2006: Books Read


Iris Murdoch. The Black Prince.
Neil Gaiman. Neverwhere. New York: HarperCollins, 1996-1997.
Thomas Mofolo. Chaka.
George Gissing. The Odd Women. New York: WW Norton & Co, 1971 (1893).
Jane Jacobs. The Economy of Cities. New York: Vintage, 1969.
Karl Polanyi. The Great Transformation.
Frans Eemil Sillanpaa. Meek Heritage.
Nick Hornby. High Fidelity. New York: Penguin, 2000 (1995).
W. Somerset Maugham. Ashenden.
Bernard W. Knox. The Heroic Temper.
Al Burian. Burn Collector 1-9.
The Urban Hermitt. The Flow Chronicles.


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Erich Heller. The Ironic German: A Study of Thomas Mann. Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press / Little, Brown, 1957.
V. S. Naipaul. The Mimic Men. New York: Vintage, 2001 (1995, 1967).
Nadine Gordimer. Six Feet of the Country: Fifteen Short Stories. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1956 (1952-1956).
Graham Greene. The Complete Stories of Graham Greene. London: Penguin, 2005 (1929-1991).
M. Hakan Yavuz. Islamic Politic Identity in Turkey. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2003.
David Romano. The Kurdish Nationalist Movement: Opportunity, Mobilization and Identity. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Jack Finney. The Body Snatchers. Cutchogue, NY: Buccaneer Books, 1994 (1955).
Gareth Jenkins. Context and Circumstance: The Turkish Military and Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Anatole France. The Queen Pédauque. trans Jos. A. V. Stritzko, introduction by James Branch Cabell. New York: Modern Library, 1923 (1893).
M. Hakan Yavuz, ed. The Emergence of a New Turkey: Democracy and the AK Parti. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2006.
Jane Addams. Peace and Bread In Time of War. New York: Macmillan, 1922.
A. S. Byatt. Sugar and Other Stories. New York: Vintage, 1992 (1987).
Kathleen Dean Moore. The Pine Island Paradox: Making Connections In a Disconnected World. Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 2004.
Leo Rauch and David Sherman. Hegel’s Phenomenology of Self-Consciousness: Text and Commentary. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1999.
John M. VanderLippe. The Politics of Turkish Democracy: İsmet İnönü and the Formation of the Multi-Party System, 1938-1950. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2005.
Wayne Booth. For the Love of It: Amateuring and Its Rivals. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.


Lisa Zunshine. Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel. Columbus, OH: Ohio University Press, 2006.
Barry Rubin & Kemal Kirisci, eds. Turkey in World Politics: An Emerging Multiregional Power. London: Lynne Rienner, 2001.
Ronald Wixman. Language Aspects of Ethnic Patterns & Processes in the North Caucasus. Chicago: University of of Chicago Department of Geography, 1980.
Alasdair Gray. The Fall of Kelvin Walker. New York: G. Braziller, 1986 (1985).
Jane Addams. Democracy and Social Ethics. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916 (1902).
Plato. Philebus. Trans. Dorothea Frede. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett, 1993.
Viktor Shklovsky. A Sentimental Journey: Memoirs, 1917-1922. Trans Richard Sheldon. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1970 (1923).
J. M. Coetzee. Life & Times of Michael K. New York: Penguin, 1983.
Josephine Tey. Miss Pym Disposes. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1976 (1948).
Satoko Kizaki. The Phoenix Tree and Other Stories. trans Carol Flath. Tokyo: Kodansha, 1990 (1979-1985).
Nicholson Baker. U and I: A True Story. New York: Vintage, 1992 (1991).
Lee Klein. Incidents of Egotourism in the Temporary World. San Diego: Better Non Sequitur, 2004.
William Benzon. Beethoven’s Anvil: Music in Mind and Culture. New York: Basic Books, 2001.
H. P. Lovecraft. The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath. New York: Ballantine Books, 1970 (1965, 1943, 1939, 1927).
Tim Winton. Cloudstreet. St Paul, MN: Greywolf Press, 1992 (1991).
Andrea Wilson Nightingale. Genres in Dialogue: Plato and the Construct of Philosophy. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Jon Stewart. The Unity of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit: A Systematic Interpretation. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2000.


