Current Reading


 

Current Reading

Books Read in 2018

  1. Tarjei Vesaas. The Birds.
  2. Jóanes Nielsen. The Brahmadells.
  3. Sjón. The Blue Fox.
  4. Eric Hayot. The Elements of Academic Style.
  5. William Shakespeare. Othello. (Second reading.)
  6. Robert Ferguson. Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North.
  7. Walidah Imarisha. Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption.
  8. Jeffrey T. Schnapp + Adam Michaels. The Electric Information Age Book: McLuhan/Agel/Fiore and the Experimental Paperback.
  9. Marshall McLuhan + Quentin Fiore. The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects. (Second reading.)
  10. Maggie Nelson. The Argonauts.
  11. Frank Close. The Void.
  12. Bret Easton Ellis. American Psycho. (Stopped halfway through, as it didn't seem necessary to continue to "get the point" — a lesson I learned from Michael Haneke's film Funny Games.)
  13. László Krasznahorkai. Satantango.
  14. James Owen Weatherall. Void: The Strange Physics of Nothing.
  15. Chinua Achebe. Things Fall Apart. (Third [fourth?] reading.)
  16. Partha Chatterjee. The Nation and Its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories.
  17. Timothy Morton. Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People.
  18. Judith [Jack] Halberstam. The Queer Art of Failure.
  19. Eduardo Kohn. How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology beyond the Human.
  20. Hal Foster. Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency.
  21. Lee Edelman. No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive. (Selections.)
  22. Ruth Ozeki. My Year of Meats.
  23. Thomas Mann. Doctor Faustus: The Life of the German Composer Adrian Leverkühn as Told by a Friend.
  24. Monique Truong. The Book of Salt.
  25. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins.
  26. Mahmoud Darwish. Memory for Forgetfulness: August, Beirut, 1982.
  27. William Shakespeare. A Midsummer Night's Dream. [Second reading.]
  28. Marv Wolfman. Crisis on Infinite Earths.