Issue #91
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Mid-Winter, 2002 - 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
An American Summer[N] Frank Deford Sourcebooks Landmark Contemporary American Novel about Poliomyelitis
Magnetic Fields[N] Ron Loewinsohn Dalkey Archive Contemporary American Novel about Living Spaces and Illusion
Confucianism:[N] Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts, Sacred Places Jennifer Oldstone-Moore Oxford The Philosophy of Confucius
The Hero of The Heartland: Billy Sunday and the Transformation of American Society, 1862 - 1935 Robert F. Martin Indiana University Biography of the American Religious Leader
The Sahara: A Natural History Marq de Villiers, Sheila Hirtle Walker Overview of the Sahara Desert
Charles Krafft's Villa Delirium Mike McGee, Larry Reid Last Gasp Retrospective of the Controversial Contemporary Artist
When I Was a German: An English Woman Living in Nazi Germany* Christabel Bielenberg University of Nebraska Biography of an Englishwoman in Germany 1932 - 1945
Nativity Poems[B] Joseph Brodsky Farrar Straus Contemporary Russian Poetry
Shamanism and Tantra in the Himalayas[B] Claudia Múller-Ebeling, et al Inner Traditions Extensive Review of the Shamans of Nepal
Soundless Roar: [B] Stories, Poems, and Drawings Ava Kadishson Schieber Northwestern University Memoir of Growing Up Jewish in Belgrade, 1941 - 1945
Being "Illeagle:" Jeremy Lansman & Community Radio L. W. Milam [Article] Tales of One of the Founders of Community Radio
A Bottle Full of Ants Carlos Amantea [Article] Mexico Travel
Slavery and the Arabs Marq de Villiers and Sheila Hirtle [Reading] Slavery in the Sahara
Don Quixote, Sancho Panza and the Ghosts Miguel De Cervantes [Reading] Don Quixote and the Fulling Mills
Ode to a Name Moira Megargee [Poem] Poem about Lolita Lark
The Fessenden Review, Anorexia, and Ralph Kramden Joel Friedland, Vern Stoltz, et. al [Letters] Letters to RALPH
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #92
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Late Mid-Winter, 2002 - 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
Boca Rococo:[N] How Addison Mizner Invented Florida's Gold Coast Caroline Seebohm Clarkson Potter American Biography
As I Live And Breathe:[N] Notes of a Patient-Doctor Jamie Weisman North Point Press Autobiography
How the Universe Got Its Spots:[N] Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space Janna Levin Princeton University Press Topology and Love
Soul of Nowhere: Traversing Grace in A Rugged Land* Craig Childs Sasquatch Desert Lore and Travel
American Standard John Blair Pittsburgh Contemporary American Short Stories
Moral Hazard Kate Jennings Fourth Estate Alzheimer's and Banking
Lindbergh: Triumph and Tragedy Richard Bak Taylor Biography
After the Fire:[B] A Writer Finds His Place Paul Zimmer Minnesota Autobiography
The Boy Who Invented Television:[B] A Story of Inspiration, Persistence, and Quiet Passion Paul Schatzkin TeamCom Biography of Philo T. Farnsworth
History in English Words* [B] Owen Barfield Lindisfarne Books Etymology
Medical Paraphernalia Michael A. Ingall, M. D. [Article] Autobiography
Lemuel L. W. Milam Reading Memoirs of a Love
Suicide in The Desert Craig Childs [Reading] Traveling in the Desert
Two Hundred Horse-Power Cheeses Jerome K. Jerome [Reading] Memoirs of Cheeses
I Sing of a Lady Anon [Poem] 15th Century English Carol
The Solicitor Maureen A. Jeffs [Poem] Contemporary English Poetry
Poetry Magazine & Their New-Found $100,000,000 & Who Were You Before You Were? L. Lark/Bob Arnold [Letters] Poetry Magazine / Lolita Lark
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #93
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Late Late Winter, 2002 - 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
Eternal
Treblinka: [N] Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust
Charles Patterson Lantern Books Animal Rights and the Holocaust
Remarkable Trees of the World [N] Thomas Pakenham W. W. Norton Strange and Wonderful Trees
Facing Forward [N]: Finding Hope to Begin Again Wendy Murray Zoba Tyndale House Evangelicals and Menopause
The Kindness of Sisters: Annabella Milbanke and the Destruction of the Byrons David Crane Knopf Sisterly Love and Lord Byron
The Road to Malpsychia: Humanistic Psychology and Our Discontents Joyce Milton Encounter The Failings of Humanistic Psychology
The Purple Land* W. W. Hudson Shambala A Romantic Novel of 1850s South America
Sailing Alone Around the World* Joshua Slocum Shambhala Three Years Before the Mast (Alone)
Shooting Under Fire: [B]The World of the War Photographer Peter Howe Artisan Essays and Pictures from the World of War Photography
Meditation, Transformation, and Dream Yoga [B] Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche Snow Lion Yoga and Sickness and Pain
The Analyst*[B] John Katzenbach Ballentine Novel about the Stalking of a Psychoanalyst
On a Lumbar Roll Dr. Phage [Article] Sciatica and the Third Avenue El
God Vs. Gawd A. W. Allworthy [Article] The Two Divines at Work in the U.S.
