Reading List

November, 2015: INTERNETS!
"From 'The London Times' of 1904" - Mark Twain
• "A Brief History Of The Internet" -
"Critique My Dick Pic" -
Neuromancer - William Gibson
Notes From The Internet Apocalypse - Wayne Gladstone
• Best of "Missed Conncetions" -
Welcome to Night Vale - Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor
• "The Day The Men Found Love" - ComicsNix
• plus a selection of user reviews from

October, 2015: HORROR CLASSICS
"Danse Macabre" - Charles Baudelaire
• "A New Horse", "High Beams" and "The Hearse Song" from Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark - Alvin Schwartz
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
• "The Masque of The Red Death" - Edgar Allen Poe
• "The Squaw" - Bram Stoker
• "Toll Call" from Bruce Colville's Book Of Nightmares - Michael Mansfield
At The Mountains of Madness - H.P. Lovecraft
• plus a selection of notes on the historical origins of folklore by Alvin Schwartz

September, 2015: YOU MIGHT AS WELL LIVE: An Evening With Dorothy Parker
Alpine Giggle Week
• "Hate Songs"
• "The Waltz"
• "A Telephone Call"
• plus a selection of poems including "Resumé"

July, 2015: TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN: A Celebration of Terry Pratchett
The Colour of Magic
Good Omens - with Neil Gaiman
Going Postal
A Slip Of The Keyboard
• plus excerpts from a speech given on the occasion of being awarded the 2001 CILIP Carnegie Medal

June, 2015: LIVING DOLLS
Forever Barbie - M.G. Lord
The Indian In The Cupboard - Lynne Reid Banks
• "Southeast Asia's Most Desirable Hookers" from - Korski
Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
• "Don't Ask Jack" - Neil Gaiman
• "The Barbie Effect" from - SaranDipity
Even Cowgirls Get The Blues - Tom Robbins
The Lonely Doll - Dare Wright
• "Murder In Miniature" from - Rachel Nuwer

"Patrick Swayze, Star of 'Dirty Dancing,' Dies at 57" from The New York Times - Anita Gates
• "NYPD Using 'Road House' Movie to Teach Cops How To 'Be Nice'" from The New York Post - Larry Celona & Bruce Golding
• "Unchained Melody" - Hy Zaret
The Outsiders - S. E. Hinton
• Johnny & Baby fanfic - Orange666
• "Body and Soul" from People Magazine -Jeannie Park
To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar - Douglas Beane
• "Stars Pay Tribute to Patrick Swayze, The Brave Cowboy and Star of Dirty Dancing" from The Mirror UK - Alan Palmer
• "She's Like The Wind" - Patrick Swayze
• Plus a selection of IMDB reader synopses and Amazon customer reviews of Road House

April, 2015: MONEY
Making Money - Terry Pratchett
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Drawing Down The Moon - Margot Adler
Liar's Poker - Michael Lewis
• "Feminine Endings" - Neil Gaiman
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion and the Fall of Imperial Russia -Candace Fleming
Train Wreck Girl - Sean Carswell
The Golden Spur - Dawn Powell

"The Changeling" - Traditional
• "The Language Issue" - Núala Ní Dhomhnaill
Drawing Down The Moon - Margot Adler
"The Little Brawl at Allen" from Irish Fairy Tales - James Stephens
Paddy Whacked - T.J. English
• "Linger" -Dolores O'Riordan
Why We Suck - Denis Leary
• plus Irish toasts and Bruce Springsteen's speech on the inauguration of U2 into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

January, 2015: SCIENCE!
The Demon-Haunted World: Science As A Candle In The Dark - Carl Sagan
Dataclysm: Who We Are When We Think No One's Looking - Christian Rudder
• "Do Pheremones Play A Role In Our Sex Lives?" from Scientific American - Adam Hadhazy
"The Crash And Burn Of An Autism Guru" from The New York Times - Susan Dominus
The Physics of Star Trek - Lawrence M. Krauss
Moonwalking With Einstein - Joshua Foer
• plus a several selections from and musings by Neil deGrasse Tyson on The Meaning Of Life

