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Anne Sexton, A Biography by Diane Middlebrook

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At the library in which I work we have a “staff favorites” display. Each month a new staff person is featured, and this month I am the lucky one.

And so I’ve been thinking about my favorite books. I feel very scatterbrained about the whole thing. So I am going to just list them here and add to the list as I think of something. Since I can access this site from anywhere this is the perfect medium for this sort of thing. So you can either ignore or enjoy :).

Fiction
Anderson, M.T. Feed.
Austen, Jane. Emma.
Cervantes. Don Quijote
Chopin, Kate. The Awakening.
Dante. The Inferno of Dante. Robert Pinsky translation.
Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities.
Eugenides, Jeffrey. Middlesex.
Homer. The Oyssey. Stanley Lombardo Translation.
Kesey, Ken. One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest.
Lewis, C.S. The Chronicles of Narnia.
McEwan, Ian. Amsterdam.
Norris, Frank. The Octopus.
O’Connor, Flannery. Complete Short Stories.
Pullman, Phillip. The His Dark Materials trilogy.
Rowling, J.K. Any Harry Potter Book.
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings.
Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Wharton, Edith. The House of Mirth.

Non-Fiction
Albert, Judith & Stewart Edward Albert. The Sixties Papers.
Bryson, Bill. A short history of nearly everything.
Franken, Al. Lies and the lying liars who tell them: a fair and balanced look at the Right.
Frasier, Antonia. Marie Antionette.
Keillor, Garrison. Good Poems.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Suits Me: the double life of Billy Tipton.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: a biography.
Sexton, Anne. The complete poems of Anne Sexton.
Starr, Kevin. Embattled Dreams: California in war and peace, 1940-1950.
Stevenson, Anne. Bitter Fame: a life of Silvia Plath.

Picture Books
Bemelmans, Ludwig. Madeline.
Feiffer, Jules. Bark, George!
Keillor, Garrison. The Old Man who loved Cheese.
Plourde. Wild Child.
Schneider. Chewy Louie.
Skorpen. We were tired of living in a house.