I do lyrics, keys, and guitar in the band Mercutio and am currently writing a book to be published(now) in early '08.
The Blood Brothers-Burn Piano Island Burn
Murder by Death- In Bocca Al Lupo
Tilly and the Wall- Wild Like Children
Glassjaw-Worship and Tribute
Joanna Newsom- The Milk-Eyed Mender
Killbot 2000- Murder by Death
Fucking's Greatest Hits-Blood Brothers
Idle Chatter- Bus Driver
The Radiator Hums-Cursive
Tilly and the Wall,Miles Davis,Bus Driver, Wu Tang,The Blood Brothers, Fugazi, Explosions in the Sky, Saul Williams, Mewithoutyou, Radiohead, Death Above 1979, Q and Not U, Cursive, Gym Class Heroes, Joanna Newsom, and way more.
Everything is Illuminated- Foer.
Drugs, Sex, and Cocoa Puffs- Klosterman.
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genious- Eggers.
American Psycho- Brett Easton Ellis.
and waaaaaaaay to many more to list.
The Squid and the Whale, Stand by Me, American History X, The Pretenders, Amelie.