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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, Patrick Wilcken, Claude Lévi-Strauss
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger

The Coldest Winter: American and the Korean War

The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War - David Halberstam, Edward Herrmann A very solid, brief (this is an abridged audible version I'm listening to) account of the opening months of the Korean War. The indictment of MacArthur and Ned Almond (both) is devastating.

This audio contains, at its end, a moving Author's Note, and a further note by Russell Baker on Halberstam's death -- he was killed in a car crash just 5 days after submitting the final manuscript of this book to his editor. He had already begun work on his 22nd book, on football, and was driving to interview Y.A. Tittle.