Donald Barthelme. Sadness. New York: Pocket Books, 1970-2.
Virginia Woolf. Between the Acts. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Johanovich, 1969 (1941).
Mark Addis. Wittgenstein: A Guide For the Perplexed. London: Continuum, 2006.
Hayao Miyazaki. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. trans. various. San Francisco: Viz, 2004 (1982-1994).
Herbert Schnädelbach. Philosophy in Germany 1831-1933. trans Eric Matthews. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1983 (1982).
Bella Bychkova Jordan and Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov. Siberian Village: Life and Land in the Sakha Republic. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
Jean Cocteau. Opium: The Diary of a Cure. trans. M. Crosland & S. Road. London: Peter Owen, 1957 (1929–30).
Carrie McNinch. I Want Everything to Be Okay. Portland, OR: Tugboat Press, 2006.
Jean Cocteau. The Miscreant. trans. Dorothy Williams. London: Peter Owen, 2003 (1958, 1921).
Carole Pegg. Mongolian Music, Dance, & Oral Narrative: Performing Diverse Identities. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001.
Marija Gimbutas. The Goddesses and Gods of Old Europe 6500-3500 BC: Myths and Cult Images. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982 (1974).
Wyndham Lewis. Tarr. London: Calder and Boyars, 1968 (1918).
A. Leo Oppenheim. Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977 (1964).
Marija Gimbutas. The Balts. London: Thames & Hudson, 1963.
Graham Greene. The Human Factor. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978.


Julian Jaynes. The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976.
Hans Sluga. Heidegger’s Crisis: Philosophy and Politics in Nazi Germany. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992.
Mikhail P. Gryaznov. The Ancient Civilization of Southern Siberia. Trans James Hogarth. New York: Cowles Book Company, 1969.
Ideas That Matter: The Worlds of Jane Jacobs. Edited by Max Allen. Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada: The Ginger Press, 1997.
Ted Levin with Valentina Süzükei. Where Rivers and Mountains Sing: Sound, Music and Nomadism in Tuva and Beyond. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2006.
Amos Tutuola. Pauper, Brawler and Slanderer. London: Faber & Faber, 1987.
Graham Greene. Loser Takes All. Middlesex, England: Penguin, 1971 (1955).
Amos Tutuola. The Witch-Herbalist of the Remote Town. London: Faber & Faber, 1982.
Philip K. Dick. Ubik. New York: Vintage, 1991 (1969).
J. M. Coetzee. Elizabeth Costello. New York: Viking, 2003.
Harold R. Collins. Amos Tutuola. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1969.
Graham Greene. A Burnt-Out Case. New York: Viking, 1960.


Norman Sherry. The Life of Graham Greene Volume III: 1955-1991. New York: Viking, 2004.
Amartya Sen. Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny. New York: W. W. Norton & Co, 2006.
Norbert Davis. Oh, Murderer Mine. Boulder, CO: 2003 (1946).
Norbert Davis. Sally’s in the Alley. Boulder, CO: 2002 (1943).
Norbert Davis. The Mouse in the Mountain. Boulder, CO: 2001 (1943).
Oyekan Owomoyela. Amos Tutuola Revisited. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1999.
Bernard Reginster. The Affirmation of Life: Nietzsche on Overcoming Nihilism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006.
Paul Goodman. Growing Up Absurd: Problems of Youth in the Organized Society. New York: Vintage, 1960.
James Branch Cabell. The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions. Gillette, NJ: Wildside Press, 2001 (1917).
Dundul Namgyal Tsarong. In the Service of His Country: The Biography of Dasang Damndul Tsarong, Commander General of Tibet. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2000.
Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes. New York: Ballantine Books, 1963 (1939).
Jane Jacobs. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. New York: Modern Library, 1993 (1961).
Vladimir Nabokov. Glory. Trans Dmitry Nabokov in collaboration with the author. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1971 (1932).
Tom Rockmore. Hegel’s Circular Epistemology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.
P. G. Wodehouse. Summer Moonshine. Middlesex: Penguin, 1966 (1937).
Jane Jacobs. The Question of Separatism: Quebec and the Struggle over Sovereignty. New York: Random House, 1980.
Virginia Woolf. Jacob’s Room. London: The Hogarth Press, 1960 (1922).
Norman Sherry. The Life of Graham Greene Volume II: 1939-1955. New York: Viking, 1994.
Jane Jacobs. Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics. New York: Random House, 1992.


