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Monday, July 16, 2007

Book List June 2007

Nothing like destroying your own posts because you're too tired to see straight. What's the matter with me, I wonder. Anyway, here's the original post on the book list, retitled June 2007. Does anyone believe I have a prayer of finishing all these books by 12/31/2007?

A History of Malaysia - Barbara Watson Andaya & Leonard Andaya
A History of Modern Indonesia Since C. 1300 - M.C. Ricklefs
A History of Selangor - J.M. Gullick
A Point of Light - The Life of Family Planning Pioneer Constance Goh - Zhou Mei
A Spy's Revenge - Richard V. Hall
A Will For Freedom - Romen Bose
Abraham's Promise - Philip Jeyaretnam
Agnes Smedley - The Life and Times of an American Radical - J.R. & S.R. MacKinnon
Amerika - Franz Kafka
Armed Communist Movements in Southeast Asia - Ed. Lim Joo Jock & Vani S.
Beating the Blues - Thase & Lang
Believer Book of Writers Talking To Writers - Vendela Vida
Bird by Bird - Anne Lamott
Bonfire of the Vanities - Tom Wolfe
Captains of Consciousness - Stuart Ewen
Captives of Shanghai - The Story of the President Harrison - David H. & Gretchen G. Grover
Chandranath - SharatChandra Chattopadhyay
Chinese Blue and White - Ann Frank
Clay Walls - Kim Ronyoung
Colonial Masculinity - Mrinalini Sinha
Daniel Deronda - George Eliot
Daughters of a Coral Dawn - Katherine V. Forrest
Death and Justice - Mark Fuhrman
Dena-Paona - SharatChandra Chattopadhyay
Devdas - SharatChandra Chattopadhyay
Don't Know Much About Mythology - Kenneth C. Davis
Ethan of Athos - Lois McMaster Bujold
Extraordinary Popular Delusions - Mackay
Folklore of Tamil Nadu - S.M.L. Lakshman Chettiar
Force 136 Story of A WWII Resistance Fighter - Tan Chong Tee
From Pacific War to Merdeka - James Wong Wing On
Gaijin - James Clavell
Glory - Vladimir Nabokov
Heart Politics - Fran Peavey
How I Adore You - Mark Pritchard
How To Write A Damn Good Novel - James Frey
Imaginary Homelands - Salman Rushdie
In My Dreams - Kassandra Kane
In Pursuit of Mountain Rats - Anthony Short
Jai Bhim - Terry Pilchik
Kempeitai - The Japanese Secret Service Then and Now - Richard Deacon
Kempeitai Japan's Dreaded Military Police - Raymond Lamont-Brown
Labour Unrest in Malaya, 1934-1941 The Rise of the Workers' Movement - Tai Yuen
Lest We Forget - Joyce E. Williams & Alice M. Coleman
Life As The River Flows Women in the Malayan Anti-Colonial Struggle - Agnes Khoo
Living Hell - Story of a WWII Survivor at the Death Railway - Goh Chor Boon
Malay Folk Beliefs - An Integration of Disparate Elements - Mohd. Taib Osman
Malaya and Singapore During The Japanese Occupation - Ed. Paul Kratoska
Malaysia - R. Emerson
Maria - Leslie Netto
Martin Chuzzlewit - Charles Dickens
Modern Japan - A Historical Survey - Mikiso Hane
Murder on the Verandah - Eric Lawlor
My Brother Jack - George Johnston
Night Butterfly - Tan Guan Heng
Niskriti - SharatChandra Chattopadhyay
No Cowardly Past - Dominic Puthucheary
Nonsense - Robert J. Gula
On Beauty - Zadie Smith
On the Beach - Nevil Shute
Orientalism - Edward W. Said
Outwitting the Gestapo - Lucie Aubrac
Palli Samaj (The Homecoming) - SharatChandra Chattopadhyay
Pandit Moshai - SharatChandra Chattopadhyay
Pather Dabi - SharatChandra Chattopadhyay
Pearl S. Buck - A Cultural Biography - Peter Conn
Plays, Vol. 2 - Bertholdt Brecht
Praxis - Faye Weldon
Prehistory of the Indo-Malaysian Archipelago - Peter Bellwood
Prometheus Rising - Robert Anton Wilson
Raffles - Maurice Collis
Reading Lolita In Teheran - Azar Nafisi
Reality Isn't What It Used To Be - Walter Truett Anderson
Red Star Over Malaya Resistance & Social Conflict During And After The Japanese Occupation, 1941-1946 - Cheah Boon Kheng
Rehearsal For War The Underground War Against The Japanese - Ban Kah Choon Yap Hong Kuan
Rethinking Raffles - Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied
Revolt in Paradise - K'tut Tantri
Robert van Gulik - His Life, His Work - Jan Willem van de Wetering
Shanghai Refuge A Memoir of the World War II Jewish Ghetto - Ernest G. Heppner
Shantung Compound - Langdon Gilkey
