Wednesday, November 19, 2003

One list of Favorite Books

The Whole Library Handbook 3. Seven "prominent librarians" given a say about their favorite "books"--

1. Peter Guralnick, Last Train to Memphis

2. The Catholic Worker (periodical); and Dorothy Day, The Long Loneliness; and William D. Miller, A Harsh and Dreadful Love: Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement

3. Willa Cather, Death Comes to the Archbishop; and Paul Horgan, Lamy of Santa Fe

4. Nelson Algren, The Man with the Golden Arm

5. Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, The Everglades: River of Grass

6. Joyce Carol Oates, Do with Me What You Will

7. Thomas Mann, Joseph and His Brothers

8. John Kennedy Toole, Confederacy of Dunces

9. Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

10. American Library Association, Social Responsibilities Round Table Newsletter