Summary:

I can’t remember what finally got me into Raymond Carver, but he’s by far my favorite short-story writer. I remember 1995 as being a very confusing time, and I went through a huge variety of writers that year.

Reading List 1995

  • Short Cuts - Raymond Carver
  • Feast of Snakes - Harry Crews
  • No Minor Chords - Andre Previn
  • Frank Zappa: Negative Dialects of Poodle Play - Ben Watson
  • The Knockout Artist - Harry Crews
  • Tracer - Frederic Barthelme
  • Kentucky Ham - William S. Burroughs Jr.
  • Cathedral - Raymond Carver
  • At Night, the Salmon Move - Raymond Carver
  • Where I’m Calling From - Raymond Carver
  • Furious Seasons - Raymond Carver
  • Ranson - Jay McInerny
  • A New Path to the Waterfall - Raymond Carver
  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape - Steven Soderberg
  • The Hawk is Dying - Harry Crews
  • The Loop - Joe Coomer
  • Ultra-Marine - Raymond Carver
  • Where the Water Comes Together With Other Water - Raymond Carver
  • Pounding Nails in the Floor with my Forehead - Eric Bogosian
  • The Road to Los Angeles - John Fante
  • Carver Country - Raymond Carver
  • The Marquis de Sade - Donald Thomas
  • Scar Lover - Harry Crews
  • No Beast so Fierce - Edward Bunker
  • Virtual Light - William Gibson
  • Will you Please be Quiet, Please? - Raymond Carver
  • The Importance of Being Eric Dolphy - Raymond Harricks
  • Gurdjieff: A Very Great Enigma - J.G. Bennett
  • Fires - Raymond Carver
  • The Strange and Terrible Saga of Hunter S. Thompson - Paul Perry
  • Tropic of Capricorn - Henry Miller
  • Brian Eno - Eric Tamm
  • Life After God - Douglas Coupland
  • Mother: the Frank Zappa Story - Michael Gray
  • Suburbia - Eric Bogosian
  • Planet Joe - Joe Cole
  • A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
  • Perfect Pitch - Nicholas Slominsky
  • The Sadness of Sex - Barry Yourgrau
  • Et Tu, Babe - Mark Leyner
  • The Animal Factor - Edward Bunker
  • Illuminati Papers - Robert Anton Wilson
  • Dead Babies - Martin Amis
  • Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt - Richard Brautigan


Published

31 December 1995

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