1984-1987

Since the 1960's, Art Garfunkel has been a voracious reader.  We are pleased to present a listing of every book Art has read since 1968.To view a list of Art Garfunkel's favorite books, go to Favorites. Books with astericks are favorites.

278. Jan 1984 James Joyce Ulysses * 1921 783 pp.
279. Jan 1984 Jim Harrison Farmer 1976 160 pp.
280. Jan 1984 Michel de Montaigne Travel Journal 1580-81 175 pp.
281. Feb 1984 Richard Price Ladies' Man 1978 264 pp.
282. Feb 1984 William Maxwell So Long, See You Tomorrow 1980 149 pp.
283. Feb 1984 William Shakespeare Ages of Man: readings by John Gielgud c.1600 93 pp.
284. Mar 1984 J.D. Salinger Nine Stories * 1953 198 pp.
285. Mar 1984 W. Edward Mann and Edward Hoffman The Man Who Dreamed of Tomorrow: The Life and Thought of Wilhelm Reich 1980 253 pp.
286. Mar 1984 Hallie Burnett On Writing the Short Story 1983 148 pp.
287. Apr 1984 J.D. Salinger Uncollected Short Stories, Vol. 1 1946 89 pp.
290. Apr 1984 William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White The Elements of Style 1959 85 pp. 2X
291. Apr 1984 Thomas Mann The Confessions of Felix Krull Confidence Man (The Early Years) * 1955 378 pp.
292. Apr 1984 Guy de Maupassant A Woman's Life 1883 202 pp.
293. Apr 1984 Thomas Hardy 'The Distracted Preacher'
and four other short stories
1888 175 pp.
