films

  • ☐ argentina: end of the century
  • ☐ belarus: come and see
  • ☐ brazil: bacurau
  • ☐ chile: ema
  • ☐ china: farewell my concubine
  • ☐ colombia: monos
  • ☐ france: two days, one night
  • ☐ germany/austria: toni erdmann
  • ☑ georgia: and then we danced
  • ☐ hong kong: chungking express
  • ☐ indonesia: the act of killing
  • ☐ iran: a separation
  • ☐ israel: out in the dark
  • ☐ italy: happy as lazzaro
  • ☐ japan: ponyo
  • ☑ kenya: rafiki
  • ☐ lebanon: capernaum
  • ☐ mexico: roma
  • ☐ poland: ida
  • ☐ russia: beanpole
may 2 2020 ∞
jun 8 2020 +
  • in the dream house by carmen maria machado
  • the essex serpent by sarah perry (phys)
  • an enchantment of ravens by margaret rogerson (audio)
  • queenie by candice carty-williams (ebook)
  • trick mirror by jia tolentino
  • guards! guards! by terry pratchett
  • far from the madding crowd by thomas hardy (phys/audio, classics challenge?)
  • little women by louisa may alcott (phys/audio, decades challenge?)
  • on earth we're briefly gorgeous by ocean vuong
  • the chrysalids by john wyndham (phys, classics challenge) --> move to feb?
  • the house of mirth by edith wharton (phys, decades challenge, 1900s) --> move to feb?
  • the harp of kings by juliet marillier (eb...
dec 7 2019 ∞
apr 8 2020 +
  • daughter of the forest by juliet marillier
  • the collected schizophrenias: essays by esmé weijun wang
  • den of wolves by juliet marillier
  • educated by tara westover
  • americanah by chimamanda ngozi adichie
  • the people in the trees by hanya yanagihara
  • hold your own by kate tempest
  • good talk by mira jacob
  • jude the obscure by thomas hardy
  • the trauma cleaner by sarah krasnostein
mar 29 2019 ∞
jan 3 2020 +

books

  • east of eden by john steinbeck
  • the fair fight by anna freeman
  • not that bad ed. by roxane gay
  • the remains of the day by kazuo ishiguro
  • stay with me by ayobami adebayo
  • normal people by sally rooney
  • ghost wall by sarah moss
  • nevermoor: the trials of morrigan crow by jessica townsend
  • becoming by michelle obama
  • what i talk about when i talk about running by haruki murakami

films (2018 only)

  • searching
  • a quiet place
  • eighth grade
  • annihilation
  • thoroughbreds

tv

jan 17 2018 ∞
jan 2 2019 +

italics = own / * = to buy / [ ] = not yet published

  • margaret atwood
    • the edible woman
    • surfacing
    • lady oracle
    • life before man
    • bodily harm
    • the handmaid's tale
    • cat's eye
    • the robber bride
    • alias grace
    • the blind assassin
    • oryx and crake
    • the penelopiad
    • the year of the flood
    • maddaddam
    • hag-seed
  • jane austen
mar 19 2015 ∞
dec 29 2019 +
  • the essex serpent by sarah perry
  • in the dream house by carmen maria machado
  • girl, woman, other by bernardine evaristo
  • the border of paradise by esmé weijun wang
  • the other bennet sister by janice hadlow
  • the vanishing half by brit bennett
  • such a fun age by kiley reid
  • the book of dust by philip pullman
  • the house in the cerulean sea by t.j. klune
  • my dark vanessa by kate elizabeth russell
  • anne of green gables by l.m. montgomery
  • a ladder to the sky by john boyne
  • the housekeeper and the professor by yoko ogawa
  • we are okay by nina lacour
  • the devil finds work by james baldwin
mar 8 2020 ∞
jul 7 2020 +

