Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Titles Read in 2009


King Lear by William Shakespeare, a verse translation by Kent Richmond

New European Poets edited by Wayne Miller and Kevin Prufer, et al

A Wife for My Son by Ali Ghalem, translated by G. Kazolias

The Wisdom Anthology of North American Buddhist Poetry edited by Andrew Schelling

Tilt, Literary Notes: a chapbook anthology edited by Rachel Mallino

Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire

Musicophilia: tales of music and the brain by Oliver Sacks

Dreams from the Monster Factory: a tale of prison, redemption, and one woman’s fight to restore justice to all by Sunny Schwartz with David Boodell

The Canon: a whirligig tour of the beautiful basics of science by Natalie Angier

February - April

Amazon Poetry: an anthology of lesbian poetry edited by Joan Larkin and Elly Bulkin

King-Cat Comics and Stories #69, Sept 2008 by John Porcellino

Monkey Girl by Beth Lisick

Going Solo by Roald Dahl

Real Stuff by Dennis Eichhorn, et al

The Jam Jar Lifeboat and other novelties exposed by Kay Ryan

Obedience by Joseph Hansen

Alex and Me: how a scientist and a parrot discovered a hidden world of animal intelligence — and formed a deep bond in the process by Irene M. Pepperberg

The Boy Who Was Buried This Morning by Joseph Hansen

A Country of Old Men by Joseph Hansen

House by Josh Simmons

Jessica Farm vol. 1 by Josh Simmons

Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs

Deflowered: my life in Pansy Division by Jon Ginoli

All Passion Spent By Vita Sackville-West

Just So You Know #1, by Joey Alison Sayers

May - August

This Too Can Be Yours by Beth Lisick

Robot Dreams by Sara Varon

Breathers #0, #1, #2, by Justin Madson

The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats: a journey into the feline heart by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Lazy Tongue by Terri Carrion

Free Lunch #41, Spring 2009, edited by Ron Offen

The Rest of Life: three novellas by Mary Gordon

My War with Brian by Ted Rall

Twentysomething: poems by Dinyar Godrej, Pat O’Brien, and Tim Neaves edited by Martin Humphries

Ocho #22, an online magazine edited by Miguel Murphy

Best of the Net 2008 judges: Dorianne Laux and Andy Mozina

The Primal Feast: food, sex, foraging, and love by Susan Allport

Omega the Unknown by Jonathan Lethem with Karl Rusnak and Farel Dalrymple

Planet Hulk by Greg Pak, et al

Invincible, vol. 1: Family Matters by Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker

Invincible, vol. 2: Eight Is Enough by Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker

Invincible, vol. 3: Perfect Strangers by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Invincible, vol. 4: Head of the Class by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Invincible, vol. 5: The Facts of Life by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

We Love Glenda So Much and A Change of Light by Julio Cortazar

Astro City: The Dark Age, vol. 1: Brothers and Other Strangers by Kurt Busiek and Brent Eric Anderson

Astro City: The Dark Age, vol. 2: Brothers in Arms by Kurt Busiek, and Brent Eric Anderson

Invincible, vol. 6: A Different World by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Invincible, vol. 7: Three’s Company by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Invincible, vol. 8: My Favorite Martian by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Invincible, vol. 9: Out of This World by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Invincible, vol. 10: Who’s the Boss? by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

How Sex Works: why we look, smell, taste, feel, and act the way we do by Sharon Moalem

Born Standing Up: a comic’s life by Steve Martin

Dreams from My Father: a story of race and inheritance by Barack Obama

Invincible, vol. 11: Happy Days by Robert Kirkman and Rya Ottley

Invincible, vol. 12: Still Standing by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Swallowdale by Arthur Ransome

Invincible, vol. 13: Growing Pains by Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley

Invincible, vol. 14: The Viltrumite War by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Painter in a Savage Land: the strange saga of the first European artist in North America by Miles Harvey

Pictures and Passions: a history of homosexuality in the visual arts by James M. Saslow

The Moonball by Ursula Moray Williams

Enduring Seeds: Native American agriculture and plant preservation by Gary Paul Nabhan

My Mortal Enemy by Willa Cather

Scientific American June 2009, v. 300 no. 6

End Times / Tiempos Finales: tripas sangrientas de los demonios vol. 1 by Samuel Hiti

Tunnel Through Time by Lester del Rey

Random Family: love, drugs, trouble, and coming of age in the Bronx by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Poetry 180: a turning back to poetry edited by Billy Collins

Verses That Hurt: pleasure and pain from the PoemFone poets edited by Jordan and Amy Trachtenberg

All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely

All-Star Superman vol. 2, by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely

Titan Unveiled: Saturn’s mysterious moon explored by Ralph Lorenz and Jacqueline Mitton

The Nine: inside the secret world of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin

