The Serpent and the Rainbow, Wade Davis
The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles, 1-10, Roger Zelazny
The Double Helix, James D. Watson
Catch Me If You Can, Frank W. Abagnale, et. al.
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, George Saunders and Lane Smith
Plainsong, Ken Haruf
Forever Free, Joe Haldeman
Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny, Robert Wright
The Brethren, John Grisham
The Business, Iain Banks
Tuesdays With Morrie, Mitch Albom
Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur S. Golden
Ender's Shadow, Orson Scott Card
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, Ted Conover
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon
A Painted House, John Grisham
Shadow of the Hegemon, Orson Scott Card
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America, Garry Wills
Coyotes: A Journey Through the Secret World of America's Illegal Aliens, Ted Conover
White Teeth, Zadie Smith
Flight: My Life in Mission Control, Chris Kraft
Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, Chris Ware
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman, Jeffrey Robbins, Editor
Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser
True History of the Kelly Gang, Peter Carey
A Cold Day in Paradise, Steve Hamilton
Saint Augustine, Garry Wills
An American Requiem, James Carroll
The Art of Cross-Examination, Francis L. Wellman
Body of Secrets: The Anatomy of the Ultra-secret National Security Agency, James Bamford
Gig: Americans Talk About Their Jobs at the Turn of the Millenium, John Bowe, et. al., Editor
The Icarus Hunt, Timothy Zahn
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and he Quest for the Ultimate Theory, Brian Greene
Ultimate Journey:Retracing the Path of an Ancient Buddhist Monk Who Crossed Asia in Search of Enlightement, Richard Bernstein
American Gods, Neil Gaiman
Being Dead, Jim Crace
This Shape We're In, Jonathan Lethem
The Voyage of the Narwhal, Andrea Barrett
How to Read a French Fry, Russ Parsons
Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich
Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier
Memoirs of a Sword Swallower, Daniel P. Mannix
The Road to Mars, Eric Idle
April 1865: The Month that Saved America, Jay Winik
Fire on the Mountain, John N. Maclean
Smoke and Mirrors, Neil Gaiman
In a Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson
The Trial, Franz Kafka
Fraud, David Rakoff
The Slate Diaries, Mickael Kinsey, Editor
Word Freak, Stefan Fatsis
The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime, Miles Harvey


History of the World, Part I
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
State & Main
La Veuve de Saint-Pierre
Cast Away
Stranger Than Paradise
Erin Brockovich
Yi Yi (A One and a Two)
Enemy at the Gates
Meet The Parents
Nurse Betty
The Party Crashers
The Contender
Almost Famous
Amores Perros
The Anniversary Party
Wonder Boys
Moulin Rouge
Body Heat
Das Boot
Moulin Rouge
Blade Runner
The Score
Sexy Beast
Planet of the Apes
The Red Violin
Dancer in the Dark
The Opposite of Sex
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
The Tao of Steve
Apocalypse Now
Chuck and Buck
Waiting for Guffman
Sophie's Choice


Dinner with Friends, January 5, 2001, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Berkeley
Glengarry Glen Ross, January 12, 2001, Geary Theater, San Francisco
The Mighty Clouds of Joy and The Campbell Brothers, January 19, 2001, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley
Mama Mia!, January 20, 2001, Orpehum Theater, San Francisco
Peking Acrobats, January 27, 2001, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley
They Might Be Giants, January 31, 2001, The Fillmore, San Francisco
The Phenomenauts, January 31, 2001, corner of Fillmore & Geary, San Francisco
Guys and Dolls, February 16, 2001, Newark Memorial High School, Newark, CA
Stanford Women's Basketball vs. UCLA, March 3, 2001, Stanford, CA
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, March 7, 2001, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley
Paul Taylor Dance Company, March 28, 2001, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Beausoleil, April 5, 2001, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco
Robert Lepage, The Far Side of the Moon, May 3, 2001, Zellerbach Playhouse, Berkeley
Merce Cunningham Dance Company, May 4, 2001, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley
Macy Gray, May 18, 2001, Pacific Bell Park, San Francisco
David Byrne, May 31, 2001, The Fillmore, San Francisco
Ani DiFranco, July 5, 2001, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Lyle Lovett, July 17, 2001, The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA
Lucinda Williams and Jim Lauderdale, July 27, 2001, The Warfield, San Francisco
David Byrne and Si*Sé, July 30, 2001, The Warfield, San Francisco
The Mikado, Lamplighters Music Theater, August 3, 2001, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Cake, September 6, 2001, The Warfield, San Francisco
Laurie Anderson, September 7, 2001, Bimbo's 365, San Francisco
American Dance Theater, September 19, 2001, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley


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