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I am Angel R. Rivera, and I am currently the Outreach Librarian for a small university in Texas. Here in my listography I have a box with a list of my online services and profiles. Feel free to visit some of them to learn more about me. I am an avid blogger, writer, and reader. I enjoy road trips and roadside attractions. Because I am a wanderer at heart, I have chosen gypsy librarian as the title...

The Gypsy Librarian follows:

As I have mentioned on another list, I have a blog series of "Items about books I want to read" where I list, well, books I want to read. This list brings books from those lists that I have managed to read. I am listing them alphabetically by author.

  • Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals.
  • Derf Backderf, My Friend Dahmer.
  • Alison Bechdel, Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama.
  • Mike Benson,, Luke Cage Noir.
  • Will Bingley, Gonzo: a Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson.
  • Anthony Bourdain, Medium Raw.
  • Ha-Joon Chang, 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism.
  • Wayne Curtis, And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich, Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America.
  • Seth Godin, Linchpin.
  • Hardy Green, The Company Town: the Industrial Edens and and Satanic Mills That Shaped the American Economy.
  • Marylin Jones, This Book is Overdue! How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All.
  • Pete Jordan, Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in all Fifty States.
  • Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger, eds., A Study in Sherlock: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon.
  • Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead series. (So far have read the first eight hardcover compilations).
  • Kagan McLeod, Infinite Kung Fu.
  • Ted Nugent, Ted, White, and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto.
  • Pliny the Younger, The Letters of Pliny the Younger.
  • Charles Portis, True Grit.
  • Leah Price, Unlocking My Library: Writers and Their Books.
  • Diane Ravitch, The Death and Life of the Great American School System.
  • Gary Rivlin, Broke USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty Inc.:How the Working Poor Became Big Business.
  • Susan Sessions Rugh, Are We There Yet?: The Golden Age of American Family Vacations.
  • Scott Snyder, American Vampire (I have read hardcover volumes 1-3 so far).
  • Jon Stewart,, Earth (The Book): a Visitor's Guide to the Human Race.
  • Robert Venditti,, The Surrogates.
feb 4 2011 ∞
jun 7 2013 +