graphic novels, Bibles, and of course, my own beloved foreign languages in the Red Room. I often find myself amassing small stacks of treasures culled from the hallowed aisles. I find all sorts of gems from all decades.

For example: dig these early 1970's mass market paperbacks of Victor Hugo! They are perfectly designed for the dour contents within. But with a little Studio 54 pink thrown in. Love it!

Or how about these adorable early 1960's volumes about church design in the middle ages? Such sweet cover art, and tres adorable from the side, too!


From the purple room I found this great coffee table book about the Swiss Alps. "The Alps That I Love" published in 1964.

From the Gold room I nabbed this AMAZING new book about the art of Jaime Herna…