Jane Jacobs. Dark Age Ahead. New York: Random House Canada, 2004.
Kurt Vonnegut. The Sirens of Titan. New York: Delta, 1959.
Jane Jacobs. The Economy of Cities. New York: Random House, 1969.
Kurt Vonnegut. Slaughterhouse Five. New York: Delacorte, 1994 (1969).
Alla Abramovich-Gomon. The Nenets’ Song: A Microcosm of a Vanishing Culture. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 1998.
Aspley Cherry-Garrard. The Worst Journey in the World Washington, DC: National Georgraphic, 2002 (1922).
Ernest Hemingway. Winner Take Nothing. New York: Collier Books, 1970 (1933).
James Branch Cabell. Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice. ill. Frank C. Pap&eacute. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1977 (1926, 1919).
Joakim Garff. Søren Kierkegaard: A Biography. trans. Bruce H. Kirmmse. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005 (2000).
Mary Roberts Rinehart. The Circular Staircase. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1997 (1908).
Graham Greene. England Made Me. London: William Heinemann & The Bodley Head, 1970 (1935).
Terry Pratchett. The Color of Magic. New York: Harper, 2005 (1983).
Henryk Sienkiewicz. The Little Trilogy. trans. Miroslaw Lipinski. New York: Hippocrene Books, 1995.
John LeCarré. The Incongruous Spy. New York: Walker & Co., 1963 (1961, 1962).
Theodore Levin. The Hundred Thousand Fools of God: Musical Travels in Central Asia (and Queens, New York). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1996.
Jane Jacobs. Cities and the Wealth of Nations. New York: Random House, 1984.


Mark C. van Tongeren. Overtone Singing: The Physics and Metaphysics of Harmonics in East and West. Amsterdam: Fusica, 2004 (2002).
Jane Jacobs. The Nature of Economies. New York: Random House, 2000.
Hans-Georg Gadamer. Reason in the Age of Science. Trans. Frederick G. Lawrence. Cambridge, MA: MITP, 1981 (1976-1979).
Graham Greene. The Captain and the Enemy. New York: Penguin, 2005 (1988).
Norman Sherry. The Life of Graham Greene Volume I: 1904-1939.. New York: Penguin, 1989.
Henrik Sienkiewicz. Charcoal Sketches and Other Tales. Trans Adam Zamoyski. London: Angel Books, 1990 (1877-1897).
Hans-Georg Gadamer. Philosophical Apprenticeships. Trans Robert R. Sullivan. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1985 (1977).
M. I. Finley, ed. The Legacy of Greece: A New Appraisal. Oxford: Clarendon, 1981.
Amos Tutuoloa. My Life in the Bush of Ghosts. New York: Grove Press, 1954.
Thomas Malthus. An Essay on the Principle of Population and A Summary View of the Principle of Population. London: Penguin, 1970 (1798 & 1830).
M. R. James. Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories: The Complete Ghost Stories of M. R. James, Volume I. London: Penguin, 2005 (1931, 1902-1925).
Amos Tutuola. The Palm-Wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads’ Town. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1970 (1953).
John le Carré. The Looking Glass War. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1965.
Mark Kurlansky. Salt: A World History. New York: Walker and Company, 2002.


