2009 Reading List

1. The Aspern Papers - Henry James (1888)
2. Things I've Been Silent About - Azar Nafisi (2008)
3. Doubt: A Parable - John Patrick Shanley (2004)
4. The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon (1966)
5. Just An Ordinary Day: The Uncollected Stories - Shirley Jackson (1995)
6. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford (1970) re-read
7. Lolly Willowes or The Loving Huntsman - Sylvia Townsend Warner (1926)
8. Screen Style: Fashion and Femininity in 1930s Hollywood - Sarah Berry (2000)
9. The Nun - Denis Diderot (1796)
10. Selected Lyrics - Cole Porter, Robert Kimball, ed. (2006)
11. Come Along with Me - Shirley Jackson, Stanley E. Hyman, ed. (1968)
12. The Souls of Black Folk - W.E.B. Du Bois (1903)
13. Healing Night: The Science and Spirit of Sleeping, Dreaming, and Awakening -
Rubin R. Naiman, Ph.D (2006)
14. Unholy Orders - Serita Stevens, ed. (2000)
15. The Italian - Ann Radcliffe (1797)
16. The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne (1851)
17. Seducing the Demon: Writing for My Life - Erica Jong (2006)
18. Tales of the Jazz Age - F. Scott Fitzgerald (1922)
19. The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allen Poe and the Invention of
Murder - Daniel Stashower (2006)
20. Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys and the Battle for America’s
Soul Karen Abbott (2007)
21. Wise Blood - Flannery O'Connor (1952
22. The Meaning of Night: A Confession - Michael Cox (2007)
23. Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line - Martha A. Sandweiss (2009)
24. Molly Dear: The Autobiography of an Android or How I Came to My Senses, Was Repaired, Escaped My Master, and Was Educated in the Ways of the World - Stephen Fine (1988)
25. This Side of Paradise - F. Scott Fitzgerald (1920)
26. The Collected Stories of John O’Hara (1986)
27. BUtterfield 8 - John O’Hara (1935)
28. Flappers and Philosophers - F. Scott Fitzgerald (1920)
29. Tender is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgerald (1934)
30. The Moviegoer - Walker Percy (1961)
31. Dover Beach and Other Poems - Matthew Arnold (1994 edition)
32. Richard Matheson Collected Stories Vol. 2 - Stanley Wiater, ed. (2005)
33. The Wild Party - Joseph Moncure March (1928)
34. The Violent Bear It Away - Flannery O’Connor (1960)
35. Flannery O'Connor: A Celebration of Genius - Sarah Gordon, ed (2000)
36. Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde - Jeff Guinn (2009)
37. That Kind of Woman - Bronte Adams and Trudi Tate, ed. (1991)
38. The Fifth Child - Doris Lessing (1989)
39. Caught Between a Dream and a Job - Delatorro McNeal II (2008)
40. What Makes Sammy Run? - Budd Schulberg (1941)
41. The Great Divorce - C.S. Lewis (1946)
42. Some Wore Bobby Sox: The Emergence of Teenage Girls’ Culture, 1920 – 1945 -
Kelly Schrum (2004)
43. Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in Turn-of-the-Century New York -
Kathy Peiss (1868)
44. The Women - T.C. Boyle (2009)
45. Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier (1938)
46. Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression - Morris
Dickstein (2009)
47. The Uninvited (Play) - Tim Kelly based on the book by Dorothy Macardle (
1942/1979)
48. When Angels Speak of Love: Poems - bell hooks (2007)
49. All About Love: New Visions - bell hooks (2000)
50. The Adaptive Ultimate - Stanley G. Weinbaum (1935)
51. The Devil’s Tickets - Gary M. Pomerantz (2009)
52. Suddenly, Last Summer - Tennessee Williams (1958)
53. Jesus and Fat Tuesday and Other Short Stories - Colleen J. McElroy (1987)
54. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - Muriel Spark (1961)
55. A Raisin in the Sun: The Unfilmed Original Screenplay - Lorraine Hansberry (1992
edition)
56. Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays - Tennessee Williams Nicholas
Moschovakis and David Roessel, ed. (2005)
57. Darkness at Dawn - Cornell Woolrich, Francis M. Nevins, ed. (1987)
58. Miss Lonelyhearts - Nathaniel West (1933)
59. Bell, Book and Candle - John Van Druten (1951)
60. Tallulah: My Autobiography - Tallulah Bankhead (1952)
61. The Virgin Suicides - Jeffrey Eugenides (1993)
62. Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor - Brad Gooch (2009)

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