https://www.random.org/

  • something by daphne du maurier
  • something by james baldwin
  • something by thomas hardy → january (far from the madding crowd)
  • something by thomas hardy
  • evelina by fanny burney
  • brideshead revisited by evelyn waugh
  • something by jane austen
  • something by jane austen
  • something by jane austen → april
  • the tenant of wildfell hall by anne brontë
  • north and south by elizabeth gaskell
  • the fellowship of the ring by j.r.r. tolkien
  • war and peace by leo tolstoy → march
  • the world according to garp by john irving
  • twelve years a slave by solomon northup
  • picnic at hanging rock by joan lindsay
  • stoner by john williams
nov 30 2019 ∞
apr 8 2020 +
  • 2019: booksmart
  • 2018: if beale street could talk
  • 2017: get out
  • 2016: moonlight
  • 2015: star wars: the force awakens
  • 2014: mommy
  • 2013: inside llewyn davis
  • 2012: beasts of the southern wild
  • 2011: pariah
  • 2010: never let me go
  • 2009: mary and max
  • 2008: wall-e
  • 2007: into the wild
  • 2006: little miss sunshine
  • 2005: pride and prejudice
  • 2004: innocence
  • 2003: oldboy
  • 2002: the hours
  • 2001: the royal tenenbaums
  • 2000: dancer in the dark
  • 1999: the talented mr. ripley
mar 16 2017 ∞
may 31 2019 +

books

  • the fire next time by james baldwin
  • assassin's fate by robin hobb
  • the good immigrant by nikesh shukla
  • the little stranger by sarah waters
  • hunger by roxane gay
  • tears we cannot stop by michael eric dyson
  • the heart's invisible furies by john boyne
  • born a crime by trevor noah
  • let them eat chaos by kate tempest
  • alias grace by margaret atwood

films (2017 only)

  • get out
  • call me by your name
  • wind river
  • thelma
  • the last jedi

tv

jun 2 2017 ∞
dec 31 2017 +
  • wes anderson
    • bottle rocket
    • rushmore
    • the royal tenenbaums
    • the life aquatic of steve zissou
    • the darjeeling limited
    • fantastic mr. fox
    • moonrise kingdom
    • the grand budapest hotel
  • paul thomas anderson
    • sydney
    • boogie nights
    • magnolia
    • punch-drunk love
    • there will be blood
    • the master
    • inherent vice
  • darren aronofsky
mar 20 2015 ∞
aug 17 2016 +
dec 28 2015 ∞
aug 7 2016 +
  • the storm sister (springathon: water)
  • stay with me (springathon: plant)
  • the emissary (asian readathon)
  • sour heart (asian readathon)
  • kim jiyoung, born 1982 (asian readathon)
  • gifjes (springathon: animal)
  • the professor and the housekeeper (asian readathon, springathon: bird)
  • interpreter of maladies (asian readathon)
  • a tale for the time being (asian readathon)
  • the salt path (springathon: travel)
  • when i grow up... (poetry, asian readathon)

maybe:

  • the wolf border (springathon: animal)
  • night waking (springathon: water)
  • spirit run (springathon: travel)
  • when we were orphans (asian readathon)
apr 30 2020 ∞
apr 30 2020 +

https://www.random.org/

  • 1770s
    • evelina
  • 1810s
    • emma
    • mansfield park
    • sense & sensibility
  • 1830s
    • oliver twist
  • 1840sapril
    • the count of monte cristo
    • the tenant of wildfell hall
    • the murders in the rue morgue and other tales
  • 1850s
    • cranford
dec 7 2019 ∞
apr 8 2020 +
  • educated
  • the library at mount char
  • tolstoy and the purple chair
  • there there
  • 1q84
  • quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking
  • china mountain zhang
jan 2 2019 ∞
jan 2 2019 +

obama reading list

  • evicted: poverty and profit in the american city
  • sing, unburied, sing
  • a gentleman in moscow (& rules of civility)
  • dying: a memoir
  • the power
  • grant
  • janesville: an american story
  • five-carat soul
  • anything is possible

other people's favourites

  • east of eden
  • the essex serpent (acquired in 2017)
  • english animals (acquired in 2017)
  • stay with me (acquired in 2017)
  • girls will be girls
  • the night watch
  • the world according to garp
jan 1 2018 ∞
sep 27 2018 +
  • 25 best sci fi films + comments 11/25
    • coherence
    • sunshine
    • primer
    • donnie darko
    • hard to be a god
    • looper
    • paprika
    • edge of tomorrow
    • rise of the planet of the apes
    • minority report
    • district 9
    • upstream color
    • the host (2013)
    • under the skin
  • old hollywood for beginners 14/29
    • 12 angry men
    • sunset boulevard
    • north by northwest
may 28 2017 ∞
dec 23 2017 +