November, 2014: DEAR DIARY
The Diary Of Samuel Pepys
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 - Sue Townsend
• "The Female Novelist" from Little Tales of Misogyny - Patricia Highsmith
• The Diary Of A Young Girl - Anne Frank
Diary of a London Call Girl - Belle de Jour
• "The Girl Who Couldn't Come" - Joey Comeau
• plus a selection of unpublished autobiographical writings by Velocity Chyaldd

October, 2014: BOOKENDS
Whither and The Golden Spur -Dawn Powell
• "The Small Assassin" and "Skeleton" from Dark Carnival and "Somewhere A Band Is Playing" from Now And Forever - Ray Bradbury
Lost And Found - written & illustrated by Oliver Jeffers and The Day The Crayons Quit - written by Drew Daywalt & illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
• Player Piano and If This Isn't Nice, What Is?: Advice For The Young - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

September, 2014: AS SEEN ON TV
Michael J. Fox - William Sanford & Carl Green
The Lorax -Dr Seuss
• "Halloween Rain" from Buffy The Vampire Slayer - Christopher Golden & Nancy Holder
The Muppet Show Book - Sam the Eagle
• Baretta: Beyond The Law - Andrew Patrick
Star Wars, Star Trek and the 21st Century Christian - Winkie Pratney
Love Boats - Jeraldine Saunders
"Harrison Bergeron" - Kurt Vonnegut
• plus a selection of Recipes From Dad, as transcribed by Turner B.

August, 2014: AWKWARD
Then Again, Maybe I Won't - Judy Blume
The Virgin Suicides -Jeffrey Eugenides
• "6 to 8 Black Men" from Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim - David Sedaris
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
• The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich - William L. Shirer
Facts of Life and Love for Teen-Agers - Evelyn Millis Duvall, Ph.D.
The New Joys Of Jell-O Recipe Book - General Foods Corporation
"What Happens When A 35-Year-Old Man Retakes The SAT?" - Drew Magary
• plus a conversation between AIM chatbots, and a selection of teenage literary musings by a Naked Girl

Stranger In A Strange Land - Robert Heinlein
Foundation -Isaac Asimov
• "Justice" from Memories Of The Future - Wil Wheaton
• "The Rocket Man" from The Illustrated Man - Ray Bradbury
• Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
• "My God, It's Full Of Stars" from Life On Mars - Tracy K. Smith
• "I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream" - Harlan Ellison
"Alternate Girl's Expatriate Life" - Rochita Loenen-Ruiz

The Total Tragedy of A Girl Named Hamlet - Erin Dionne
This Is How You Lose Her -Junot Diaz
Make Way For Ducklings - Robert McCloskey
The Black-Eyed Blonde - Benjamin Black
• The Satanic Verses - Salman Rushdie
The Lovers' Dictionary - David Levithan
Catcher In The Rye - J.D. Salinger
Lovers at The Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 - Francine Prose

May, 2014: CAKE VS DEATH
• "Cake or Death?" from Dress To Kill - Eddie Izzard
"Wedding Cake: A Slice Of History" -Carol Wilson
Clever Jack Takes The Cake - Candace Fleming, illus. by G. Brian Karas
• "SexyCakes" from Saturday Night Live 
• Nights At The Circus - Angela Carter
• "The Facts In The Case of M. Valdemar" - Edgar Allen Poe
City Dog, Country Frog - Mo Willems, illus. by Jon J. Muth
• "Dog Years" from Dog Is My Co-Pilot: Great Writers On The World's Oldest Friendship - Tom Junod
Mort - Terry Pratchett

April, 2014: SMÖRGÅSBORD! (Readers' Choice)
• "The Lost Generation" - Woody Allen
"How To Become A Writer" -Lorrie Moore
A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
Ava Gardner: Love Is Nothing - Lee Server
• "Dear Warner Brothers" from The Groucho Letters - Groucho Marx
• "How To Behave At A Birthday Party" from How To Eat Like A Child - Delia Ephron
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas - Hunter S. Thompson
Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

