Wednesday, September 14, 2011

List #9 Emily Pullen

Emily Pullen: Skylight Books. Los Angeles, CA. 90027.

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
White Noise by Don DeLillo
Mopus by Oisin Curran
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Matilda by Roald Dahl
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste by Carl Wilson
The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall
Well by Matthew McIntosh
Hotel World by Ali Smith
Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson
Bluets by Maggie Nelson
Nox by Anne Carson
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
Mother, Come Home by Paul Hornschemeier
Essex County by Jeff Lemire
Mirrors by Eduardo Galeano
The Correspondence Artist by Barbara Browning
Some Things That Meant the World To Me by Joshua Mohr
The Position by Meg Wolitzer
The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein
Everything Is Its Own Reward by Paul Madonna
Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams
It's Useful to Have a Duck by ISOL
Color: A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell
AM/PM by Amelia Gray
I, The Divine by Rabih Alameddine
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Log of the S.S. the Mrs. Unguentine by Stanley Crawford
The Slow Fix by Ivan E. Coyote
The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larson
Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
Narration: Four Lectures by Gertrude Stein
The Jolly Postman by Janet Ahlberg
Signs and Relics by Sylvia Plachy
Detroit Disassembled by Andrew Moore
Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman
Odysseus in America by Jonathan Shay
A New Literary History of America by Greil Marcus (editor)
Zoom by Istvan Banyai
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
The Ultimate Alphabet by Mike Wilks
The Design of Dissent by Milton Glaser
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
Kindred by Octavia Butler
Flapper by Joshua Zeitz

I've long admired Emily's book selections choosing from the best of the mainstream and introducing me to lots of gems I wouldn't have otherwise found. More of her(and other Skylight booksellers) picks can be found on their site--which comes complete with cool illustrations.

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