Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Titles Read in 1991

January - February

Who Will Know Us? by Gary Soto

In the North by Nina Bogin

The Great Poetry Bake-Off by Robert Peters

Hunting the Snark: a compendium of new poetic terminology by Robert Peters

Elephant Memories: thirteen years in the life of an elephant family by Cynthia Moss


The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Robert Fitzgerald

Graywolf Annual Six: stories from the rest of the world edited by Scott Walker

Nobody Knows My Name: notes of a native son by James Baldwin

Borrowed Time: an AIDS memoir by Paul Monette

Brother Songs: a male anthology of poetry edited by Jim Perlman

New and Selected Things Taking Place by May Swenson

Where Water Comes Together with Other Water by Raymond Carver

The Woman Warrior: memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston


The Beautiful Room Is Empty by Edmund White

Lighting the Night: revolution in Eastern Europe by William Echikson

More Man Than You’ll Ever Be: gay folklore and acculturation in Middle America by Joseph P. Goodwin

Son of the Morning Star by Evan S. Connell

A New Path to the Waterfall by Raymond Carver

Men and Intimacy: personal accounts exploring the dilemmas of modern male sexuality edited by Franklin Abbott

Articles of War: a collection of poetry about World War II edited by Leon Stokesbury

The Morning Star by Kenneth Rexroth

A Man Without Words by Susan Schaller

The Awful Rowing Toward God by Anne Sexton

In the Name of God: the Khomeini decade by Robin Wright


Awake by Dorianne Laux

Mystery and Manners by Flannery O’Connor

The Politics of History by Howard Zinn

Swimmer in the Secret Sea by William Kotzwinkle

Down in My Heart by William E. Stafford

The Life That Lives on Man by Michael Andrews

Collected Poems by Marianne Moore

These Green-Going-to-Yellow by Marvin Bell

I am the Bitter Name by C. K. Williams

With Ignorance by C. K. Williams

Making Peace with the Planet by Barry Commoner

Zero Makes me Hungry: a collection of poems for today edited by Edward Leuders and Primus St John

Drawn by Stones, by Earth, by Things that Have Been in the Fire by Marvin Bell

The Complete Poems of Stephen Crane by Stephen Crane, edited by Joseph Katz

Cruelty by Ai

June - July

Family Reunion by Paul Zimmer

Loading Mercury with a Pitchfork by Richard Brautigan

Nobody’s Business: the paradoxes of privacy by Alida Brill

Tar by C. K. Williams

Peacemaking among Primates by Frans de Waal

The Book of Embraces by Eduardo Galeano

Selected Poems of Cristina Rossetti by Cristina Rossetti, edited by Marya Zaturenska

Picture Bride by Cathy Song

Stolen Words: forays into the origins and ravages of plagiarism by Thomas Mallon

Indian Givers: how the Indians of the Americas transformed the world by Jack Weatherford

Century of the Wind, vol. 3 of The Memory of Fire by Eduardo Galeano

Time’s Power: poems, 1985 - 1988 by Adrienne Rich

A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far: poems, 1978 - 1981 by Adrienne Rich

3000 Years of Black Poetry edited by Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul

Home Before Morning: the story of an army nurse in Vietnam by Lynda Van Devanter with Christopher Morgan

Pipers at the Gates of Dawn: the wisdom of children’s literature by Jonathan Cott

The Choices We Made: twenty-five women and men speak out about abortion by Angela Bonavoglia

Migraine: understanding a common disorder by Oliver Sacks

Men and Women: together and alone edited by Morty Sklar and Mary Biggs

Gay Fathers by Robert L. Barrett and Bryan E Robinson

New Negro Poets: USA edited by Langston Hughes


Under All Silences, Shades of Love edited by Ruth Gordon

Shapinky’s Karma, Boggs’s Bills, and Other True-life Tales by Lawrence Weschler

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me at All edited by John Agard

Good Times by Lucille Clifton

Men on Men 3 edited by George Stambolian

Blues for the Berkeley Inn by Julia Vinograd

The Hidden Wound by Wendell Berry

California Poets / California Bicentennial Poets Anthology edited by A. D. Winans

Lefties: the origins and consequences of being left-handed by Jack Fincher

Hidden from History: reclaiming the gay and lesbian past by Martin Bauml Duberman, Martha Vicinus, and George Chauncey Jr.

Turtle, Swan by Mark Doty

Bethlehem in Broad Daylight by Mark Doty

Carrying Over: poems from the Chinese, Urdu, Macedonian, Yiddish, and French African translated and edited by Carolyn Kizer


The Peters Black and Blue Guide to Current Literary Journals by Robert Peters

Bad Dog Blues by Bruce Isaacson

love affairs with hardly any people in them by Bruce Isaacson

Velcro Heart by Tim Donnelly

Reminiscing About Next Week by Judy Stedman

Erotic Poems from the Greek Anthology translated and edited by John Gill

Darkness Visible: a memoir of madness by William Styron

American Poetry Confronts the 1990s edited by Peter Gravis and Harry Burrus

Cures: a gay man’s odyssey by Martin Duberman

Through a Window: my thirty years with the chimpanzees of Gombe by Jane Goodall

Poems Retrieved by Frank O’Hara

Twin Sons of Different Mirrors: poems in dialogue by Jack Driscoll and Bill Meissner

Copacetic by Yusef Komunyakaa

I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head by Yusef Komunyakaa

Fate by Ai

Everybody Loves You by Ethan Mordden

Dien Cai Dau by Yusef Komunyakaa

Cemetery Nights by Stephen Dobyns

Black Dog, Red Dog by Stephen Dobyns


New and Selected Poems by Edward Field

Mexico in Crisis by Judith Adler Hellman

Son of the Male Muse edited by Ian Young

Distance from Loved Ones by James Tate

Body Traffic by Stephen Dobyns

The Blind Man’s Peep Show by Julia Vinograd

Life on the Edge of the Continent: selected poems by Ronald Koertge


Wolfwatching by Ted Hughes

A Geography of Poets edited by Edward Field

The Marzipan Pig by Russell Hoban

Eskimo Songs and Stories translated and edited by Edward Field

Collected Poems by Yvor Winters

African Poetry: an anthology of traditional African poems edited by Ulli Beier

There Are Two Lives: poems by children of Japan edited by Richard Lewis, translated by Haruna Kimura

The Country Between Us by Carolyn Forche


The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster by Richard Brautigan

Patron Happiness by Sandra McPherson

Eye Contact Is a Confession by Julia Vinograd

The Book of Folly by Anne Sexton

The Best Poems of 1925 selected by Thomas Moult

The Selected Poems of Tu Fu by Tu Fu, translated by David Hinton

To Bedlam and Partway Back by Anne Sexton

Leap Year Day by Maxine Chernoff

Imagist Poetry edited by Peter Jones

All My Pretty Ones by Anne Sexton

Live or Die by Anne Sexton

Love Poems by Anne Sexton

The Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir by Richard Hugo

Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas by Sy Montgomery

The Roominghouse Madrigals: early selected poems, 1946 - 1966 by Charles Bukowski

Strange Victory by Sara Teasdale

Personal Dispatches: writers confront AIDS edited by John Preston

Forced March by Miklos Radnoti, translated by Clive Wilmer and George Gomori

To Whom It May Concern: an investigation into the art of elephants by David Gucwa and James Ehmann

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