March, 2014: FANTASY
Fairest Of Them All - Serena Valentino
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
The Paper Bag Princess - Robert Munsch, illus. by Michael Martchenko
• "Making Imagination Safe In The 1950's: Disneyland's Fantasy Art And Architecture" - Erika Doss, from Designing Disney's Theme Parks: The Architecture Of Reassurance - ed. by Karal Ann Marling
• "La Loba" and "Skeleton Woman" from Women Who Run With The Wolves - Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Oh The Thinks You Can Think! - Dr. Seuss
A Storm Of Swords - George RR Martin
Wicked - Gregory Maguire

February, 2014: WORLD LEADERS
• "On Monsieur's Departure" - Elizabeth Tudor
"Boudica" - University of North Carolina Catalog of Texts
My Early Life - Winston Churchill
• "Another Piece From My Memoir" - Penny Arcade
Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter - Seth Grahame-Smith
• "Sado of Korea" - Joan Bos
Forty Ways To Look At Winston Churchill: A Brief Account of A Long Life - Gretchen Rubin
• Speech at the 2009 Gridiron Club Dinner - Sarah Palin
• plus selections from the Punk Globe interview with Kembra Pfahler

January, 2014: SPIES LIKE US
The Vesuvius Club - Mark Gatiss
"A Statement Upon Sentencing Julius & Ethel Rosenberg" - Judge Kaufman
Who Could That Be At This Hour? - Lemony Snicket
The Hunt For Red October - Tom Clancy
• "Figure In Rosenberg Case Admits To Soviet Spying" from The New York Times - Sam Roberts
Chameleon Was A Spy - written & illustrated by Diane Redfield Massie
The Collector - John Fowles
Casino Royale - Ian Flemming
• plus a selection from the 2013 Naked Girls Reading Literary Honors winner Killing Williamsburg by Bradley Spinelli

November, 2013: SPOILER ALERT
• "The Most Dangerous Game" - Richard Connell
The Secret History - Donna Tartt
The Six Million Dollar Man: The Secret Of Bigfoot Pass - Mike Jahn
• A Game of Thrones - George RR Martin
The Monster At The End Of This Book - Jon Stone, illus. by Michael Smollin
Sophie's Choice - William Styron
• "Hamsters vs. Websters" from The Animal-Lover's Book Of Beastly Murder - Patricia Highsmith
Like Love: An 87th Precinct Mystery - Ed McBain
Murder On The Orient Express - Agatha Christie
• plus selections from The Book Of Revelations by Anonymous

October, 2013: LONDON CALLING
London Perceived - V.S. Pritchett
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf
From Hell - Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell
Bridget Jones' Diary - Helen Fielding
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
• "A Few Maxims For The Instruction Of The Over-Educated" - Oscar Wilde
• "Mother of the City" - Christopher Fowler

September, 2013: SMUT
Forever ...  - Judy Blume
The Story Of O - Pauline Réage
The Joy Of Sex - Dr. Alex Comfort
Something's Always Wrong - Mary Cyn
A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
Kushiel's Avatar - Jacqueline Carey
• "The Day The Men Found Love" - ComicsNix

August, 2013: ROCK & ROLL 
Cash  - Johnny Cash (with Patrick Carr)
The Heroin Dairies: A Year In The Life Of A Shattered Rock Star - Nikki Sixx
"Hootchy Kootchy Music" - from The Youngstown Vindicator
• "Elvis Presley Is Nothing To Fear" - George E. Sokolsky
Crazy From The Heat - David Lee Roth
About A Boy - Nick Hornby
Deborah Harry: Platinum Blonde - Cathay Che
• "A Fresh Aire Interview with The Black Keys" - Terry Gross
Please Kill Me - Legs McNeil & Gillian McCain
• "American Pie" - Don McLean

July, 2013: The Return of SCI-FI STRIKES BACK IV: Naked Girls Reading: Resurrection 
Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers  - Grant Naylor
The Children Of Men - P.D. James
The Lady and Her Monsters - Roseanna Montillo
My Teacher Is An Alien -Bruce Coville
• An introduction to George Orwell's 1984 - Walter Cronkite
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
George's Secret Key To The Universe - Stephen Hawking & Lucy Hawking
• "The Rocket" - Ray Bradbury

