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Band Books 2

Local musicians playing in the 2008 Garage Bands in the Garage series recommend their favorite books and CDs

Title Author Call Number
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams SF Adams
Illusions Richard Bach FIC Bach
Post Office Charles Bukowski FIC Bukowski
The Western Lands William S. Burroughs FIC Burroughs
The Alchemist Paolo Coehlo FIC Coehlo
Collapse Jared Diamond 304.28 D
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Philip K. Dick SF Dick
Coast of Chicago Stuart Dybek FIC Dybek
Moonraker Ian Fleming ADV Fleming
The Magus John Fowles FIC Fowles
Homo Faber Max Frisch FIC Frisch
FOOP! Chris Genoa N/A
Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis Brad Gilbert 796.342 G
A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking 523.1 H
For Whom The Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway FIC Hemingway
A Voyage Long and Strange Tony Horwitz 970.01 H
Cold Heat Ben Jones and Frank Santoro N/A
Very Old Bones William Kennedy FIC Kennedy
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs Chuck Klosterman 306.097 K
Devil In the White City Erik Larson 364.152 L
The Razor's Edge W. Somerset Maugham FIC Maugham
The Road Cormac McCarthy FIC McCarthy
Roanoke Lee Miller 975.617 M
From Hell Alan Moore GN Moore
The Ant Bully John Nickle E Nickle
Choke Chuck Palahniuk FIC Palahniuk
The Revolution: a Manifesto Ron Paul 973.93 P
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Robert M. Pirsig 917.3 P
Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates Tom Robbins FIC Robbins
Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger FIC Salinger
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction J.D. Salinger FIC Salinger
When You Are Engulfed in Flames David Sedaris 814.54 S
My Book About Me Dr. Seuss E Seuss
Rats Robert Sullivan 599.352 S
A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole FIC Toole
Slaughterhouse 5 Kurt Vonnegut FIC Vonnegut
As Catch Can Vincent Zandri MYS Zan
The Real Frank Zappa Book Frank Zappa 92 Zappa
Title Author Call Number
The White Album The Beatles CD Popular B
I Am the Cosmos Chris Bell CD Popular B
Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs Andrew Bird CD Popular B
Love It to Death Alice Cooper CD Popular C
Deltron 3030 Deltron 3030 CD Popular D
Stripping Cane Jeffrey Foucault CD Popular F
Superstar Carwash Goo Goo Dolls CD Popular G
Peculiaroso Leo Kottke CD Popular K
Forever Changes Love CD Popular L
Bedlam in Goliath The Mars Volta CD Popular M
Songs for Beginners Graham Nash CD Popular N
City Bird Sarah Pedinotti CD Local P
Pleased to Meet Me The Replacements CD Popular R
Parables and Primes Danny Schmidt CD Popular S
Revolution Sirsy CD Local S
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen CD Popular S
Real Gone Tom Waits CD Popular W
A Ghost is Born Wilco CD Popular W
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Wilco CD Popular W
English Settlement XTC CD Popular X

Thank you to The Sense Offenders, Alta Mira, Scientific Maps, Ben Karis-Nix, Palatypus, and The Blisterz, Ashley Pond Band, Charmboy, Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned, and Swamp Baby for their recommendations.

Compiled by the APL Readers Services Department -- May 2008

Last updated: September 12, 2014