Shirin Fozdar, Asia's Foremost Feminist - Rose Ong
Silences - Tillie Olsen
Singapore - Journey Into Nationhood
Singapore The Air-Conditioned Nation - Cherian George
Singapore The Pregnable Fortress - Peter Elphick
Singapore's People's Action Party - Its History, Organization and Leadership - Pang Cheng Liang
Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas - Maya Angelou
Sinister Twilight The Fall of Singapore - Noel Barber
Sisters in The Resistance - How Women Fought To Free France, 1940-1945 - Margaret Collins Weitz
Sisters and Strangers - Women in the Shanghai Cotton Mills, 1919-1949 - Emily Honig
Soldiers Alive - Ishikawa Tatsuzo
Southeast Asia In The Age of Commerce 1450-1680 - Anthony Reid
Spices & Condiments - J.S. Pruthi
Stones From The River - Ursula Hegi
Strangers Always - A Jewish Family in Wartime Shanghai - Rena Krasno
Streets of Georgetown, Penang - Khoo Su Nin
Syonan - My Story - The Japanese Occupation of Singapore - Mamoru Shinozaki
Taming the Wind of Desire - Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance - Carol Laderman
Tears of the Giraffe - Alexander McCall Smith
The Age of Diminished Expectations - Krugman
The Amber Spyglass - Phillip Pullman
The Argumentative Indian - Writings on Indian Histolry, Culture, and Identity - Amartya Sen
The Art of the Novel - Milan Kundera
The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian - Nirad C. Chaudhury
The Book of Tea - Okakura Kakuzo
The Boss Dog - M.F.K. Fisher
The Communist Struggle in Malaya - Gene Z. Hanrahan
The Courtship of Robert Browning & Elizabeth Barrett - Karlin
The Death of Woman Wang - Jonathan D. Spence
The Devil Finds Work - James Baldwin
The Fall of Shanghai - Noel Barber
The Family:They Fuck You Up - Granta
The Forgotten Army - India's Armed Struggle for Independence 1942-1945 - Peter Ward Fay
The Ginger Man - J.P. Donleavy
The Golden Compass - Phillip Pullman
The Great Hedge of India - Roy Moxham
The Great Indian Novel - Shashi Tharoor
The Hollowing - Robert Holdstock
The Jungle is Neutral - F. Spencer Chapman D.S.O.
The Literature & The Story - Vivian Gornick
The Lives of Agnes Smedley - Ruth Price
The Mak Nyahs - Teh Yik Koon
The Makioka Sisters - Junichiro Tanizaki
The Malay Archipelago - Alfred Russell Wallace
The Malayan Union Controversy, 1942-1948 - Albert Lau
The Marquis A Tale of Syonan-to - E.J.H. Corner
The Mind's I - Hofstadter & Dennett
The Origins Of The Second World War In Asia And The Pacific - Akira Iriye
The Pacific War 1931-1945 - Saburo Ienaga
The Physics of Star Trek - Lawrence Krauss
The Plague - Albert Camus
The Political Economy of Social Control in Singapore - Christopher Tremewan
The Price of Peace - True Accounts of the Japanese Occupation - Ed. Foong Choon Hon
The Rise and Fall of the Knights Templar - Gordon Napier
The Scents of Eden - A History Of The Spice Trade - Charles Corn
The Selfish Gene - Richard Dawkins
The Singapore Council of Women and The Women's Movement - Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew
The Subtle Knife - Phillip Pullman
The Unabomber Manifesto -
The Vintage Book of Indian Writing 1947-1997 - Ed. Salman Rushdie & Elizabeth West
The War in Malaya - Lt. Gen. A.E. Percival
The World of the Shining Prince - Court Life in Ancient Japan - Ivan Morris
Three Came Home - Agnes Newton Keith
Till Morning Comes - Han Suyin
Time Bombs in Malaysia - Lim Kit Siang
Tipping the Velvet - Sarah Waters
Tokyo Rose - Masayo Duus
Understanding Media - Marshall McLuhan
War and Memory in Malaysia and Singapore - Ed. P. Lim Pui Huen & Diana Wong
Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen
Who Won The Malayan Emergency - Herbert Andrew
Why I Am Not A Muslim - ibn Warraq
Women in the Holocaust - Eds. Dalia Ofer & Lenore J. Weitzman
Women of China - Bobby Siu
Women, Outcastes, Peasants & Rebels - Bardhan
Writers Workshop In A Book - Alan Cheuse and Lisa Alvarez
Writing Past Dark - Bonnie Friedman
You Shall Know Our Velocity - Dave Eggers
You'll Never Get Off The Island - Keith Wilson
Your Memory:A User's Guide - Alan Baddeley

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