• "Professions For Women" - Virginia Woolf
Bossypants - Tina Fey
"Exaltation of Inanna" - Enheduanna
Miss Manners' Guide To Excruciatingly Correct Behavior - Judith Martin
• "The Willing Mistress" from The Dutch Lover - Aphra Behn
Water For Elephants - Sarah Gruen
• "Ain't I A Woman?" - Sojourner Truth
Dear Teen-Ager - Abigail Van Buren
• "Resumé" - Dorothy Parker
Hypocrite In A Poufy White Dress - Susan Jane Gilman
• "The Queen" from Little Birds - Anais Nin

May, 2013: DINOS vs VAMPIRES 
The Land That Time Forgot - Edgar Rice Burroughs
• "A Sound of Thunder" - Ray Bradbury
My Beloved Brontosaurus - Brian Switek
• "The Raptor Experiment" from - André L. Kon
The Giant Golden Book of Dinosaurs & Other Prehistoric Reptiles - Jane Werner Watson, Illus. by Rudolph F. Zallinger
• "Bampire Dinosaur" - Adam Paranoia
Let The Right One In - John Ajvide Lindqvist
Daughter Of The Blood - Anne Bishop
• "Symbiosis" from Cherished Blood - Rhomylly B. Forbes
• "Israbel" - Tanith Lee

April, 2013: BEAUTIES & BEASTS 
• "Sonnet 130" - William Shakespeare
Miss Piggy's Guide To Life - Miss Piggy (as told to Henry Beard)
Save Me - Isabelle Fallon
Geek Love - Katherine Dunn
• "Beauty And The Beast" from Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories for Women - Nancy Madore
Slapstick - Kurt Vonnegut
Grendel - John Gardner
• "Broken Sky" - Ifcfan
• plus a collection of beauty tips and secrets from ancient times

March, 2013: NEW YORK STORIES 
The Golden Spur - Dawn Powell
Margaret to Margaret: A 19th Century Memoir of Knickerbocker New York - Margaret Evertson Givan
"Boredom" from The Independent - Maxim Gorky
And Tango Makes Three - Justin Richardson & Peter Parnell, illus. by Henry Cole
Bruculinu, America - Vincent Schiavelli
DeKooning: An American Master - Mark Stevens & Annalyn Swan
Delirious New York - Rem Koolhaas
Peeps - Scott Westerfeld
Lowlife - Luc Sante

• "Get Drunk" - Charles Baudelaire
The Dharma Bums - Jack Kerouac
I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell - Tucker Max
• "Beer" from Love Is A Dog In Hell - Charles Bukowski
Macbeth - William Shakespeare
Elf Girl - The Reverend Jen
To Have And Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion - Philip Greene
• "An Error In Chemistry" from Knight's Gambit - William Faulkner
• "Some Cocktails Are Supposed To Taste Funny" from The Wall Street Journal - Eric Felten
Lowlife - Luc Sante
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams
• plus a collection of pithy quotations by various luminaries concerning the effects of strong drink, and highlights from Texts From Last Night (@TFLN)

January, 2013: Naked Girls Reading JOINS THE CIRCUS 
Water For Elephants - Sarah Gruen
Geek Love - Katherine Dunn
The Final Confession of Mabel Stark - Robert Hough
• "The Amazing Arnolfini And His Wife" from Dot Dash - Jonathan Pinnock
The Circus Procession - The McLoughlin Brothers
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
Sawdust & Spangles - C.W. Coup
• plus "Seeing A Living Unicorn" by Matt Tullis ( and "Telling The Living Truth About The Unicorn" by Phil Vettel (Chicago Tribune)

October, 2012: ZOMBIES!
• "Herbert West - Reanimator" - HP Lovecraft
"Sensible City" - Harlan Ellison
Pet Semetary -Stephen King
• "The State Of Zombie Literature: An Autopsy" - Terrence Rafferty
World War Z: An Oral History Of The Zombie War - Max Brooks
• "Bitter Grounds" - Neil Gaiman
The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale Of Christmas Terror - Christopher Moore
Zombie In Love - Kelly Di Pucchio, illus. by Scott Campbell
Shaun Of The Dead - Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg
• plus a series of slash fiction prompts from "The Walking Dead Kinkmeme" (livejournal)

