Sunday, July 23, 2017

Titles Read in 2001

January - February

City Mouth by Hunt Emerson

Joining the Tribe: growing up gay and lesbian in the 90s by Linnea Due

Best American Poetry 2000 edited by Rita Dove; series editor: David Lehman

Paradox in Oz by Edward Einhorn; illustrations by Eric Shanower

Leonard’s Mountain of Claims and the Diet of Worms by Stephen Jay Gould

The Parrot’s Lament and other true tales of animal intrigue, intelligence, and ingenuity by Eugene Linden

Cleansing the Doors of Perception: the religious significance of entheogenic plants and chemicals by Huston Smith

Good-bye, Chunky Rice by Craig Thompson

Train Go Sorry: inside a Deaf world by Leah Hager Cohen

Three Books: Body Rags; Mortal Acts Mortal Words; The Past by Galway Kinnell

March - June

Swimming with Giants: my encounters with whales, dolphins, and seals by Anne Collet with Marc Sich, translated by Gayle Wurst

The Invisible Musician by Ray A. Young Bear

A World Full of Gods: the strange triumph of Christianity by Keith Hopkins

Word of Mouth: an anthology of gay American poetry edited by Timothy Liu

David Boring by Daniel Clowes

The Velveteen Father: an unexpected journey to parenthood by Jesse Green

New Addresses by Kenneth Koch

Taliban: militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

The Boy with the Thorn in His Side: a memoir by Keith Fleming

Invocation L. A. : urban multicultural poetry edited by Michelle T. Clinton

Blues for All of Us by Julia Vinograd

Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies by Jared Diamond

Familiar Spirits: a memoir of James Merrill and David Jackson by Alison Lurie

The One in the Many: a poet’s memoirs by David Ignatow

The New Adventures of Abraham Lincoln by Scott McCloud

Keep the River on Your Right by Tobias Schneebaum

Losing Matt Shepard: life and politics by Beth Loffreda

Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerny

Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene

The Great Tranquility: questions and answers by Yehuda Amichai

Selected Poems by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by Eamon Grennan

Glottal Stop: 101 poems by Paul Celan, translated by Nikolai Popov and Heather McHugh

Stars in My Pockets Like Grains of Sand by Samuel R. Delany

Why Elephants Have Big Ears: understanding patterns of life on Earth by Chris Lavers

July - August

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

The Lying Stones of Marrakech: penultimate reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould

Morning Is a Long Time Coming by Bette Greene

Disguised as a Poem: my years teaching poetry at San Quentin by Judith Tannenbaum

In Pharaoh’s Army: memories of the lost war by Tobias Wolff

Selected Poems, 1938 - 1988 by Thomas McGrath

Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross

Barrel Fever: stories and essays by David Sedaris

Astro City: Confession 1997, by Kurt Busiek, Brent Eric Anderson

Astro City: Family Album 1998, by Kurt Busiek, Brent Eric Anderson

Cats of the Temple by Brad Leithauser

The Borden Tragedy by Rick Geary

How to Make a Terrarium by Veronica Patterson

Swan, What Shores? by Veronica Patterson

Ghost World by Daniel Clowes

The Seven Ages by Louise Gluck

The Chair: rethinking culture, body, and design by Galen Cranz

The Best Little Boy in the World Grows Up by Andrew Tobias

Our Cancer Year by Joyce Brabner, Harvey Pekar, Frank Stack

Astro City: Life in the Big City 1996, Kurt Busiek, Brent E. Anderson

In the Beginning: creation stories from around the world by Virginia Hamilton; illustrations by Barry Moser

This Same Sky edited by Naomi Shihab Nye

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen vol. 1, by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill

Wendel All Together by Howard Cruse

Her Blue Body Everything We Know: earthling poems, 1965 - 1990, complete by Alice Walker

Honey, Mud, Maggots, and Other Medical Marvels: the science behind folk remedies and old wives’ tales by Robert S. Root-Bernstein and Michele M. Root-Bernstein

Three Month Fever: the Andrew Cunanan story by Gary Indiana

The Ape and the Sushi Master: cultural reflections of a primatologist by Frans de Waal

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, translated by Edith Grossman

The Motorcycle Diaries: a journey around South America by Ernesto “Che” Guevara

Chasing Che: a motorcycle journey in search of the Guevara legend by Patrick Symmes

In Hazard by Richard Hughes

Harper’s Anthology of 20th Century Native American Poetry edited by Duane Niatum

Crossing the Yellow River: three hundred poems from the Chinese translated by Sam Hamill

Wreckage by Ha Jin

A Long Rainy Season: haiku and tanka edited and translated by Leza Lowitz, Miyaki Aoyama, and Akemi Tomioka

Hard Road: a Cat Marsala mystery by Barbara D’Amato

Tales from Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin

It’s a Good Life, If You Don’t Weaken by Seth

The PIP Anthology of World Poetry of the 20th Century vol. 2, edited by Douglas Messerli

September - December

A Room with a View by E. M. Forster

Kanshi: the poetry of Ishikawa Jozan and other Edo-period poets translated by Burton Watson

Drawn and Quarterly vol. 3, edited by Chris Oliveros

Cured in the Going Bebop by Michael Gizzi

Ours, Yours by Julien Poirier

The Men’s Club by Leonard Michaels

Object of My Affections by Stephen McCauley

Body of Waking by Muriel Rukeyser

Breaking Open by Muriel Rukeyser

The Drunken Forest by Gerald Durrell

Dark Fields of the Republic: poems, 1991 - 1995 by Adrienne Rich

Sleep Demons: an insomniac’s memoir by Bill Hayes

Selling the Hammock by Kate Gale

The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst

Satan in Goray by Isaac Bashevis Singer, translated by Jacob Sloan

Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Other Traditions by John Ashbery

Mandate of Heaven: a new generation of entrepreneurs, dissidents, bohemians, and technocrats lays claim to China’s future by Orville Schell

Virtual Tibet: searching for Shangri-La from the Himalayas to Hollywood by Orville Schell

Little Lit: folklore and fairy tale funnies edited by Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly

Best American Poetry 2001 edited by Robert Hass; series editor, David Lehman

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