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books bought during the year 2014 continued

September 2014
"A Flame Of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20's" by Roger Kahn
"A Spy In The House Of Love" a novel by Anais Nin
"The Heartsong of Charging Elk" a novel by James Welch
"Little Bird Of Heaven" a novel by Joyce Carol Oates
"My Lives: An Autobiography" by Edmund White
"The Shorter Pepys" by Samuel Pepys
"The Passion" a novel by Jeanette Winterson
"The Bridge of the Golden Horn" a memoir by Emine Sevgi Ozdamar [Translated by Martin Chalmers] With an Introduction by John Berger
"Waiting for the Barbarians" a novel by J. M. Coetzee
"Heese: A Collection of Critical Essays" Edited by Theodore Ziolkowski
"The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance" a memoir by Edmund De Waal
"Ancient Light" a novel by John Banville
"Life & Times of Michael K" a novel by J. M. Coetzee
"Conversations with William Styron" Edited by James L. W. West III
"A Turn In The South" a travel memoir by V. S. Naipaul
"Mantissa" by John Fowles
"The Good Husband" a novel by Gail Godwin
"Dancing After Hours" Stories by Andre Dubus
"Lewis Carroll: A Biography" by Morton N. Cohen
"It's Superman!" a novel by Tom De Haven
"The Little Friend" a novel by Donna Tartt
"Good News" a novel by Edward Abbey
"Purity of Blood" a novel by Arturo Perez-Reverte [Translated From The Spanish By Margaret Sayers Peden]
"de Kooning: An American Master" a biography by Mark Stevens & Annalyn Swan
"Manifesto: A Century of Isms" Edited by Mary Ann Caws
"The Best American Essays 1992" Edited by Susan Sontag
"The Exile Of Celine" a novel by Tom Clark
"The Dive From Clausen's Pier" a novel by Ann Packer
"Turkey" a Lonely Planet travel book
"Living in the Shadow of the Freud Family" biography Written and Edited by Sophie Freud
"Desert Notes: Reflections In The Eye Of A Raven" & "River Notes: The Dance Of Herons" one paperback Nature writings by Barry Lopez
"Gertrude & Claudius" a novel by John Updike (I collect the writings of Updike.)
"A History of Modern France-Volume 1: 1715-1799" by Alfred Cobban
"A History of Modern France-Volume 2: 1799-1871" by Alfred Cobban
"I Will Fear No Evil" a novel by Robert A. Heinlein
"The Age Of Constantine The Great" by Jacob Burckhardt [Translated by Moses Hadas]
"Quest For The Lost City: A True Life Adventure" by Dana & Ginger Lamb
"King Leopold's Ghost: A Story Of Greed, Terror, And Heroism In Colonial Africa" by Adam Hochschild
"Half A Life" a novel by V. S. Naipaul
"Dr. Spock: An American Life" biography by Thomas Maier
"Father Melancholy's Daughter" a novel by Gail Godwin
"Venice Lion City: The Religion Of Empire" by Garry Wills
"Pressing Toward The Mark: Essays Commemorating Fifty Years of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church" Edited by Charles G. Dennison & Richard C. Gamble
"Crusader Nation: The United State In Peace And The Great War 1898-1920" by David Traxel
"A Mapmaker's Dream: The Meditations Of Fra Mauro Cartographer To The Court Of Venice" a novel by James Cowan
"Geronimo's Bones: A Memoir Of My Brother And Me" by Nasdijj
"Oneida Community: An Autobiography 1851-1876" Edited, with an Introduction and Preface, by Constance Noyes Robertson
"The Pacific And Other Stories" by Mark Helprin
"Daily Life In The United States, 1920-1940: How Americans Lived Through The 'Roaring Twenties' And The Great Depression" by David E. Kyvig
"Slaves In The Family" American History by Edward Bell
"A Model World And Other Stories" by Michael Chabon
"The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time" a novel by Mark Haddon (Thirty-two thousand people had this novel by Haddon in their library!)