The Children of La Ribiera Carlos Amantea [Reading] Travels in Mexico
Women and All-Talk Radio Carlos Amantea [Reading] Travels in Mexico
Harmless Fun Richard Charles [Poem] Poetry on Fondling
"Sorrow" and "The Bride" D. H. Lawrence [Poem] Poetry of Death
"The Lifting" Sharon Olds [Poem] Poetry of Death
"Thoughts on Disability" Mike Davis, L. W. Milam [Letters] How to Deal with Disability
"RALPH Magazine & The Other RALPH Magazine" Jonathan Brodie, Lolita Lark [Letter] Thoughts on the Two RALPH Magazines
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #94
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Very Early Spring, 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
RALPH'S Top Pop Hits The Editors [List] Fifteen of Our Most Viewed Articles, Reviews and Readings
My 'Dam Life* Sean Condon Lonely Planet Three Years in Amsterdam
In Shackleton's Wake Arved Fuchs Sheridan House Antarctic Trek in the Footsteps of Ernest Shackleton
The First World War Michael Howard Oxford Brief History of WWI
Declare Tim Powers Morrow Espionage Novel
Earth and Ashes[B] Atiq Rahimi Harcourt Novel of Survival in Afghanistan
Roofing with
Asphalt Shingles[B]
Mike Guerton Taunton Noir Fiction about a Man Named Shingles
Salt:[B] A World History Mark Kurlansky Walker A Comprehensive History of Salt
The American Left: An Autopsy Dr. Phage [Article] The Element of Self-Defeat in the Left
"Das Volkswagen" and "Something for Nothing" Tom Weller [Readings] Recently Discovered Works of Shakespeare and Richard Sauerkraut
"Medical Advice," "Dumpsters" Patti White [Poem] Modern American Poetry
Bulemia and Anorexia, Milking Cows, RALPH, and Medycyna Praktyczna "FRKER," Andrew Breslin, Mike Goodwin, and Katarzyna Jagiela [Letters] RALPH's Monthly Correspondence
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #95
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Mid-Spring, 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
Aureole*[N] Carole Maso City Lights Love Poetry
Shinto[N]: Origins, Rituals, Festivals Spirits, Sacred Places C. Scott Littleton Oxford History and Practice of Shinto
How to Be Alone[N] Jonathan Franzen Farrar, Straus & Giroux Essays on America
The Good Men: A Novel of Heresy Charmaine Craig Riverhead Novel about the Languedocs of 12th Century France
The "Tamarit" Poems Federico García Lorca Dedalus Books Persian-style Poems of García Lorca
Outlaw: The Lives and Careers of John Rechy Charles Casillo Advocate Biography of the American Noir Writer
The Algeria Hotel: France, Memory, and the Second World War* Adam Nossiter Houghton Mifflin Vichy France and WWII
Children of the Depression[B] Kathleen Thompson, Hilary MacAustin, Editors Indiana University Press Photographs of American Children 1935 - 1942
The Squabble[B] Nikolai Gogol Hesperus Classic 19th Century Russian Short Novel
Pacific High:[B] Adventures in the Coast Ranges from Baja to Alaska Tim Palmer Island Press Expeditions along the 3,600 Mile Range
Our Graduation Speech Carlos Amantea Article Twenty or so Truths About Life (and Eating)
A Sky Filled with Japanese Zebras Anders Henriksson [Reading] College Students' Examination Boners
The Outside Canon Miles Harvey and the editors of Outside Magazine [List] Fifty-three Great Travel Books
An Indian History of Early America Richard White [Reading] American Indians and the Colonial Powers
Song of the Morning Market Federico García Lorca [Poem] Spanish Poetry of the 30s
Casida of the Branches Federico García Lorca [Poem] Spanish Poetry of the 30s
Poetry (In Motion) / Photograph Bart Edelman [Poems] Contemporary American Poetry
Robert Penn Warren, The Fictional L. W. Milam, and The FOLIO Betty H. Moss, Roy Kiesling, Laura McCarthy, L. Lark [Letters] RALPH's Monthly Correspondence
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #96
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Late Spring, 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
A Palpable Elysium:[N] Portraits of Genius and Solitude Jonathan Williams David R. Godine Personal Photographs and Memories
Small Wonder*[N] Barbara Kingsolver HarperCollins Personal Essays on Contemporary American Life
The Lake of Dead Languages[N] Carol Goodman Ballantine Contemporary American Novel
The Crazed Ha Jin Pantheon Contemporary Chinese Novel
The Boy and The Dog Are Sleeping* Nasdijj Ballantine Memoirs of a Boy with AIDS
The Blessing Gregory Orr Council Oak Memoirs of a Death in the Family
The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson[G] Chester G Hearn McFarland History of Proceedings against the Twelfth President
