Totally Random Lists 2019: How ‘Bout Them Apples?

Editor’s Note: This year our Half Price Books calendar once again features books, movies and music grouped together in weird, unexpected ways. You might even call them Totally Random Lists, which is what we did because, well, we had to put something on the front cover. We like the lists so much, we’ll be sharing them on this blog throughout the year.

Symbolizing knowledge, immortality and temptation, the apple is no ordinary fruit. More likely to star in media than a second banana, apples are a juicy subject for any author or auteur. Here’s a bushel of titles to keep the doctor away.

The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein
The Orchard, Theresa Weir
The Golden Apples of the Sun, Ray Bradbury
Ten Apples Up on Top, Theo. LeSeig (Dr. Seuss)
Apple Tree Yard, Louise Doughty
The Orchardist, Amanda Coplin
The Apple That Astonished Paris: Poems, Billy Collins

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
The Apple
Meet the Applegates
Steve Jobs
The Apple Dumpling Gang

Adam’s Apple, Wayne Shorter
When the Pawn…, Fiona Apple
Candy Apple Grey, Hüsker Dü
The Apple Tree, Original Broadway Cast
Apples, June Tabor
Apple Venus Volume 1, XTC
Come and Get It: The Best of Apple Records, Various Artists

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