294. May 1984 Anton Chekov 'The Kiss' and other short stories 1887-1902 168 pp.
295. May 1984 Olivia Coolidge George Bernard Shaw 1968 226 pp.
296. May 1984 Anthony Burgess Ninety-nine Novels 1984 156 pp.
297. May 1984 George Bernard Shaw Saint Joan 1924 158 pp.
298. May 1984 L.N. Tolstoy The Portable Tolstoy 1851-1908 429 pp.
299. May 1984 Life in Shakespeare's England 1575-1634 345 pp.
300. May 1984 L.N. Tolstoy What is Art? * 1896 191 pp.
301. May 1984 Henrik Ibsen A Doll's House 1879 103 pp.
302. Jun 1984 Bob Woodward Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi 1984 423 pp.
303. Jun 1984 Plato The Republic c.375b.c. 455 pp.
304. Jun 1984 Robert H. March Physics for Poets 1970 253 pp.
305. Jul 1984 Gore Vidal Creation 1981 593 pp.
306. Jul 1984 Italo Calvino The Baron in the Trees 1959 217 pp.
307. Jul 1984 Alexander L. George Managing U.S. - Soviet Rivalry 1983 397 pp.
308. Jul 1984 J.W. Goethe Italian Journey 1786 398 pp.
309. Aug 1984 Frederick Exley A Fan's Notes 1968 353 pp.
310. Aug 1984 Ivan Turgenev Fathers and Sons 1861 295 pp.
311. Aug. 1984 Edmund Wilson Axel's Castle 1931 235 pp.
312. Sep 1984 C.S. Forster Mr. Midshipman Hornblower 1941 252 pp.
313. Oct 1984 Alexander Pushkin Eugene Onegin 1830 233 pp.
314. Oct 1984 Mikhail Lermontov A Hero of Our Time 1839 185 pp.
315. Oct 1984 Colin McEvedy The Penguin Atlas of Recent History, Europe since 1815 1982 90 pp.
316. Oct 1984 Gustav Flaubert "A Simple Heart", "The Legend of St. Julian Hospitator" 1876 87 pp.
317. Oct 1984 Iris Murdoch A Severed Head * 1961 205 pp.
318. Oct 1984 Jean de La Fontaine Selected Fables 1668-93 141 pp.
319. Oct 1984 William Shakespeare Othello 1604 154.
320. Oct 1984 Réné Descartes Meditations on First Philosophy 1641 56 pp.
321. Oct 1984 Alan Sillitoe The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 1959 144 pp.
322. Oct 1984 W.E.B. Dubois The Souls of Black Folk 1903 278 pp.
323. Oct 1984 James Salter Light Years 1975 308 pp.
324. Nov 1984 Milan Kundera The Unbearable Lightness of Being 1984 314 pp.
325. Dec 1984 E.M.W. Tillyard The Elizabethan World Picture 1958 109 pp.
326. Dec 1984 Bruno Bettelheim The Uses of Enchantment 1975 310 pp.
327. Jan 1985 William M. Thackeray Vanity Fair * 1847 636 pp.
328. Jan 1985 Knut Hamsun Mysteries 1892 254 pp.
329. Jan 1985 Susan Cheever Home Before Dark 1984 243 pp.
330. Feb 1985 Thornton Wilder The Ides of March * 1948 204 pp.
331. Feb 1985 A.J.P. Taylor Revolutions and Revolutionaries 1980 160 pp.
332. Mar 1985 Arkady N. Shevchenko Breaking with Moscow 1985 370 pp.
333. Mar 1985 Constantin Stanislavski An Actor Prepares * 1936 295 pp.
334. Apr 1985 Michael White Empty Seats 1984 190 pp.
335. Apr 1985 Constantin Stanislavski Creating a Role 1938 262 pp.
336. Apr 1985 Richard Price The Breaks 1983 446 pp.
337. May 1985 Robert Stone A Flag for Sunrise 1977 440 pp.
338. May 1985 David Shapiro Neurotic Styles 1965 199 pp.
339. May 1985 Richard S. Dunn The Age of Religious Wars 1559-1715 1970 302 pp.
340. May 1985 Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin * 1852 590 pp.
341. May 1985 Anthony Burgess This Man & Music 1982 192 pp.
342. Jun 1985 Victor Hugo Notre Dame of Paris 1831 493 pp.
343. Jun 1985 Lucretius On the Nature of the Universe * c.54b.c. 256 pp.
344. Jun 1985 Leonardo Da Vinci The Codex Leicester 1507 175 pp.
345. Jun 1985 Howard Greenfeld Caruso 1983 254 pp.
346. Jul 1985 Marcel Proust The Guermantes Way * 1925 425 pp.
347. Jul 1985 Frances Fitzgerald Fire in the Lake 1972 590 pp.
348. Aug 1985 Nora Ephron Heartburn 1983 223 pp.
349. Aug 1985 Fritjof Capra The Tao of Physics 1975 311 pp.
350. Aug 1985 Lao Tsu Tao Te Ching * 6 Cent. bc. 81 pp.
351. Sep 1985 Leon Edel Bloomsbury - A House of Lions 1979 299 pp.
352. Sep 1985 Judith Martin Miss Manners Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior 1979 555 pp.
353. Sep 1985 L.N. Tolstoy Confession * 1879 93 pp.
354. Sep 1985 Alice Walker The Color Purple 1982 251 pp.
355. Oct 1985 Richard Ellmann James Joyce * 1959 744 pp.
356. Oct 1985 E.F. Benson Queen Lucia part 1 1920 318 pp.
357. Oct 1985 James Joyce Dubliners 1905 223 pp.
358. Oct 1985 Thomas Hardy The Mayor of Casterbridge 1886 411 pp.
359. Oct 1985 Henry Chadwick The Early Church 1967 289 pp.
360. Oct 1985 Herodotus The Histories * 446 bc. 624 pp.
361. Nov 1985 Edith Wharton The House of Mirth * 1905 329 pp.
362. Nov 1985 J.K. Galbraith A China Passage 1973 138 pp.
363. Nov 1985 Arthur Schopenhauer Essays and Aphorisms 1851 236 pp.
364. Nov 1985 Luigi Barzini The Europeans 1983 267 pp.
365. Nov 1985 Rollo May My Quest for Beauty 1985 243 pp.
366. Dec 1985 Carl Sagan Cosmos 1980 286 pp.
367. Dec 1985 Eugen Herrigel Zen in the Art of Archery 1953 90 pp.
