- Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure and Punishment in Medieval Culture
- Robert Johnson, Death Work: A Study of the Modern Execution Process
- Enrico De Pascale, Death and Resurrection in Art
- Michel Foucault, Discipline & Punish
- Romanic Review, special double issue on "Examining Heretical Thought"
- a bunch of essays and articles on anti-Semitism, Richard Wagner, Theodor Adorno, and the Ku Klux Klan.
- Rereading: Helen Prejean, Dead Man Walking
- Rereading: Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose
It would be fair to say that my promise to deliver a "jaunty" book is looking increasingly insane.