• Roy Davis Jr ft Peven Everett, Gabriel
  • The Paradise, In Love With You
nov 7 2016 ∞
aug 13 2018 +
  • The Age of American Unreason, Susan Jacoby, 2008
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz, 2007
  • The Coast of Utopia (trilogy), Tom Stoppard, 2007
  • Teenage: The Creation of Youth 1875-1945, Jon Savage, 2007
  • Fingersmith, Sarah Waters, 2002
  • The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Christopher Hitchens, 2001
  • Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder, Lawrence Weschler, 1997
  • A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1890-1924, Orlando Figes, 1997
  • The Insult, Rupert Thomson, 1996
  • Wonder Boys, Michael Chabon, 1995
  • The Bird Artist, Howard Norman, 1994
  • Kafka Was The Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir, Anatole Broyard, 1993
  • Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in...
jan 11 2016 ∞
feb 10 2016 +
  • Mikhail Bulgakov, The Heart of a Dog
  • Vladimir Nabokov, Speak, Memory
  • One Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights)
  • Erich Auerbach, Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature
  • Neil Gaiman, Anansi's Boys
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle
  • Roald Dahl, Matilda
  • Jan Parandowski, Mythology
  • Bruno Schulz, The Street of Crocodiles
  • Edward T. Hall, The Hidden Dimension
sep 3 2014 ∞
oct 3 2014 +

Novels and novellas written in Russian:

  • (1926) Mashen'ka (Машенька); English translation: Mary (1970)
  • (1928) Korol' Dama Valet (Король, дама, валет); English translation: King, Queen, Knave (1968)
  • (1930) Zashchita Luzhina (Защита Лужина); English translation: The Luzhin Defense or The Defense (1964)
  • (1930) The Eye (Соглядатай (The Eye)), novella; first publication as a book 1938; English translation: The Eye (1965)
  • (1932) Podvig (Подвиг (Deed)); English translation: Glory (1971)
  • (1933) Kamera Obskura (Камера Обскура); English translations: Camera Obscura (1936), Laughter in the Dark (1938)
  • (1934) Otchayanie (Отчаяние); English translation: Despair (1937, 1965)
aug 7 2013 ∞
dec 28 2016 +

Applications (& funding):

Funding:

aug 30 2014 ∞
dec 7 2017 +
  • Antonin Artaud, Works (D)
  • Bas C. van Fraassen, The Scientific Image (D), online
  • Ernst H. Gombrich, The sense of order: a study in the psychology of decorative art (D)
  • Ian Buruma, A Japanese mirror: heroes and villains of Japanese culture (D)
  • Lewis Mumford, Technics and Civilization (D)
  • Michel Leiris, L'Afrique fantôme / Simulacre (D)
  • Paul E. Meehl, Clinical versus Statistical Prediction (D)
  • Walter Gropius, Scope of Total Architecture (D)
  • Derek Parfit, Reasons and Persons
  • John Allen Paulos, Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences
  • Alain Corbin, The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination

Authors:

  • Lei Fu
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Boris Vian
  • Deyan Sedjic
apr 11 2014 ∞
feb 10 2016 +
  • hugging
  • really poor psychotests and quizzes
  • looking at Yves Klein, Lucien Freud, and Egon Schiele's artwork
  • Bruno Schulz's literature
  • crisp bedding
  • warm showers
  • the Body Shop shower products, especially Honeymania
  • all the Herbal Essences products
  • having my legs freshly shaven
  • earl gray tea with buckwheat or lavender honey
  • putting new tights on for the first time
  • Prada perfume
  • Badly Drawn Boy's Donna and Blitzen (or About a Boy in general)
  • the look of documents in LaTeX
  • looking at calligraphy
  • walks to the botanic garden
  • yoga, especially the Savasana and the Sarvangasana
jan 7 2015 ∞
oct 29 2015 +