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books bought during the year 2014 continued

June 2014
"Schnitzler's Century: The Making Of Middle-Class Culture 1815-1914" by Peter Gay
"Lucky Jim" a novel by Kingsley Amis
"Songs Of The Doomed: More Notes On The Death Of The American Dream" Gonzo Papers Vol. 3 by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
"The Abstract Wild" essays by Jack Turner
"The Land and Literature of England" by Robert M. Adams "A master storyteller's tour through English literature and its times"
"Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience" poetry by William Blake
"The Last Innocent White Man in America and other writings" by John Leonard
"Rommel Drives On Deep Into Egypt" poems by Richard Brautigan
"Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness" by Edward Abbey
"Who Was David Weiser?" a novel by Pawel Huelle [Translated by Michael Kandel]
"The Forest for the Trees: An Editor's Advice to Writers" by Betsy Lerner
"The Echo Maker" a novel by Richard Powers
"The Poe Shadow" a novel by Matthew Pearl
"Consilience: The Unity Of Knowledge" by Edward O. Wilson
"Spiritus Mundi: Essays on Literature, Myth, and Society" by Northrop Frye
"A History Of The World In 10 1/2 Chapters" a novel by Julian Barnes
"My Antonia" a novel by Willa Cather
"The Rainbow" a novel by D. H. Lawrence
"Tomato Red" a novel by Daniel Woodrell
"The Siberians" travel adventure by Farley Mowat
"Ironweed" a novel by William Kenney
"I Am Charlotte Simmons" a novel by Tom Wolfe
"Seven Continents & Forty Years" A Concentration of Memoirs by C. L. Sulzberger
"Freer: A Legacy of Art" by Thomas Lawton & Linda Merrill
"Little Bird of Heaven" a novel by Joyce Carol Oates
"Angelology" a novel by Danielle Trussoni
"The Ruin of Kasch" essays by Roberto Calasso [Translated by William Weaver & Stephen Sartarelli]
"Hotel on the Corner of Better and Sweet" a novel by Jamie Ford
"Lectio Divina: Renewing the Ancient Practice of Praying the Scriptures" by M. Basil Pennington
"Wilson" a biography by A. Scott Berg
"Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell" a novel by Susanna Clarke
"The Hungry Ghosts: Seven Allusive Comedies" by Joyce Carol Oates
"Isadora Duncan: My Life" by Isadore Duncan
"Mitz: The Marmoset Of Bloomsbury" a novel by Sigrid Nunez
"The Narrow Corner" a novel by W. Somerset Maugham
"Dodo An Ominibus" three novels by E. F. Benson
"The Curious Case of Sidd Finch" a novel by George Plimpton
"The Movement And The Sixties: Protest In America From Greensboro To Wounded Knee" by Terry H. Anderson
"The Essays of A. J. Muste" Edited by Nat Hentoff
"On the Natural History Of Destruction" by W. G. Sebald
"Mescal And Mechanisms Of Hallucinations" by Heinrich Kluver
"The Gentleman In The Parlour" A Record Of Journey From Rangoon To Haiphong by W. Somerset Maugham
"Introducing Foucault" by Chris Horrocks & Zoran Jevtic
"Baltasar and Blimunda" a novel by Jose Saramago [Translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero]
"Bluesman" a novel by Andre Dubus III
"Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World" a novel by Haruki Murakami
"Once In Europa" stories by John Berger
"Trust" a novel by Cynthia Ozick
"World Of Wonders" a novel by Robertson Davies
"Mr. Vertigo" a novel by Paul Auster
"Sigmund Freud" a series of drawings by Ray Steadman
"For Your Eye Alone: Letters 1976-1995" by Robertson Davies
"The Life of Ezra Pound" a biography by Noel Stock
Les Fleurs du Mal" by Charles Baudelaire [The new translation by Richard Howard]
"Hilaire Belloc: An Anthology of his Prose and Verse" Selected by W. N. Roughead
"Fabulous Voyager: James Joyce's Ulysses" by Richard M. Kain
"Pictures Of Fidelman" a novel by Bernard Malamud
"The Emperor: Downfall Of An Autocrat" by Ryszard Kapuscinski
"The Time of the Assassins: A Study of Rimbaud" by Henry Miller
"The Campaign" a novel by Carlos Fuentes [Translated By Alfred Mac Adam]
"Tragic Sense Of Life" philosophy by Miguel De Unamuno [With An Introduction By Steven Schroeder And Translated By J. E. Crawford Flitch]
"The Rachel Papers" a novel by Martin Amis
"The Go-Between" a novel by L. P. Hartley
"'76 One World and The Cantos of Ezra Pound" by Forrest Read
"The Power Of Myth" by Joseph Campbell
"The Masks of God: Occidental Mythology" by Joseph Campbell
"The Masks of God: Creative Mythology" by Joseph Campbell
"The Masks of God: Primitive Mythology" by Joseph Campbell
"The Defense" a novel by Vladimir Nabokov
"Mary" a novel by Vladimir Nabokov
"Visiting Mrs. Nabokov and Other Excursions" by Martin Amis