Janet Malcolm. In the Freud Archive. New York: Knopf, 1984.
John le Carré. The Spy Who Came In From the Cold. New York: Pocket Books, 2001 (1991, 1963).
Yaşar Kemal On His Life and Art. Interviews with Alain Bosquet. Trans. Eugene Lyons Hébert and Barrry Tharaud. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1999 (1992).
Natsume Soseki. Mon “The Gate”. Trans. Francis Mathy. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1972 (1910).
Edwin McClellan. Two Japanese Novelists: Sōseki & Tōson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969.
R. D. Laing. The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness. Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1969 (1965, 1959).
Virginia Woolf. The Waves. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1959 (1931).
Natsume Soseki. I am a Cat 2. Trans. Aiko Ito and Graeme Wilson. Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1979 (1904-06).
M. I. Finley. Ancient History: Evidence and Models. New York: Viking, 1985.
M. I. Finley. The World of Odysseus. New York: The Viking Press, 1977 (1965, 1954).
W. H. R. Rivers. Instinct and the Unconscious. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1922 (1920).
M. I. Finley. The Ancient Economy. London: Chatto & Windus, 1973
Natsume Soseki. I Am a Cat 1. Trans. Aiko Ito and Graeme Wilson. Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1972 (1904-06).
Rose Macaulay. The Towers of Trebizond. New York: Carrol & Graf, 1989 (1984, 1956).
Robert B. Pippin. The Persistence of Subjectivity: On the Kantian Aftermath. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005.


Martin Heidegger. Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit. Trans. Parvis Emad and Kenneth Maly. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988 (1980, 1930-31).
Merold Westphal. History and Truth in Hegel’s Phenomenology. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1978
Howard P. Kainz. Paradox, Dialectic, and System: A Contemporary Reconstruction of the Hegelian Problematic. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1988.
Sōseki Natsume. The Heredity of Taste. Trans. Sammy I. Tsunematsu. Boston: Tuttle Publishing, 2004 (1906).
Bruno Snell. Poetry and Society: The Role of Poetry in Ancient Greece. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1961.
Bruno Snell. The Discovery of the Mind in Greek Philosophy and Literature. New York: Dover, 1982 (1953, 1948, 1929-1947).
J. S. LeFanu. Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bartram-Hough. New York: Dover, 1966 (1864).
Graham Greene. Travels with My Aunt. New York: Bantam, 1969.


Natsume Soseki. Light and Darkness. Trans. V. H. Viglielmo. New York, Perigree Books, 1982 (1971, 1916).
Esther Parker Ellinger. Thomas Chatterton, the Marvelous Boy. To which is added The Exhibition, a Personal Satire. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1930.
Richard Norman. Hegel’s Phenomenology: A Philosophical Introduction. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1976.
Natsume Soseki. Ten Nights’ Dreams and Our Cat’s Grave. Trans Sankichi Hata and Dofu Shirai. Tokyo: Tokyo News Service, 1949 (1934, 1908).
Ermanno Bencivenga. Hegel’s Dialectical Logic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
R.D. Laing. Wisdom, Madness & Folly: The Making of a Psychiatrist. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985.
Conrad Henry Moehlman. Ordeal By Concordance: An Historical Study of a Recent Literary Invention. New York: Longmans Green & Co, 1955.
John Kenneth Galbraith. American Capitalism: The Concept of Countervailing Power. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1993 (1956, 1952).
Charles Mackay. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. New York, Harmony Books, 1980 (1852, 1841).
George Orwell. Keep the Aspidistra Flying. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Johanovich, ? (1936).
Terry Pinkard. German Philosophy 1760-1860: The Legacy of Idealism. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Flann O’Brien. The Third Policeman. London: Flamingo, 1993 (1967, 1940).
John Kenneth Galbraith. Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975.
Gunnar Myrdal. Beyond the Welfare State: Economic Planning and Its International Implications. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1960.
Anthony Cronin. No Laughing Matter: The Life and Times of Flann O’Brien. London: Grafton Books, 1989.
Frank W. Abagnale. The Art of the Steal. New York: Broadway Books, 2001.

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