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Collections: Founder's Reserve

Welcome to the Founder’s Reserve.

It's a grandiose name for a simple concept. These are the books I've been holding back: the books I've had at home in my personal collection, or stashed in the back room.

These are not necessarily staff picks, personal favourites, or anything like that. To be honest, I've only read a handful of them.

These are the books I wanted to keep; the books thought I might get around to reading some day; the books I didn't know how to price; the books I thought might be worth more tomorrow than they are today; the books I couldn't bear to part with.

These are the books I thought were the most interesting. Maybe you'll find something interesting here too.

Kieran Dunn
Founder and Owner of Janus Books

There's not much here yet, but I'll be adding more over the next few weeks as I decide what I'm willing to let go.

17 books
  • New Collected Poems
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    by Wendell Berry
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  • Return To Dragon Mountain
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    by Jonathan Spence
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  • Marylin
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    by Andre de Dienes
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  • The English Year
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    by Steve Roud
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  • Mirage
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    by Nina Burleigh
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  • The Handmaid's Tale
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    by Margaret Atwood
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  • Bluebeard's Egg
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    by Margaret Atwood
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  • A Nation Forged in Fire
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    by J. L. Granatstein
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  • The Real Frank Zappa Book
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    by Frank Zappa
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  • The Professional Pastry Chef
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    by Bo Friberg
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  • The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef
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    by Bo Friberg
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  • Information
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    by Hans Christian Von Baeyer
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  • The Way We Eat
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    by Peter Singer
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  • Our Word is Our Weapon
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    by Subcomandante Marcos
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  • The Art of Political Murder
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    by Francisco Goldman
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  • It's What I Do
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    by Lynsey Addario
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  • A Pirate of Exquisite Mind
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    by Diana Preston
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