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King Kong's Colossal Reading List

Fiction
Title Author Call Number
Carnival Robert AntoniFIC Antoni
Lives of the Circus AnimalsChristopher BramFIC Bra
Monkey BridgeLan CaoFIC Cao
McSweeney’s Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Storiesed. by Chabon, Michael ChabonFIC McSweeney
Monkey KingPatricia ChaoFIC Cha
Heart of DarknessJoseph ConradFIC Con
The BeachAlex GarlandFIC Gar
Lord of the FliesWilliam GoldingFIC Golding
The Woman and the ApePeter HoegFIC Hoe
The Hunchback of Notre DameVictor HugoFIC Hug
IslandAldous HuxleyFIC Huxley
A Son of the CircusJohn IrvingFIC Irving
Empire RisingThomas KellyFIC Kelly
Moby DickHerman MelvilleFIC Mel
Bigfoot DreamsFrancine ProseFIC Prose
The Tale of the Unknown IslandJose SaramagoFIC Sar
TrollJohanna SinisaloFIC Sinisalo
The GolemElie WieselFIC Wie
Horror
Title Author Call Number
McSweeney’s Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Talesed. by Michael ChabonHOR A
Graphic Novels
Title Author Call Number
Bigfoot Steve Niles (et al.) GN Bigfoot
The Incredible HulkLee WeeksGN Hulk
Science Fiction
Title Author Call Number
Jurassic Park (et al.) Michael CrichtonSF CRI
Monkey TrapLee DenningSF Denning
The Light Years Beneath My FeetAlan Dean FosterSF Foster
Ark BabyLiz JensenSF Jen
Star Wars: Tyrant’s TestMichael P. Kube-McDowellSF Starwars
Great ApesWill SelfSF Sel
MammothJohn VarleySF Varley
20,000 Leagues Under the SeaJules VerneSF Verne
The Mysterious IslandJules VerneSF Ver
The Island of Dr. MoreauH.G. WellsSF Wel
Adventures
Title Author Call Number
Meg: Primal Waters (et al.) Steve Alten ADV Alten
Darwin’s SecretRichard HoytADV Hoy
The Call of the WildJack LondonADV Lon
King KongDelos Wheeler LovelaceADV Lovelace
Life of PiYann MartellADV Mar
Fantasy
Title Author Call Number
The Island of the SkullMatthew CostelloFAN Costello
Nonfiction
Title Author Call Number
The Mammal in the MirrorDavid P. Barash and Ilona A. Barash599.9 B
The Descent of ManCharles Darwin575 D
Bonobo: The Forgotten ApeFrans De Waal and Frans Lanting599.884 W
Reflections of EdenBirute Galdikas599.8 G
Africa in My Blood (et al.) Jane Goodall599.88 G
The Dark Romance of Dian FosseyHarold T.P. Hayes92 F Fossey
Beauty and the BeastsCarole Jahme599.807 J
Lords and LemursAllison Jolly599.83 J
Darwin’s GhostSteve Jones575 D Darwin
King Kong: the History of a Movie IconRay Morton791.437 M
GorillaMichael Nichols599.884 S
EmpireMitchell Pacelle974.71 P
A Primate’s MemoirRobert M. Sapolsky599.865 S
A Dark Place in the JungleLinda Spalding599.884 S
GorillasKelly Stewart599.884 S
The Empire State BuildingJohn Tauranac974.71 T
The Eighth ContinentPeter Tyson599.83 T
The World of Kong: a Natural History of Skull Islandfrom Weta Workshop791.437 W

Compiled by the APL Readers Services Department -- Feb. 2006

Last updated: September 12, 2014
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