Issue #125
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Mid-Winter 2004 - 2005
Title Author Publisher Subject
Ten Great Books of 2004 The Editors of RALPH [List] Ten of the Best Books that Have Come to RALPH in the Last Twelve Months
Fifteen Good Books of 2004 The Editors of RALPH [List] Fifteen of the Second Best Books that Came to RALPH in the Last Twelve Months
Ten Years of RALPH The Editors of RALPH [Essay] Thoughts on Creating an On-Line Book Review Magazine
The Star of Algiers [B] Aziz Chouaki Graywolf Press Novel about Growing Up in Postwar Algiers
Hark![B] Ed McBain 87th Precinct Mystery Detective Novel
Genesis[B] Jim Crace Picador Contemporary English Novel
Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting it Right Bill Bryson Broadway Books A Charming Listing of Words that May Trouble You
Data Bill Bryson [Reading] Some Thoughts about the Word "Data"
On My First Son Ben Jonson [Poem] 17th Century Poem on the Loss of a Son
Inventions of Farewell: [G] A Book of Elegies Sandra M. Gilbert, Editor Norton Poems about Death
Readings of Books on Radio Francisco Huneeus [Letter] Letter about a Previous Article in RALPH
The Ballad of Hans and Jenny Aquiles Nazoa [Poem] Love Affair between Hans Christian Anderson and Jenny Lind
Georgia O'Keefe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place Barbara Buhler Lynes
Leslie Poling-Kempes
Frederick W. Turner
Princeton University Press Thoughts and Paintings of th Artist in New Mexico
Sailing to the
Horizon:
The Restless Journey and Tragic Sinking of a Tall Ship
Pamela Sisman Bitterman Terrace/University of Wisconsin Memories of the Last Days of the Sofia
The Vivesection Mambo P.J. Weise [Poem] Poem about Deep and Penetrating Love
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]Great Reviews of the Past
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


Issue #126
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Late Winter 2004 - 2005
Title Author Publisher Subject
21 Hits The Editors of RALPH [List] Articles, Reviews, Poems, Readings and Letters that Continue to Receive the Most Hits at RALPH
AIDS and Big Brother Paula Peterson [Reading] Story of Two People with AIDS
The Day The Aliens Took the Boy Apart Robert Kelly [Reading] Science Fiction Story about Two Aliens and a Boy
A Home at the End of the World[B] Michael Cunningham Picador Novel about Two Men and a Woman (and a Baby)
The Best American Nonrequired Reading[B] Dave Eggers, Editor Houghton Mifflin Twenty-Three Contemporary Stories and Articles
Caesar's Column[B] Ignatius Donnelly Wesleyan 19th Century Science Fiction Story about America
The Cataract Blues L. W. Milam [Article] A Contrary View of the Popular Operation
Memoirs of a Dwarf at the Sun King's Court* Paul Weidner Univeristy of Wisconsin/ Terrace Books Novel about the Life at the Court of Louis XIV
Garden Insects of North America: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs Whitney Cranshaw Princeton The Compleat Bug Guide
Maori Tattoos
Reginald A. Fessenden
The Deluged Civilization of
The Caucasus Isthmus
Michael Hicks, Dimitri Atkins [Letters] Letter about Previous Articles or Readings in RALPH
Love, When I Die Aquiles Nazoa [Poem] Writing on Love and Death by the Venezuelan Poet
Once Upon a More Enlightened Time:
Hansel and Gretel
James Finn Garner [Reading] Mother Goose for the Politically Correct
Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger Nigel Slater Gotham Books Growing up in 50s and 60s England
Bugs, Bites, and Bowels [G] Dr. Jane Wilson-Howarth Cadigan Guides Guide to the Most Dangerous Bugs and Diseases Worldwide
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]Great Reviews of the Past
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


Issue #127
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Late Late Winter 2004 - 2005
Title Author Publisher Subject
The Great War: An Imperial History John W. Morrow, Jr. Routledge WWI as a Continuation of Colonial Wars
Lost and Found:[B] My Life in a Group Marriage Commune Margaret Hollenbach University of New Mexico Press Life in The Family
Angry God:[B] Recollections of My Life with John Peabody Harrington Carobeth Laird University of New Mexico Press Living with one of the Masters of Anthropology
Foundations of Tibetan Buddhism H. E. Kalu Rinpoche Snow Lion Principles of Buddhist Practice
The Mystery
Of Cloomber
Arthur Conan Doyle Hesperus One of the Early Mysteries of the Creator of Sherlock Holmes
Of Molecules and Men Francis Crick Prometheus Books The Foundation of Genetics
Michael Ingall L. Lark [Article] A Memorial to one of the Earliest Writers for RALPH
Memories of a Medical Family Michael Ingal [Reading] Stories from the Life of Michael Ingall
Weird RALPH, My Bloody Life, Jean Genet jogo@pacbell.net, DPrePrep@aol.com [Letters] Correspondence about Earlier Reviews and Article in RALPH
Shiva Goes Surfing off Newfoundland The Estate of
Francis S. Pickens
[Poem] Poetry about Mother Love
The Maimed Hermann Ungar Twisted Spoon Press Novel from the Weimar Republic
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]Great Reviews of the Past
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


