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I dream of lost vocabularies that might express some of what we no longer can. What we feel most has no name but amber, archers, cinnamon, horses, and birds. — Jack Gilbert

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Poetry

  • elsewhere held and lingered by Conchitina Cruz
  • Refusing Heaven by Jack Gilbert
  • Modern Life by Matthea Harvey
  • Radial Symmetry by Katherine Larson
  • Or to Begin Again by Ann Lauterbach
  • Mother Quiet by Martha Rhodes
  • The Long Lost Startle by Joel Toledo
  • The Collapse of What Separates Us by Vincenz Serrano
  • One with Others by C.D. Wright

Short Fiction

  • Severance by Robert Olen Butler
  • How We Are Hungry by Dave Eggers
  • Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace

Novels

  • The Fall by Albert Camus
  • Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
  • Light Boxes by Shane Jones
  • The Castle by Franz Kafka
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
  • Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman
  • One Day by David Nicholls
  • Blindness by Jose Saramago
  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday
  • Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson

Non-fiction

  • The Architecture of Happiness by Alain de Botton
  • The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton
  • Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton
  • What the Dead Remember by Gretel Ehrlich
  • Awkwardness by Adam Kotsko
  • Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space by Carl Sagan

Theory

  • The Resistance to Poetry by James Longenbach
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