"Mind of the Raven: Investigations And Adventures With Wolf-Birds" by Bernd Heinrich
"The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception" by Michael Foucault
"Stanley And The Women" a novel by Kingsley Amis
"Happy Alchemy: Writings on the Theatre and Other Lively Arts" by Robertson Davies
"Henry James & H. G. Wells: A Record of their Friendship their Debate on the Art of Fiction and their Quarrel" Edited with an Introduction by Leon Edel and Gordon N. Ray
"Satires And Personal Writings " by Jonathan Swift
"Complete Poems 1913-1962" E. E. Cummings
"Selected Stories" by Alice Munro
"Benton, Pollock, And The Politics Of Modernism-From Regionalism To Abstract Expressionism" by Erika Doss
"1919 The Year Our World Began" by William K. Klingaman
"Collected Poems 1908-1956" Siegfried Sassoon
"Wigs on the Green" a novel by Nancy Mitford
"Reading Pound Reading: Modernism After Nietzsche" by Kathryne V. Lindberg
"The Poetry And Prose Of Heinrich Heine" Selected And Edited With An Introduction by Frederic Ewen
"Papers of Samuel Marchbanks" by Robertson Davies
"Forewords & Afterwords" by W. H. Auden
"The Encyclopedia of New England" Edited by Burt Feintuch & David H. Watters
"After Henry" essays by Joan Didion
"Fifth Business" a novel by Robertson Davies
"Bitter Lemons" travel by Lawrence Durrell
"The Crazy Iris and Other Stories of the Atomic Aftermath" Edited and with an Introduction by Kenzaburo Oe
"Jackson Pollock: Meaning And Significance" by Claude Cernuschi
"Ronsard" by D. B. Wyndham Lewis
"Nabokov: His Life in Art" by Andrew Field
"A Life In Our Times" A Memoir by John Kenneth Galbraith
"Freud: Conflict and Culture" Essays on his life, work, and legacy Edited by Michael S. Roth
"The World Of Lawrence: A Passionate Appreciation" by Henry Miller
"Paula" A Memoir by Isabel Allende
"A Glimpse Of Sion's Glory: Puritan Radicalism In New England 1620-1600" by Philip F. Gura (I recently read Gura's book, "Truth's Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel". I highly recommend Gura's book, "American Transcendentalism: A History".)
"Arthur & George" A Novel by Julian Barnes
"O Lost: A Story of the Buried Life" novel by Thomas Wolfe
"Tabloid City" a novel by Peter Hamill
"Generosity: An Enhancement" a novel by Richard Powers
"Critical Essays on Henry Miller" Edited by Ronald Gottesman
"The Future of The Past" by Alexander Stille
"C" a novel by Tom McCarthy
"The Lay Of The Love And Death Cornet Christopher Rilke" poetry by Rainer Maria Rilke [Translation By M.D. Herter Norton]
"Amsterdam" a novel by Ian McEwan
"Memoirs of a Beatnik" by Diane di Prima
"The thing about life is that one day you'll be dead" by David Shields
"Emilio's Carnival" a novel by Italo Svevo [A New Translation By Beth Archer Brombert]
"The Hermit" a novel by Eugene Ionesco
"Where Shall Wisdom Be Founds" essays by Harold Bloom
"Shad Of Shahs" biography by Ryszard Kapuscinski
"The Conquest Of A Continent: Siberia And The Russians" by W. Bruce Lincoln
"At Home and Abroad" travel by V. S. Pritchett
"Red Scare: A Study in National Hysteria, 1919-1920" by Robert K. Murray
"Snobbery: The American Version" by Joseph Epstein
"The Painter of Battles" a novel by Arturo Perez-Reverte
"Closing Arguments" a novel by Frederick Busch
"Taft" a novel by Ann Patchett
"Undue Influence" a novel by Anita Brookner
"The Humbling" a novel by Philip Roth
"Solstice" a novel by Joyce Carol Oates
"Nice Work" a novel by David Lodge
"Four Short Stories" by W. Somerset Maugham
"House Of Splendid Isolation" a novel by Edna O'Brien
"My Dream Of You" a novel by Nuala O'Faolain
"The Suicide Run: Five Tales Of The Marine Corps" by William Styron
"Kerouac at the "Wild Boar"" compiled by John Montgomery
"Doctor Fischer Of Geneva Or The Bomb Party" a novel by Graham Greene
"The Unhurrying Chase" by H. F. M. Prescott
"A High Wind In Jamaica" a novel by Richard Hughes
"Tenth of December" stories by George Saunders
"The Position" a novel by Meg Wolitzer
"Outlaw Journalist: The Life And Times Of Hunter S. Thompson" biography by William McKeen
"Nixon And Kissinger: Partners In Power" by Robert Dallek
"The Welsh Girl" a novel by Peter Ho Davies
"The Haight-Ashbury: A History" by Charles Perry
"John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics" biography by Richard Parker
"Working The Room" Essays by Geoff Dyer
"The Believers" a novel by Zoe Heller
"The Bradshaw Variations" a novel by Rachel Cusk
"Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World The Slaves Made" by Eugene D. Genovese

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