• On Beauty by Zadie Smith
  • Americanah by Chimamamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  • The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Zami: a New Spelling of My Name b y Audre Lorde
  • Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
  • The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  • The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
  • The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
  • Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
  • A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
  • Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • The Joy luck Club by Amy Tan
mar 28 2018 ∞
mar 28 2018 +
  • The Witch (2015)
  • Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
  • The Virgin Spring (1960)
  • Kill List (2011)
  • Witchfinder General (1968)
  • Cry of the Banshee (1970)
  • Onibaba (1964)
  • Wake Wood (2011)
  • Plague of the Zombies (1966)
  • The Wicker Man (2006)
  • The Wicker Man (1973)
aug 26 2017 ∞
aug 26 2017 +

❧ JANUARY

  • 1 |
  • 14 | one year wedding anniversary w/ Steve
  • 19 | Focus reading group (assignment: Semantics); SS Lab outing to Marquee's (shitty beer, good company, out until oh my god 3-4 a.m.)
  • 20 | birthday outing for Maria! @ Fat Cat
  • 21 | amazing homemade vegetarian naan wrap dinner
  • 22 | "The Ghost," Frank Bidart (x); talked about Graduate Union w/ Gretchen
  • 25 | 180'd trajectory of syntax; checked out The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (trans. by Betty Radice, 1985)

❧ MARCH

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  • 29 | mom, dad, and Cassiee flew in to visit us!; mom lost her purse

❧ APRIL

jan 22 2018 ∞
apr 2 2018 +
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  • ★ ☆
jul 18 2017 ∞
dec 22 2017 +
  • decathect , v. - to withdraw one's feelings of attachment from (a person, idea, or object), as in anticipation of a future loss
  • doodlesack , n. - a bagpipe
  • featly , adj. - neatly, elegantly; accomplished with technical skill; adroit.
  • heartsome , adj. (Scottish) - giving cheer, spirit, or courage, as in a heartsome wine .
  • kerkos , n. (Ancient Greek, κέρκος) (slang) - penis
    • Kerkylas , from the island of Andros - allegedly, Sappho's husband. Recent conjecture, however, has presented the possibility that her "husband" and his name were invented jokingly, as his name translates to something roughly like "Penis of Man-Island" (or, as put by this, "Dick Allcocks from Man-Island")
  • paralipsis , n. - the suggestion, by deliberately concise treatment of a topic, that much of significance is being omitted, as in “not to mention other faults.”
jan 22 2018 ∞
may 20 2018 +
  • beastie
  • heart-whole
  • anthology
  • liminal
  • shibboleth
  • gigantor
  • Wertherian
  • tawny
  • datemate
  • abyssal
  • nihilominus (Latin)
aug 10 2017 ∞
aug 10 2017 +