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Books L to R

 

Cyberspace edited by Michael L. Benedikt.

Inside I found a clipping from Viilage Voice withthis story: Phiber Optik Goes Directly to Jail by Julian Dibbel. Dibell, the author of A Rape in Cyberspace an oft-cited article on Lambdamoo which was expanded in My Tiny Life and, most recently Play Money, has been writing interestingly and entertainingly about virtual communities since the early 90's.

 

Basics of Left-Handed Calligraphy by Margaret Shepherd

 

Presidents Birthplaces, Homes and Burial Sites by Rachel M. Kochmann

 

Tales of Times Square by Josh Alan Friedman

 

The Celts by Nora Chadwick

 

Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell

 

Answer to Job by C. G. Jung

 

Bye Bye Baby: My Tragic Love Affair with The Bay City Rollers by Caroline Sullivan

Even music critics were young once

 

The Kingdom in the Country by James Conaway

 

The History of England by Thomas Babington Macaulay

 

Private Lives, Public Spirit: Britain: 1870-1914 (Social Hist of Britain) by Jose Harris

 

Paper Moon by Joe David Brown

Originally titled Addie Pray the book from which Movie (and then, apparently, the TV series) was made

 

The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meanings by Jan Harold Brunvand

 

Outside Lies Magic: Regaining History and Awareness in Everyday Places by John R. Stilgoe

 

The Reshaping of Everyday Life: 1790-1840 (Everyday Life in America) . by Jack Larkin

 

George Orwell: As I Please, 1943-1945 : The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters (Collected Essays Journalism and Letters of George Orwell) by George Orwell

 

Spiked Boots: Sketches of the North Country by Robert E. Pike

He's a lumberjack

 

Just the One: The Wives and Times of Jeffrey Bernard by Graham Lord

A life of Jeffrey Bernard a frequently unwell journalist who liked a drink. Or, probably, a drinker who liked to write. His autobiography, Low Life is most entertaining, if also frightening.

 

The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II by Iris Chang

 

The Best Short Stories of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling

 

All the Devils Are Here by David Seabrook

 

Children of the City: At Work and At Play by David Nasaw

 

Res Gestae Divi Augusti: The Achievements of the Divine Augustus by Augustus

 

The Hard Life: An Exegesis of Squalor by Flann O'Brien

 

Scent of Dried Roses by Tim Lott

 

Medieval Village by G. G. Coulton

 

One Night Stands by Rosa Liksom

 

Mythologies by Roland Barthes

 

Front Row (mugs):

 

Cafe du Monde

 

Bonjour Tristesse

The mug of the book by Françoise Sagan

  

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Taken on February 4, 2007