Queen of Swords (qos) wrote,
Queen of Swords

My "Select Library"

Just in case anyone is curious, these are the books that I love the most, the ones that don't get shelved with the others of their genre.

Like the former title of this journal, they range from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Alphabetically by author:

Hans Christian Anderson: The Wild Swans

Jean Anouilh: Antigone

Richard Bach: Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Lois McMaster Bujold: Shards of Honor

Taylor Caldwell: The Romance of Atlantis

Megan Castell: Queen of a Lonely Country

John Collier: Paradise Lost: Screenplay for Cinema of the Mind

Julia Cunningham: The Treasure is the Rose

Robertson Davies: The Deptford Trilogy (Fifth Business, The Manticore, World of Wonders)

Sara Donati: Into the Wilderness

David James Duncan: The River Why

Sylvia Louise Engdahl: Enchantress from the Stars, The Far Side of Evil, Children of the Star

Matthew Fox: Original Blessing

Christopher Fry: The Lady's Not for Burning

Neil Gaiman: Neverwhere

Parke Godwin: Firelord, Beloved Exile, Waiting for the Galactic Bus, A Memory of Lions

Judy Grahn: The Queen of Swords

Richard Halliburton: The Complete Book of Marvels

Etty Hillesum: An Interrupted Life

Dahlov Ipcar: The Queen of Spells

Guy Gavriel Kay: The Fionavar Tapestry (The Summer Tree, The Wandering Fire, The Darkest Road), The Lions of Al-Rassan

Clysta Kinstler: The Moon Beneath Her Feet

Katherine Kurtz: Lammas Night

DH Lawrence: The Man Who Died

Tanith Lee: Silver Metal Lover

Caitlin Matthews: In Search of Woman's Passionate Soul

Laurie McBain: Moonstruck Madness

Deena Metzger: The Woman Who Slept With Men To Take the War Out of Them

Michael Moorcock: The Warhound and the World's Pain

Margaret Mitchell: Gone With The Wind

Pablo Neruda: The Captain's Verses

R. Garcia y Robertson: The Spiral Dance

Ulrich Schaffer: Growing Into the Blue

Jan Cox Speas: The Growing Season

Sean Stewart: Passion Play

Morris West: Summer of the Red Wolf

Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass

Ruth Wolff: The Abdication

Diane Wolkstein and Samuel Noah Kramer: Inanna: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer
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