Tuesday, April 21, 2009

YET ANOTHER LIST

A few lists back I did one of two-word favorite book titles, but allowed for no articles, like “the.” So for last night’s falling back to sleep list I decided to make a list of some favorite books whose titles all start with “THE”—this is as far as I got:

THE AWAKENING by Kate Chopin
THE BRANCH WILL NOT BREAK by James Wright
THE COHERENCES by Anselm Hollo
THE DARING YOUNG MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE by William Saroyan
THE EATER OF DARKNESS by Robert M. Coates
THE FARMERS’ DAUGHTERS by William Carlos Williams
THE GREAT INDOORS by Terence Winch
THE HEART IS ALSO A FURNACE by Magdalen Powers
THE IVORY CROCODILE by Eileen Drew
THE JUKEBOX OF MEMNON by Ray DiPalma
THE KID IN THE WOODS by Frank T. Rios
THE LATE SHOW by David Trinidad
THE MORNING OF THE POEM by James Schuyler
THE NOTEBOOKS OF MALTA LAURIDS BRIGGE by Rainer Maria Rilke
THE ORCHID STORIES by Kenward Elmslie
THE PRINCE OF PRIDE STARRING by Robert Lowry
THE QUARE FELLOW by Brenda Behan (a play but also published as a book)
THE RIOT ACT by Geoffrey Young
THE SAVAGE DETECTIVES by Roberto Bolano
THE TENNIS COURT OATH by John Ashbery
THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING by Milan Kundera
THE VILLAGE OF LONGING by George O’Brien
THE WILLOW TREE by Hubert Selby Jr.
THE X?
THE Y?
THE ZOO STORY by Edward Albee (another play also published as a book)

2 comments:

Toby said...

"The '60s Report," particularly the chapter, "Sex."

Lally said...

Good call.