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See part 1 for details.

All are paperback unless otherwise noted.

Fiction

How I Paid for College (Marc Acito)
The Mammoth Book of Gay Erotica (various)

The Groves of Academe (Mary McCarthy)
Gargantua and Pantagruel (François Rabelais)
Gaudy Night (Dorothy Sayers)
A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)
The Water-Method Man (John Irving)
The Hotel New Hampshire (John Irving)
Freak Show (James St. James)
Foolscap, or, The Stages of Love (Michael Malone)
The Diamond Age (Neal Stephenson)
Western Swing (Tim Sandlin)
Promised Land (Connis Willis and Cynthia Felice) (H)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (Roald Dahl)
The Accidental Tourist (Anne Tyler)
The Women's Room (Marilyn French)
Dead Souls (Nikolai Gogol -- in Russian)
The Best American Short Stories (2007) (ed. Stephen King)
Mark Twain's Best (short stories)
Tropic of Cancer (Henry Miller)
The Odyssey (Homer)
Regeneration (Pat Barker)
Talk Talk (T.C. Boyle)
Laughter in the Dark (Vladimir Nabokov)
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters (Julian Barnes)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain) (I don't need two copies)
Practical Magic (Alice Hoffman)
The Golden Grove (Nancy Kress)
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
Bellwether (Connie Willis) to [personal profile] luinied
Nova (Samuel R. Delany)
The Time of Our Singing (Richard Powers)
A Far Cry from Kensington (Muriel Spark)
Louisiana Power & Light (John Dufresne)
Secondhand Smoke (Patty Friedmann)

Poetry

The Dream of the Unified Field (Jorie Graham)
The Dream of a Common Language (Adrienne Rich) (reading more of this got suddenly less appealing when I found out she was a transphobe) [Recycle]
Diving into the Wreck (Adrienne Rich) [Recycle]
Thomas and Beulah (Rita Dove) [Recycle]
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (John Ashbery)

Nonfiction

The Cancer Journals (Audre Lorde)
i (six nonlectures) (E.E. Cummings)
Towards a Recognition of Androgyny (Carolyn Heilbrun)
Cadillac Desert (Marc Reisner)
Sex in History (Reay Tannahill)
The Symposium and The Phaedrus (Plato)
Five Dialogues (Euthypro, Apology, Crito, Meno, and Phaedo) (Plato)
The Great Unraveling (Paul Krugman)
The Great Shark Hunt (Hunter S. Thompson) (I don't need two copies)
Generation of Swine (Hunter S. Thompson) (H) (on the other hand, I found his later writing highly disappointing)

True Love Waits (Wendy Kaminer)
Roads to Dominion: Right-Wing Movements and Political Power in the United States (Sara Diamond)
Crack in America (Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine ed.) (H)
Soul Picnic: The Music and Passion of Laura Nyro (Michele Kort) (H)
Ranters Run Amok and Other Adventures in the History of the Law (Leonard W. Levy) (H) (purchased solely for laughs having to do with the title and my group of friends in college; not a good enough reason to keep a book around)
Schooling in Capitalist America (Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis)
The Magic Years (Selma H. Fraiberg)
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (David Sedaris)
The Dan Quayle Quiz Book (Jeremy Solomon and Ken Brady) -- this was the first book I ever chose to buy for myself (with a gift certificate that I won somehow). I was a precocious ten-year-old. However, I've finally reluctantly decided that sentimental value doesn't make it worth keeping. Not that that makes anyone else want it.
Pocket Ref (Thomas J. Glover)
A Roomful of Hovings (John McPhee) [Recycle]
After Babel (George Steiner) to [personal profile] darius
The Second Tree from the Corner (E.B. White)
Becoming a Man (Paul Monette)
Lit (Mary Karr)
Coming to Power; The Second Coming (SAMOIS)
Poor People's Movements (Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward)
Makes Me Wanna Holler (Nathan McCall)
House (Tracy Kidder)
Hamlet's Mother and Other Women (Carolyn Heilbrun)
Reinventing Womanhood (Carolyn Heilbrun)

Amazing Grace (Jonathan Kozol)
High Noon on the Electronic Frontier (ed. Peter Ludlow)
Fashionable Nonsense (Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont)
Weaving the Web (Tim Berners-Lee)
The Fragile Species (Lewis Thomas)
A Feeling for the Organism (Evelyn Fox Keller)
Barbarians Led by Bill Gates: Microsoft from the Inside (Jennifer Edstrom and Marlin Eller)
The Day I Became an Autodidact (Kendall Hailey) (H)
The Lost Continent (Bill Bryson) [Recycle]

Puzzles

The Times Crossword Book 12 (cryptics. Too hard for my brain.)
The New York Times Wild Crosswords, Will Shortz ed. (easy crosswords. Only the first two filled in -- I had some strange idea that doing crosswords, instead of checking internets, while my code was compiling would keep me on-task. I was wrong.)

Comics

The Non Sequitur Survival Guide for the Nineties (Wiley)
Feiffer on Civil Rights (Jules Feiffer)
Bride of the Far Side (Gary Larson)
Happiness is a Warm Puppy (Charles M. Schulz) (H)
MAD's Maddest Artist Don Martin Steps Out
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