Issue #128
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Very Early Spring 2005
Title Author Publisher Subject
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird Wallace Stevens Poem Poem from 1950s America
Clock-O'-Clay John Clare [Poem] Mid-19th Century English Poetry
The Twenty-Five Truths of Life Barry Corbet
(1935 - 2004)
[Article] Memoir of Dying
An Education Française
(In Stalinist Russia)
Jacques Dorme [Reading] Memories of Stalinist Russia
My Dearest Dust Lady Catherine Dyer [Poetry] Research on a 17th Century English Memorial
On Literature Umberto Eco Harcourt Essays on Western Literature
Before Adam Jack London Hesperus Early 20th Century Fiction
Cataracts, Cataract Operations, The Dream of Death, Ta Moko, Tin Boxes Champion C. Cox, Hank Motkowski, talktome2@shaw.camm elzaref_7_up@hotmail.com [Letters] Correspondence about Earlier Reviews and Articles in RALPH
New Media: 1740-1915 Lisa Gitelman
Geoffrey B. Pingree,
Editors
MIT Press Thoughts on the Realities of the Current Media
Way to Paradise* Mario Vargas Llosa Picador Two Biographies from the 19th Century
Terror, Death, and Pity James Joyce [Reading] Thoughts on the Perfect Death
Requiem for a Lost Empire Andreï Makine Arcade The Russian Revolution
The Rise and Fall of Synanon[G] Rod Janzen Johns Hopkins Study of Cults and their Aftermaths
Wandering Star J. M. G. Le Clézio Curbstone Novel about the Diaspora
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]Great Reviews of the Past
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


Issue #129
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Spring 2005
Title Author Publisher Subject
Evidence of The Foundering of A Pact with the Devil Alexander Kluge [Reading] Pentagon Plan to Dye the North and South Poles Red
Death of an Effendi[B] Michael Pierce Poisoned Pen Press Mystery Set in Egypt
Bury the Lead[B] David Rosenfelt Mysterious Press Serial Killers Afoot in New Jersey
The Ultimate Letter Barry Corbet [Reading] Letter from the Grave to Old Friends
Further Notes on "My Dearest Dust" by Lady Catherine Dyer Victor Perry [Article] Final Correspondence on Dyer's Gravestone Poem
In the Shadow of Fame: A Memoir by the Daughter of Erik H. Erikson Sue Erikson Bloland Viking Memories of the Child Psychologist
Jorie Graham; For the Love of God & Irishmen Jonathan Booker, Branden Willard [Letters] Correspondence about Earlier Reviews and Articles in RALPH
Dent in the Magnetosphere over the South Atlantic Alexander Kluge [Reading] The Insurance Policies of NASA
Snakes and Earrings Hitomi Kanehara Dutton Novel on Modern Japanese Sadists and Tattoo Artists
Tropical & Subtropical Trees: An Encyclopedia* Margaret Barwick Timber Press Exhaustive Listing with Pictures of over 1000 Trees of the Tropics
Wales Half Welsh John Williams,
Editor
Bloomsbury/Trafalgar Square Seventeen Stories from Wales
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]Great Reviews of the Past
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


Issue #130
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Late Late Spring 2005
Title Author Publisher Subject
The Best of the Best The Editors of RALPH [List] The Most Popular Readings, Reviews, Poems, and Letters from the Early Years of RALPH
The Devil's Blind Spot[B]: Tales from the New Century* Alexander Kluge New Directions 173 "stories" or aperçus from the German director
The Street Law Handbook[B]:Surviving Sex, Drugs and Petty Crime Neeraja Viswanathan Bloomsbury What to Do (and Not to Do) When You're Caught Red-Handed
Edition 69[B] Vítezslav Nezval
Jindrich Styrsky
Twisted Spoon Press Readings and Collages from the Surrealist Group of Czechoslovakia --- 1929 - 1935
The James Deans[B] Reed Farrel Colemar Plume Another about Moe Praeger, the Tough Detective from Brooklyn
The Lost Mother[B] Mary McGarry Morris Viking A Family Surviving the Depression in New England
Happy Baby* Stephen Elliott Picador Growing Up in the American Juvenile Justice System
Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S. - Mexico Border Ken Ellingwood Pantheon "Operation Gatekeeper" and the Poor Mexican Workers
Finding a Lion in Your Bedroom Lt. Colonel J. H. Patterson, D.S.O. [Reading] Adventures in a Railway Coach, Uganda, 1899
The Laws of
Invisible Things
Frank Huyler Picador Novel about a Physician and the Ultimate Virus
Lady Catherine Dyer, The Gumbo-Limbo Tree, $1,500,000.00 Willed to RALPH Nasdijj, Victor Perry, Maggie Butler, Mrs Jennifer Wilson [Letters] Correspondence about Earlier Reviews and Articles in RALPH
The Man-Eaters of Tsavo* Lt. Colonel J. H. Patterson, D.S.O. Lyons Press Adventures in Colonial Uganda
Journeys in Microspace[G]: The Art of the Scanning Electron Microscope Dee Breger Columbia Elegant Photographs from Microspace
Surviving as a Musician In Birkenau Szymon Laks [Reading] A Young Musician Incarcerated in a Concentration Camp
What I Did on My Winter Vacation Dr. Phage [Article] Surviving a Harsh Winter in Southern California
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]Great Reviews of the Past
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


