[rescue] Pretty good computer book sale -- ends TODAY

Jeffrey Nonken jeff_work at nonken.net
Fri Apr 18 09:55:39 CDT 2003

On Fri, 18 Apr 2003 09:07:43 -0400, Rich Kulawiec <rsk at gsp.org> wrote:

> Bad news:
> It seems that www.bookcloseouts.com is moving their warehouse and has
> a sale on that ends TODAY.
> Good news:
> Some of the books are discounted 98%.  Example: the GIMP essential
> reference: $1.99.  TCL/TK tools: $1.99.  Programming with Python: $1.99.
> And so on.  There are ~1500 tech books in their "final closeout" section
> plus a good number in other categories.  You could probably build a
> sizable (if slightly dated) Linux or Java library for under $50.  There
> are some Sun/Solaris titles in there as well as a substantial number of
> the excellent books from O'Reilly.
> This is the first time I've ordered from them, so I suppose it remains
> to be seen how good their service is.  But provided the books actually
> show up, it'll be hard to complain unless they really screw up.


This is perfect! I've been trying to learn *nix on a budget, and this is
exactly what I need.

Thank you! Thank you!

<busily clicking *buy*>

Don't force it! Use a bigger hammer. -Leland Beal

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