The Source of Magic by Piers Anthony

Mao Zedong by Jonathan Spence

Luck by Marc Elihu Hofstadter

The Echo of Greece by Edith Hamilton

Greek Lyric Poetry: a new translation by Sherod Santos

Billi 99 by Sarah E. Byam and Tim Sale

A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel

$tud by Phil Andros

City Come A Walkin’ by John Shirley

The Unthinkable: who survives when disaster strikes — and why by Amanda Ripley

Catching Tigers in Red Weather by Andrew Demcak

Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington-Nugi Garimara

Life with My Sister Madonna by Christopher Ciccone with Wendy Leigh


The Plot: the secret story of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion by Will Eisner

The Unsinkable Bambi Lake: a fairy tale containing the dish on Cockettes, punks, and angels by Bambi Lake with Alvin Orloff

Stardeath by E. C. Tubb

Time and Materials: poems 1997 - 2005 by Robert Hass

Flight vol. 1, edited by Kazu Kibuishi

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

The Virgin and the Gipsy by D. H. Lawrence

Mindwalking 1937 - 2007 by Edward Mycue

Cahokia: ancient America’s great city on the Mississippi by Timothy R. Pauketat

You Ain’t No Dancer vol. 1, September 2005

Naked Came the Manatee a round robin novel by Carl Hiaasen, Dave Barry, Elmore Leonard, Edna Buchanan, et al

Monkey Food: the complete “I Was Seven in ’75” collection by Ellen Forney

October - December

The American Reader: words that moved a nation Diane Ravitch, editor

Dark Banquet: blood and the curious lives of blood-feeding creatures by William A. Schutt Jr

Neighbor by Rachel Levitsky

Tristes Tropiques by Claude Levi-Strauss, translated by John and Doreen Weightman

Cosmic Engineers by Clifford D. Simak

The Boys and Their Baby by Larry Wolff

Everybody into the Pool: true tales by Beth Lisick

Angkor: the hidden glories by Michael Freeman and Roger Warner

Monsters by Ken Dahl

The Good Conscience by Carlos Fuentes

The River’s Tale: a year on the Mekong by Edward A. Gargun

Remembering the Walker and the Wheelchair: poems of grief and healing by Eva M. Schlesinger

The Mooring of Starting Out: the first five books of poetry by John Ashbery

Luv Ya Bunches by Lauren Myracle

My Vocabulary Did This to Me: the collected poetry of Jack Spicer edited by Peter Gizzi and Kevin Killian

The Hidden Life of Deer: lessons from the natural world by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Preacher, vol. 1: Gone to Texas by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

Preacher, vol. 2: Until the End of the World by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

Preacher, vol. 3: Proud Americans by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

City Boy: my life in New York during the 1960s and ‘70s by Edmund White

Preacher, vol. 4: Ancient History by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee: observations on not fitting in by Paisley Rekdal

Preacher, vol. 5: Dixie Fried by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

Preacher, vol. 6: War in the Sun by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

Preacher, vol. 7: Salvation by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

Preacher, vol. 8: All Hell’s A-Coming by Garth Ennis and
Steve Dillon

Preacher, vol. 9: Alamo by Garth Ennis, Steve Dillon

Old Shirts and New Skins by Sherman Alexie

Berkeley Poetry Review #39, 2008; Rhae Lynn Barnes, editor-in-chief

A Taste of Daring by Mariana Ruybalid

Daring to Write by Mariana Ruybalid

Dolphin Mysteries: unlocking the secrets of communication by Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff

Poet Be Like God: Jack Spicer and the San Francisco Renaissance by Lewis Ellingham and Kevin Killian

Columbine by Dave Cullen

Bread and Circuses #1 by Andy Hartzell

Too Small Comics by Bobby Madness

I Want Barbie by Katina Douveas

Free Lunch #42, Autumn 2009 edited by Ron Offen

Free Lunch #40, Autumn 2008 edited by Ron Offen

6 X 6 #16, Fall 2008

Erewhon by Samuel Butler

Juicy Mother 2: how they met edited by Jennifer Camper

Medatrocity: stories from the Caffe Med a zine edited by Bird

Screaming with Joy: the life of Allen Ginsberg by Graham Caveney

Arkansas: three novellas by David Leavitt

In the Grip of Strange Thoughts: Russian poetry in a new era edited by J. Kates

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

Thoreau at Walden by John Porcellino from the writings of Henry David Thoreau

Again: poems 1989 - 2000 by Joanne Kyger

The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr

Zauberlinda the Wise Witch by Eva Katharine Gibson (as an ebook)

In America by Susan Sontag

Four Letter Worlds edited by Eric Stephenson

Gutter Boys by Alvin Orloff

Smiling Bears: a zookeeper explores the behavior and emotional life of bears by Else Poulsen

A History of the Devil by Gerald Messadie, translated by Mare Romano

The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King

Father Goose, His Book verse by L. Frank Baum, pictures by W. W. Denslow

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