Zen Sex:[G] The Way of Making Love Philip Toshio Sudo Harper/San Francisco Techniques of Zen Sexuality
Vogue Women[G] Georgina Howell Thunder's Mouth Press Photographs from the Pages of Vogue
Uniforms:[B] Why We Are What We Wear Paul Fussell Houghton Mifflin Thoughts on the Meaning of Uniforms
The Art of Contemporary American Pottery[B] Kevin A. Hluch Krause Works of More than 150 Contemporary Potters
Samurai William:[B] The Englishman Who Opened Japan Giles Milton Farrar Straus Giroux History of the First Englishman in Japan
Wars & History J. Gallant, L. Milam [Article] History of Wars and the United States
How to Care for A Boy With AIDS Nasdijj [Reading] Description of Life with a Boy with AIDS
Seeing All the Way To China (From the American Southwest) Nasdijj [Reading] Description of Life with a Boy with AIDS
Amblyopia Reneé Gisell [Poem] Living with Blindness
Medicine Woman Cheryl Savageau [Poem] Poem on the Native American Experience
The Earth Is A Satellite of The Moon Lionel Rugama [Poem] Poem on the Native American Experience
Elizabeth Gips, Great Travel Books, U. S. Army Torturing Witches, The Rejection Slip Blues, and Northwest Art Phil Ehrens, Tortured Witch, Hank Levin, Kurt Lidtke, Gerard Jones [Letters] RALPH's Monthly Correspondence
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]To be found under "Great Reviews of the Past"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #97
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Very Late Spring, 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
Metamorphosis[N] Franz Kafka Hesperus Neo-realistic German Fiction
City Requiem, Calcutta:*[N] Gender and the Politics of Poverty Ananya Roy University of Minnesota Press Calcutta, Land Use, and the Very Poor
Waiting for an Angel [N] Helon Habila Norton Contemporary Nigerian Fiction
The Age Of Gold:* The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream H. W. Brands Doubleday History of the California Gold-Rush
Sun at Midnight: A Memoir of the Dark Night Andrew Harvey Tarcher/Putnam The Falling-Out Between Indian Guru and Her Disciple
Blood of Victory* Alan Furst Random House Pre-WWII Spy Mystery
Calamus Lovers:[G] Walt Whitman's Working Class Camerados Charley Shively, Editor Gay Sunshine A Study of Walt Whitman's Lovers
Asia Through the Back Door [G] Rick Steves and John Gottberg Muir Publications Travel in Asia
Nobody Wants a Nuclear War[G] Judith Vigna Concept Books Children's Guide to Nuclear War
My Father, My Son [G] Elmo Zumwalt Jr., and Elmo Zumwalt III Macmillan Father and Son Memories of the Viet-Nam War
How to Beat Burnout:[G] Help for Men and Women Frank Minirth, et al. Moody Christian Psychotherapy
Radical Compassion:[B] Finding Christ in the Heart of the Poor Gary Smith, S. J. Jesuit Way/Loyola Serving the Very Poor
Serve It Forth*[B] Mary F. K. Fisher North Point Press Cookbook from 1939
Samadhi:[B] Personal Journeys to Spiritual Truth Derek Biermann Shambhala Interviews with Indian Mystics
Ninety-Year-Old Mother Makes a Killing on Stocks Carlos Amantea [Article] The Stock Market and the Very Old
Husbands Eaten by Ferocious Tigers Ananya Roy [Reading] Interviews with Working Women of Calcutta
Documents on the Oil Fields Alan Furst [Reading] Protecting Rumanian Oil
Thoreau the Buddhist Rick Fields [Reading] The Meditational Practices of Thoreau
"Work Way Up the Ladder," "Montgomery" Michael Craig [Poems] Contemporary American Poetry
Anorexia, Noah Greenberg, The Anatomy of Miracles, and A Possible Legal Fiasco at RALPH James Gollin, Jessie Walsh, Terry Brown, Dorothy Bowles [Letters] Correspondence with RALPH
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]To be found under "Great Reviews of the Past"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #98
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Very Early Summer, 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
Silent Night[B] The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce Stanley Weintraub Plume The Soldier-led truce of 1914
Mygale[B] Thierry Jonquet City Lights Noir Contemporary French Fiction
Choosing the Right College: [B] The Whole Truth about America's Top Schools Winfield J. C. Myers, Editor Eerdmans Exhaustive Comments on America's 109 Top Colleges
The Madness of Art: Interviews with Poets and Writers Robert Philips Syracuse University Press Interviews with Eight Poets and Writers
