--non-fic--

biographies + memoirs

  • Virginia Woolf, Hermione Lee
  • Modern Nature, Derek Jarman
  • Heavy, Kiese Laymon
  • The Recovering, Leslie Jamison
  • Into the Whirlwind, Eugenia Ginzburg
  • The Chronology of Water, Lidia Yuknavitch
  • London War Notes by Mollie Panter-Downes (Persephone Books)
  • Memories of a Catholic Girlhood by Mary McCarthy
  • Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas, Donna M. Lucey
  • By the Iowa Sea by Joe Blair
  • Returning to Reims by Didier Eribon
  • The Autobiography of Malcom X
  • My Wars Are Laid Away in Book: The Life of Emily Dickinson by Alfred Habegger
  • Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom
  • Few Eggs and No Oranges by Vere Hodgson
  • Tiny Moons: A Year of Eating in Shanghai by Nina Mingya Powles

race

  • Whorled by Ed Bok Lee
  • The History of White People, Nell Irvin
  • How the Irish Became White, Noel Ignatiav
  • Frantz Fanon
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis

gender/sexuality

  • Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir, Paul Monette
  • No Modernism Without Lesbians by Diana Souhami
  • Cruising Utopia by José Esteban Muñoz
  • Sarah Schulman
    • Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York

war

  • The Great War and Modern Memory, Paul Fussell
  • London War Notes by Mollie Panter-Downes (Persephone Books)
  • Dispatches by Michael Herr

history (general)

art, literature, culture

  • Ways of Seeing, John Berger
  • Among the Thugs, Bill Buford
  • The Summer Game, Roger Angell
  • Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between by Eric Nusbaum
  • Songs from an Empty Cage: Poetry, Mystery, Anabaptism, and Peace by Jeff Gundy

geography

  • The World Without Us, Alan Weisman
  • Prisoners of Geography, Tim Marshall

politics

  • A People's History of the Supreme Court, Peter H. Irons
  • The Management of Savagery: How America’s National Security State Fueled the Rise of Al Qaeda, ISIS, and Donald Trump by Max Blumenthal

--poetry--

  • Denise Levertov
  • Robert Lowell
  • Patricia Lockwood
  • Rabbit by Sophie Robinson
  • Mary Jean Chan - Fleche
  • The Dream of Reason by Jenny George
  • Tenderness by Derrick Austin
  • Touched by Luther Hughes
  • Chessy Normile
  • Our World by MARY OLIVER

--fiction--

  • A Time to Be Born, Dawn Powell
  • At Swim, Two Boys, Jamie O'Neill
  • The Snow Garden, Christopher Rice
  • Last Seen Leaving, Caleb Roehrig
  • Deathless, Catherynne M. Valente
  • Circe, Madeline Miller
  • Pachinko, Min Jin Lee
  • The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
  • Leonard and Hungry Paul, Ronan Hession
  • Lie With Me, Philippe Besson
  • The Interestings, Meg Wolitzer
  • When Watched, Leopoldine Core
  • Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, T Kira Madden
  • Knockout, John Jodzio
  • As Meat Loves Salt, Maria McCann
  • The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco
  • The Topeka School, Ben Lerner
  • Flights, Olga Tokarczuk
  • Stay and Fight, Madeline ffitch
  • Bowlaway, Elizabeth McCracken
  • Lives of Girls and Women, Alice Munro
  • The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
  • Margery Kemp, Robert Gluck
  • Heatstroke, Hazel Barkworth
  • If Not Now, When?, Primo Levi
  • Rules For Visiting, Jessica Francis Kane
  • Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta
  • The Boys of Alabama by Genevieve Hudson
  • Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
  • Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
  • The Patriots by Sana Krasikov
  • Starling Days by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
  • Hons and Rebels by Jessica Mitford
  • The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
  • High Dive by Jonathan Lee
  • End Zone by Don Delillo
  • My Tender Matador by Pedro Lemebel
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig
  • Homesick by Jennifer Croft
  • The Prince of West End Avenue by Alan Isler
  • Hangsaman by Shirley Jackson
  • The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights by John Steinbeck
  • The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner
  • The Fall of the Kings by Ellen Kushner
  • Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
  • Surfeit of Lampreys by Ngaio Marsh
  • Box Hill by Adam Mars-Jones
  • A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Winter Rose by Patricia A. McKillip
  • Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice by A. S. Byatt
  • The Fortnight in September by RC Sherriff
  • French Exit by Patrick deWitt
  • Roberto Bolaño
  • The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix
  • The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer
  • An Episode of Sparrows by Rumer Godden
  • Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  • Permafrost by Eva Baltasar
  • Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall by Suzette Mayr
  • Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees
  • Beowulf translated by Meghan Purvis
  • Black Wave by Michelle Tea
  • All We Know: Three Lives by Lisa Cohen
  • The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
  • The Celluloid Closet : Homosexuality in the Movies by Vito Russo
  • Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  • Ornament and Silence by Kennedy Fraser
  • West of Eden: An American Place by Jean Stein
  • Martha Gellhorn
  • Rebecca West
  • The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin
  • The Group by Mary McCarthy
  • Small G: A Summer Idyll by Patricia Highsmith
  • Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx
  • The Master by Colm Toibin
  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeth E. Wein
  • And Their Children After Them By NICOLAS MATHIEU
  • Crossing by Pajtim Statovci
  • the life & letters of peter ilich tchaikovsky
  • Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Lefanu and edited by Carmen Maria Machado
  • Kin by Miljenko Jergović
  • Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Coffee Will Make You Black: A Novel by April Sinclair
  • Long Live the Post Horn! by Vigdis Hjorth
  • Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side by Eve L. Ewing
  • The Gimmicks by Chris McCormick
  • The Emily Dickinson Reader by Paul Legault
  • Glitter Up the Dark: How Pop Music Broke the Binary by Sasha Geffen
  • Steppenwolf: A Novel by Hermann Hesse
  • Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson’s Intimate Letters To Susan Huntington Dickinson
  • The Colossus of New York by Colson Whitehead
  • Tarot for Change: USING THE CARDS FOR SELF-CARE, ACCEPTANCE, AND GROWTH By JESSICA DORE
  • Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • THE ESSENCE OF CHRISTIANITY BY LUDWIG FEUERBACH
  • Parallel Hells by Leon Craig
  • Lucky Us By AMY BLOOM
  • These Days by Lucy Caldwell
  • The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • Recipes for Sad Women by Hector Abad
  • The Eighth Life by Nino Haratischwili
  • Briefly, A Delicious Life by Nell Stevens
  • The Dragon Waiting by John M. Ford
  • The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden
  • Domestic Violence by Eavan Boland
  • Dead Collections by Isaac Fellman
  • Les oiselles sauvages par Pauline Gonthier
  • Jawbone (Mâchoires) (Mandíbula) by Monica Ojeda
  • Moldy Strawberries by Caio Fernando Abreu
  • Mariana Enriquez
  • PERSONAL ATTENTION ROLEPLAY by Helen Chau Bradley
  • Là où je me terre par Caroline Dawson
  • The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino
