non-fic

  • Swimming Studies
  • http://m.startribune.com/what-writers-of...
    • Michelle Alexander’s ‘The New Jim Crow’
    • ‘Whorled’ by Ed Bok Lee.
    • ‘The History of White People’ by historian Nell Irvin
  • Killers of the Dream, Lillian Smith
  • The Great War and Modern Memory, Paul Fussell
  • Hermione Lee's biography of Woolf
  • Virginia Woolf and the Real World, Alex Zwerdling
  • The Beauty Myth
  • Eros the Bittersweet, Anne Carson
  • They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us, Hanif Abdurraqib

poetry

oct 7 2016 ∞
nov 16 2017 +
  • Madison, WI
  • Chicago*
  • New Orleans
  • New York City*
  • Olympic National Park
  • Wyoming
  • North Carolina/Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Canada
  • Costa Rica
  • Belize
  • Brazil
  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • England
  • Budapest
  • Vienna
  • Prague
  • Taiwan
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
jun 5 2016 ∞
aug 14 2017 +

States

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
aug 15 2010 ∞
aug 14 2017 +
  • letters to a young poet (trans. M. D. Herter Norton)
  • harry potter
  • the book thief
  • montmaray journals
  • penderwicks
  • jane eyre
  • the secret history
  • love in the time of cholera
  • white oleander
  • gone with the wind
  • i capture the castle
  • the diary of anne frank
  • a tree grows in brooklyn
  • mrs. dalloway
may 23 2015 ∞
may 10 2016 +
  • dirty dancing
  • imagine me and you
  • saving face (2004)
  • a league of their own
jun 18 2017 ∞
oct 11 2017 +
  • The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien (reread)
  • Play It As It Lays, Joan Didion
  • Notes of a Native Son, James Baldwin
  • Inferno, Eileen Myles
  • If Beale Street Could Talk, James Baldwin
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Emily M. Danforth
  • The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin
  • Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit, Jaye Robin Brown
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • Prep, Curtis Sittenfeld
  • On Beauty, Zadie Smith
  • Wild Swans, Jessica Spotswood
  • The Givenness of Things, Marilynne Robinson
  • Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful, Alice Walker
jan 4 2017 ∞
oct 23 2017 +
  • Beloved, Toni Morrison
  • Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell
  • Cherry, Mary Karr
  • Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell
  • The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood
  • The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, E. Lockhart
  • Magical Thinking, Augusten Burroughs
  • The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
  • De Profundis, Oscar Wilde
  • The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde
  • Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown
  • Slouching Toward Bethlehem, Joan Didion
  • The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing
  • This Is How You Lose Her, Junot Diaz
  • Lit, Mary Karr
  • Just Kids, Patti Smith
  • Wildlife, Fiona Wood
  • The Faraway Nearby, Rebecca Solnit
jan 6 2015 ∞
jan 1 2016 +
  • Bombay Bicycle Club (03/2011)
  • The Civil Wars (07/2011)
  • Young the Giant (03/2012)
  • Ingrid Michaelson (05/2012)
  • First Aid Kit (10/2012)
  • Ben Howard (10/2012)
  • Florence + the Machine (10/2012)
  • The Black Keys (10/2012)
  • Regina Spektor (11/2012)
  • Ed Sheeran (05/2013)
  • Taylor Swift (05/2013)
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes (09/2013)
  • Kelly Clarkson (09/2013)
  • Maroon 5 (09/2013)
  • Warpaint (04/2014)
  • The National (04/2014)
  • Bombay Bicycle Club (05/2014) (second time)
  • the 1975 (05/2014)
  • One Direction (08/2014)
aug 20 2012 ∞
apr 25 2017 +

carbs

nov 13 2017 ∞
nov 13 2017 +
  • The Liars' Club, Mary Karr
  • We Were Liars, E. Lockhart
  • Two or Three Things I Know For Sure, Dorothy Allison
  • Bark, Lorrie Moore
  • Isla and the Happily Ever After, Stephanie Perkins
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J. K. Rowling (reread)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J. K. Rowling (reread)
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami
  • The Raven King, Maggie Stiefvater
  • Madness, Rack, and Honey, Mary Ruefle
  • The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach
  • Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling
  • Music for Wartime, Rebecca Makkai
  • Gossip of the Starlings, Nina de Gramont
  • Leaving Home: A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories, Garrison Keillor
jan 2 2016 ∞
may 25 2017 +
  • Rose (Rosalind)
  • Grace
  • Kelly/Kelley
  • Kathleen
  • Julia
  • Fiona
  • Auden
aug 16 2010 ∞
jun 17 2017 +
  • Austin
  • Newark
  • Madrid
  • Barcelona
  • Zurich
  • Chicago
  • San Diego
  • Sacramento
  • Dallas
  • Memphis
  • Kansas City

(italicized means I actually went there, outside of the airport)

aug 17 2012 ∞
aug 31 2012 +