Book-by-Book 2012

Carto’s first car was a 37 Chevy Panel Delivery. (It was green and in Ok shape, not nearly as nice as the illustration.).  A panel truck would be just the thing for carting books around.

Carto’s Library — Index of Books, 2012

  • Week 1-2012:
    1Q84, Haruki Murakami (2011, English Translation by Jay Rubin and Philip Gabriel).
  • Week 2-2012:
    PICTURES of the gone world, Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Pocket Poets Series, Number One, 1955).
  • Week 3-2012:
    Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, Lewis Carroll (1871).
  • Week 4-2012:
    The Strain, Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan (2009, HarperCollins e-books).
  • Week 5-2012:
    Sketches by Boz, Charles Dickens (1836).
  • Week 6-2012:
    El cartero de Neruda, Antonio Skármeta (1985). Translated into English by Katherine Silver as: The Postman (Il Postino): A Novel.
  • Week 7-2012:
    Leaving Gee’s Bend, Irene Latham (2010).
  • Week 8-2012:
    Ida: A Novel—Gertrude Stein, Logan Esdale (Editor), Yale University Press (2012).
  • Week 9-2012:
    Cien años de soledad (100 Years of Solitude, tr. Gregory Rabassa), Gabriel García Márquez (1967).
  • Week 10-2012:
    The Belles of New England: The Women of the Textile Mills and the Families Whose Wealth They Wove, William Moran (2002).
  • Week 11-2012:
    Years of Red Dust: Stories of Shanghai, Qiu Xiaolong (2010, Kindle Edition). (I also recommend Death of a Red Heroine as a KOBO eBook for iPad.)
  • Week 12-2012:
    The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry, Rita Dove, Editor (2012).
  • Week 13-2012:
    The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood (2005, theater version, 2007).
  • Week 14-2012:
    The Path To Prosperity: A Blueprint For American Renewal, House Budget Committee (March 20, 2012).
  • Week 15-2012:
    The Tourist (Milo Series #1), Olen Steinhauer (2009).
  • Week 16-2012:
    The Tiger’s Wife, Téa Obreht (2011).
  • Week 17-2012:
    The Redbreast, Jo Nesbø (Tr. Don Bartlett, 2006).
  • Week 18-2012:
    The Doll Queen, Carlos Fuentes in The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories, Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, Editor (1997).

Carto’s second car: 1936 Ford called the Green Hornet.


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