The body in pain : the making and unmaking of the world / Elaine Scarry.
The object of performance : the American avant-garde since 1970 / Henry M. Sayre.
Regarding the pain of others / Susan Sontag.
Illness as metaphor ; and, AIDS and its metaphors / Susan Sontag.
The Amazing decade : women and performance art in America, 1970-1980 / edited by Moira Roth
Anatomy for artists : a new approach to discovering, learning and remembering the body / Anthony Apesos
Jess, a grand collage, 1951-1993 / Michael Auping
Jess : to and from the printed page / Ingrid Schaffner 35240022471370
Also, at the bookstore last weekend I bought a human physiology textbook with some awesome microscopic views of the body.
and two more Francis Bacon books.... because I love him....one is catalogue from his 80th birthday show and it is all just full page color prints of his paintings. (insert huge grin here).