AUTHOR! AUTHOR! These are a few of our favorite writer's favorite books from 1994.

Pagan Kennedy, author of Platforms: A Microwaved Cultural Chronicle of the 1970s (St. Martin's Press): In 1979, art-school graduate, David Greenberger began working at a nursing home, producing a newsletter that encouraged the residents to write poems and respond to questions. Q: "Would you swim in coffee if it wasn't too hot?" A: "Yes, I would. You want to know my social security number?" Duplex Planet quickly made the jump from in-house paper to incredibly hip 'zine. Now Greenberger has compiled the interviews into Duplex Planet:Everybody's Asking Who I Was (Faber and Faber), which documents better than any book I know, the state of mind we will all end up in. If we're lucky