On My Bookshelf

I’m packing my books and these are making the move to Michigan with me:
  • The Wretched Of The Earth – Frantz Fanon #
  • Rats – Robert Sullvian * 
  • Epidemiology for Public Health Practice – Robert H. Friis and Thomas A. Sellers ^
  • The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down  – Anne Fadiman **
  • The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science The Reveals our Genetic Ancestry – Bryan Sykes ##
  • The Fated Sky: Astrology in History – Benson Bobrick **
  • Like Water For Chocolate – Laura Esquirel ##
  • Field Guide To The Natural World Of New York City – Leslie Day * 
  • Breaking Out Of Beginner’s Spanish – Joseph J. Keenan ^
  • How To Read Your Star Signs – Sasha Fenton ^
  • The Death And Life Of Great American Cities – Jane Jacobs *
  • Life Of Pi – Yann Martel **
  • The Children Of Sanchez: Autobiography of a Mexican Family – Oscar Lewis ##
  • A Short History Of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson ^
  • Another Country – James Baldwin **
  • Bless Me, Ultima – Rudolfo Anaya #
  • Street Science: Community Knowledge and Environmental Health Justice – Jason Corburn ^
  • Subwayland: Adventures in the World Beneath New York – Randy Kennedy *
  • Writing At The Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine – Arthur Kleinman (this was the first book Manny gave me, so it comes everywhere with me)
  • East Of Eden – John Steinbeck **
  • Eastern Birds: Peterson Field Guide – Roger Tory Peterson ^


*  = So I can read about the city when I’m feeling homesick

**  = Favorite books that come everywhere with me

#  = One of Manny’s favorite books

##  = Books I haven’t read yet but would like to

^  = Handy reference books

One Response to “On My Bookshelf”

  1. Leslie Says:

    What a great list!

    You know, East of Eden is one of my absolute favorites as well. I think it’s genius. I really need to reread it.

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