Books read in 1998

1-01The Witling Vernor Vinge
1-02The Book of Imaginary Beings Jorge Luis Borges
1-07A Prayer for Owen Meany John Irving
1-10The Mythology of Sex Sarah Dening
1-11The Prince and the Pilgrim Mary Stewart
1-15A History of Reading Alberto Manuel
1-18Intellectuals Paul Johnson
1-19China Mountain Zhang Maureen F. McHugh
1-20Rebels & DevilsChristopher S. Hyatt,eds
1-30Junk Mail Will Self
1-31My Tibet The Dalai Lama and Galen Rowell
2-06My Idea of Fun Will Self
2-08Slow Learner Thomas Pynchon
2-12A Story for Europe Will Self
2-14Jones of Colorado Ralph Steadman
2-14Black Orchid Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
2-22The Mists of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley
2-25Gibbon's Decline and Fall Sheri Tepper
2-26American Indian Mythology Alice Marriott & Carol K Rachlin
3-01The Blind Watchmaker Richard Dawkins
3-02Beggars & Choosers Nancy Kress
3-03Postcards from the Prairie Larry Kanfer
3-04Beggars Ride Nancy Kress
3-10The Wonderful Little Sex Book William Ashoka Ross
3-11Between Time and Timbuktu Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
3-11The Castle of Crossed Destinies Italo Calvino
3-13The Art of Fiction John Gardner
3-15Kooks Donna Kossy
3-18The Book of the Breast Robert Anton Wilson
3-22The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco
3-23Girlfriend in a Coma Douglas Coupland
3-26Childhood's End Arthur C Clarke
4-05A Son of the Circus John Irving
4-11Cock & Bull Will Self
4-13The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell
4-14The Green Magazine Guide to Personal Finance Ken Kurson
4-19The Everlasting Story of Nory Nicholson Baker
4-22Island of the Sequined Love Nun Christopher Moore
4-25Women/Men Paul Verlaine
4-25A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again David Foster Wallace
4-26Camp's Unfamiliar Quotations from 2000 BC to the Present Wesley D. Camp
4-29The Great Santini Pat Conroy
5-06Vamps & Tramps Camille Paglia
5-07Microcosmic TalesIsaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, and Joseph Olander,eds
5-08The Sandman Book of DreamsNeil Gaiman and Ed Kramer,eds
5-13Picnic, Lightning Billy Collins
5-13Perfect Hell H.L. Hix
5-15Ratner's Star Don DeLillo
5-16The Triggering Town Richard Hugo
5-16None So Blind Joe Haldeman
5-17Zen in the Art of Writing Ray Bradbury
5-21Wyrd Sisters Terry Pratchett
5-25The Mezzanine Nicholson Baker
5-28There's a Hair in My Dirt Gary Larson
5-28The Exile Kiss George Alec Effinger
5-29Bloodsucking Fiends Christopher Moore
6-01Practical DemonKeeping Christopher Moore
6-03Brightness Reef David Brin
6-07Song of Kali Dan Simmons
6-07Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance Richard Powers
6-11Howl and Other Poems Allen Ginsberg
6-13The Best American Erotica 1995Susie Bright,ed
6-15Illumined Black Mac Tonnies
6-16A Coney Island of the Mind Lawrence Ferlinghetti
6-16Reflections of the Spirit Maggie Oster
6-18Infinity's Shore David Brin
6-19Seventh Son Orson Scott Card
6-20One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez
6-21MFC Programming Alan R. Feuer
6-24When I Look at Pictures Lawrence Ferlinghetti
6-26Heaven's Reach David Brin
6-28Children of God Mary Doria Russell
7-02Secrets of Love Nigel Cawthorne
7-03Feet of Clay Terry Pratchett
7-04On Becoming a Novelist John Gardner
7-04Satan Says Sharon Olds
7-05Coyote Blue Christopher Moore
7-06The Sweet Smell of Psychosis Will Self
7-09The Green Hills of Earth Robert Heinlein
7-12The Callahan Chronicals Spider Robinson
7-14Sex, Art and American Culture Camille Paglia
7-20Antarctica Kim Stanley Robinson
7-21How to Travel with a Salmon Umberto Eco
7-22Deadly Sins Pynchon, Gordon, Updike, Trevor, Vidal, Howard, Byatt and Oates
7-23The Roaches Have No King Daniel Evan Weiss
7-25The Classic Tradition of HaikuFaubion Bowers,ed
7-27The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin
7-30The Art of Drowning Billy Collins
8-01The New Life Orhan Pamuk
8-01The Book of Light Lucille Clifton
8-03Vurt Jeff Noon
8-06The Big U Neal Stephenson
8-10The Baron in the Trees Italo Calvino
8-13Amnesia Moon Jonathan Lethem
8-20Darwinia Robert Charles Wilson
8-21Maximum Light Nancy Kress
8-24Biblioholism: The Literary Addiction Tom Raabe
8-25How to Talk Dirty and Influence PeopleLenny Bruce
9-01The Drawing of the Dark Tim Powers
9-02The Postman David Brin
9-09Dark Matter Christopher Buckley
9-12Use of Weapons Iain Banks
9-12When Heaven Fell William Barton
9-18The Stress of Her Regard Tim Powers
9-18Distress Greg Egan
9-23A User's Guide to the Millennium J.G. Ballard
9-24The Blind Geometer / The New AtlantisKim Stanley Robinson / Ursula K. Le Guin
9-28Quilting Lucille Clifton
10-01The Gold Cell Sharon Olds
10-03The Man-Kzin Wars Larry Niven
10-03The Dead and the Living Sharon Olds
10-03Vacuum Diagrams Stephen Baxter
10-04Climbing Mount Improbable Richard Dawkins
10-05Archangel Sharon Shinn
10-06The Swine's Wedding Daniel Evan Weiss
10-08Red Prophet Orson Scott Card
10-11Jovah's Angel Sharon Shinn
10-12Primate Behavior Sarah Lindsay
10-14Axiomatic Greg Egan
10-19True Names and Other Dangers Vernor Vinge
10-20Tough, Tough Toys for Tough, Tough Boys Will Self
10-22Libra Don DeLillo
10-25The Alleluia Files Sharon Shinn
10-26The Shape-Changer's Wife Sharon Shinn
10-28Hell on Wheels Daniel Evan Weiss
11-02Enough Rope to Shoot Yourself in the Foot Allen I. Holub
11-05The Worthing Saga Orson Scott Card
11-07The Reality Dysfunction: Emergence Peter F. Hamilton
11-17The Reality Dysfunction: Expansion Peter F. Hamilton
11-19The Mystic of Sex Anais Nin
11-20In the Miro District Peter Taylor
11-23Strength of Stones Greg Bear
11-26Cosmicomics Italo Calvino
11-27The Hollow Man Dan Simmons
12-08Starting from San Francisco Lawrence Ferlinghetti
12-12The Neutronium Alchemist Peter F. Hamilton
12-13User Friendly Spider Robinson
12-15Grimm's World Vernor Vinge
12-17Because the Brain Can Be Talked into Anything Jan Richman
12-19The Menace from EarthRobert A. Heinlein
12-21Permutation City Greg Egan
12-25Sewer Gas & Electric Matt Ruff
12-26Earthquake Weather Tim Powers
12-26Sex & Sunsets Tim Sandlin
12-27A Second Chance at Eden Peter F. Hamilton
12-28White Noise Don DeLillo
12-30Talking it Over Julian Barnes

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