• Teffi, Rasputin and Other Ironies (1)
  • R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell (editors), Kink: Stories (2)
  • Yasunari Kawabata, Beauty and Sadness
  • https://www.nyrb.com/collections/forthco...
  • Yoko Kawaguchi, Butterfly's Sisters. The Geisha in Western Culture
  • Hari Kunzru, White Tears
  • Hwang Jungeun, I'll Go On
  • Making Malcolm: The Myth and Meaning of Malcolm X
  • Douglas Crimp (editor), AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism (reading)
  • Matt Goulding, Rice, Noodle, Fish. Deep Travels Through Japan's Food Culture (reading)
  • Ben Barres, The Autobiography of a Transgender Scientist (reading)
  • Rachel Cooper, Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science
  • Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier, Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
dec 30 2020 ∞
feb 13 2021 +
  • Jia Tolentino, Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion (1)
  • Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides (2)
  • Banana Yoshimoto, Kitchen (3)
  • André Aciman, Find Me (4)
  • Ronan Farrow, War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence (5)
  • Hwang Jungeun, One Hundred Shadows (6)
  • Matsuda Aoko, Where the Wild Ladies Are (7)
  • Cathy Park Hong, Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning (8)
  • Laura Snapes, Phoenix: Liberté, Égalité, Phoenix! (9)
  • Kevin Nguyen, New Waves (10)
  • Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Dictée (11)
  • Shirley Jackson, The Lottery and Other Stories (12)
  • Franny Nudelman, Fighting Sleep: The War for the Mind and the US Military (13)
  • Ocean Vuong, Night Sky with Exit Wounds (14)
  • Caitlin Doughty, From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death (15)
dec 16 2019 ∞
dec 30 2020 +

The Mother India's Fragrances:

  • Myrrh / Hansa
  • Autumn leaves
  • Amrita
  • Jyoti
  • buy Ganesh and Om again
  • Oudh

Nippon Kodo:

  • Mainichi-Koh Moss Green
  • Ka-Fuh White Plum
  • Kazedayori Winter - smaller box is available as Koh-Do Genji (Narcissus) Incense - it is okay, v gentle, but I'm not sure I'm in love
feb 20 2021 ∞
feb 25 2021 +
dec 21 2020 ∞
dec 28 2020 +
  • Tom Furse
  • Daniel Avery (come back!)
  • Tim Koh: Kokonut Trip
  • Radio Jiro
  • Soul in Paradise
  • Getting Warmer w/Jen Monroe
  • Yayo
  • ГОСТ ЗВУК (GOST ZVUK)
jun 11 2019 ∞
jul 16 2019 +
jul 25 2018 ∞
sep 17 2018 +
  • Cacharel LouLou: interesting fragrance which smells of spices (something that I am trying to find in perfumes) but on me it fails to change into plums and stays with that burnt musk note. I don't dislike it but I don't want it to become a signature
  • Lanvin, Oxygene: maybe again in deep winter. Nice progression into milky sweetness with a bit of pepper at the start
  • Molinard, Habanita
  • Molinard, Fleur d'Orange
  • Jesus Del Pozo, Ambar
  • Estee Lauder, Cinnabar (apparently it smells like oranges and incense which might turn out to be the love of my life?)
  • Lolita Lempicka First Fragrance: a classic. V cherry and sweet on me, I think I may end up having a bottle always
  • Lolita Lempicka Homme: yes! It is a fantastic scent which has a "manly" note and t...
sep 7 2018 ∞
dec 13 2018 +

Carnival Coffee Roasters:

  • La Pastora, Costa Rica
  • Pitalito Decaf, Colombia
  • Bale Mountain, Ethiopia
  • La Perla, Guatemala (buy again)
feb 25 2021 ∞
feb 25 2021 +
dec 28 2020 ∞
jan 31 2021 +