Wednesday, October 14, 2009

BYOB Party

Mai hooman b berrid by big pile of books n aks mi to issu invitashun to join us Octobur 24 @ www.24hourreadathon.com.
moar funny pictures

Following is the library book portion of my Read-a-Thon pool--so far. There are more on order I'm hoping will arrive in time. The list is in sections indicating purpose if any as the bulk of the NF is related to NaNo prep.

Just because NF:

Title: Dewey : a small-town library cat who who touched the world
Author: Myron, Vicki.
Publisher: Grand Central Pub., 2008.
this one I'm already reading and expect to finish well before zero hour.

Author: Frattaroli, Elio.
Title: Healing the soul in the age of the brain : becoming conscious in an unconscious world / Elio Frattaroli.
Publisher, Date: New York : Viking, 2001.
Description: x, 454 p

Title: The self-aware universe : how consciousness creates the material world
Author: Goswami, Amit
Publisher: Putnam's Sons, 1995, c1993

Title: The sweet breathing of plants : women writing on the green world
Author:
Publisher: North Point Press, 2001.

Title: Entering the castle [sound recording ...
Author: Myss, Caroline M.
Publisher: Hay House Audio, 2007.

Title: The Caroline Myss audio collection [sound recording (CD)]
Author: Myss, Caroline M.
Publisher: Sounds True, p2001.


Fiction:

Title: Foundation
Author: Lackey, Mercedes.
Publisher: DAW Books, Inc., c2008
am already reading this one so it will probably be off the list by the 24th

Author: Miller, Hugh.
Title: Ballykissangel : the new arrival / Hugh Miller.
Edition: 1st North American ed.
Publisher, Date: San Francisco : Bay Books, 1998.
Description: 222 p.

Author: Lamb, Wally.
Title: The hour I first believed [text (large print)] : a novel / Wally Lamb.
Publisher, Date: New York : HarperLuxe, c2008.
Description: 1121 p. (large print)

Author: Lisle, Holly.
Title: Diplomacy of wolves / Holly Lisle.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Warner Books, c1998.
Description: 332 p. : map ; 23 cm.
Series: Secret texts ; bk. 1

Author: Lisle, Holly.
Title: Vengeance of dragons / Holly Lisle.
Publisher, Date: New York : Warner Books, 1999.
Description: xv, 379 p. ; 23 cm.
Series: Secret texts ; bk. 2

Author: Lisle, Holly.
Title: Courage of falcons / Holly Lisle.
Publisher, Date: New York : Warner Books, 2000.
Description: xxi, 405 p
Series: Secret texts ; bk. 3

Title: Inkheart
Author: Funke, Cornelia Caroline.
Publisher: Scholastic, 2003

Author: Funke, Cornelia Caroline.
Title: Inkdeath / Cornelia Funke ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Chicken House/Scholastic Inc., 2008.
Description: 683 p.

Author: Funke, Cornelia Caroline.
Title: Inkspell / Cornelia Funke ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Publisher, Date: Frome, Somerset [England] : Chicken House ; New York : Scholastic, 2005.
Description: 635 p

Author: Hiaasen, Carl.
Title: Scat / Carl Hiaasen.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Description: 371 p

Title: Titus groan
Author: Peake, Mervyn Laurence, 1911-1968
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, p2000.
CD audio book

Title: The conversion
Author: Olshan, Joseph.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press, 2008.

Title: Dawn Powell at her best
Author: Powell, Dawn.
Publisher: Steerforth Press, c1994.

Title: A string in the harp
Author: Bond, Nancy
Publisher: Atheneum, 1976.

Title: The Penelopiad
Author: Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939-
Publisher: Canongate, c2005.

Title: Fool on the hill : a novel
Author: Ruff, Matt.
Publisher: Grove Press, c1988.

Title: Pattern recognition
Author: Gibson, William, 1948-
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2003.


On fiction writing for NaNo prep. Many of these I've been spending time with for weeks already:

Author: Vogler, Christopher, 1949-
Title: The writer's journey : mythic structure for writers / by Christopher Vogler.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher, Date: Studio City, CA : M. Wiese Productions, c1998.
Description: xxiii, 326 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Title: The heroine's journey
Author: Murdock, Maureen.
Publisher: Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 1990.

Author: Butler, Robert Olen.
Title: From where you dream : the process of writing fiction / Robert Olen Butler ; edited, with an introduction by Janet Burroway,
Publisher, Date: New York : Grove Press, c2005.
Description: 269 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Fiction -- Authorship
Other Author: Burroway, Janet

Title: How Fiction Works
Author: Wood, James, 1965-
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008

Author: Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970.
Title: Aspects of the novel / E. M. Forster.
Publisher, Date: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, c1954.
Description: 250 p

Author: Delbanco, Nicholas.
Title: The sincerest form : writing fiction by imitation / by Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher, Date: Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, c2004.
Description: 385 p

Title: Writing Fiction : a guide to narrative craft
Author: Burroway, Janet
Publisher: Longman, c2000.

