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2021 Reading Log

  • Jacob’s Room by Virginia Woolf
  • Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
  • Being and Time by Martin Heidegger, trans. John Macquarrie & Edward Robinson
  • The Cheapest Nights by Yusuf Idris, trans. Wadida Wassef
  • Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature by Erich Auerbach, trans. Willard R. Trask
  • Comedies by Terence, trans. Betty Radice
  • Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein, trans. C.K. Ogden
  • Beowulf trans. Seamus Heaney
  • Short Stories by Langston Hughes, ed. Akiba Sullivan Harper
  • Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador by Horacio Castellanos Moya, trans. Lee Klein
  • Leaving Saturn: Poems by Major Jackson
  • Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein, trans. Anscombe, Hacker, and Schulte, 4th Ed.
  • Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century by Eric Hobsbawm


2020 Reading Log

  • Belladonna by Daša Drndić, trans. Celia Hawkesworth
  • A Heart So White by Javier Marias, trans. Margaret Jull Costa
  • Chess Story by Stefan Zweig, trans. Joel Rotenberg
  • Orientalism by Edward W. Said
  • The Big Money by John Dos Passos
  • The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes
  • Utopia by Thomas More, trans. Paul Turner
  • The Kiss and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov, trans. Ronald Wilks
  • Where the Sirens Live by Francesca Coppola
  • The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, trans. Michael Glenny
  • Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962-1972 by Alejandra Pizarnik, trans. Yvette Siegert
  • Ten Plays by Anton Chekhov
  • Passage to India by E.M. Forster
  • Spurious by Lars Iyer
  • The Complete Collected Poems by Maya Angelou
  • The Iliad by Homer, trans. Caroline Alexander
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • The Doll’s Alphabet by Camilla Grudova
  • We Inherit What the Fires Left by William Evans
  • Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson
  • Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat
  • City by City: Dispatches from the American Metropolis ed. Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb
  • You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman
  • The Idiot  by Elif Batuman
  • My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh
  • Beside Myself by Sasha Marianna Salzmann
  • How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Death is Hard Work by Khaled Khalifa, trans. Leri Price
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli, trans. Christina MacSweeney
  • Normal People by Sally Rooney
  • The Accusation: Forbidden Stories From Inside North Korea by Bandi, trans. Deborah Smith
  • Chelsea Girls by Eileen Myles
  • The Street by Ann Petry
  • Tricks of the Trade: How to Think About Your Research While You’re Doing It by Howard S. Becker
  • The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah
  • Coercion, Capital, and European States by Charles Tilly
  • The Great Demographic Illusion: Majority, Minority, and the Expanding American Mainstream by Richard Alba
  • Letters from a Seducer by Hilda Hilst, trans. John Keene
  • Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat
  • North From Mexico: The Spanish-Speaking People of the United States by Carey McWilliams
  • My Documents by Alejandro Zambra, trans. Megan McDowell
  • Selected Writings by Emile Durkheim, ed. Anthony Giddens
  • Cattle Kingdom: The Hidden History of the Cowboy West by Christopher Knowlton

2019 Reading Log

  • The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos
  • The Sailor Who Fell From Grace From the Sea by Yukio Mishima
  • Confusion by Stefan Zweig
  • Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker
  • In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B. Hughes
  • Speedboat by Renata Adler
  • The Selected Works of Edward Said 1966-2006 ed. Moustafa Bayoumi & Andrew Rubin
  • At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien
  • The Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature: Writings from the Mainland in the Long Twentieth Century ed. Yunte Huang
  • The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien
  • Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How it Transformed Our World by Mark Pendergast
  • Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
  • The Hole by José Revueltas, trans. Amanda Hopkinson & Sophie Hughes
  • The Poor Mouth (An Béal Bocht) by Flann O’Brien, trans. Patrick C. Power
  • The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
  • Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky
  • Sudden Death by Alvaro Enrigue, trans. Nathasha Wimmer
  • The Dalkey Archive by Flann O’Brien
  • Collected Poems: 1948-1984 by Derek Walcott
  • The White Album by Joan Didion
  • Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich, trans. Bela Shayevich
  • Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
  • 1919 by John Dos Passos
  • Open Secrets by Alice Munro
  • The Dry Heart by Natalia Ginzburg
  • The Vagrants by Yiyun Li
  • Passing by Nella Larsen
  • Nightwood  by Djuna Barnes
  • Overpour by Jane Wong
  • Black No More by George S. Schuyler
  • The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
  • The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann, trans. John E. Woods
  • There There by Tommy Orange
  • The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James
  • False Bingo by Jac Jemc
  • Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith
  • The Taiga Syndrome by Cristina Rivera Garza, trans. Suzanne Jill Levine & Aviva Kana
  • Paper: Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky
  • Pierce on Signs: Writings on Semiotic by Charles Sanders Pierce, ed. James Hoopes

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