  • The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo
  • The Wild Good : Lesbian Photographs and Writings on Love by Beatrix Gates
  • Solenoid by By Mircea Cărtărescu
  • AN ARMENIAN SKETCHBOOK by Vasily Grossman
  • COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW by Jessica Au
  • GREY BEES by Andrey Kurkov
  • Embers by Sandor Marai
  • Ethics of Ambiguity by Simone de Beauvoir
  • EVERYTHING FOR EVERYONE: AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE NEW YORK COMMUNE, 2052–2072 by M. E. O’Brien and Eman Abdelhadi
  • Abolish the Family by Sophie Lewis
  • Snow by Orhan Pamuk
  • Free: A Child and a Country at the End of History by Lea Ypi
  • The Last Samurai by Helen DeWitt
  • The Parisian by Isabella Hammad
  • Midwest Futures by Phil Christman
  • Voroshilovgrad by Serhiy Zhadan
  • A College of Magics by Caroline Stevermer
  • FORTUNES OF WAR: THE BALKAN TRILOGY by Olivia Manning
  • Snowflake by Louise Nealon
  • Thin Places by Kerri ní Dochartaigh
  • Septology by Jon Fosse
  • Chekhov short stories
  • Love Like Water, Love Like Fire by Mikhail Iossel
  • The Children's Bach by Helen Garner
  • Patrizia Cavalli poems
  • Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Investigative Aesthetics: Conflicts and Commons in the Politics of Truth by Matthew Fuller and Eyal Weizman
  • Uncommon Charm by Emily Bergslien and Kat Weaver
  • Let Us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season by Forough Farrokhzad
  • Aethereal Worlds by Tatyana Tolstaya
  • On the Line: Two Women's Epic Fight to Build a Union by Daisy Pitkin
  • White on White by Aysegül Savas
  • Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov
  • Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor by Kim Kelly
  • The Melancholy of Resistance by László Krasznahorkai
  • Collapse: The Fall of the Soviet Union by Vladislav M. Zubok
  • The Jakarta Method: Washington's Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World by Vincent Bevins
  • CONCERNING MY DAUGHTER BY KIM HYE-JIN
  • The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War by Craig Whitlock
  • Not to Read by Alejandro Zambra
  • Marina Tsvetaeva: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/321164/selected-poems-by-marina-tsvetaeva/
  • Journey to Armenia by Osip Mandelstam
  • The Love Parade by Sergio Pitol
  • The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni
  • Migraciones 1976-2020 by Gloria gervitz
  • Louise Bogan
  • Dancer by Colum McCann
  • Loving by Henry Green
  • Couplets: A Love Story by Maggie Millner
  • Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan
  • Train Dreams by Denis Johnson
  • The Ravishing of Lol Stein by Marguerite Duras
  • On the Wandering Paths by Sylvain Tesson
  • The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
  • Cheri by Colette
  • Minima Moralia by Theodor Adorno
  • The House of Fragile Things: Jewish Art Collectors and the Fall of France by James McAuley
  • Pages from the Goncourt Journals by Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
  • A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy by Jane McAlevey
  • Cook as You Are: Recipes for Real Life, Hungry Cooks, and Messy Kitchens: A Cookbook by Ruby Tandoh
  • Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservatism by Melinda Cooper
  • A Wreath for the Enemy by Pamela Frankau
  • Lies and Sorcery by Elsa Morante, translated from the Italian by Jenny McPhee
  • Carmageddon by Daniel Knowles
  • Paved Paradise by Henry Grabar
  • The Swimmer by John Cheever
  • Of Cities & Women by Etel Adnan
  • Mothers: An Essay on Love and Cruelty by Jacqueline Rose
  • Love's Work by Gillian Rose
  • Hannah Arendt
  • Doppelganger by Naomi Klein
  • Suffering as Identity: The Jewish Paradigm by Esther Benbassa
  • Caroline Blackwood
  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine by Rashid Khalidi
  • The Tragedy of Heterosexuality by Jane Ward
  • Two Serious Ladies by Jane Bowles
  • Diary of a Lonely Girl by Miriam Karpilove
  • In the Cafe of Lost Youth by Patrick Modiano
  • Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara by Joe LeSueur
  • Ugly Feelings by Sianne Ngai
  • The Lady's Not For Burning by Christopher Fry
  • A Fatal Inversion by Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine
  • Jerusalem the Golden by Margaret Drabble
  • Romantic Moderns by Alexandra Harris
  • Pretentiousness: Why It Matters by Dan Fox
  • Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter
  • J. F. Powers (Morte d'Urban and Wheat That Springeth Green)
  • The Bee Sting by Paul Murray
  • The Winter Sun: Notes on a Vocation by Fanny Howe
  • Don't Look At Me Like That by Diana Athill
  • The Camomile Lawn by Mary Wesley
  • Edmund White (Proust bio + Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris)
  • The New Life by Tom Crewe
  • The Friendly Young Ladies by Mary Renault
  • Daniel Saldaña París
  • A Problem Like Maria: Gender and Sexuality in the American Musical by Stacy Wolf
  • Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City by Elizabeth Wollen
  • Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession by Janet Malcolm
  • The Brookyln Follies by Paul Auster
  • Evelyn Waugh
oct 7 2016 ∞
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