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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
Labyrinths
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
Find a Victim - Ross Macdonald This short book is #5 -- I've resolved to try to read the series in order. Millar (Macdonald) himself said that Doomsters (#7) was his breakthrough book, so one more till I get there: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1329885.On_Crime_Writing

This book has some flaws, which led me for a while to toy with giving this three-stars. It's a bit melodramatic in the middle and those fight scenes are just corny. The writing doesn't have quite the sparkle of some of the earlier books - it's a touch flatter.

But the strengths are just as nagging -- a tightly, tightly wound and complicated and nuanced plot, characters who act realistically in utterly surprising situations, and have depth -- and a gem of an ending. And hovering over all of it, like an angel over the soiled drama that is man..., old Lew Archer.