Sunday, July 09, 2017

Titles Read in 1990


A Happy Childhood by William Matthews

Flood by William Matthews

New Poetry of the American West edited by Peter Wild and Frank Graziano

Back in the USSR by the Schecter Family

The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France

The Past by Galway Kinnell

The Happy Prince and Other Stories by Oscar Wilde

Full of Life by John Fante

The Jackson Phenomenon: the man, the power, the message by Elizabeth O. Colton

Big Moon vol. 2 no. 2, Spring 1976, and vol. 3 no. 2, Fall 1978

God’s Trombones: seven negro sermons in verse by James Weldon Johnson

Fables for Our Times and Famous Poems Illustrated by James Thurber

The Best American Short Stories 1988 edited by Mark Helprin; series editor: Shannon Ravenel

Seeing Voices: a journey into the world of the deaf by Oliver Sacks

February - April

Your Native Land, Your Life by Adrienne Rich

This Tree Will Be Here for a Thousand Years by Robert Bly

At Random: the reminiscences of Bennet Cerf by Bennet Cerf

Shame by Salman Rushdie

The Wonderful O by James Thurber

An Ear to the Ground: an anthology of contemporary American poetry edited by Marie Harris and Kathleen Aguero

Letters from Maine by May Sarton

Clandestine in Chile: the adventures of Miguel Littin by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, translated by Asa Zatz

Equal Affections by David Leavitt

The Morrow Anthology of Younger American Poets edited by Dave Smith and David Bottoms

The Tale of Sunlight by Gary Soto

Victorian Fairy Tales: the revolt of the fairies and elves edited by Jack Zipes

Where Sparrows Work Hard by Gary Soto

The Graywolf Annual Five: Multi-cultural Literacy edited by Rich Simonson and Scott Walker

So Far From God: a journey to Central America by Patrick Marnham

In Search of Gay America: women and men in a time of change by Neil Miller

Thomas and Beulah by Rita Dove

The Rise of a Gay and Lesbian Movement by Barry D. Adam

The Best American Poetry 1989 edited by Donald Hall; series editor: David Lehman

Living Up the Street: narrative recollections by Gary Soto

Maps by Nuruddin Farah

One for the Rose by Philip Levine

The Time Traveler by Joyce Carol Oates

Field Guide by Robert Hass

Praise by Robert Hass

May - July

Poems, 1957 - 1967 by James Dickey

The House on Marshland by Louise Gluck

On Literacy: the politics of the word from Homer to the Age of Rock by Robert Pattison

The Ohio Review no. 44, 1989

The Best American Poetry 1988 edited by John Ashbery; series editor David Lehman

The Hudson Review vol. XLII no 4, Winter 1990

The Antioch Review vol. 48 no. 1, Winter 1990

The Dark Houses by Donald Hall

Under 35: the new generation of American poets edited by Nicholas Christopher

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa

The Complete Stories by Flannery O’Connor

Poets for Life: seventy-six poets respond to AIDS edited by Michael Klein

Ladders to Fire by Anais Nin

Grenada: an eyewitness account of the U.S. invasion and the Caribbean history that provoked it by Hugh O’Shaughnessy

Hot Type: America’s most celebrated writers introduce the next word in contemporary fiction edited by John Miller and the editors of Equator Magazine

Kicking the Leaves by Donald Hall

And Condors Danced by Zilpha Keatly Snyder

Poetspeak: in their work, about their work a selection by Paul B. Janeczko

All Us Come Cross the Water by Lucille Clifton

The House of Arden by E. Nesbit

Modern Brazilian Short Stories edited and translated by William L. Grossman

Human Wishes by Robert Hass


Cheyenne Autumn by Mari Sandoz

The Demon Lover: on the sexuality of terrorism by Robin Morgan

The Curious Cruise of Captain Santa by Ruth Plumly Thompson

Merry-go-round in Oz by Eloise Jarvis McGraw and Lauren Lynn McGraw

Chaos: making a new science by James Gleick

The Crazy Iris and other stories of the atomic aftermath edited by Kenazburo Oe

The Poetry of Robert Frost by Robert Frost, edited by Edward Connery Lathem

Shadow Train by John Ashbery

After the Ball: how America will conquer its fear and hatred of gays in the 90s by Marshall Kirk and Hunter Madsen

Mother Goose in Prose by L. Frank Baum

PM / AM: new and selected poems by Linda Pastan

Waiting for My Life by Linda Pastan

Man’s Fate by Andre Malraux, translated by Haakon M. Chevalier

Houseboat Days by John Ashbery

Under Stars by Tess Gallagher

Presentation Piece by Marilyn Hacker

Gathering the Tribes by Carolyn Forche


A Time of Bees by Mona Van Duyn

Poems, 1934 - 1969 by David Ignatow

Axe Handles by Gary Snyder

Sonoma Mandala: the Sonoma State University literary annual 1990

The Pushcart Prize: best of the small presses vol. XIII, 1988 - 1989, edited by Bill Henderson

The Quarterly Spring 1990, edited by Gordon Lish

Curiosities by William Matthews

The Hudson Review vol. XLII no 3, Autumn 1989

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

The Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry edited by Robert Pack, Sydney Lea, and Jay Parini

Time Passages: collective memory and American popular culture by George Lipsitz

Poets of the Vineyard Anthology 1990, edited by Winnie E. Fitzpatrick

October - December

Whispering to Fool the Wind by Alberto Rios

Out-of-the-body Travel by Stanley Plumly

Dido and Pa by Joan Aiken

The Farther Shore: a natural history of perception by Don Gifford

Willingly by Tess Gallagher

Woman Before an Aquarium by Patricia Hampl

The Dream of a Common Language by Adrienne Rich

In Memory of Angel Clare by Christopher Bram

Three Journeys: an automythology by Paul Zweig

Rock Hudson: his story by Rock Hudson and Sam Davidson

Vital Signs: contemporary American poetry from the university presses edited by Ronald Wallace

Living the Spirit: a gay American Indian anthology edited by Paul Roscoe

Poets Teaching edited by Alberta T. Turner

A Wave by John Ashbery

Sudden Fiction International: 60 short short stories edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas

Best American Poetry 1990 edited by Jorie Graham; series editor David Lehman

50 Modern American and British Poets, 1920 - 1970 edited by Louis Untermeyer

[corrections made 12 July 2017]

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