Sunday, March 06, 2005

Dans Le Milieu des Choses (In Medias Res)

  1. Asimov, Isaac — David Starr—Space Ranger (∗)
  2. Asimov, Isaac — Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids (∗)
  3. Asimov, Isaac — Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus (∗)
  4. Asimov, Isaac — Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury (∗)
  5. Asimov, Isaac — Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter (∗)
  6. Asimov, Isaac — Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn (∗)
  7. Bickham, Jack M. — Murder at Oklahoma (∗)
  8. Blaylock, James P. — The Elfin Ship (∗)
  9. Blaylock, James P. — The Last Coin (∗)
  10. Blaylock, James P. — Homunculus (†)
  11. Block, Lawrence — Hope to Die (∗)
  12. Borchardt, Alice — The Dragon Queen
  13. Bradbury, Ray — The Toynbee Convector (∗)
  14. Bradbury, Ray — The Illustrated Man (∗)
  15. Bradbury, Ray — The Martian Chronicles (∗)
  16. Brooks, Terry — The Sword of Shannara (∗)
  17. Brooks, Terry — The Elfstones of Shannara
  18. Brooks, Terry — The Wishsong of Shannara
  19. Brown, Dan — The Da Vinci Code (†)
  20. Burk, James K. — High Rage (∗)
  21. Burk, James K. — Illusions of Sanity (∗)
  22. Burk, James K. — Strange Twists of Fate (∗)
  23. Caldwell, Ian, & Dustin Thomason — The Rule of Four (†)
  24. Card, Orson Scott — Ender's Game (∗)
  25. Cherryh, C. J. — The Book of Morgaine, 1: Gate of Ivrel (∗)
  26. Cherryh, C. J. — The Book of Morgaine, 2: Well of Shiuan (∗)
  27. Cherryh, C. J. — The Book of Morgaine, 3: Fires of Azeroth (∗)
  28. Clancy, Tom — The Cardinal of the Kremlin
  29. Clarke, Arthur C. — Childhood's End (∗)
  30. Clarke, Arthur C. — Tales From Planet Earth
  31. Clarke, Susanna — Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (†)
  32. Clayton, Jo — The Soul Drinker, 1: Drinker of Souls
  33. Clayton, Jo — The Soul Drinker, 2: Blue Magic
  34. Clayton, Jo — The Soul Drinker, 3: A Gathering of Stones
  35. Cole, Allan — Wizard of the Winds (∗)
  36. Cole, Allan — Wolves of the Gods (∗)
  37. Colfer, Eoin — Artemis Fowl (†)
  38. Cook, Robin — Vital Signs
  39. Cook, Robin — Harmful Intent
  40. Cook, Robin — Blindsight
  41. Cornwell, Bernard — Gallows Thief (†)
  42. Coulter, Catherine — Blow Out, An FBI Thriller
  43. Crichton, Michael — Sphere (∗)
  44. Datlow, Ellen, & Terri Windling — The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest (†)
  45. Dickens, Charles — Oliver Twist (†)
  46. Dickens, Charles — A Tale of Two Cities (†)
  47. Dickens, Charles — Great Expectations (†)
  48. Dickens, Charles — A Christmas Carol (∗)
  49. Dickson, Gordon R. — (1) The Dragon and the George (∗)
  50. Dickson, Gordon R. — (2) The Dragon in Lyonesse
  51. Donaldson, Stephen R. — 2nd Chron. of Thomas Covenant, 3: White Gold Wielder
  52. Donaldson, Stephen R. — The Runes of the Earth.
  53. Donaldson, Stephen R. — The Gap Into Madness: Chaos and Order
  54. Eco, Umberto — Foucault's Pendulum (†)
  55. Eddings, David — The Malloreon, 1: Guardians of the West
  56. Eddings, David — The Malloreon, 2: The King of Murgos
  57. Eddings, David — The Malloreon, 3: The Demon Lord of Karanda
  58. Eddings, David — The Malloreon, 4: Sorceress of Darshiva
  59. Eddings, David — The Malloreon, 5: The Seeress of Kell
  60. Farland, David — The Runelords, 1: The Runelords (∗)
  61. Farland, David — The Runelords, 2: Brotherhood of the Wolf
  62. Farmer, Philip José — Riverworld, 1: To Your Scattered Bodies Go (∗)
  63. Farmer, Philip José — Riverworld, 4: Gods of Riverworld (∗)
  64. Feist, Raymond E. — Talon of the Silver Hawk
  65. Follett, Ken — Jackdaws (†)
  66. Gaiman, Neil — Smoke and Mirrors (∗)
  67. Gaiman, Neil — Coraline (∗)
  68. Gaiman, Neil — American Gods (∗)
  69. Gaiman, Neil — Neverwhere (†)
  70. Goodkind, Terry — Wizard's First Rule (∗)
  71. Grant, Tracy — Beneath a Silent Moon (∗)
  72. Greenwood, Ed — Elminster: The Making of a Mage
  73. Grisham, John — The Pelican Brief (∗)
  74. Grisham, John — The Rainmaker (∗)
  75. Harrison, Harry — (1) The Stainless Steel Rat (∗)
  76. Harrison, Harry — (2) The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge (∗)
  77. Harrison, Harry — (3) The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World (∗)
  78. Hawthorne, Nathaniel — The Scarlet Letter (∗)
  79. Hearn, Michael Patrick — The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (∗)
  80. Heinlein, Robert A. — Have Space Suit—Will Travel (†)
  81. Heller, Joseph — Catch-22 (†)
  82. Hemingway, Ernest — The Complete Short Stories, The Finca Vigia Edition (†)
  83. Herbert, Brian, and Kevin Anderson — Dune, 1: House Atreides (∗)
  84. Herbert, Brian, and Kevin Anderson — Dune, 2: House Harkonnen (∗)
  85. Herbert, Brian, and Kevin Anderson — Dune, 3: House Corrino (∗)
  86. Higgins, Jack — The Eagle Has Landed
  87. Hoag, Tami — Kill the Messenger
  88. Hobb, Robin — The Farseer, I: Assassin's Apprentice (†)
  89. Hobb, Robin — The Liveship Traders, I: Ship of Magic
  90. Hobb, Robin — The Tawny Man, I: Fool's Errand