Memphis Minnie on the Icebox Langston Hughes [Reading] 1933 Report on the Famous Blues Singer
Covered Bridges of New York State[N] Rick L. Berfield Syracuse University A Visit to the 24 Covered Bridges of New York State
The Fox*[N] D. H. Lawrence Hesperus Early 20th Century English Fiction
Juke Joint[N] Birney Imes, Photographer University Press of Mississippi Dives in the Mississippi Delta Area
Couples Therapy for the Disabled Susan Parker [Reading] Psychotherapy and Quadriplegia
Ravensbrück Love Poem: January 1945 - January 1985 J. W. Glass [Poem] Poetry about the Holocaust
Tracking Down Spammers J. D. Lansman [Article] How to Find Spammers
Tumbling After:* Pedaling Like Crazy after Life Goes Downhill Susan Parker Crown Life After a Paralyzing Accident
World War I, Hydrothermal Vents, Partially Hydrogenated Memory, and the Other RALPH Lynne-Marie Sanders, Wilfred Owen, Peter Blind and Akira Sato [Letters to RALPH] Correspondence with RALPH
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]To be found under "Great Reviews of the Past"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #99
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Early Summer, 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
Long Time Coming*[N] Photographic Portrait of America: 1935-1943 Michael Lesy, Editor Norton Over 400 Photographs from the Farm Security Administration
Volcanoes[N] Mauro Rosi, et al, Editors Firefly 100 Volcanoes Immortalized
Route 66[N] Images of America's Main Street William Kaszyniski McFarland Nostalgic Story with Pictures of the Old Highway 66
Memoirs of A Revolutionary* Victor Serge University of Iowa Autobiography of a Radical Anarchist
Fragments of the Artwork Jean Genet Stanford University Collected Essays and Interviews of Jean Genet
Bugs, Bites, and Bowels[B] Jane Wilson-Howarth Cadigan Guides Medical Travel Advice
Still Me[B] Christopher Reeve Random House Autobiography of the Actor
God's Mountain[B] Erri De Luca Riverhead Books Contemporary Italian Fiction
Spam & Spammers Jan Reid, Boxing, and Disability, and Children of a Vanished World Jan Reid, Phil Ehrens, and Carolyn Carlisle [Letters to RALPH] Monthly Correspondence
Take Me Out to the Seder Dr. Phage [Article] Some Thoughts on the Modernization of the Seder
Samovars and Bedlam Michael Ingall [Article] Bringing Genteel Living into the Treatment of Mental Patients
Manuel and the Whore-House Carlos Amantea [Reading] Sex and Disability
The Funeral Workers Were Whistling Mozart Jean Genet [Reading] Columbariums and Music
Anseo, March 16 [1996] David Lehman, Paul Muldoon [Poems] Contemporary American Poetry from NPR
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]To be found under "Great Reviews of the Past"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit

Issue #100
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Mid-Summer, 2003
Title Author Publisher Subject
Pox:[B] Genius, Madness, and the Mysteries of Syphilis Deborah Hayden Basic A Historical Look the Disease and at Famous Syphilitics
The Portrait of Mr. W. H.[B] Oscar Wilde Hesperus/Trafalgar Square Wilde's Vision of Shakespeare as a Gay Author
On the Lam: [B] Narratives of Flight in J. Edgar Hoover's America William Beverly University of Mississippi Criminals on the Run in Books and Films (and Reality)
Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilled the Promise of Democracy Andro Linklater Walker How Standards of Measurement Created America's Cities and States
Schubert's Winterreise: A Winter Journey in Poetry, Image, and Song John Harbison
Susan Youens
Wisconsin A Photographic Journey through Schubert's Song Cycle
Breath Sweeps Mind* Jakusho Kwong Roshi Sounds True Audio Twelve Lectures on Zen Practice
21 Very Best Books The Editors of RALPH [List] Editors' Choice of the Best of the Best Books of the Last Ten Years
100 Best Books The Editors of RALPH [List] Editors' Choice of the 100 Best Books of the Last Ten Years
15 Best Articles The Editors of RALPH [List] Editors' Choice of the 15 Best Articles to Appear in RALPH over the Past 10 Years
15 Best Readings The Editors of RALPH [List] Editors' Choice of the 15 Best Readings to Appear in RALPH over the Past 10 Years
21 Best Poems The Editors of RALPH [List] Editors' Choice of the 21 Best Poems to Appear in RALPH over the Past 10 Years
21 Best Letters The Editors of RALPH [List] Editors' Choice of the 21 Best Letters to Appear in RALPH over the Past 10 Years
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


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