PAUL "BLOWFISH" LOVELL
Book List 2015
100 books this year. I read them in this order.
Songs of Innocence and Experience
William Blake 1790
Commentary by Geoffry Keynes. Full color plates.
Marcel Proust: A Biography Vol. 2
George D. Painter 1959
Eat and Run Scott Jyrek
tales of ultra marathoners who run 150 miles and 24 to 48 hours in a row.
The Poetry Lesson Andrei Codrescu
Antics of wacky acerbic poetry teacher. Very good.
The Bride and the Bachelors: 5 Avant Garde artists
Calvin Tomkins 1976
Entertaining read that still communicated
the ideas of Cage/Duchamp/ Raschenberg/Tinguely/Cunningham
Louie, Louie David Marsh 1993
Rousseau, Kant and Goethe....Ernst Cassirer
The Edge of Infinity Paul Davis
Rameau's Nephew/D'Alembert's Dream Diderot
Starship Trouper Robert A. Heinlein
Crossword Connection Nero Blank
The American Revolution D.Doane Cummins
and William G. White 1973
Our Man In Havana Graham Greene
The Way of ZeN Alan W. Watts
Atom Laurence M. Kraves
Our Band Could Be Your Life Michael Azeread...2001
The Twenties (Ford, Flappers and Fanatics)...George
E. Mowry 1963
The Endurance Caroline Alexander 1999
Clouds Aristophanes 4/16
American Art and Historical Survey Samuel
M. Green 1966
Generation of Vipers Philip Wylie
Going Postal-The Tip Of The Iceberg 2002
Pis for Peril Sue Grafton 5/26
Philosophy-Something To Believe In....Richard
Paul Janaro 1975
My Minds Open Bruce Schechter about Paul
Butterfield8 John O'Hara
Galileo's Daughter Dava Sobel
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe...430
pgs 7/8... 1960
Until the Sea Shall Free Them Robert Frump
Man and The Movies W.R. Robinson ED 344
Captain Beefheart Mike Barnes 8/9....2000
Billboard Book-31 Rhythm and Blues Hits 1965-90
Sound and Sense:Intro to poetry....Ed.
Primary Colors Anonymous 9/29... 1996
In Transition 1927-1930-Paris Anthology...Various
Rockonomics Mark Eliot 10/11...1989
Citizen Paine Howard Fast 10/-...1943...English
Born, Am. Rev., French Rev., New Rochelle,N.y.
Dialogues of Alfred North Whitehead....Lucien
Descartes: Discourse on Method and the Meditations....Rene
The Explorers of North America 1492/1806... John Bartlet Brebner
The Birth of the Republic 1763-89.... Edmund S. Morgan 11/21....1964
The Verificationist Donald Antrim ll/23....Pychon
Short Stories Vol#3 - The Ashenden Stories W. Somerset Maugham
Objects of All Sorts - A Philosophical Grammar....Vincent
Advertising: Principles and Practice....W.Wells,
J. Burnett, S. Moriarty 1989
Coming Into Being William Irwin Thompson....12/26...1996
The Women Chaser Charles Willeford...l960
Now and Then Robert B. Parker
2007 Spenser novel.
Roadkill on the Three Chord Highway; Art and Trash in American Popular Music Colin Escott 2002
Lesser known Rockabilly and C+W acts. Sonny Burgess, Wanda Jackson, Collins Kids.
Transformer: The complete Lou Reed story. Victor Bockris
2014 Loved it.
Doubt Jennifer Michael Hecht 2014
The whole sweep of human history is the backdrop
for the history of doubt. Loved it.
Sam Shepard:Blooms Major Dramatists Ed
by Harold Bloom 2003
The substance of 4 plays; Buried Child, Fool for Love, True West and Zabriskie
Broken Music Sting Gordon Summer 2005
Autobiography of Sting.
Song and Dance Man: The Art of Bob Dylan Michael Gray
1973 Some good insights.
Looking for Lady Dee Johnny Angel
pulp. Stories of Boston punk group Thrills with fiction murder backdrop.
The Dubliners James Joyce
A Certain Justice P.D. James
1997 Didn't like. Mystery novel
Fool Me Twice Parker/Brandman
2012 Jesse Stone
The Adventures of Ulysses Homer/Evslin BC
A shorter easy to read version.
Room With a View E.M. Forester 1908
Didn't care much for this.
Breaking It Up Ed by Ross Firestone 1975
Routines from Stand up comics.
Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll Ed by Jake
Austen 2011 R+R
outliers: Fast, David Allan Cole, Billy Lee Riely, Sam the Sham.
Poems for Enjoyment Ed by Elias Lieberman
Vermont Afternoons with Robert Frost Vrest
Orton 1979 Short
Killing the Blues Parker/Brandman 2000
Jesse Stone novel.
