lithub's lessons in teaching: when your student's a better writer than you are

  • a visit from the goon squad by jennifer egan
  • less by andrew sean greer
  • there, there by tommy orange
  • open by andre agassi
  • the corrections by jonathan franzen
  • the meritocracy trap by daniel markovits

ocean vuong's 10 books needed to write his novel

  • dictee by theresa hak kyung cha
  • beloved by toni morrison
  • autobiography of red by anne carson
  • moby dick by herman melville
  • go tell it on the mountain by james baldwin
  • the gangster we are all looking for by lê thị diễm thúy
  • to the lighthouse by virginia woolf
jun 17 2021 ∞
oct 13 2021 +

high priority

  • a marvellous light - freya marske
  • calling a wolf a wolf - kaveh akbar
  • her body and other parties - carmen maria machado
  • project hail mary - andy weir
  • remembrance of earth's past series - liu cixin
  • severance - ling ma
  • the book of disquiet - fernando pessoa
  • the buried giant - ishiguro kazuo
  • the ecological rift - john bellamy foster, brett clark, richard york
  • the lathe of heaven - ursula le k. guin
  • the wind's twelve quarters - ursula le k. guin

normal priority

  • crying in h mart - michelle zauner
  • human acts - han kang
  • i'll be gone in the dark - michelle mcnam...
jul 13 2021 ∞
sep 5 2021 +

——✧ on indonesian history

  • colonial era (portuguese occupation, brief british occupation, dutch occupation)
  • pre-independence (including japanese occupation)
  • indonesian communism (incl. 1965 massacre)
  • new order & reformation (incl. may 1998 riot)

——✧ historical nonfiction

  • the doomsday machine, daniel ellsberg: from the leaker of pentagon papers; about the US' nuclear war policy
  • a brief history of neoliberalism, david harvey: how and where neoliberalization came from and proliferated on the world stage
  • the cia's greatest hits, mark zepezauer
  • super imperialism, michael hudson
  • the enigma of japanese power, karel van w...
aug 30 2021 ∞
oct 9 2021 +
  • asako i & ii dir. hamaguchi ryusuke
  • asleep (2015) dir. wakagi shingo
  • birthday card (2016) dir. yoshida yasuhiro
  • every day a good day (2019) dir. oumori tatsushi
  • haru's journey (2010) dir. kobayashi masahiro
  • her love boils bathwater (2016) dir. nakano ryota
  • his (2020) dir. imaizumi rikiya
  • katatsumori (1994) dir. kawase naomi
  • little love song (2019) dir. hashimoto kojiro
  • liverleaf (2018) dir. naito eisuke
  • mio on the shore (2019) dir. nakagawa ryutaro
  • scythian lamb (2017) dir. yoshida daihachi
  • shoplifters (2018) dir. koreeda hirokazu
  • sweet bean (2015) dir. kawase naomi
jul 13 2021 ∞
aug 19 2021 +

ayano gō ⇢ act

  • the light shines only there (2014)
  • lupin iii (2014)
  • beneath the shadow (2020)
  • the legacy of dr. death: black file (2020)

ghibli ⇢ anim

  • nausicaä (1984)
  • laputa (1986)
  • fireflies (1988)
  • totoro (1988) rw
  • kiki (1989)
  • poroporo (1991)
  • porco rosso (1992)
  • ocean waves (1993)
  • pom poko (1994)
  • whisper of the heart (1995)
  • mononoke (1997) rw
  • yamadas (1999)
  • spirited away (2001) rw
jul 3 2021 ∞
aug 29 2021 +

january ego, indila / tourner dans le vide, indila / 大正浪漫, yoasobi / pop star, 平井堅

jan 4 2022 ∞
jan 20 2022 +

upcoming

  • skyward sword hd
  • story of seasons: pioneers of olive town
  • rune factory 5
  • the great ace attorney chronicles

look for secondhand

  • hyrule warriors: age of calamity
mar 22 2021 ∞
aug 19 2021 +