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    The Other Log of Phileas Fogg by Philip Jose Farmer

In a delicious slice of sci-fi whimsy that sits cleverly alongside Verne's original tale, Phileas Fogg's epic global journey is not the product of a daft wager but, in fact, a covert mission to chase down the elusive Captain Nemo - who is none other than Professor Moriarty.

Year: 1973
Genre: Science FictionSecret History

    A Talent for the Invisible by Ron Goulart

In 2020 A.D. even 20-20 vision wouldn't help you to see Jack Conger when he was working. Because Jack was an operative of the Wild Talents Division of the U.S. Remedial Functions Agency -- and his particular specialty was making himself invisible.

Year: 1973
Genre: SF Detective

    A Touch of Danger by James Jones

A vacation in the Greek islands becomes complicated when a private eye is drawn into the murky waters of international hashish smuggling. As he digs beneath the island’s sunny surface, Lobo learns that no matter how beautiful the scenery, secrets are always ugly.

Year: 1973
Genre: Crime Fiction

    Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut's most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. What follows is murderously funny satire, as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth.

Year: 1973
Genre: Satire

    Child of God by Cormac McCarthy

In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail. While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.

Year: 1973
Genre: Innocence

    Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman

Two Native-American boys have vanished into thin air, leaving a pool of blood behind them. Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police has no choice but to suspect the very worst, since the blood that stains the parched New Mexican ground once flowed through the veins of one of the missing, a young Zuñi. But his investigation into a terrible crime is being complicated by an important archaeological dig . . . and a steel hypodermic needle.

Year: 1973
Genre: Police Procedural

    Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life by Philip Jose Farmer

Philip José Farmer, three-time Hugo award winner and Science Fiction Grand Master, has turned his superb research and narrative skills to one of the greatest heroes of our time: Doc Savage, the bronze champion of justice.

Year: 1973
Genre: on Pulp FictionPulp FictionSecret History

    Enemy at the Gates by William Craig

The bloodiest battle in the history of warfare, Stalingrad was perhaps the single most important engagement of World War II. A major loss for the Axis powers, the battle for Stalingrad signaled the beginning of the end for the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler.

Year: 1973
Genre: Battle of Stalingrad

    Grand National by John R. Tunis

Jack Cobb has lost everything—his wife, his son, his career—but a thoroughbred horse named Quicksilver may give him a new lease on life.

Year: 1973
Genre: Horse Racing

    Great Jones Street by Don DeLillo

Bucky Wunderlick, rock star and budding messiah, has hit a spiritual wall. Unfulfilled by the excess of fame and fortune his revolutionary image has wrought, he bolts from his band mid-tour to hole up in a dingy East Village apartment and separate himself from the paranoid machine that propels the culture he has helped create.

Year: 1973
Genre: LiteratureMusic

 

 

Titles

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1973 The Other Log of Phileas Fogg by Philip Jose Farmer Science Fiction, Secret History, Wold Newton Universe
The Cosmic Truth Behind Jules Verne's Fiction
1973A Talent for the Invisible by Ron Goulart SF Detective, Jack Conger
1973A Touch of Danger by James Jones Crime Fiction, Greece
1973Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut Satire
1973Child of God by Cormac McCarthy Innocence
1973Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman Police Procedural, Joe Leaphorn
1973Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life by Philip Jose Farmer Pulp Fiction, Secret History, on Pulp Fiction
1973Enemy at the Gates by William Craig Non-Fiction
The Battle for Stalingrad
1973Grand National by John R. Tunis Horse Racing
1973Great Jones Street by Don DeLillo Literature, Music
1973Imaginary Magnitude by Stanislaw Lem Science Fiction, Short Stories
1973Regiment of Women by Thomas Berger Alternate Reality, Satire
1973Sleeping Beauty by Ross Macdonald Crime Fiction, Family Secrets, Private Eye, Lew Archer
1973Souvenirs of a Blown World by Gregory Mcdonald Non-Fiction
1973The Godwulf Manuscript by Robert B. Parker Murder Mystery, Spenser
1973The Great American Novel by Philip Roth Satire, Baseball
1973The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum Action, Conspiracy
1973The Mediterranean Caper by Clive Cussler Action, Sea Stories, Dirk Pitt
1973The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh True Crime, Non-Fiction
1973The Princess Bride by William Goldman Fantasy
1973The Scarlet Ruse by John D. MacDonald Travis McGee
1973The Turquoise Lament by John D. MacDonald Travis McGee
1973Time Enough for Love by Robert A. Heinlein Speculative, Heinlein's Future History, Lazarus Long
1973Trevayne by Robert Ludlum Action, Conspiracy
1973The Avenger #8: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
The Glass Mountain
1973The Avenger #9: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
Tuned for Murder
1973The Avenger #10: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
The Smiling Dogs
1973The Avenger #11: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
River of Ice
1973The Avenger #12: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
The Flame Breathers
1973The Avenger #13: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
Murder on Wheels
1973The Avenger #14: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
Three Gold Crowns
1973The Avenger #15: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
House of Death
1973The Avenger #16: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
The Hate Master
1973The Avenger #17: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
Nevlo
1973The Avenger #18: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
Death In Slow Motion
1973The Avenger #19: Warner Reprints by Kenneth Robeson
Pictures Of Death

 

 

 


 

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