368. Dec 1985 David Hume Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion 1750-75 105 pp.
369. Dec 1985 Julius Caesar The Conquest of Gaul 52 bc. 236 pp.
370. Dec 1985 Mark Twain A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court 1889 331 pp.
371. Dec 1985 Richard Hudson Linguistics 1984 166 pp.
372. Jan 1986 Virgil The Aeneid * 30-19bc. 336 pp.
373. Jan 1986 various poets The Colour of Saying Anthology of Verse 1963 170 pp.
374. Mar 1986 Gene A. Brucker Renaissance Florence 1969 280 pp.
375. Mar 1986 Edward I. Koch Politics 1985 246 pp.
376. Mar 1986 Giorgio Vasari Lives of the Artists 1568 477 pp.
377. Apr 1986 Julian Jaynes The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind * 1976 446 pp.
378. Apr 1986 G. William Domhoff Who Rules America Now? 1983 223 pp.
379. May 1986 Martin Heidegger Poetry, Language, Thought 1971 229 pp.
380. Jun 1986 Alan S. Parkes Patterns of Sexuality and Reproduction 1976 141 pp.
381. Jul 1986 Edmund Gosse Father and Son 1907 251 pp.
382. Sep 1986 John Gardner Self-Renewal 1981 127 pp.
383. Sep 1986 Dante Alighieri Inferno 1314 180 pp.
384. Sep 1986 E.M. Forster Howard's End 1910 271 pp.
385. Sep 1986 Gaston Bachelard The Poetics of Space 1958 241 pp.
386. Sep 1986 William Kennedy Ironweed * 1983 227 pp.
387. Oct 1986 Homer The Odyssey c.700 bc. 365 pp.
388. Oct 1986 James Joyce Selected Letters, edited by Richard Ellman 1957 409 pp.
389. Nov 1986 Moss Hart Act One 1959 383 pp.
390. Nov 1986 Vladimir Nabokov The Enchanter * 1939 95 pp.
391. Nov 1986 Ralph Waldo Emerson The Heart of Emerson's Journals, 1820-75 1820-75 338 pp.
392. Dec 1986 Harold C. Schonberg The Lives of the Great Composers * 1970 627 pp.
393. Dec 1986 David A. Stockman The Triumph of Politics * 1986 411 pp.
394. Dec 1986 Stanislaus Joyce The Dublin Diary of Stanislaus Joyce 1904 114 pp.
395. Jan 1987 Thomas Hobbes Leviathan * 1651 729 pp.
396. Feb 1987 Rainer Maria Rilke Letters to Benvenuta 1914 87 pp.
397. Feb 1987 Douglass H. Morse Behavioral Mechanisms in Ecology 1980 320 pp.
398. Apr 1987 Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner The Gilded Age 1873 222 pp.
399. Apr 1987 Arthur Power Conversations with James Joyce 1974 111 pp.
400. May 1987 Jacques Barzun The Use and Abuse of Art 1974 150 pp.
401. May 1987 V.S. Naipaul Among the Believers (an Islamic Journey) 1980 430 pp.
402. May 1987 Carrie Fisher Postcards from the Edge * 1987 218 pp.
403. Jun 1987 Michel Montaigne Essays 1580 406 pp.
404. Jun 1987 Marcel Proust Cities of the Plain * 1913 378 pp.
405. Jun 1987 Peter Gay The Bourgeois Experience Education of the Senses 1984 460 pp.
406. Jun 1987 Sigmund Freud The Ego and the Id 1923 49 pp.
407. Jul 1987 V.I. Lenin Imperialism, The Highest Stage of Capitalism 1916 128 pp.
408. Jul 1987 Larry McMurtry Lonesome Dove 1985 945 pp.
409. Jul 1987 A.J. Liebling Between Meals 1959 185 pp.
410. Jul 1987 Peter Fornatale & Joshua E. Mills Radio in the Television Age 1980 196 pp.
411. Jul 1987 Martin Amis Einstein's Monsters 1987 149 pp.
412. Jul 1987 Barry Lopez Arctic Dreams 1986 372 pp.
413. Jul 1987 Doris Lessing The Golden Notebook 1962 666 pp.
414. Aug 1987 various The Practical Cogitator, The Thinker's Anthology 644 pp.
415. Aug 1987 James Branch Cabell Jurgen 1919 368 pp.
416. Aug 1987 Heinrich Heine Deutschland 1843 100 pp.
417. Sep 1987 Max I. Dimont Jews, God and History 1962 371 pp.
418. Sep 1987 Jorge Luis Borges An Introduction to American Literature 1967 90 pp.
419. Sep 1987 Marco Polo The Travels 1298 345 pp.
370. Sep 1987 Martin Heidegger Discourse on Thinking 1945,55 90 pp.
371. Sep 1987 John A. Wilson The Culture of Ancient Egypt 1951 318 pp.
372. Oct 1987 Denis Diderot Rameau's Nephew 1761 125 pp.
423. Oct 1987 Rudyard Kipling Just So Stories * 1902 158 pp.
424. Oct 1987 Peter Ladefoged Elements of Acoustic Phonetics * 1962 108 pp.
425. Oct 1987 Friedrich Nietzche A Nietzsche Reader 1880s 284 pp.
426. Oct 1987 Jane Austen Mansfield Park 1814 464 pp.
427. Oct 1987 C.P. Snow The Two Cultures & A Second Look 1959, 1964 100 pp.
428. Nov 1987 Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi * 1882 352 pp.
429. Nov 1987 Zbigniew Brzezinski Game Plan 1986 273 pp.
430. Nov 1987 Honoré de Balzac Ursule Mirouet 1841 266 pp.
431. Nov 1987 Celia McEvedy The Penguin Atlas of Ancient History 1967 92 pp.
432. Nov 1987 Robert Roberts The Classic Slum 1971 238 pp.
433. Nov 1987 Colette Break of Day 117 pp.
434. Nov 1987 André Malraux Man's Fate 1934 338 pp.
435. Nov 1987 Jean Racine Andromache 1672 111 pp.
436. Nov 1987 Roger Fisher,
William Ury
Getting to Yes 1981 154 pp.
437. Dec 1987 Ernst Cassirer Language and Myth 1946 99 pp.
438. Dec 1987 Mikhail Gorbachev Perestroika 1987 254 pp.