What It Felt Like Henry Allen
2000 Disappointing. Laundry list of people
and events of the last 100 years in USA.
Ulysses James Joyce 1914
Reread. Tremendous. My all time favorite book.
James Joyce Ulysses: A study Stuart Gilbert
1955 Study guide,
read along w/ Ulysses.
Notes for Joyce Gifford/Seidman
1974 Annotation of Ulysses. Further help
Be Stiff: The Stiff Records Story Richard
Balls 2014 Interested
me a lot. Lively.
Understanding the Movies Louis D. Giannett
1972 Packed with
info on the history, theory and practice of movies.
Double Play Robert B. Parker 2004
Visit from the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan
2010 Novel. Did
not like. Unconvincing portrait of record executive.
That's Not Funny That's Sick Ellin Stein
2013 The National
Lampoon and the Comedy insurgents who captured the mainstream..
The Killer Inside Me Jim Thompson 1952
All You Need Is Ears George Martin 1979
All these Beatle stories are well known now.
The Godwulf Manuscript Robert B. Parker
1973 The first
Vespers Ed McBain 1989
Audio book. 87 Precinct novel.
Invitation to a Beheading Vladimir Nabokov
Breaking it Up Ross Firestone 1975
Stand up comics routines.
My Life and Hard Times James Thurber 1933
Good writing - but time has passed for this.
The Death Notebooks Anne Sexton 1974
Arcadia Tom Stoppard 1993
Love Poems Anne Sexton 1967
Ghoul Michael Slade 1987
Tattooed On Their Tonques Colin Escott 1996
Early oddball Country acts.
The Sea John Banville 2005
The Wave Susan Casey 2010
Analysis of wave theories but mostly about
big wave surfers.
The Last Laugh Phil Berger
at American comedians.
Familiar J. Robert Lennon
I liked parts of it. Parallel worlds/personality explored.
Dammed if you Do Parker/Brandman
Dostoevsky Ed by Rene Wellek 1962
A collection of critical essays. Great.
Every Love Story is a Ghost Story D.T.
Bio of David Foster Wallace.
Archimedes' Revenge Paul Hoffman
Entertaining stories of mathematical conundrums.
Dead Kennedys: The Early Years
Alex Ogg 2014
Art by Winston Smith.
Three Plays of Euripides Euripides
440 BC Alcestis,
Medea, The Bacchae.
Alien Chronicles Ed
by David Gatewood 2015
Hit Man Fredric Dannen
All about sleazy record executives of the 70's and
Twelve Tomorrows Various 2015
Sci Fi compilation .
King Lear Shakespeare
Classic. The "Applause Shakespeare" version
which is very helpful in understanding.
What's Exactly the Matter with Me P.F. Sloan 2014
Bio - drug problems, mental health issues but also some great music stories.
The Combat Zone Jed Power 2015
Private Eye story set in Boston
W is for Wasted Sue Grafton 2013
Kinsey Millhone mystery.
Mathematics for Everyman Laurie
Buxton 1984 Very
A Sleeping Life Ruth Rendell 1978
Insp. Wexford mystery.
The Asimov Chonicles Vol. 2 Issac Asimov 1990
Periodic Kingdom O.W.
Explanation of the periodic table.
John Cynthia Lennon 2005
Tells the good and bad sides.
Resolution Robert B. Parker
2005 Cole and Hitch
Three Can Keep A Secret Archer
Mayor 2013 A Joe
Gunther novel set in Brattleboro, VT.
Arthur Rimbaud Benjamin
Ivory 1998 Focused
on relationship with Verlaine.
Modern Architecture Mark
Owen 1966 Good.
The Rock Musician Ed by
Tony Scherman 1994 Interviews
from Musician's Magazine: Springsteen, Prince, U2.
The New Modern Poetry Ed
by M.L. Rosenthal 1967
Post WWII American and British poets.
Unknown Legends of Rock and Roll Richie
Martin Short: I Must Say Martin
Short 2014 Bio.
Goethe - Selected Poems
Ed by Middleton 1983 Didn't
Rich Hall: The man from Muscle Shoals - from fame
to shame Rich Hall 2015
Story of Muscle Shoals studios.
Ubik Philip K. Dick 1969
Clever, better than most Sci-Fi.
M-Train Patti Smith 2015
Unorthodox memoir. Musings on life and art.
The Launguage Instinct Stephen
Pinker 1994 Excellent.
More than I needed to know. How the brain creates language.
The Beastiary Guillaume
Apollinaire 1909 Poems,
Home - A Short History of an Idea Witold
Rybczynski 1986 Very
Mortal Stakes Robert B.
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