A listing of titles acquired in my recent tour of Bay Area book sellers.

Literary and Cultural Theory

Brill, Dorothée. Shock and the Senseless in Dada and Fluxus. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth University Press, 2010.

Löwy, Michael. Morning Star: Surrealism, Marxism, Anarchism, Situationism, Utopia. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009.

Maza, Sarah. Violette Nozière: A Story of Murder in 1930s Paris. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011.

Rensmann, Lars, and Samir Gandesha, eds. Arendt & Adorno: Philosophical and Political Investigations. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2012. 


Alexander, Will. Compression & Purity. San Francisco: City Lights, 2011.

Brathwaite, Kamau. Trench Town Rock. Providence, R.I.: Lost Roads, 1994.

Brown, Brandon. Flowering Mall. New York: Roof Books, 2012. Signed by the author.

Cooper, Wayne. ed. The Passion of Claude McKay: Selected Prose and Poetry, 1912-1948. New York: Schocken, 1973.

Harrington, Joseph. Things Come On: An Amneoir. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2011.

Obenzinger, Hilton. New York on Fire. Seattle: Red Comet Press, 1989.

Wagner, Catherine. Nervous Device. San Francisco: City Lights, 2012.

Warren, Alli. Grindin. San Francisco: Lew Gallery, 2011. 18/50.


Beckett, Samuel. Dream of Fair to Middling Women. New York: Arcade Publishing, 2012.

Bienczyk, Marek. Transparency. Trans. Benjamin Paloff. Champaign, Ill.: Dalkey Archive Press, 2012.

Chabon, Michael. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. New York: Harper, 2011.

Tsian, H.T, The Hanging on Union Square: An American Epic. New York: Kaya Press, 2013.

Visual Art/Architecture

Barnard, Suzy. Liquid Assets. N.p.: 2012.

Mundy, Jennifer, ed. Surrealism: Desire Unbound. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2001.

The Light Pavilion by Lebbeus Woods and Christoph a. Kumpusch . . . Zürich: Lars Müller, 2013.

Woods, Lebbeus. Einstein Tomb. 1980. Reprint ed., New York: Pamphlet Architecture, 2013. With a poem by Susan Stewart commemorating the architect’s death on 30 October 2012.

——. The Storm and the Fall. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2004.

Science Studies

Dyson, George. Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe. New York: Vintage, 2012.

Mitchell, Melanie. Complexity: A Guided Tour. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.


Sonoma Coast & Marin Coast Guide. No. 11, 2013. Published by The West Marin Citizen.

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