Issue #131
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Early Summer 2005
Title Author Publisher Subject
The Clock of the Long Now[G] --- Time and Responsibility:
The Ideas Behind the World's
Slowest Computer
Stewart Brand Basic An Experimental Concept Concerning the Future of the Now
Tar and Feathers[B] Dorothy Nelson Dalkey Archive Novel from Ireland about the Usual Drunks and Passive Aggressives
Stump[B] Niall Griffiths Graywolf Another Novel from Ireland about the Usual Drunks and Passive Aggressives
Chicano Sketches[B] Mario Suárez University of Arizona A Gentle View of Hispanic Life from the Last Century
The Chocolate Soldier P. J. Mierly [Poem] AIDS and the Soldier
Winston Churchill Conducting a War from the Bedroom Paul Addison [Reading] The Wartime Tribulations of Churchill
Churchill: The Unexpected Hero Paul Addison Oxford Churchill and WWII
High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis Max Frankel Ballantine Books Two Weeks of Nightmare from 1963
Tibetan Buddhism, WWI
Disability, Onanism
Deils Johnson
Bernard Leach
[Letters] Correspondence about Earlier Reviews and Articles in RALPH
A Long Long Way* Sebastian Barry Viking Novel about the Irish in WWI
The Mafia and MAILER DAEMON Jon Gallant [Article] Thoughts on the Internet Gone Astray
It's 'Nudnick,'
Not 'Noodnick'
[Reading] William Cole, George Plimpton Interview with S. J. Perelman
Fifteen Old Friends from Previous Issues The Editors of RALPH [List] Fifteen Articles, Reviews and Readings from the Early Days of RALPH
Dreamers, The Redeemer Siegfried Sassoon [Poems] Poetry about WWI
Edition 69 Jindrich Strysky [Reading] A Selection from Writings of the Prague Dadaist
Transmission Hari Kunzru Plume A Hindu Creates Computer Havoc
Waiting[G] Ha Jin Pantheon Novel about Medicine in Mao's China
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]Great Reviews of the Past
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


Issue #132
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Very Early Mid-Summer 2005
Title Author Publisher Subject
Aliens and Gas Stations Anon [Joke] Dirty-Joke-of-the-Month
Moscardino[B] Enrico Pea
Ezra Pound,
Translator
Archipelago Novel from 1930s Italy
Enchanted Vagabonds[B] Dana Lamb Classic Adventure/
Long Riders Guild
Depression-Era Exploration of the Mexican Coastline
Ballad of Another Time[B] José Luis González University of Wisconsin Novel from Puerto Rico
The Chattanooga Choo-Choo: The Ballad of Cora Lee Jhaid Jackson [Poem] Contemporary Railroad Love Poem
Dzogchen Essentials Marcia Binder Schmidt
Editor
Rangjung Yeshe Holy Book Attacked by Termites
The Smiles that Come in the Night Laurie Lee [Reading] Growing up in the Midlands a Hundred Years Ago
Jung Stripped Bare By His Biographers, Even Sonu Shamdasani Karnac Books Thoughts on Biographers of Carl Jung
Nuns, Hoagy Carmichael,
Clarence Thomas, Victor Suárez
Maricela Rodriguez, William Britton,
Pat Arnold, David Tenquist
[Letters] Correspondence about Earlier Reviews and Articles in RALPH
Last Places on Earth Eric Meola,
Photographer
Graphis/Watson-Guptill Romantic Photographs from Around the World
Ode to the Potato,
Ode to My 1977 Toyota
Barbara Hamby [Poems] Contemporary American Poetry
The Writer as Traitor Jean-Paul Sartre [Reading] Writing as an Anti-Social Act
[N]To be found under "New Listings"
[B]To be found under "Brief Reviews"
[G]Great Reviews of the Past
*Indicates a book that we found of especial merit


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