A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life Aarons 1975? Submitter: This relic was one of many taking up space on our small, rural high school library shelves. When we found it, I thought, “What the heck are
Canada The land and its people Harris 1976 Country books are a pet peeve of mine. Canada, in particular, has been suffering the indignity of having some seriously outdated materials stuck in Michigan libraries. (You know who you are.) We
Japan Expo ’70 Guide Waldo 1970 Submitter: Another horribly outdated travel book. The sad thing is this actually circulated 10 years after the Expo! Even sadder is that it’s been sitting on the shelf for 30 more years. Imagine a
Tobias Goes Seal Hunting Hertz 1984 Submitter: So we’ve had this book in my library for a while now, and I just haven’t been able to decide whether it’s a weeder or not. Circulation is pretty high, including in recent years.
Strange Peoples and Stranger Customs Baldwin 1967 Submitter: Really, I think the title and cover say it all. But, just in case readers weren’t immediately alerted to the inappropriateness of this book for a current audience, there are gems like, “Some
Travel Easy The Practical Guide for People Over 50 Massow 1985 Lucky for me I am over fifty and I have decided that maybe I need a vacation! (I don’t think Labor Day is going to be enough.) Lucky for
50 Useful English Dialogues For You and Your Friends Kuznetsova 2007 Submitter: While weeding in the children’s world languages section of our public library, this book caught my attention because of the mild condition issues and the chicken on the
Conversational Eskimo Peacock 1977 The submitter points out that this book is not politically correct – and they’re right, but that’s only one of its many flaws. First of all, this is described as a “booklet.” Any booklet that has