  91. DeLillo, Don — Libra
  92. de Lint, Charles — The LIttle Country (∗)
  93. de Saint-Exupéry, Antoine — The Little Prince (∗)


Mythologie

  1. Barber, Richard — Myths and Legends of the British Isles
  2. Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Chivalry and Legends of Charlemagne (∗ have read parts of this)
  3. Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable (∗ have read parts of this)
  4. Crossley-Holland, Kevin — The Norse Myths
  5. Frazer, Sir James George — The Golden Bough (∗ have read parts of this)
  6. Guerber, H. A. — Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas
  7. Johnson, Donald S. — Phantom Islands of the Atlantic: The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were (∗)
  8. Matthews, John — The Quest for the Green Man (∗)
  9. Neeson, Eoin — Celtic Myths and Legends
  10. Price, Simon, and Emily Kearns (Editors) — The Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth & Religion (∗ have read parts of this)
  11. Reed, A. W. — Maori Myth and Legend
  12. Rosenberg, Donna — World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great Myths and Epics (∗ have read parts of this)

Histoire

  1. Ellis, Peter Berresford — The Ancient World of the Celts
  2. Farquhar, Michael — A Treasury of Royal Scandals: The Shocking True Stories of History's Wickedest, Weirdest, Most Wanton Kings, Queens, Tsars, Popes, and Emperors
  3. Gies, Frances, and Joseph Gies — A Medieval Family: The Pastons of Fifteenth-Century England
  4. Head, Joe F. — The General: The Great Locomotive Dispute
  5. James, Peter, and Nick Thorpe — Ancient Inventions
  6. Jones, Robert C. — Retracing the Route of the General: Following in the Footsteps of the Andrews Raid
  7. Lansing, Alfred — Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (∗)
  8. Low, Donald — The Regency Underworld (∗)
  9. Moore, Lucy — The Thieves' Opera
  10. Murray, Venetia — An Elegant Madness: High Society in Regency England (∗ have read parts of this)
  11. Snyder, Christopher — The World of King Arthur
  12. Thomson, John — Victorian London Street Life (in Historic Photographs)
  13. Wilson, A. N. — The Victorians
  14. Wilson, Derek — In the Lion's Court: Power, Ambition, and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII

Odium Theologicum

  1. Crawford, Saffi, and Geraldine Sullivan — The Power of Birthdays, Stars, & Numbers: The Complete Personology Reference Guide (∗ have read parts of this)
  2. Holland, Eileen — The Wicca Handbook (∗ have read parts of this)
  3. Kornfield, Jack (Editor) — Teachings of the Buddha (∗)
  4. Pennick, Nigel — The Pagan Book of Days (∗)
  5. Pickthall, Marmaduke — The Meaning of the Glorious Koran, An Explanatory Translation (∗)
  6. Snyder, Christopher — The World of King Arthur (∗ have read parts of this)
  7. Holy Bible
    1. New American Bible — This is the official American translation of the Catholic Canon (∗)
    2. New American Standard Bible (∗)
    3. New International Version (∗)
    4. King James Version (∗)
    5. New King James Version (∗)
    6. The Living Bible (∗)
    7. New Living Translation — [Sic] Translation? Not! This is a modernised version of The Living Bible, which is a paraphrase (∗)
    8. New Revised Standard Version — Published by Oxford, this contains the Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox Canons (∗)


Les Livres D'écriture

  1. Adams, Jane — How to Sell What You Write (∗)
  2. Atkinson, William — The Writer's Tax and Recordkeeping Handbook: Including Everything You Can Legally Deduct (∗)
  3. Balkin, Richard — How to Understand & Negotiate a Book Contract or Magazine Agreement
  4. Bartlett, John — Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 15th Ed., 125th Anniv. Ed., Revised and Enlarged
  5. Bernays, Anne, and Pamela Painter — What If? (Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers) (∗)
  6. Bickham, Jack M. — The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them) (∗)
  7. Bickham, Jack M. — Scene & Structure (∗)
  8. Bickham, Jack M. — Setting (∗)
  9. Bickham, Jack M. — Writing the Short Story: A Hands-On Program (∗)
  10. Bickham, Jack M. — Writing and Selling Your Novel (∗)
  11. Block, Lawrence — Telling Lies for Fun & Profit: A Manual for Fiction Writers (∗)
  12. Block, Lawrence — Writing the Novel: From Plot to Print (∗)
  13. Bly, Robert W. — Secrets of a Freelance Writer
  14. Bly, Robert W. — The Copywriter's Handbook
  15. Bocca, Geoffrey — You Can Write a Novel (∗)
  16. Bowerman, Peter — The Well-Fed Writer (∗)
  17. Bradbury, Ray — Zen in the Art of Writing (∗)
  18. Brande, Dorothea — Becoming a Writer (∗)
  19. Bretnor, Reginald (Editor) — The Craft of Science Fiction (∗)
  20. Browne, Renni, and Dave King — Self-Editing for Fiction Writers (∗ have read parts of this)
  21. Budrys, Algis — Writing to The Point: A Complete Guide to Selling Fiction (∗)
  22. Burgett, Gordon — Query Letters/Cover Letters: How They Sell Your Writing (∗)
  23. Camenson, Blythe, and Marshall J. Cook — Your Novel Proposal: From Creation to Contract (∗)
  24. de Camp, L. Sprague, and Catherine C. de Camp — Science Fiction Handbook, Revised: A Guide to Writing Imaginative Literature (∗)
  25. Card, Orson Scott — How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy (∗)
  26. Checkoway, Julie (Editor) — Creating Fiction
  27. Clausen, John — Too Lazy to Work, Too Nervous to Steal: How to Have a Great Life as a Freelance Writer (∗)
  28. Daugherty, GregYou Can Write for Magazines
  29. Delton, Judy — The 29 Most Common Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (∗)
  30. Dibell, Ansen — Plot (∗)
  31. Edgerton, Les — Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing (∗)
  32. Editors of Analog and Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine — Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy (∗)
  33. Edtiors of Writer's Digest — The Writer's Complete Fantasy Reference: An Indispensible Compendium of Myth and Magic (∗)
  34. Edtiors of Writer's Digest — The Writer's Digest Handbook of Novel Writing (∗)
  35. Edtiors of Writer's Digest — The Writer's Digest Handbook of Short Story Writing (∗)
  36. Gardner, John — On Becoming a Novelist (∗)
  37. Gardner, John — The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers (∗)
  38. Hale, Constance — Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose
  39. Hall, Oakley — The Art & Craft of Novel Writing (∗)
  40. Holtz, Herman — How to Start and Run a Writing & Editing Business
  41. Hopper, Vincent F., Cedric Gale, Ronald C. Foote, and Benjamin W. Griffith — A Pocket Guide to Correct Grammar (∗)
  42. Horowitz, Lois — Knowing Where to Look: The Ultimate Guide to Research
  43. Hughes, Kristine — The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in Regency and Victorian England, From 1811-1901
  44. Kenyon, Sherrilyn — The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in the Middle Ages: The British Isles from 500-1500 (*lowast; have read parts of this)
  45. King, Stephen — On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (∗)
  46. King, Stephen — Secret Windows: Essays and Fiction on the Craft of Writing
  47. Knight, Damon — Creating Short Fiction (∗)
  48. Kress, Nancy — Beginnings, Middles & Ends (∗)
  49. Kress, Nancy — Dynamic Characters
  50. LeFanu, Sarah — Writing Fantasy Fiction (∗)
  51. Le Guin, Ursula K. — Steering the Craft (∗)
  52. Larsen, Michael — How to Write a Book Proposal
  53. Levin, Donna — Get That Novel Started! (And Keep It Going 'Til You Finish) (∗)
  54. Lindsell-Roberts, Sheryl — Technical Writing for Dummies (∗)
  55. Maass, Donald — Writing the Breakout Novel (∗)
  56. Maass, Donald — The Career Novelist: A Literary Agent Offers Strategies for Success (∗)
  57. Meredith, Robert C., John D. Fitzgerald — Structuring Your Novel: From Basic Idea to Finished Manuscript (∗)
  58. McClanahan, Rebecca — Word Painting: A Guide to Writing More Descriptively
  59. McCutcheon, Marc — Everyday Life in the 1800s: A Guide for Writers, Students & Historians
  60. McGuire, Mary, Linda Stilborne, Melinda McAdams, and Laurel Hyatt — The Internet Handbook for Writers, Researchers, and Journalists
  61. Newcomb, Duane — How to Sell & Re-Sell Your Writing
  62. Novakovich, Josip — Fiction Writer's Workshop (∗)
  63. Oberlin, Loriann Hoff — Writing for Quick Cash
  64. Obstfeld, Raymond — Novelist's Essential Guide to Crafting Scenes
  65. Parker, Lucy V. — How to Open and Operate a Home-Based Writing Business (∗)
  66. Pool, Daniel — What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist—the Facts of Daily Life in 19th-Century England
  67. Rae, Colleen Mariah — Movies in the Mind: How to Build a Short Story (∗)
  68. Ray, Robert J. — The Weekend Novelist (∗)
  69. Rogers, Geoffrey — Editing for Print
  70. Schwarz, Ted — Time Management for Writers (∗)
  71. Seidman, Michael — The Complete Guide to Editing Your Fiction
  72. Seidman, Michael — Fiction: The Art and Craft of Writing and Getting Published (∗)
  73. Shaw, Harry — Punctuate It Right!
  74. Shertzer, Margaret — The Elements of Grammar (∗)
  75. Smith, James V., Jr.You Can Write a Novel (∗)
  76. Smith, James V., Jr. — Fiction Writer's Brainstormer
  77. Stanek, Lou Willett, Ph.D. — So You Want to Write a Novel
  78. Stanek, Lou Willett, Ph.D. — Story Starters
  79. Stein, Sol — How to Grow a Novel (∗)
  80. Stein, Sol — On Writing (∗)
  81. Stern, Jerome — Making Shapely Fiction
  82. Strunk, William, Jr., and E. B. White — The Elements of Style (∗)
  83. Swain, Dwight V. — Techniques of the Selling Writer (∗)
  84. Swain, Dwight V. — Creating Characters: How to Build Story People (∗)
  85. Ueland, Brenda — If You Want To Write: A Book About Art, Independence and Spirit (∗)
  86. Van Laan, Krista, and Catherine Julian — The Complete Idiot's Guide to Technical Writing (∗)
  87. Venolia, Jan — Write Right! (∗)
  88. Vorhaus, John — Creativity Rules!
  89. Williamson, J. N., (Editor) — How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy, & Science Fiction (∗)
  90. Yudkin, Marcia — Writing Articles About the World Around You
  91. Zuckerman, Albert — Writing the Blockbuster Novel (∗)
  92. Writer's Chapbook Series
    1. Anderson, Kevin J. — How to Increase Your Writing Productivity (∗)
    2. Anderson, Poul, and Stephen L. Gillett — How to Build a Planet (∗)
    3. Knight, Damon — It All Begins with Characters (∗)
    4. Rusch, Kristine Kathryn — Setting (∗)
    5. Schmidt, Stanley — Authors vs. Editors (∗)