"Documents Of The Christian Church" Edited by Henry Bettenson & Chris Maunder [New Edition]
"Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father" biography by John Mattenson
"1779" American History by David McCullough
"Aububon's Birds of America" Introduction and Descriptive Captions by Ludlow Griscom published in 1950
"London" British History by John Russell
"Make Way For Lucia: The Complete Lucia, including Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Miss Mapp, The Male Impersonator, Mapp and Lucia, The Worshipful Lucia, and Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson Introduction by Nancy Mitford
"Bright Young People: The Lost Generation of London's Jazz Age" by D. J. Taylor
"James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist" biography by Stan Gebler Davies
"The Enlightenment: An Interpretation: The Science of Freedom" by Peter Gay
"Michelet" biography by Roland Barthes
"Where Angels Fear To Tread" a novel by E. M. Forster
"The Age Of Excess: The United States from 1877 to 1914" American History by Ray Ginger
"Queen of the Underworld" a novel by Gail Godwin
"Cotton Mather: The Young Life Of The Lord's Remembrancer 1663-1703" biography by David Levin
"Themes: The Biography" by Peter Ackroyd
"My Past & Thoughts" memoir by Alexander Herzen [Introduction by Isaiah Berlin]
"Night Soldiers" a novel by Alan Furst
"The Foreign Correspondent" a novel by Alan Furst
"A Closed Eye" a novel by Anita Brookner
"The Untouchable" a novel by John Banville
"Speak, Memory" memoir by Vladimir Nabokov
"Honey For The Bears" a novel by Anthony Burgess
"The Golden Age" a novel by Gore Vidal
"Collected Essays" by Graham Greene
"The South" a novel by Colm Toibin
"In the Forest" a novel by Edna O'Brien
"The Night Inspector" a novel by Frederick Busch
"Graham Greene: An Intimate Portrait by His Closest Friend and Confidant" by Leopoldo Duran
"A Void" a novel by Georges Perec [Translated by Gilbert Adair]
"Henry David Thoreau: A Profile" Edited by Walter Harding
"The Music Of Chance" a novel by Paul Auster
"Istanbul: Memories and the City" memoir by Orhan Pamuk
"A Tale Told By Moonlight" a novella by Leonard Woolf
"I Thought My Father Was God And Other True Tales From NPR's National Story Project" Edited by Paul Auster
"A Year of Reading Proust: A Memoir In Real Time" by Phyllis Rose
"The Quest for Proust" by Andre Maurois
"Isadora: A Sensational Life" biography by Peter Kurth
"Tolstoy" biography by A. N. Wilson
"Antaeus: Journals, Notebooks & Diaries" Edited by Daniel Halpern No. 61, Autumn, 1988
"The Robber Bride" a novel by Margaret Atwood
"Monsignor Quixote" a novel by Graham Greene
"Colonel Rossevelt" biography by Edmund Morris
"How Proust Can Change Your Life" literary study by Alain De Bottom
"Love in a Cold Climate" a novel by Nancy Mitford
"Ape and Essence" a novel by Aldous Huxley
"Selected Passages From Correspondence With Friends" by Nikolai Gogol [Translated by Jesse Zeldin]
"Anglo-Saxon Attitudes" a novel by Angus Wilson
"Highland Fling" a novel by Nancy Mitford
"Resurrection" a novel by Leo Tolstoy
"Siegfried Sasson: A Life" by Max Egremont
"Peter Taylor: A Writer's Life" by Hubert H. McAlexander
"The Female of the Species: Tales Of Mystery And Suspense" by Joyce Carol Oates
"Candor and Perversion: Literature, Education, and the Arts" essays by Roger Shattuck
"Max Weber: In Introduction to his Life and Work" by Dirk Kasler
"The Unfortunate Traveller And Other Works" by Thomas Nashe
"Anna Freud: A Biography" by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
"Judge On Trial" a novel by Ivan Klima
"Candor & Perversion: Literature, Education, and the Arts" by Roger Shattuck
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