Monday, October 16, 2006

A small sample of things we always need-
and this gives you an idea of our inventory.
Updated 11/13/06

Ernest Hemingway
Vladimir Nabokov
John Steinbeck
Truman Capote
Ayn Rand
J.D. Salinger
Kurt Vonnegut
Mike Royko
Studs Terkel
Nelson Algren, Dawn Powell
Martin Luther King,
David Sedaris, Annie Dillard
Charles Bukowsi, Richard Brautigan
Chuck Palahniuk, John Fante
Cormac McCarthy, Tom Robbins
James Ellroy, Salman Rushdie
Saul Bellow, Jack Kerouac
Mark Twain, Marcel Proust
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Hunter S. Thompson
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, James Joyce
Herman Melville, Derida, Lacan, etc.
Douglas Coupland, Edward Gorey
William Gibson, John Betjeman, poems
Orson Scott Card , Philip K. Dick
Neal Stephenson, Haruki Murakami
James Baldwin
Martin Luther
Patricia Highsmith, John Calvin
A.A. Milne, Thomas Merton
Beatrix Potter
Walt Whitman
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Emily Dickenson
Robert Caro, Virginia Wolfe
James T. Farrell, Gertrude Stein
Joseph Campbell
Bertrand Russell, Augusten Burroughs
C.S. Lewis
Edward Said
Kahlil Gibran, Sylvia Plath
Jack Kerouac, John Irving
George Orwell, Aldous Huxley
Philip Roth
Jose Luis Borges
Pushkin, Gogol, Kafka, Camus, Collette,
de Beauvoir, Sartre, Tolstoy, Dumas
Tom Wolfe
Edward Abbey
Paul Theroux
Ian Fleming, Rex Stout
Shel Silverstein, Maurice Sendak
Noam Chomsky, Barbara Tuchman
Dashiell Hammett
Raymond Chandler
Patrick O’Brian
Ray Bradbury
In Cold Blood
Lolita, Lenin’s Tomb, Krakatoa
Devil in the White City
The Sun Also Rises
The Kite Runner, Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson
The Fountainhead
Atlas Shrugged, My Book House series for kids
The Power Broker, Bobbsie Twins , Nancy Drew
Division Street America
The Master and Margarita
Helter Skelter, Paris to the Moon (Gopnik)
The Joy of Cooking and any Julia Child
The Monk, Boss, Clout
Unsafe at Any Speed
Silent Spring, Making of the Atomic Bomb
A Sand County Almanac
1984, Encyclopedia of Chicago
Brave New World, Amazing Adventures/Cavalier/Clay
Duveen, North Shore Houses
Watership Down , Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Patriotic Gore, Chicago High Rises
Narnia books, Chicago Apartments
Harry Potter books
Catch 22, A Confederacy of Dunces
To Kill a Mockingbird
Red, Blue, Green Mars
Chess, Illustrated kids books, fairy tales, etc.
Rock and Roll, folk, opera, classical, country western
Swords and Guns
Books -repair, restoration
Gambling- horses, cards, games
Hitler, Stalin, other dictators and villians
Nazism, Fascism
History of South and Central America
Colonial histories in general- world wide
Histories about all countries
Korean War, Vietnam War, WW One
True crime Sci Fi
Martial Arts
Artists: biographies, shows, catalogues, monographs
The Beat Generation
Poetry and dance
Chicago and vicinity
Zen and all world religions, sects, cults

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