Issue #9
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Winter, 1996 - 1997
Title Author Publisher Subject
Avalanche Stephen Ajay [Poem] Poetry, Love and Drugs
The Poet Exposed[B] Christopher Felver Alfred van der Marck Photographs of 100 Poets
VN:[B] The Life and Art of Vladimir Nabokov Andrew Field Crown Biography
The Comfortable House:[B] North American Suburban Architecture --- 1890 -1930 Alan Gowans MIT History of American Architecture
The Three Languages[B] Jakob & Wilhelm Grimm Creative Education History --- Children's Literature
Replay[B] Ken Grimwood Arbor House Science Fiction
Uno, Dos, Cuatro:[B] A Guide to the Numbers Stations "Havana Moon" Tiare Publications Discussion of strange radio programs
Robert Browning Oliver St. J. Gogarty [Reading] Browning's Black Blood
Mrs. Caliban* Rachel Ingalls Harvard Common Fantasy/Fiction
Death Is Sitting at the Foot of My Bed Oscar Hahn [Poem] Contemporary Latino Poetry
Seeking God's Wisdom About Christian Homosexuality Robert W. Alexander Robert W. Alexander Publishing Christianity and Homosexuality
Dirty Artists & The Clean Rich Joyce Cary [Reading] Art and Commerce
Vignettes of a Tragic Century George F. Kennan [Reading] Memoirs
Helen Levitt: Mexico City James Oles, Editor DoubleTake/Norton Photographic Essay --- Mexico City of the 30s and 40s
The Mess of Love D. H. Lawrence [Poem] Pre-WWII English Poetry
Moon Dog Song Ángel Pérez [Poem] Latino Poetry
The Red Car of Passion Carlos Amantea [Article] Disability and Travel
Subway Bruce Davidson Aperture Subways in New York City
Indians in Their Birthday Suits Carlos Amantea [Reading] The Sanctification of Father Junipero Serra
The Tijuana Titanic Ignacio Schwartz [Article] Baja and the Building of the Titanic
I Only Am Escaped Alone to Tell Thee Howard Nemerov [Poem] Contemporary American Poetry
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #10
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Spring, 1997
Title Author Publisher Subject
Hard Times --- Cotton Mill Girls[B] Personal Histories of Womanhood and Poverty in the South Victoria Byerly Cornell Narrative History --- Life in the Mills
A House of Children[B] Joyce Cary New Directions Fiction
Pizza Tiger[B] Tom Monaghan Random House Autobiography
Gimp:[B] Gutsy Imperfect Maximizing Potential Al Mann Al Mann Associates Disability
Guerrilla Minstrels:[B] John Lennon, Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, and Bob Dylan Wayne Hampton University of Tennessee Biographies
Salvador Dalí:[B] A Biography Meryle Secrest E.F.Dutton Biography
Selected Works of the Dalai Lama III[B] Glenn H. Mullin, Editor Snow Lion Essays and Talks
The Forgotten Peninsula:[B] A Naturalist in Baja California Joseph Wood Krutch University of Arizona Classical Description of Baja
Of Prisons and Ideas[B] Milovan Djilas Harcourt Brace Essays on Prison and Ideas
The Arts of Zaire:[B] Volume II: Eastern Zaire Daniel Biebuyck University of California Anthropology
The Hind Leg of an Elephant Raymond Chandler [Reading] Detective
Cradle of Valor: The lntimate Letters of a Plebe at West Point between the Two World Wars Dale O. Smith Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill West Point
A Cricket in the Telephone At Sunset Ignacio Schwartz [Poem] Contemporary Juvenile Poetry
Loos Edna J. Lacey [Poem] WWI Protest Poetry
$56,072,147.08 Carlos Amantea [Article] American Capitalism at Work
Life in Lesu Hortense Powdermaker W. W. Norton H. L. Mencken Review
A Brief History of Mexico J. Gallant & L. Milam [Reading] Contemporary Mexican History
What the Cults Believe Irving Robertson The Moody Bible Institute Cults
Wasted:[N] A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia Marya Hornbacher Harper Memoirs
For the Love of God[N] Benjamin Shield, Richard Carlson, Editors New World Essays on Divinity
The Vintage[N] Lloyd Pedersen Joyce & Co. Fiction
The Big Book of Gardening Secrets[N] Charles W. G. Smith Storey Gardening
The Fearless Drummer Richard Sterling Traveler's Tales Where to Eat Abroad
Mosquitoes, Malaria, and the Panama Canal David McCullough [Reading] Entomology
Memoirs of the Eenie-
Weenies
Dr. Phage [Article] Memories of the 60s
The Slave Trade L. W. Milam [Article] Slavery
Did You See? She Had Flowers up Her Nose Emma St. James [Poem] Contemporary Poetry

