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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
Claude Lévi-Strauss, Patrick Wilcken, John Weightman, Doreen Weightman
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
American Tabloid - James Ellroy This totally works - and, as a JFK assassination buff (see my shelf), I loved it. It took awhile for the book to convince me, and some of it is certainly artificial -- I guess that's the noir element (which I dislike; hence, the missing star). But the characters are rich and believable - the Mob dialogue is hysterically funny (and I'm a guy who rarely laughs) -- and the plot intricate and original. A definite page-turner.