September, 2012: HOW-TO
1985 Nissan Maxima Owner's Manual - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
The Beginner's Guide To Stage Hypnosis - John Cressman
How To Be A Lady - Candace Simpson-Giles
The Badass Girl's Guide To Poker - Toby Leah Bochan
Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers - Grant Naylor
Rules Of The Black Panther Party - Huey Newton & Bobby Seale
How To Spot A Bastard By His Star Sign - Adele Lang & Susi Rajah
The Batman Handbook: The Ultimate Training Manual - Scott Beatty
• plus dating advice from Fathers Rumble & Carty's 1940's pamphlet, "Clean Love In Courtship"

August, 2012: Myths & Legends
Witches Abroad - Terry Pratchett
• "Psyche & Cupid" from The Golden Ass - Lucius Apuleius
"The Elephant's Child" from Just So Stories - Rudyard Kipling 
• "Pygmaleon & Galatea" - Ovid, trans. Rolfe Humphries
The Return Of Tarzan - Edgar Rice Burroughs
Barney Fife And Other Characters I Have Known - Don Knotts
Batman Begins - David Goyer
• plus several tales of selkies from the Orkney Islands

July, 2012: The Return of Naked Girls Reading Sci-Fi Strikes Back 3: 
The Search For Naked Girls Reading
Plan 9 From Outer Space - Ed Wood Jr.
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick
Redshirts - John Scalzi
Orxy and Crake - Margaret Atwood
• "Poses" - Leslie Fish
• "The Assassination Of John Fitzgerald" - J. G. Ballard
"Choose Your Own Drug-Fueled Misadventure: High In Outer Space" - Robert Brockway
Soon I Will Be Invincible - Austin Grossman
• "The Lazarus" - Andrew Heidel
Aliens Ate My Homework - Bruce Coville
• "All Summer In A Day" - Ray Bradbury
• plus feline-based android poetry from Star Trek: The Next Generation

June, 2012: BROS vs HOS
On The Road - Jack Kerouac
• "The Only Bros For Me Are The Awesome Ones" from On The Bro'd - Mike Lacher
SNUFF - Chuck Palahnuik
The Game: Penetrating The Secret Society Of Pickup Artists - Neil Strauss
Roughing It - Mark Twain
• "The Remains Of The Dazed" - Joe Queenan
Bossypants - Tina Fey
Malady of Death - Marguerite Duras
• "Whores And Bitches Who Sleep With Women" from Brazen Femme: Queering Femininity - Kathryn Payne 
Woman: An Intimate Geography - Natalie Angier
SCUM Manifesto - Valerie Solanis
50 Shades Of Grey - EL James
• plus scenes from a very important contemporary American play by a very important contemporary American playwright, concerning the struggles of small-time real-estate agents

Casablanca - Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein & Howard Koch 
• "Diary In Blue" & "Fat Man Out" from Hollywood Babylon - Kenneth Anger
Auntie Mame - Patrick Dennis 
Ginger: My Story - Ginger Rogers 
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier 
King Kong: The History Of A Movie Icon - Ray Morton
Tallulah: My Autobiography - Tallulah Bankhead 
All About Eve - Joseph L. Mankiewicz 
• plus selections and highlights from The Hollywood Production Code

April, 2012: SHAKESPEARE
• Cassius, Julius Caesar
• Luciana, The Comedy of Errors
• Portia, The Merchant of Venice
• Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream
• Hermione, The Winter's Tale
• The Jailer's Daughter, The Two Noble Kinsmen 
Juliet, Romeo & Juliet
• The Closet Scene & "To Be Or Not To Be" - Hamlet
• Sonnets 43,128,130,136 & 147
• Macbeth
• plus scenes and selections from Shakespeare's Bawdy by Eric Partridge; Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard; Shakespeare In Love by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard; West Side Story by Arthur Laurents & Stephen Sondheim; and "10 Things I Hate About You" by Karen McCullah Lutz & Kirsten Smith

