The Magic of Telephone Evangelism Metcalf 1967 I guess in 1967, the phone might be considered a breakthrough technology for those in the evangelism business. Dialing a number for prayers, weather information, jokes, was an actual thing back in the
Computer Programming Made Simple Maynard 1972 Aside from the moldy smell of this book, it was actually quite a good book for the time. It was probably used as a text. I found it very readable (unlike most technical materials).
Crackers in Bed Fredericks 1955 (original copyright 1953) Peppered with some barely risque cartoons, this book is simply a collection of quotes, jokes (typical topics: big boobs, fat/thin, hillbilly, mild politics, drunks, etc.), and some small stories. It reminds me
Women’s Day 101 Sweaters You Can Knit and Crochet Saunders, editor 1973 Another favorite from the craft section for all the yarn fans out there. This book has everything: sweaters, vests, capes, ponchos, and some weird fluffy number (see the
Natalie and R.J. Hollywood’s Star-Crossed Lovers Harris 1988 Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood were considered Hollywood royalty. The story of their relationship and her sudden death in 1981 makes for a juicy biography. Recently, Wagner was named a “person of
The Ford Times Cookbook A traveler’s guide to good eating at home and on the road Kennedy (ed.) 1968 This is the second Ford cookbook we have featured on our site. They are part travel guide and part cookbook. I
Dating, Sex and Friendship Huggett 1985 Another title for Christian teens who are thinking about sex and relationships. Compared to some books we have featured on this site, this is a bit more forthright in explanations, and the examples
Shed pounds with cocktails and gourmet fare Voss and Voss 1965 Now this is a diet I can get on board with: cocktails and gourmet food! I am sure the title alone would make anyone pick up this book. So