Les Livres Français

  1. Cassagne, Jean-Marie — 101 French Idioms
  2. Kendris, Christopher, Ph.D., and Theodore Kendris, Ph.D. — 501 French Verbs
  3. de Saint-Exupéry, Antione — Le Petit Prince
  4. Oxford Hachette French Dictionary, 3rd Ed. — 360,000 words and phrases, and 550,000 translations

Psychologie

  1. Berne, Eric, M.D. — Games People Play: The Basic Handbook of Transactional Analysis
  2. Fast, Julius — Body Language
  3. Laney, Marti Olsen, Psy.D. — The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World (∗)
  4. Steiner, Claude — Scripts People Live: Transactional Analysis of Life Scripts

Merde Diverse

  1. Allen, James — As A Man Thinketh (∗)
  2. Adobe (Publisher) — Adobe Illustrator 9.0: Classroom in a Book
  3. Adobe (Publisher) — Adobe Illustrator 9.0 (User Guide)
  4. Adobe (Publisher) — Adobe PageMaker 6.5 Plus (User Guide)
  5. Agatston, Arthur, M.D. — The South Beach Diet (∗)
  6. Aristotle — The Pocket Aristotle
    1. Physics
    2. Psychology
    3. Metaphysics
    4. Nicomachean Ethics
    5. Politics
    6. Poetics (∗)
  7. Atkins, Robert C., M.D. — Atkins for Life
  8. Atkins, Robert C., M.D. — Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution (∗)
  9. Brand-Miller, Jennie, Ph.D., Thomas M. S. Wolever, M.D., Ph.D., Kaye Foster-Powell, N. Nutr. & Diet., and Stephen Colaguiri, M.D. — The New Glucose Revolution: The Authoritative Guide to the Glycemic Index (∗)
  10. Castro, Elizabeth — HTML 4 for the World Wide Web (∗)
  11. Eberts, Marjorie, and Margaret Gisler — Careers for Bookworms & Other Literary Types (∗)
  12. Eddy, Sandra E. — HTML in Plain English, 2nd Ed.
  13. Eikleberry, Carol, Ph.D. — The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People (∗)
  14. Ellis, Richard — Encyclopedia of the Sea
  15. Frank, Stanley D., Ed.D. (Executive Vice President of Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.) — Remember Everything You Read: The Evelyn Wood 7-Day Speed Reading and Learning Program
  16. Hapgood, Charles H. — Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings
  17. Hapgood, Charles H. — Path of the Pole
  18. Hill, Napoleon, and W. Clement Stone — Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude (∗)
  19. Katahn, T. L. — Reading for a Living (∗)
  20. Könemann (Publisher) — Step-by-Step English Cooking
  21. Moore, William — Home Beermaking: The Complete Beginner's Guidebook
  22. Nierenberg, Gerard I. — The Art of Creative Thinking
  23. Otterbourg, Robert K. — It's Never Too Late: 150 Men and Women Who Changed Their Careers (∗)
  24. Park, Orlando — The Sherlock Holmes Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to the People, Towns, Streets, Estates, Railway Stations, Objects—in Fact, Everything
  25. Siebert, Lori, and Lisa Ballard — Graphic Design Basics: Making a Good Layout (∗)
  26. Spaeth, Frank (Compiler and Editor) — Phantom Army of the Civil War and other Southern Ghost Stories
  27. Sun-tzu — The Art of War
  28. Warshak, Dr. Richard A. — Divorce Poison: Protecting the Parent-Child Bond from a Vindictive Ex