[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #11
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Summer, 1997
Title Author Publisher Subject
Some Thoughts on Helena Petrovna Blavatsky Ignacio Schwartz [Article] Blavatsky and Travel Writing
The Raven[B] Edgar Allen Poe Northeastern University 19th Century American Poetry
The Consuming Myth:[B] The Work of James Merrill Stephen Yenser Harvard Study of James Merrill
Our Share of Time[B] Ives Navarre Dalkey Archive Gay French Fiction
The Ploughshares Poetry Reader[B] Joyce Peseroff Ploughshares Anthology
Lorentz on Film:[B] Movies 1927 - 1944 Pare Lorentz University of Oklahoma Early Film Criticism
The Case for Animal Experimentation:[B] An Evolutionary and Ethical Perspective Michael Allen Fox University of California Study of Experimentation on Animals
The Universal Machine:[B] Confessions of a Technological Optimist Pamela McCorduck Harcourt-Brace Study of Computers
Masterpiece[B] Thomas Hoving Simon & Schuster Fiction
The Prodigy:[B] A Biography of William James Sidis, America's Greatest Child Prodigy Amy Wallace Dutton Biography
Breaking the Impasse in the War on Drugs[B] Steven Wisotsky Greenwood Drug Policy in the U.S.
Intervention in the Caribbean: The Dominican Crisis of 1965. Gen. Bruce Palmer, Jr. University of Kentucky History
The Return of Der Führer J. W. Torg [Poem] Contemporary American Poetry
Jesus Under Water Al Hefid [Poem] Contemporary American Poetry
Depression Kate Millet [Reading] Mental Health
Love & the Flowers Jeremy D. Colon [Poem] WWII Poetry
A Brief History of Mexico J. Gallant & L. Milam [Reading] Mexican History
A Field Guide to the Invisible[N] Wayne Biddle Henry Holt Invisible Pests and Plagues
The Castle:[N] A New Translation by Mark Harman Franz Kafka Schocken Fiction
Meditations on the Cross[N] Dietrich Bonhöffer Westminster The Christian Imperative
Suggested Photo Spots* Melinda Stone and Igor Vamos Boise State/Hemingway Western Studies Terrible Places to Visit
Alexander A Potebnja's Psycholinguistic Theory of Literature: A Metacritical Inquiry John Fizer Harvard Morphology
Plain Tales from the Raj* Charles Allen, Editor Holt, Rinehart The British in India
Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography William Roscoe Thayer Constable & Co. Review by Virginia Woolf
The Flies Javier Heraud [Poem] Latin American Poetry
Tootie-Fruit ME & Ass-Grasp LA Brook Morris, Jr. [Poem] Contemporary American Poetry
Woodrow Wilson: The Blind Teacher Barbara W. Tuchman [Reading] Origins of WWI
A Story A Wonderful Story Charles Krafft [Reading] Arturo Toscanini and the Old Shepherd

[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #12
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Fall, 1997
Title Author Publisher Subject
The New World in 1787 Catherine Drinker Bowen [Reading] The New World
My First Son Ben Jonson [Poem] Late Renaissance Poetry
Girl's Song Anonymous [Poem] Poetry of the Caroline Islands
A Memory Yi Chongbo [Poem] Poetry of Korea
Chaplin:[B] His Life and Art David Robinson McGraw-Hill Biography
Classics Revisited[B]* Kenneth Rexroth New Directions Essays on Literature
The Eternal Legacy:[B] An Introduction to the Canonical Literature of Buddhism Maha Sthavira Sangharakshita Tharpa Buddhism
Kane[B] Robert Peters Unicorn Poetry on the Arctic
In The Orchard[B] Charles W. Pratt Tidal Contemporary Poetry
Reaching Up, Reaching Out for What You Want Leland Pulley Stewardship How-to-do-it
One Hundred Years of British Electric Tramways[B] E. Jackson-Stevens David & Charles Public Transit
First Light:[B] Sojourns with People of the Outer Hebrides, the Sierra Madre, the Himalayas, and Other Remote Places Ethan Hubbard Chelsea Green Travel
A Chair for Elija[B] Menke Katz The Smith Poetry
A Collection of Classic Southern Humor, II George W. Koon, Editor Peachtree Anthology
End of Empire[B]* Brian Lapping St. Martins Late English Colonialism
Sound-Shadows of the New World[B] Ved Mehta Norton Memoirs
The Golden Donors:[B] A New Anatomy of the Great Foundations* Waldemar Nielsen Dutton Description of Modern Foundations
An Illustrated Price Guide To Non-Paper Sports Collectibles[B] Ted Hake and Roger Steckler Hake's Press Non-Paper Sports Collectibles
Blaise Cendrars and Donkeys Ignacio Schwartz [Reading] Donkeys
Warts and Other Poems Marlene Joyce Pearson [Poems] Contemporary Feminist Poetry
Kiss My Left Foot L. W. Milam [Article] Disability and Sexuality
The Year they Tried to Block The Deputy Warren Hinckle [Reading] Radical Organizing
The Library in America: A Celebration in Words and Pictures Paul Dickson Facts on File The Lusts of R. R. Bowke
The Day Friedrich Nietzsche Went Crazy Ignacio Schwartz [Article] Thoughts on Malraux and Nietzsche
¡Cámara!: Ciudad de México Lorenzo Hagerman, Editor Getty Conservation Photographic Experiments
Lip Service[N] M. J. Rose Lady Chatterley's Library Sensual Fiction
Reflections[N] Carol E Parrish-Harra Sparrow Hawk Buddhism
A Fine Day for a Middle-Class Marriage[N]* Marlene Joyce Pearson Red Hen Contemporary Feminist Poetry
Writing in Disguise:[N] Academic Life in Subordination Terry Caesar Ohio Woes of Academia
The Rise and Fall of Gay Culture[N] Daniel Harris Hyperion Gay Culture
The Dying of A Child Tony Gould [Reading] Polio
Sumner Welles: FDR's Global Strategist Benjamin Welles St. Martins Biography
World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time Katharine Washburn, John S. Major, Editors Norton Anthology
A Sonnet to Helen Pierre de Ronsard [Poem] Translation by W. B. Yeats

[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


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