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Noumenon
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Noumenon’s Bookcase

The Deep Thoughts Shelf:
Stack One
The Oxford Companion To The Mind
The Eco Wars, David Day
Breaking The Spell, Daniel C Dennett
Brainstorms, DCD
Brainchildren, DCD
Freedom Evolves, DCD
Kinds Of Minds, DCD
Consciousness Explained, DCD
Darwin's Dangerous Idea, DCD
The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins
The Extended Phenotype, Richard Dawkins
At The Water’s Edge, Carl Zimmer
Engines Of Creation, K. Eric Drexler
Imagined Worlds, Freeman Dyson
The Sand Whales of Mars, Anthony B Austin (signed)
Ideas and opinions, Albert Einstein
Darwinian Evolution, Anthony Flew
The Origin Of Species, Charles Darwin
Stack Two
Quiddities, V.W. Quine
The Ways of Paradox and other essays, VWQ
Simulacra & Simulation, Baudrillard
Interrogating the real, Slavoj Zizek
The universal exception, SZ
Dictionary of the Occult, André Nataf
The Medium, the Mystic, and the Physicist, Lawrence LeShan
The Awakening of Intelligence, J. Krishnamurti
Views From The Real World, G.I. Gurdjieff
The Teaching of Bhudda, Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai
Mind Tools, Rudy Rucker
Fermat’s Last Theorem
, Simon Singh
Dianetics, L. Ron Hubbard
The Book of Psychic Knowledge, Herbert B. Greenhouse
Science Of Trapping, E. Kreps
Bullfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable, Thomas Bulfinch
The Kon-Tiki Expedition, Thor Heyerdahl
Seven Years In Tibet, Heinrich Harrer
Stack Three
The Complete Book of Screenwriting, J. Michael Straczynski
The Writer’s Handbook (2000), Various, et al…
The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook 2nd Ed., Jones & Jolliffe
Story, Robert McKee
The Art of Dramat!c Wr!t!ng, Lajos Egri
Myths To Live By, Joseph Campbell
The Hero With A Thousand Faces, JC
The Art of Fiction, David Lodge
The Practice of Writing, DL
Tragically I Was An Only Twin – The Complete Peter Cook, Peter Cook
Love All The People, Bill Hicks
A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson
Schott’s Original Miscellany, Ben Schott
Scorn – With Added Vitriol, Matthew Parris
Slotted In
The Encyclopedia of Secret Knowledge, Charles Walker
Devine Magic, André & Lynette Singer
Alternative Medicine, "Family medical"
Down and Dirty Pictures, Peter Biskind

The Horror Shelf:
Stacks One, Two, Three and a bit
You Name It, Stephen King Averaging
Stack Four
Books of Blood, Vol. 4-6, Clive Barker
The Thief Of Always, CB
Galilee, CB
Moonhart, Charles de Lint
The Axeman Cometh, John Farris

The Science Fiction Shelf:
Stack One
Battlefield Earth, L. Ron Hubbard
The Turing Option, Harry Harrison & Marvin Minsky
The Revolving Boy, Gertrude Friedberg
The Eye of the Heron, Ursula K. LeGuin at al
New Arrivals, Old Encounters, Brian Aldiss
Heliconia Spring/Summer/Winter, BA 1/2
Barefoot In The Head, BA
The Airs of Earth, BA
Dandelion Wine, Ray Bradbury
Fahrenheit 451, RB
Stranger In A Strange Land, Robert Heinlein
Tunnel In The Sky, RH
The Shape of Things to Come, H.G. Wells
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick
Stack Two
Gnarl!, Rudy Rucker
Master of Time and Space, RR
Arc of the Dream, A.A. Attanasio
In Other Worlds, AAA
Virtual Light, William Gibson
Burning Chrome, WG
Count Zero, WG
Nymphomation, Jeff Noon
Pollen, JN
Vurt, JN
Polar City Blues, Katherine Kerr
The Stars My Destination, Alfred Bester
The Demolished Man, AB
Otherland Vol. 2-4, Tad Williams
Stack Three
The Algebraist, Iain M. Banks
Look To Windward, IMB
Anansi Boys, Neil Gaiman
Neverwhere, NG (signed…)
Angels & Visitations, NG
Coraline, NG
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, DA
Life, the Universe and Everything, DA
So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish, DA
Mostly Harmless, DA
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, DA
The Salmon of Doubt, DA
And filling space:
The Wolves In The Walls, NG
The Day I Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish, NG
Nõ – The Classical Theatre of Japan, Donald Keene
MANGA, Masanao Amano

The Other Shelf:
Stack One
Collected Poems, Edith Sitwell
Selected Woks, Vol.1-4, Lu Xun
Don Quixote, Cervantes
The Master And Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov
The Castle of Crossed Destinies, Italo Calvino
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson
The Rum Diary, HST
Post Office, Charles Bukowski
The Epic of Gilgamesh, Anon
Erewhon, Samuel Butler
In Cold Blood, Truman Capote
Delta of Venus, Anais Nin XXXXX(five naughty stars...)
A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess
The Odyssey, Homer
Nineteen Eighty-four, George Orwell
Decline of the English Murder, George Orwell
Stack Two
Otherwise – Three Novels by…, John Crowley
Novelties & Souvenirs – Collected Short Fiction, JC
The Translator, JC
How the dead live, Will Self
Cock & Bull, WS
Naked Lunch, William Burroughs
American Psycho, Brett Easton Ellis
Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk
Survivor, CP
The Princess Bride, William Goldman
Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami
Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy
Riddley Walker, Russell Hoban
Pilgermann, RH
Catch-22, Joseph Heller
Closing Time, JH
Also
Scale, Will Self
Rashomon and Other Stories, Ryunosuke Akutagawa
An Officer & A Gentleman and his Mum, Liz Brocklehurst
Tree and Leaf... (three novellas), J.R.R. Tolkien
Dubliners, James Joyce
Vice Versa, F. Anstey
Bridge On The River Kwai, Pierre Boulle
The Portable Poe, Edgar Allan Poe
Writing Home, Alan Bennett
Credo, Melvyn Bragg
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare
The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde
Wilde, Julian Mitchell (screenplay)
The Liar, Stephen Fry
This Is Spinal Tap, The Official Companion by definition
The New Statesman, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran (screenplays)

- - Key - -
Cherished.
Quality.
Good.
Disappointing.
Not worth the paper.
(Unmarked entries either unread or unfinished)

The Sand Whales of Mars - the book is a series of annotated photographs of the Martian surface "proving" the presence of giant, well, all kinds of nonsense.
Science Of Trapping - I bought this off eBay thinking it would be a useful reference book for some character or in event of global war - learn how trappers do their business, etc. On arrival discovered three little swastikas in the cover-art detail too small to make out in the listing photo. I never did read it so now it just awaits discovery following my death to silently identify me as a monster of the highest order.

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