Some tenant had placed an old desk, a cabinet, a chair, and computer books onto the curb, along with several plastic bags full of trash. A tall guy who looked like a skateboarder was quickly combing through them, and he already had a copy of Applied Cryptography nooked in his arm.
"That one is really good," he said, pointing to Operating System Concepts.
I picked it up. "Really, you recommend it?"
"Yeah, I've got an older version of it myself."
I examined it and shrugged. "Guess I'll take it."
"May as well, right?" And then he bustled down the sidewalk.
So now it's sitting here on my bed. There are pictures of dinosaurs on the cover.