Today while I was slinking around the internet, trying to find out if Kate Bernheimer's book of new myths is out yet (it's not--this fall, apparently), I found this: an account of her current bookshelves, from the Sonora Review.
Here are some books on my shelves at the moment:
"In this theory I treat the historical work as what it most manifestly is: a verbal structure in the form of a narrative prose discourse." (Preface)
The Truth About Stories
"But don't say in the years to come that you would have lived your life
differently if only you had heard this story. You've heard it now."
Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights