Friday, July 21, 2017

Titles Read in 1999


Silent Thunder: in the presence of elephants by Katy Payne

Sweet Machine by Mark Doty

Incidents of Travel in Yucatan vols. 1 and 2, by John L. Stephens

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams

Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams

February - June

Traveler’s Tales: Brazil edited by Annette Haddad and Scott Doggett

Into a Wild Sanctuary: a life in music and natural sound by Bernie Krause

The Best American Poetry 1998 edited by John Hollander; series editor: David Lehman

The Cane Groves of Narmada River: erotic poems of old India edited and translated by Andrew Schelling

How the Sky Fell by Denise Duhamel

The Sacred Path: spells, prayers, and power songs of the American Indians edited by John Bierhorst

Wearing the Morning Star: Native American song-poems edited by Brian Swann

Full House: the spread of excellence from Plato to Darwin by Stephen Jay Gould

Time’s Arrow, Time’s Cycle: myth and metaphor in the discovery of geological time by Stephen Jay Gould

Dinosaur in a Haystack by Stephen Jay Gould

Hiroshima by John Hersey

The Year of the Gorilla by George B. Schaller

Into Thin Air: a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster by Jon Krakauer

Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson

Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams

The Anchorage by Mark Wunderlich

Dearest Goddess: translations from Latvian folk poetry by Eso Benjamins

Anthology of Armenian Poetry translated and edited by Diana Der Hovanessian and Marzbed Margossian

The Static Element: selected poems by Natan Zach, translated by Peter Everwine and Shulamit Yasny-Starkman

The Cloud of Unknowing author unknown, translated by Clifton Wolters

Living Instead by William Bronk

Plum Blossom: poems of Li Ch’ing Chao by Li Ch’ing Chao, translated by James Cryer

Undersong: chosen poems old and new, revised by Audre Lord

The Heinemann Book of African Women’s Poetry edited by Stella and Frank Chipasula

July - September

The Master Letters by Lucie Brock-Broido

Selected Poems by Robert Bly

Love and Time: the poems of Ou-Yang Hsiu by Ou-Yang Hsiu, edited and translated by J. P. Seaton

Old Friend from Far Away: 150 Chinese poems translated by C. H. Kwock and Vincent McHugh

Selected Poems of Su Tung-P’o by Su Tung-P’o, translated by Burton Watson

Li Pai: 200 selected poems by Li Pai [Li Po], translated by Rewi Alley

Mind Riiot: coming of age in comix edited by Karen D. Hirsch

Selected Poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes

Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre, translated by Lloyd Alexander

Figments of the Firmament by Margaret Rabb

Fernando’s Cafe by Fernando D. Castro

At My Ease: uncollected poems of the fifties and sixties by David Ignatow, edited by Virginia R. Ferris

Despite the Plainness of the Day: love poems by David Ignatow

Laughing Lost in the Mountains: poems of Wang Wei by Wang Wei, translated by Tony Barnstone, Willis Barnstone, and Xu Haixin

Tea by D. A. Powell

Modern Japanese Haiku: an anthology edited and translated by Makoto Ueda

Of This World: a poet’s life in poetry by Richard Lewis

The Shadow of Kilimanjaro: on foot across East Africa by Rick Ridgeway

Moments of Rising Mist: a collection of Sung landscape poetry edited and translated by Amitendranath Tagore

The Pilot Star Elegies by Sherod Santos

Twilight at the Equator by Jaime Manrique

Father and Sons by Ivan Turgenev, translated by George Reavey

Shedding Life: disease, politics, and other human conditions by Miroslav Holub

Walt Whitman: a life by Justin Kaplan

Not Far from the River: poems from the Gatha Saptasati by David Ray


One Hundred Frogs by Hiroaki Sato

The Corruption of American Politics: what went wrong and why by Elizabeth Drew

Color of My Living Heart by Floyd Salas

Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein

The Man in the Ceiling by Jules Feiffer

Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut

Next of Kin: what chimpanzees have taught me about who we are by Roger Fouts, with Stephen Turkel Mills

Gilgamesh by David Ferry

Hell Soup by Sparrow 13 Laughing Wand

La Symphonie Pastorale by Andre Gide, translated by Dorothy Bussy

November - December

Oral Tradition: selected poems old and new by Jewelle Gomez

The Cinnamon Peeler: selected poems by Michael Ondaatje

Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr

The Redshifting Web: poems, 1970 - 1978 by Arthur Sze

The Best American Poetry 1999 edited by Robert Bly; series editor: David Lehman

Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr

Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

American Indian Poetry: an anthology of songs and chants edited by George W. Cronyn

The Fatal Bullet: a true account of the assassination, lingering pain, death and burial of James A. Garfield, 20th president of the U. S. by Rick Geary

The Dream of the Unified Field: selected poems, 1974 - 1994 by Jorie Graham

Burnt Offerings by Timothy Liu

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