Books I Read in 1998 (82 titles)

The complete list of what I read in 1998. Click on any title to purchase it from


Absolute Power
Author: David Baldacci

Anything Considered
Author: Peter Mayle

Bonfire of the Vanities
Author: Tom Wolfe

The Book of Vices: A Collection of Classic Immoral Tales
Author: Robert J. Hutchinson, ed.

Bridge Over San Luis Rey
Author: Thornton Wilder

Bridget Jones’s Diary
Author: Helen Fielding

The Decameron (selections from…)
Author: Bocaccio

Fairy Tales: Traditional Stories Retold for Gay Men
Author: Peter Cashorali

Follow Your Heart
Author: Suzanne Tamaro

The Game Is Afoot : Parodies, Pastiches and Ponderings of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Marvin Kaye, Editor

Gone is the Shame: A Compendium of Lesbian Erotica
Author: Marti Hohmann

Great Expectations
Author: Charles Dickens

Author: John Gardner

Here on Earth
Author: Alice Hoffman

History of Danish Dreams
Author: Peter Hoeg

The Lions of Al-Rassan
Author: Guy Gavriel Kay

Author: Edward Rutherfurd

The Masqueraders
Author: Georgette Heyer

Memory Mambo
Author: Achy Obejas

Author: Ovid

Multiple Wounds
Author: Alan Russell

Mythology, Including the complete texts of The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne
Author: Thomas Bulfinch

The Partner
Author: John Grisham

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure : The ‘Good Parts’ Version, Abridged
Author: William Goldman

Sherlock Holmes – A Study in Scarlet
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes – The Sign of the Four
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes – Valley of Fear
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes – The Hound of the Baskervilles
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes – Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes – Return of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes – His Last Bow
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes – The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Author: Guy Gavriel Kay

To Kill a Mockingbird
Author: Harper Lee

Total Control
Author: David Baldacci

Unnatural Exposure
Author: Patricia Cornwell

Author: Anne Rice

The Warrior Returns – Anteros Series
Author: Allan Cole

The Winner
Author: David Baldacci

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Author: Gregory Maguire


Love Poetry
Author: John Stallworthy

Tao Te Ching (The Way of Life)
Author: Lao Tzu

The Wasteland
Author: T. S. Eliot


20 Years of Censored News
Author: Carl Jensen

Author: Edward Gorey

An Underground Education
Author: Richard Zachs

The Architecture Pack: A Pop-Up Book Of Architecture
Author: Ron Van Der Meer, Deyan Sudjic

Ars Erotica: An Arousing History of Erotic Art
Author: Edward Lucie-Smith

Athena: A Biography
Author: Lee Hall

Benet’s Readers Encyclopedia

The Best American Essays 1997
Author: Ian Frazier (Editor), Geoffrey C. Ward (Editor), Robert Atwan (Editor)

The Book of Kells : An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin
Author: Bernard Meehan

Breaking the Rules in Graphic Design
Author: Rockport Publishers

Chicken Soup for the Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Heart & Rekindle the Spirit
Author: Jack Hansen, Victor Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Organizing Your Life
Author: Georgene Lockwood

Creating Killer Web Sites
Author: David Seigel

The Day Diana Died
Author: Christopher P. Andersen

Diana, Princess of Wales: A Tribute in Photographs
Author: Michael O’Mara

Don’t Get Me Started
Author: Kate Clinton

Don’t Know Much About The Bible
Author: Kenneth C. Davis

Dorothy Parker: The Viking Portable Library
Author: Dorothy Parker

Family Outing
Author: Chastity Bono

Feng Shui Revealed
Author: R. D. Chin

Frugal Indugents: How to Cultivate Decadence When Your Age and Salary are Under 30
Author: Kera Bolonik, Jennifer Griffin

The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be: the 40 cultural trends transforming your job, your life, your world
Author: Vickie Abramson, Mary Meehan, Larry Samuel

The Gay Man’s Guide to Heterosexuality
Author: C. E. Crimmins, Tom O’Leary

The Gay Quote Book
Author: Brandon Judell

The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence
Author: Gavin DeBecker

Goddess Wisdom: Aphrodite, Artemis, Athena
Author: Manuela Dunn Mascetti

Hoaxes! Dupes Dodges and Other Dastardly Deceptions
Author: Gordon Stein, Marie MacNee

It’s Not Over Until You Win!
Author: Les Brown

Letterhead and Logo Design 5
Author: Rockport Publishers

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Author: James V. Loewen

The Literary Companion to Sex
Author: Fiona Pitt-Kethley

Lucy Lawless and Renee O’Connor: Warrior Stars of Xena
Author: Nikki Stafford

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
Author: John Berendt

Nutin’ But good Times Ahead
Author: Molly Ivins

The Simple Living Guide
Author: Janet Luhrs

The Sewing Circle: Hollywood’s Greatest Secret, Female Stars Who Loved Other Women
Author: Axel Madsen

Why People Believe Weird Things
Author: Michael Shermer

Xena : All I Need to Know I Learned from the Warrior Princess
Author: Josepha Sherman

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