March, 2012: STEAMPUNK
The Steam Man Of The Prairies - Edward S. Ellis
Leviathan - Scott Westerfeld
• "Miss Lucy Had Some Leeches" - Emilie Autumn
The Difference Engine - William Gibson & Bruce Sterling
• "The Abduction Of Alexandra Seine" - Fred C. Smale
The Time Machine - H.G. Wells
Infernal Devices - K.W. Jeter
Phileas's Fortune - Agnes De Lestrade, illus. by Valeria Docampo
Daedalus & Icarus - Ovid
• "Moxon's Master" - Ambrose Bierce
• plus selections from Steampunk Prime (ed. by Mike Ashley) and the world-premiere reading of The Steam-Powered Adventures Of Dr. Cornelius T. Congo by Nelson Lugo

• "Sonnet 130" - William Shakespeare
How To Expand Love - The Dalai Lama
The Botany Of Desire - Michael Pollan
Let's Read! - Murphy, Miller & Murphy
A Medieval Home Companion - trans. by Tania Bayard
Playing The Field - Mamie Van Doren
• "This Lovely Passing Life" - Ray Adoretto & Danny Dwyer
'Tis Pity She's A Whore - John Ford
Hard Eight - Janet Evanovich
Green Porno - Isabella Rossellini
• "Space" - The Reverend Jen Miller
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

January, 2012: WESTERNS
The Big Sky - A. B. Guthrie
There Will Be Blood - Paul Thomas Anderson
Hondo - Louis L'Amour
• "Deadwood" - David Milch
True Grit - Charles Portis
• "Town Topics: Doings In Nevada" from The New York Sunday Mercury - Mark Twain
The Brave Cowboy - Joan Walsh Anglund
• "Blaze of Glory" - Pharrell Williams
Make Mine A Bad Boy - Katie Lane
Unforgiven - David Webb Peoples
• plus a selection of traditional cowboy songs

December, 2011: 3rd annual reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
• plus "Nicholas Was ... " from Smoke & Mirrors - Neil Gaiman

November, 2011: PIRATES vs NINJAS 
• "Absurd Pirate Myths Everyone Believes (Thanks To Movies)" from - Eric Yosomono
The Princess Bride - William Goldman
• "Granuaile" from Irish Pedigrees - Hart
• "The Good Ship Venus" - Anon.
The Pirate And The Pagan - Virginia Henley
Real Ultimate Power: The Official Ninja Book; Ninja, Please; Ninja Babe and The Ultimate Battle - Robert Hamburger
• "What Are Ninjutsu and Ninja?" from
Ninja Nanny: The Beginning - Natalie Newport
• Ninja Poetry Corner: "Do You Believe In Ninjas?", "Ninjas Are People Too" & "Do Ninjas Love?" - D.J. Kirkbride
Choose Your Own Adventure: The Secret Of The Ninja - Jay Liebold
• plus Naked Girls Reading 2nd Annual Literary Honors finalist "Black Lemon" by Viola Maxim

October, 2011: PAINTED GIRLS READING, a 2nd anniversary celebration 
The Hitchhikers' Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams
American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis
• "The Case Of The Girl Shortstop" from Encyclopedia Brown Shows The Way - Donald J. Sobol
• "Matthew's Party" - David Thorne
A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed - Mo Willems
• "Operation: Soccer Escort" from
The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe - Jane Wagner

September, 2011: THE NAUGHTY BITS 
More Tales Of The City - Armistead Maupin
Beauty And The Beast - Nancy Madore
The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl - Belle de Jour
Go Ask Alice - Anonymous
Forever - Judy Bloom
Outlander - Diana Gabaldon
Little Miss Naughty - Roger Hargreaves
• "Naughty Sex Tips" - Cosmopolitan Magazine, October 2011
Little Red Cap - The Brothers Grimm
Star Trek: The Motion Picture - Gene Roddenberry
• plus a selection of dirty limericks and a smattering of Biblical verses

August, 2011: Naked Girls Reading GETS OVERLY DRAMATIC 
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead - Tom Stoppard
Marisol - José Rivera
A Doll's House - Heinrik Ibsen
The Food Chain - Nicky Silver
The Importance of Being Ernest - Oscar Wilde
• "Pumping Iron," "Make Up My Heart" & "Starlight Express" - Richard Stilgoe
As You Like It (Jaques) - William Shakespeare
• "Just Around Pooh Corner" from The New Yorker - Dorothy Parker
The Glass Menagerie - Tennessee Williams
• plus the authentic chronicles of a drama geek, in diary form, c. 1998-2001

