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February 2004

Vol VIII Issue II


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FEBRUARY’S Judging A Book By Its Cover
SPECIAL ISSUE!

By Jenine Lillian, MLIS Day
As President and Treasurer of the Pacific Northwest Spinster Club, I have decided to pass along some of our prized wit and wisdom, found in the following books. {Though some are intended for a different audience, we have learned useful tricks and helpful hints hidden in these little jewels.} And, because we like to share, you too can get in touch with your inner spinsterhood.

Non-Fiction

The Lost Art Of Being A Man: How To Mow the Lawn (Includes: Changing A Tire, Fixing A Leaking Faucet, Carving A Thanksgiving Turkey, the Heimlich Maneuver and What To Do If A Lady Faints) {Sisters are doin’ it for themselves.}

Killer Tea Cosies and How To Make Them

The Modern Gentleman: A Guide to Essential Manners, Savvy and Vice (incl. chapters on "wooing" and "domesticity") {So we know what to watch out for.}

The Grrl Genius Guide To Life: A 12-step Program On How To Become A Grrl Genius, According To Me!

Painting Flowers on Rocks, Painting Animals on Rocks and Painting More Animals on Rocks {For when we tire of knitting.}

Miss Vera's Finishing School for Boys Who Want to Be Girls: Tips, Tales, and Teachings from the Dean of the World's First Cross-Dressing Academy {Who better to turn to for help with mustache maintenance?!}

Fiction

The Dirty Girls Social Club

The True Meaning of Cleavage

Strapless (a novel) Australia Or Bust

PMS Outlaws

Revenge Of the Middle-aged Woman (a novel)

Queen Bees and Wannabes


Jenine Lillianís monthly column Judging A Book By Its Cover includes weird and wacky titles of real books. If you find weird books in your travels, send them to je9@u.washington.edu and they just might make it on the top 10.