Title: Write away : one novelist's approach to fiction and the writing life / Elizabeth George.-
Author: George, Elizabeth 1949
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : HarperCollins, 2004.
Description: xi, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Fiction -- Authorship

Title: The Weekend Novelist
Author: Ray, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1935-
Publisher: Dell Pub., c1994.

Title: Thirteen ways of looking at the novel
Author: Smiley, Jane.
Publisher: Knopf, 2005.

Title: Making a literary life : advice fore writers and other dreamers
Author: See, Carolyn
Publisher: Random House, 2002.

Title: Reading like a writer : a guide for people who love books and for those who want to write them
Author: Prose, Francine, 1947-
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.

Title: Long quiet highway : waking up in America
Author: Goldberg, Natalie
Publisher: Bantam Books, c1993.

Title: Escaping into the open : the art of writing true
Author: Berg, Elizabeth
Publisher: Perennial, 2000.



Research related to NaNo project. Again more than a few of these I've been spending time with for weeks. In some cases off and on for years:

Author: Neiwert, David A., 1956-
Title: Death on the Fourth of July : the story of a killing, a trial, and hate crime in America / David A. Neiwert.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Description: x, 242 p. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Kinison, Christopher, d. 2000.
Murder -- Washington (State) -- Ocean Shores.
Hate crimes -- Washington (State) -- Ocean Shores.
Trials (Murder) -- Washington (State).
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-235) and index.

Author: Neiwert, David A., 1956-
Title: In God's country : the patriot movement and the Pacific Northwest / David A. Neiwert.
Publisher, Date: Pullman, Wash. : Washington State University Press, c1999.
Description: 357 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Militia movements -- Northwest, Pacific.
Government, Resistence to
Right-wing extremists -- Northwest, Pacific.
Radicalism -- Northwest, Pacific.
Militia movements -- Montana.
Radicalism -- Montana.
Right-wing extremists -- Montana.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-344) and index.

Author: Ehrman, Bart D.
Title: Jesus, interrupted : revealing the hidden contradictions in the Bible (and why we don't know about them) / Bart D. Ehrman.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : HarperOne, c2009.
Description: xii, 292 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Jesus Christ -- Historicity.
Christianity -- Controversial literature.
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible -- Controversial literature.
A historical assault on faith -- A world of contradictions -- A mass of variant views -- Who wrote the Bible? -- Liar, lunatic, or Lord? : finding the historical Jesus -- How we got the Bible -- Who invented Christianity? -- Is faith possible?

Author: Garber, Marjorie B.
Title: Shakespeare after all / Marjorie Garber.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Pantheon Books, c2004.
Description: xii, 989 p. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Title: Shakespeare : an Oxford guide / edited by Stanley Wells, Lena Cowen Orlin.
Publisher, Date: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Description: xxvi, 713 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Author: Bloom, Harold.
Title: Shakespeare : the invention of the human / Harold Bloom.
Publisher, Date: New York : Riverhead Books, 1998.
Description: xx, 745 p

Title: Soul of the age : a biography of the mind of William Shakespeare
Author: Bate, Jonathan.
Publisher: Random House, c2009.

Title: Sweet swan of Avon : did a woman write Shakespeare?
Author: Williams, Robin, 1953-
Publisher: Wilton Circle Press, c2006.

Title: The anatomy of fascism
Author: Paxton, Robert O.
Publisher: Knopf, 2004.

Title: The great transformation [text (large print)]: the beginning of our religious traditions Author: Armstrong, Karen, 1944-
Publisher: Random House Large Print, c2006.

Title: On God : an uncommon conversation
Author: Mailer, Norman.
Publisher: Random House, c2007.

Title: My struggle with faith
Author: Girzone, Joseph F.
Publisher: Doubleday, c2006.

Title: Goddesses and the divine feminine : a Western religious history
Author: Ruether, Rosemary Radford.
Publisher: University of California Press, c2005.

Title: Resurrecting Eve : women of faith challenge the fundamentalist agenda
Author: Pughe, Roberta Mary.
Publisher: White Cloud Press, 2007.

Title: God laughs & plays : churchless sermons in response to the preachments of the fundamentalist right
Author: Duncan, David James.
Publisher: Triad Institute, c2006.

2 tell me a story:

Beth F 10/17/2009 6:42 AM  

Glad to see that I'm not the only one with a 24-day readathon list!

Dana 10/20/2009 7:29 PM  

what a list! Good luck on your reading ;-)

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