June, 2011: TRASH! 
Valley of the Dolls - Jacqueline Susann
Beauty's Punishment - A.N. Roquelaure
• "The Wife of Bath's Prologue" from The Canterbury Tales - Geoffrey Chaucer
The Satanic Witch - Anton Szandor LaVey
Here Comes The Garbage Barge - Jonah Winter, art by Red Nose Studio
• "Bat Boy Found In West Virginia Cave" - Bill Creighton
The Color Of Her Panties (from the Xanth series) - Piers Anthony
Flashman At The Charge - George McDonald Fraser
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Hunter S. Thompson
The Dirt - Nikki Sixx
The Complete Story Of The Daring Exploits Of The One And Only Superman - Jerome Siegel & Joel Shuster
• plus commentary on The Tiger, Charlie Sheen by Canada's sweetheart, Justin Bieber

• "This Is Just To Say" - William Carlos Williams
Monsters Eat Whiny Children - Bruce Eric Kaplan
• "Chopped Herring" from A View From A Broad - Bette Middler
Candy Freak - Steven Almond
• "Haggis" from The Taste Of Britain - Laura Mason & Catherine Brown
• "Persephone & Demeter" from D'aulaires' Book Of Greek Myths - Ingri & Edgar Parin D'aulaires
The Queen Who Couldn't Bake Gingerbread - Dorothy Van Woerkom & Paul Galdone
• "Surplus Value Books: Catalogue Number 13" from Demonology - Rick Moody
Will Cook For Sex - Rocky Fino
• "To Serve Man" - Damon Knight
• plus notes from the Sealtest Laboratory Kitchen, 1939 World's Fair Edition

• "Inferno" - Dante Alighieri 
• "Possession" from Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim - David Sedaris (Envy)
• "In The Desert" & "A Man Said To The Universe" - Stephen Crane (Despair)
Medium Raw - Anthony Bourdain (Gluttony)
• "Wall Street" - Stanley Weiser & Oliver Stone (Greed)
American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis (Greed)
• "The Girls I've Dated" - Posting ID 105664235 (Pride)
The Godfather - Mario Puzo (Rage)
The Lover - Marguerite Duras, trans. by Barbara Bray (Lust)
• "Elements" - Franky Vivid 
• plus a short presentation on Eremotherium laurillardi (Sloth)

Dracula - Bram Stoker
• "Ephemera" - William Butler Yeats
• "An Encounter" from Dubliners - James Joyce
• "The Frost Is Over" & "Legend" - Pearse Hutchinson
Your Guide To Ireland - Harold Rose
• "The True Thing" & "Old Irish" - Brendan Keneally
A Link With The River - Desmond Hogan
• "For The Honour Of The Fair Sex" - Jonathan Swift
• "Donal Óg" - Isabella Augusta, Lady Gregory
Macbeth - William Shakespeare
• plus the premiere of a new original work of short fiction

February, 2011: LOVE STINKS
FEATURED BOOK: Great Philosophers Who Failed At Love - Andrew Shaffer
The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet - Bandell
The Paper Bag Princess - Robert Munsch & Michael Martchenko
• "Sonnet XV" - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
• "The Nature Of The Universe As It Relates To Kevin Spacey" - Adrienne Frost
• "Breaking and Entering" - David Levithan
1984 - George Orwell
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
• "The Hand" - Colette
• "Gluttony: Eating Out With Theresa & Tim" - Dan Savage
The Joy Of Sex - Dr. Alex Comfort, M.D.

January, 2011: Sci-Fi STRIKES BACK
2001 - Arthur C. Clarke
A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking 
All I Really Need To Know I Learned From Watching Star Trek - Dave Marinaccio 
• "Big Game" - Isaac Asimov
Coraline - Neil Gaiman
Ender's Shadow - Orson Scott Card
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
The Road - Cormack McCarthy
The Witching Hour - Anne Rice
• plus selections from Battlestar Galactica and The Pop-Up Book of TRON